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Repairing A Rotted Porch Post/Dealing with High Indoor Humidity (Episode #1214H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Tom repairs a rotted porch post. Richard visits New Orleans, Louisiana, to help a family deal with high indoor humidity. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Patching A Hole In Baseboard/Maintaining A Lawn Mower (Episode #1221H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 4:30 PM

Richard helps a homeowner replace a shower valve that shuts off mysteriously. Tom shows how to patch a hole in baseboard. Roger shares some tips for maintaining a lawn mower. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Installing a Whole-House Humidifier in North Carolina/Installing Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors (Episode #1212H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Richard visits Charlotte, North Carolina, to install a whole-house humidifier. Kevin and electrician Scott Caron install hardwired smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for a young family in Indianapolis. Tom shows how to remove stripped screws. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

Installing an Irrigation System in New Mexico/Installing a Heat-Pump Water Heater (Episode #1210H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Roger visits New Mexico to install an irrigation system designed to work in a desert climate. Richard installs a new style of heat-pump water heater. Tom shares a viewer tip about re-using an old garden hose reel. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Planting a Low-Cost Privacy Screen/Sealing Ductwork from the Inside (Episode #1220H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 4:30 PM

Roger helps a homeowner plant a low-cost, low-maintenance privacy screen. Tommy demonstrates many uses for a speed square. Richard uses new technology to seal ductwork from the inside. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Demonstrating Uses for a Router/Replacing An Air Conditioning Unit (Episode #1209H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Tom demonstrates many uses for a router. Richard replaces an air conditioning unit that freezes when it runs. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 10, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Starting Plants from Seed/Building a Moveable Kitchen Island (Episode #1219H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 4:30 PM

Roger shows Kevin how to start plants from seed. Richard replaces an outdoor hose spigot with one that will never freeze. Tom builds a moveable kitchen island with Kevin. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Preparing for Severe Weather (Episode #1208H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

In this special episode, the guys help homeowners prepare for severe weather. Richard visits Oklahoma to install a safe room for tornado protection. Tom visits a lab to test different hurricane window protection. Kevin and electrician Scott Caron install a whole-house standby generator. And meteorologist Jim Cantore stops by to share his insights on how weather is changing and what homeowners can do to prepare.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 11:30 AM

Celebrating 300 Episodes (Episode #1222H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

In this special program, the guys celebrate 300 episodes of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by looking back at some of their best moments and revealing some behind-the-scenes secrets.

Patching A Hole In Baseboard/Maintaining A Lawn Mower (Episode #1221H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 4, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Richard helps a homeowner replace a shower valve that shuts off mysteriously. Tom shows how to patch a hole in baseboard. Roger shares some tips for maintaining a lawn mower. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Celebrating 300 Episodes (Episode #1222H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

In this special program, the guys celebrate 300 episodes of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by looking back at some of their best moments and revealing some behind-the-scenes secrets.

Patching A Hole In Baseboard/Maintaining A Lawn Mower (Episode #1221H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Richard helps a homeowner replace a shower valve that shuts off mysteriously. Tom shows how to patch a hole in baseboard. Roger shares some tips for maintaining a lawn mower. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Preparing for Severe Weather (Episode #1208H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 3, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

In this special episode, the guys help homeowners prepare for severe weather. Richard visits Oklahoma to install a safe room for tornado protection. Tom visits a lab to test different hurricane window protection. Kevin and electrician Scott Caron install a whole-house standby generator. And meteorologist Jim Cantore stops by to share his insights on how weather is changing and what homeowners can do to prepare.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 11:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

    • KQET planned overnight outage: early Tues 5/13

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET’s Over The Air (OTA) signal will shut down late May 12/early Tues 5/13 shortly after midnight to allow for extensive electrical maintenance work at the transmitter. Engineers will do their best to complete the work by 6am Tuesday morning. This will affect OTA viewers of the DT25 channels, and signal providers […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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