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.
Build It, Lighting, Mousetrap (#1516H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Nothing beats leftovers-Tom and Kevin use scrap heart pine to make a cutting board in "Build It." Scott transforms an overly bright room with LEDs. It's a trap! Roger takes the bait and shows off the best ways to prevent mice. Also, "What is it?"
Kentucky Lawn, Chandelier (#1517H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Bluegrass and beyond - Roger travels to Kentucky for tips on lawn care. Watch Scott raise a homeowner's spirits and her chandelier by installing a motorized lift. It can be a puzzling tool, but Tom pieces together a tutorial on the jigsaw.
Passage Set, Landscape (#1518H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Inspiration from the past - landscape designer Jenn Nawada uses a historic plan to revive a homeowner's back yard. Watch Tom replace an inactive door handle with a passage set and Richard go back in time for a lesson on the evolution of plumbing.
- KQED Life: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
Water Heater, Storm Door (#1519H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
See Tom make a house more energy efficient while adding a special treat for the homeowner's dog. Second time's the charm - Richard revisits a home to replace an out-of-order hybrid water heater. Ross Trethewey shows off voice recognition technology.
Build It, Cable Lighting (#1520H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tom and Kevin are ready to bring the family together with a home message center in Build It. Scott brightens up a room by adding cable-powered fixtures. And Richard shares an emotional story about the need for carbon monoxide detectors.
Water Filter, Fire Pit, Wood (#1521H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Not so tasty - see Richard help a homeowner improve her drinking water with a whole house filter. Jenn Nawada creates a backyard sanctuary with a patio and granite fire pit. Watch Tom explain the differences between soft and hard wood.
- KQED Life: Sun, Apr 30, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me