Ask This Old House
This series answers home repair questions by taking the ATOH team to homeowners' doorsteps. Host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and guest experts make personal House calls, guiding viewers through home improvement techniques, and in the loft of a renovated New England barn stuffed with tools, survey the latest products.
All About Kitchen Renovations/Chef Michael Symon (#1226H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
All about kitchen renovations: Tom and Kevin help a homeowner install new cabinets; Richard shows many options for countertops; and Kevin visits the Cleveland home and restaurant kitchens of Chef Michael Symon for ideas and inspiration.
Preparing for Severe Weather (#1208H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 7:30pm
- KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 1:30am
Episode #1301H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The 13th season begins with Richard showing Kevin some solutions for dealing with rust staining. Tom opens up a small home by installing a pass-through in a load-bearing wall. Roger replaces a poorly built fence gate with one that will last. And the guys play "What is it?" with special guest, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio.
- KQED 9: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 4:30pm email reminder
- KQED Life: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 2:30pm email reminder
- KQED Life: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 1:30pm email reminder
- KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 11, 2014 -- 11:30am email reminder
- KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 7:30pm email reminder
- KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 24, 2014 -- 1:30am email reminder
Episode #1302H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Roger heads to Florida to learn about citrus greening, a disease that's killing citrus trees across the state. Tom replaces an old vinyl peel-and-stick floor with ceramic tile. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Episode #1303H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Roger educates Kevin on beneficial insects. Tom resizes a front door that gets stuck on carpet every time it's opened. Richard repairs an outdoor garden faucet. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
- KQED Life: Thu, Oct 23, 2014 -- 1:30pm email reminder
- KQED Life: Sat, Oct 25, 2014 -- 10:00am email reminder
- KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 25, 2014 -- 11:30am email reminder
- KQED 9: Sat, Nov 1, 2014 -- 4:30pm email reminder
- KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 7:30pm email reminder
- KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 1:30am email reminder
Episode #1304H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The guys tackle practical solutions for drought. Richard and Kevin open the show at Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the country that's only at 40% capacity. Roger visits Las Vegas to replace a water-guzzling lawn with a desert appropriate alternative. Kevin meets with meteorologist Jim Cantore to hear cautionary tales from the front lines of the drought. And Richard travels to San Francisco to replace an old-fashioned toilet with a new "water sense" solution.
Episode #1305H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tom teaches a homeowner how to repair some structural problems in his home. Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner run wiring for a new ceiling fixture and switch in a living room. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Episode #1306H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Richard travels to Kansas City to sample some unique barbeque and help a homeowner install a natural gas line for a new grill. Kevin, along with Roger, Richard and Tom, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Roger shares some tips on what grows best in the shade and Tom helps a homeowner hang a heavy, decorative mirror on a masonry chimney.
- KQED Life: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 -- 1:30pm email reminder
Episode #1307H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Roger learns from a beekeeper how to set up a beehive for a homeowner. The guys ask, "What is it?" Afterward, electrician Scott Caron adds lighting to a dark kitchen without having to run any new wiring.