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Lexington Project 2015/Down to the Wire (#3422H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Kevin arrives to see the installation of tall fescue that needs less water and fertilizer than other varieties. Interior designer Robin Gannon tells Kevin how she designed the great room entertainment center; then Matt Allen shows how he's turning the design into reality. Later, Kevin checks on the salvaged interior doors that will conceal the TV. In the basement, Richard shows Kevin the finished mechanical room and closes the loop on the final heating and cooling decisions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 2:00pm
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Adaptation & Accessibility (#3425H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Richard meets HFOT project manager Mike Duckett at the jobsite to understand some of the 150 requirements implemented on ADA-approved and Energy Star-rated homes. He travels to a plumbing manufacturer to see the technology behind touchless faucets and toilets. At the house, Mike shows Norm how tile contractor Steve Collette is using a beveled piece of marble to create an ADA-compliant threshold in the shower. Then they check out the technology behind the automatic door opener being used on many of the doors in the house. Cat DeWitt reveals how the hybrid styled faucet will make life more manageable for Matt and the rest of the family.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 20, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me

Lexington Project 2015/Garrison No More (#3423H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Norm and Kevin review the transformation that has taken place in the 1966 Garrison Colonial. Kitchen designer Michele Kelly shows Richard the design and technology smarts built into the new kitchen. Kevin meets homeowner Jody and her designer brother to see how he customized the spaces over the garage to reflect each daughter's personality. Interior designer Robin Gannon shows Norm the updates she made to the older parts of the house. Kevin and Jody join Jeremy in the kitchen to see the finished space, the new breakfast area, screen porch and back deck.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 6, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

A Home for Matt & Cat (#3426H) Duration: 25:45 STEREO TVG

Kevin meets HFOT community outreach coordinator Chris Mitchell, who explains why community involvement is important. More than 150 local volunteers are laying down the sod, mulching the beds and planting. Closet builder Brian McSharry has been working with the DeWitts on a special design for the master closet, and Norm and Kevin work with Matt to design and build a table for the new dining room. At the end of a long journey, the DeWitts move into their new home.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 27, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 1, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

The Veteran's Special House Project (#3424H) Duration: 25:51 STEREO TVG

Kevin meets Mike Duckett in New Hampshire to see the plans for the DeWitt family's specially adapted home from HFOT. Norm, Tom and Kevin join builder Ken Dionne and his team to help with framing the exterior walls. Kevin then travels to Florida to meet Justin Gaertner, another veteran who also received a HFOT home. Kevin rejoins the project in New Hampshire and finds that all the exterior walls are secured and the truss roof is going up.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 13, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 17, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

Dude, Where's My Victorian (#3501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A new project begins in Belmont, Massachusetts, with a focus on salvage and restoration. Homeowners Katherine and Murat Bicer plan to revive their 1895 Victorian by building a front porch, refurbishing the original windows and opening up the kitchen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 4, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 8, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

The Kitchen Came Tumbling Down (#3502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Roger saves the plants that are removed to make way for the porch. Tom starts demo to open up the kitchen and determine how he'll support the weight of the house. Norm learns about Victorian details. The window pulley systems are repaired.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 15, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 9:30am Remind me

Bracing The Basement (#3503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tommy replaces rotten lally columns in the basement. Norm removes the marble sink and claw-foot tub from the guest bath to restore them. Richard discovers a historic house with 19th-century air conditioning and plumbing. Tom saves hardwood floors.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 22, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me

It's All About The Beams (#3504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tommy installs flitch beams in the kitchen. Kevin goes to West Virginia to see how laminated veneer lumber is made. Richard finds a rear-mounted toilet on the 3rd floor. Landscape designer Jenn Nawada works on a plan for the shade-covered backyard.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 25, 2015 -- 2:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 29, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me

It's Foundation Time (#3505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Work begins on the mudroom foundation. Kitchen designer Linda Cloutier imagines cabinets in the dream kitchen. A giant vacuum removes 100-year-old insulation from the attic. Norm and Tommy resize an existing door to fit a smaller opening.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

    • 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 […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too