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Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Installing a Privacy Fence/Replacing a Clogged Shower Valve (Episode #1108H)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Landscape contractor Roger Cook works with a fencing contractor to install a vinyl privacy fence. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard replaces a clogged shower valve.

Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet/Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door (Episode #1107H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to install a brand new kitchen sink and faucet. Then, general contractor Tom Silva installs insulated sidelights on a front door.

Special New York Episode (Episode #1106H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

In a special episode, the guys visit New York. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tours a scale model of the entire city in Queens. Host Kevin O'Connor works with a local electrician to add task lighting to a dark kitchen in Brooklyn. Then, Richard, Kevin, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva play "What Is It" with a special guest in Times Square. Afterward, Roger visits a new park built atop an old train line. And Tom helps a homeowner in Greenwich Village add a cable railing system to her deck.

Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet/Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door (Episode #1107H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to install a brand new kitchen sink and faucet. Then, general contractor Tom Silva installs insulated sidelights on a front door.

Special New York Episode (Episode #1106H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

In a special episode, the guys visit New York. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tours a scale model of the entire city in Queens. Host Kevin O'Connor works with a local electrician to add task lighting to a dark kitchen in Brooklyn. Then, Richard, Kevin, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva play "What Is It" with a special guest in Times Square. Afterward, Roger visits a new park built atop an old train line. And Tom helps a homeowner in Greenwich Village add a cable railing system to her deck.

Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet/Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door (Episode #1107H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 5:30 PM

Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to install a brand new kitchen sink and faucet. Then, general contractor Tom Silva installs insulated sidelights on a front door.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Building A Custom Fireplace Mantel/Repairing A Leaking Kitchen Faucet (Episode #1103H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 11:30 AM

General contractor Tom Silva builds a custom fireplace mantel for a homeowner. Then, Roger shares some tips about garden edging. Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner repair a leaking kitchen faucet.

Special New York Episode (Episode #1106H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

In a special episode, the guys visit New York. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tours a scale model of the entire city in Queens. Host Kevin O'Connor works with a local electrician to add task lighting to a dark kitchen in Brooklyn. Then, Richard, Kevin, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva play "What Is It" with a special guest in Times Square. Afterward, Roger visits a new park built atop an old train line. And Tom helps a homeowner in Greenwich Village add a cable railing system to her deck.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Planting Palm Trees/Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient (Episode #1105H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to help a homeowner plant several varieties of palm trees in her front yard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. And Richard replaces an old heating system and hot water heater with a much smaller and more efficient single appliance.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat (Episode #1104H)

KQED 9: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 5:30 PM

Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. And Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system.

Installing Bluestone Patio/Hanging Bikes in a Garage (Episode #1102H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 11:30 AM

Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner and her daughter hang their bikes in a small garage.

Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat (Episode #1104H)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. And Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system.

Transforming Stock Shelving/Installing A New Washing Machine Valve (Episode #1101H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

General contractor Tom Silva kicks off the 11th season of ATOH by helping a couple transform stock shelving into a custom built-in. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new washing machine valve that will prevent flooding.

Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat (Episode #1104H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. And Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system.

Transforming Stock Shelving/Installing A New Washing Machine Valve (Episode #1101H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

General contractor Tom Silva kicks off the 11th season of ATOH by helping a couple transform stock shelving into a custom built-in. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new washing machine valve that will prevent flooding.

Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat (Episode #1104H)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 1:30 PM

Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. And Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

    • Occasional sound issues, Comcast Cable, Black remote control

      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

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