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.
Renewable Energy (#1404H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Watch Richard and Kevin investigate mechanical rooms on their trip to Germany and explain why the country is a world leader in energy efficiency. Follow Kevin's return to the states to help Ross install a residential wind turbine in Texas.
Home Composting, Steam Boiler (#1405H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
It's trash day and Jenn is ready to recycle. See how homeowners can use organic garbage to create soil. Watch Richard play detective to figure out why a steam boiler is losing so much water. One of the guys breaks into song on "What is it?"
Sink Mistake, Security Light (#1406H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The sinking feeling of regret. Watch Richard rescue an Atlanta homeowner by replacing a trendy mistake in the bathroom. See Scott make an unusual find in an old attic, then shine a light on a dark driveway. And "What is it?" goes to the mattresses.
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Butterfly Garden, Dark Closet (#1407H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Butterflies take flight. Watch Roger track the path of Monarchs and set up a garden just for them in Fort Worth. No need to separate lights from darks. See Scott bring some luster to an under-lit closet. And the must-have tools for every woodworker.
Home Brew Beer, Rain Barrel (#1408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
It's a recipe thousands of years old. Watch Kevin learn about ales and lagers from Bridget Lancaster of America's Test Kitchen. Tom loves rainy days - see his DIY project to conserve water that costs only $40. How to avoid holiday disposal disasters!