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Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Patch Lawn, Swap Toilet, Off-Grid (Episode #1604H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Roger helps a homeowner reseed a dead section of lawn and blend it in with the rest of the yard; Richard shows the basics of changing a toilet; in Future House, Ross sees an off-grid home in South Carolina that's testing commercial HVAC equipment.

Backsplash, Leak Detection, Rainwater (Episode #1603H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

A homeowner has never tiled before, so Tom teaches her how using a simple technique; Richard demonstrates a wireless leak detector that prevents floods; Jenn installs a water feature that collects and reuses rainwater.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Toolbox, Smoke Detector, Leaking Valve (Episode #1602H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Tom teaches a young fan how to build a tool box; Scott installs smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in Charlotte; Richard diagnoses a leaking temperature and pressure relief valve and installs an expansion tank to fix it.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Water Softener, App, Shadow Box (Episode #1601H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 4:30 PM

Richard travels to the Grand Canyon. Then, he helps a homeowner with hard water by installing a new type of water softener; in Future House, Ross demonstrates a home organization app; in Build It, Tom builds a shadow box using wood from an old door.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 12, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Hawaii Makes 50 (Episode #1526H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

That makes 50! The guys complete the show's run of every U.S. state. Tom learns how to create a unique keepsake box from island materials in Build It. Richard looks at a new way to store solar energy. Roger helps a family grow an organic garden.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 -- 1:30 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 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 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

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