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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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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you?re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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

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