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.
Installing a Whole-House Humidifier in North Carolina/Installing Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors (#1212H) Duration: 25:16 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?"
Patching A Hole In Baseboard/Maintaining A Lawn Mower (#1221H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Richard helps a homeowner replace a shower valve that shuts off mysteriously. Tom shows how to patch a hole in baseboard. Roger shares some tips for maintaining a lawn mower. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
- KQED 9: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 4:30pm email reminder
Repairing A Rotted Porch Post/Dealing with High Indoor Humidity (#1214H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Tom repairs a rotted porch post. Richard visits New Orleans, Louisiana, to help a family deal with high indoor humidity. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Fitting A Mattress Up A Narrow Staircase/Repairing a Light-Switch in Seattle (#1215H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Tom helps a homeowner fit a box spring mattress up a narrow staircase. Kevin and an electrician repair a light switch in Seattle. Richard shows many options for filtering drinking water. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Installing A Clawfoot Tub with Shower/Installing a Permanent Fire Escape Ladder in a Bedroom (#1216H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
- KQED Life: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 -- 1:30pm email reminder
Building a High Tunnel Greenhouse in Mississippi/Converting Recessed Lights into Pendants (#1217H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Roger visits Biloxi, Mississippi, where he builds a high tunnel greenhouse with a homeowner. Richard explains the best types of pliers and wrenches. Electrician Scott Caron converts three recessed lights into three pendants in a kitchen. And the guys ask "What is it? "
- KQED Life: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 1:30pm email reminder
Starting Plants from Seed/Building a Moveable Kitchen Island (#1219H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Roger shows Kevin how to start plants from seed. Richard replaces an outdoor hose spigot with one that will never freeze. Tom builds a moveable kitchen island with Kevin. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Building A Simple Table/Getting Rid of Tree Stumps (#1223H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Tom and Kevin build a simple table from solid fir, and Kevin works with a wood-finishing expert to stain and finish it. Roger shows a homeowner how to get rid of tree stumps. And Richard discusses the state of solar energy.
Making a Home Accessible/Modifying a Bathroom and Dangerous (#1224H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
In this special episode, the guys make several important improvements. Kevin helps make a home accessible for a homeowner in a wheelchair by modifying a bathroom and several different sets of stairs. Tom and Kevin rebuild a dangerous staircase for a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Planting a Low-Cost Privacy Screen/Sealing Ductwork from the Inside (#1220H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Roger helps a homeowner plant a low-cost, low-maintenance privacy screen. Tommy demonstrates many uses for a speed square. Richard uses new technology to seal ductwork from the inside. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
- KQED Life: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 -- 2:30pm email reminder