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Laundry, 3-Way Switch, Saw (Episode #1508H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

High tech and using less water than ever before - Richard's in Seattle to help a couple pick the most efficient washer and dryer. A 3-way switch is tripping up a homeowner. See Scott diagnose and fix the problem. Plus Tom's tips on table saw safety.

Reclaimed Bench, Robotic Wall (Episode #1507H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 4:30 PM

Bedroom, home office and master closet all in one! Watch Ross Trethewey use a robotic wall to furnish a micro-apartment. See Tom and Kevin turn a reclaimed piece of pine into a stylish bench in "Build It."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Hvac Zoning, Plaster Patch (Episode #1506H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 4:30 PM

Rocket scientist turned HVAC innovator-watch Richard meet the man behind a new technology that could revolutionize the way we heat and cool homes. See Tom teach a homeowner how to use plaster to patch drywall. The guys ask, "What is it?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Water Heater, Home Orchard (Episode #1505H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Watch Richard replace a tank water heater with a more efficient model. Apple picking in your own backyard? Roger shows a homeowner how to start her own orchard. And Tom gives tips on circular saws.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Molding Raceway, Deck Board (Episode #1504H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 4:30 PM

Unsafe and ready to break - Tom skillfully replaces a cracked deck board on a front porch. See Scott break the mold with an outlet install that uses crown molding to conceal wires. Richard answers a question about blue stains in the bathtub.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Bookshelf, Foundation Plants (Episode #1503H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Watch Tom and Kevin create a bookshelf using stair treads and minimal tools in "Build It." Overgrown, but not over the hill - see landscape designer Jenn Nawada turn wild foundation plantings into an enviable front garden.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
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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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