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.
Building A Garden Bed In New Mexico/Repairing A Leaky Toliet (#1202H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Roger builds a garden bed for chili pepper plants in New Mexico. Richard repairs a leaky toilet with a worn-out flange. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Replacing A Leaky Skylight/Repairing A Noisy Toilet (#1206H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Tommy and Kevin replace a leaky skylight. Richard repairs a noisy toilet. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater (#1203H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Installing a Pre-hung Front Door/Using Big Containers for Screening and Shading (#1204H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Tom visits Seattle, where he helps a homeowner install a new, pre-hung front door. Roger shows how to use big containers for screening and shading in a backyard. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Planting A Maple Tree/Working On An Underground Bathroom (#1207H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Roger and a homeowner plant a maple tree. Richard heads to Indianapolis to begin work on an underground master bathroom. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
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.
Transforming Stock Shelving/Installing A New Washing Machine Valve (#1101H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
General contractor Tom Silva kicks off the 11th season of ATOH by helping a couple transform stock shelving into a custom built-in. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new washing machine valve that will prevent flooding.
Installing Bluestone Patio/Hanging Bikes in a Garage (#1102H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner and her daughter hang their bikes in a small garage.
Demonstrating Uses for a Router/Replacing An Air Conditioning Unit (#1209H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tom demonstrates many uses for a router. Richard replaces an air conditioning unit that freezes when it runs. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Installing an Irrigation System in New Mexico/Installing a Heat-Pump Water Heater (#1210H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Roger visits New Mexico to install an irrigation system designed to work in a desert climate. Richard installs a new style of heat-pump water heater. Tom shares a viewer tip about re-using an old garden hose reel. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Replacing An Old Door/Hot Water Without Waiting (#1201H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
The 12th season of ATOH begins with Kevin teaching the guys how to use Twitter. Tom replaces an old, rusted bulkhead door. Richard discusses several ways to get hot water without waiting. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Installing A Shade Sail Over A Deck In Santa Fe/Installing a Hybrid Water Heater to Save Energy (#1205H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Kevin visits Santa Fe and explores the Santa Fe style of architecture. Then he installs a shade sail over a deck to cut down on sun exposure. Roger shows the proper way to use a wheelbarrow. And Richard installs a hybrid water heater that saves energy.
Installing Crown Molding in Seattle/Replacing a Rotted Fence Post (#1211H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tom heads to Seattle to install crown molding. Roger replaces a rotted fence post. Kevin explains the difference between cement, concrete and mortar. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Installing a Whole-House Humidifier in North Carolina/Installing Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors (#1212H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Richard visits Charlotte, North Carolina, to install a whole-house humidifier. Kevin and electrician Scott Caron install hardwired smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for a young family in Indianapolis. Tom shows how to remove stripped screws. And the guys ask, "What is it?"