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Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Preparing for Severe Weather (Episode #1208H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jun 29, 2014 -- 2:30 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.

Quieting a Squealing Shower in New Hampshire/Installing a DIY-Friendly Security System and Video Camera (Episode #1218H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jun 28, 2014 -- 4:30 PM

Richard helps a homeowner in New Hampshire quiet a squealing shower. Kevin installs a DIY-friendly security system and video camera. And the guys ask, "What Is It?"

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

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 26, 2014 -- 1:30 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: Sat, Jun 28, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

KQED Life: Sun, Jun 22, 2014 -- 2:30 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?"

Building a High Tunnel Greenhouse in Mississippi/Converting Recessed Lights into Pendants (Episode #1217H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jun 21, 2014 -- 4:30 PM

Roger visits Biloxi, Mississippi, where he builds a high tunnel greenhouse with a homeowner. Richard explains the best types of pliers and wrenches. Electrician Scott Caron converts three recessed lights into three pendants in a kitchen. And the guys ask "What is it? "

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

KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 21, 2014 -- 11:30 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?"

Waffle Gardening In Santa Fe/Adding Mechanical Dampers to a Forced-Air Heating System (Episode #1213H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 19, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Roger visits Santa Fe to learn about "waffle gardening," a method of growing vegetables in an arid climate. Richard adds mechanical dampers to a forced-air heating system. Tom shows how to bisect angles. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 21, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

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

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 12, 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?"

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

KQED Life: Thu, Jun 5, 2014 -- 1:30 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?"

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 8/01: DT9 Over the Air PSIP outage (apx 8:30am-2:30pm)

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:30pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9-1, 9-2 & 9-3 again. – – – – – (DT9-1, 9-2 & 9-3) BACKGROUND: the PSIP information line in our Over the Air signal stopped again this morning. So while we were still transmitting programming on our three channels, they […]

    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED ? KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

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

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