Ask This Old House
This series answers home repair questions by taking the ATOH team to homeowners' doorsteps. Host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and guest experts make personal House calls, guiding viewers through home improvement techniques, and in the loft of a renovated New England barn stuffed with tools, survey the latest products.
Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts
Build It, Cable Lighting (Episode #1520H)
KQED 9: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 4:30 PM
Tom and Kevin are ready to bring the family together with a home message center in Build It. Scott brightens up a room by adding cable-powered fixtures. And Richard shares an emotional story about the need for carbon monoxide detectors.
- KQED Life: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
Water Heater, Storm Door (Episode #1519H)
KQED Life: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
See Tom make a house more energy efficient while adding a special treat for the homeowner's dog. Second time's the charm - Richard revisits a home to replace an out-of-order hybrid water heater. Ross Trethewey shows off voice recognition technology.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
- KQED Life: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
Passage Set, Landscape (Episode #1518H)
KQED Life: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
Inspiration from the past - landscape designer Jenn Nawada uses a historic plan to revive a homeowner's back yard. Watch Tom replace an inactive door handle with a passage set and Richard go back in time for a lesson on the evolution of plumbing.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
Kentucky Lawn, Chandelier (Episode #1517H)
KQED 9: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 4:30 PM
Bluegrass and beyond - Roger travels to Kentucky for tips on lawn care. Watch Scott raise a homeowner's spirits and her chandelier by installing a motorized lift. It can be a puzzling tool, but Tom pieces together a tutorial on the jigsaw.
- KQED Life: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
- KQED Life: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 2:30 PM
Build It, Lighting, Mousetrap (Episode #1516H)
KQED Life: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
Nothing beats leftovers-Tom and Kevin use scrap heart pine to make a cutting board in "Build It." Scott transforms an overly bright room with LEDs. It's a trap! Roger takes the bait and shows off the best ways to prevent mice. Also, "What is it?"
- KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 11:30 AM