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Replacing A Leaky Skylight/Repairing A Noisy Toilet (Episode #1206H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 31, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Tommy and Kevin replace a leaky skylight. Richard repairs a noisy toilet. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Installing A Shade Sail Over A Deck In Santa Fe/Installing a Hybrid Water Heater to Save Energy (Episode #1205H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 31, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Kevin visits Santa Fe and explores the Santa Fe style of architecture. Then he installs a shade sail over a deck to cut down on sun exposure. Roger shows the proper way to use a wheelbarrow. And Richard installs a hybrid water heater that saves energy.

Replacing A Leaky Skylight/Repairing A Noisy Toilet (Episode #1206H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 30, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Tommy and Kevin replace a leaky skylight. Richard repairs a noisy toilet. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Installing A Shade Sail Over A Deck In Santa Fe/Installing a Hybrid Water Heater to Save Energy (Episode #1205H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 30, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Kevin visits Santa Fe and explores the Santa Fe style of architecture. Then he installs a shade sail over a deck to cut down on sun exposure. Roger shows the proper way to use a wheelbarrow. And Richard installs a hybrid water heater that saves energy.

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

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 26, 2014 -- 2:30 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 Life: Thu, Jan 30, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

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

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 25, 2014 -- 4:30 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?"

Replacing A Leaky Skylight/Repairing A Noisy Toilet (Episode #1206H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 25, 2014 -- 11:30 AM

Tommy and Kevin replace a leaky skylight. Richard repairs a noisy toilet. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Installing Crown Molding in Seattle/Replacing a Rotted Fence Post (Episode #1211H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 25, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

Tom heads to Seattle to install crown molding. Roger replaces a rotted fence post. Kevin explains the difference between cement, concrete and mortar. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Installing a Pre-hung Front Door/Using Big Containers for Screening and Shading (Episode #1204H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 24, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Tom visits Seattle, where he helps a homeowner install a new, pre-hung front door. Roger shows how to use big containers for screening and shading in a backyard. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater (Episode #1203H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 24, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Installing a Pre-hung Front Door/Using Big Containers for Screening and Shading (Episode #1204H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 23, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Tom visits Seattle, where he helps a homeowner install a new, pre-hung front door. Roger shows how to use big containers for screening and shading in a backyard. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater (Episode #1203H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 23, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Installing Crown Molding in Seattle/Replacing a Rotted Fence Post (Episode #1211H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 19, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Tom heads to Seattle to install crown molding. Roger replaces a rotted fence post. Kevin explains the difference between cement, concrete and mortar. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 23, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Installing A Shade Sail Over A Deck In Santa Fe/Installing a Hybrid Water Heater to Save Energy (Episode #1205H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 18, 2014 -- 11:30 AM

Kevin visits Santa Fe and explores the Santa Fe style of architecture. Then he installs a shade sail over a deck to cut down on sun exposure. Roger shows the proper way to use a wheelbarrow. And Richard installs a hybrid water heater that saves energy.

Building A Garden Bed In New Mexico/Repairing A Leaky Toliet (Episode #1202H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 17, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Roger builds a garden bed for chili pepper plants in New Mexico. Richard repairs a leaky toilet with a worn-out flange. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Replacing An Old Door/Hot Water Without Waiting (Episode #1201H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 17, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

The 12th season of ATOH begins with Kevin teaching the guys how to use Twitter. Tom replaces an old, rusted bulkhead door. Richard discusses several ways to get hot water without waiting. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Building A Garden Bed In New Mexico/Repairing A Leaky Toliet (Episode #1202H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 16, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Roger builds a garden bed for chili pepper plants in New Mexico. Richard repairs a leaky toilet with a worn-out flange. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Replacing An Old Door/Hot Water Without Waiting (Episode #1201H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 16, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

The 12th season of ATOH begins with Kevin teaching the guys how to use Twitter. Tom replaces an old, rusted bulkhead door. Richard discusses several ways to get hot water without waiting. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

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

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 12, 2014 -- 2:30 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?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 16, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

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

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 5, 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 Life: Thu, Jan 9, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Planting A Maple Tree/Working On An Underground Bathroom (Episode #1207H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 4, 2014 -- 4:30 PM

Roger and a homeowner plant a maple tree. Richard heads to Indianapolis to begin work on an underground master bathroom. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Preparing for Severe Weather (Episode #1208H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 4, 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.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 3, 2014 -- 1:30 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.

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 3, 2014 -- 1:00 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.

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 2, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

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.

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

KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 2, 2014 -- 7:00 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.

Preparing for Severe Weather (Episode #1208H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 2, 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.

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    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

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