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.
Microgreens, Wheelchair Lift (#1509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Watch Tom and Kevin create a bookshelf using stair treads and minimal tools in "Build It" Overgrown, but not over the hill - see landscape designer Jenn Nawada turn wild foundation plantings into an enviable front garden.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 2:30pm
Bluestone, Mead, Wire Splices (#1511H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Out with the flagstone and in with the bluestone - Roger changes a dilapidated entrance into a welcoming walkway. Scott explains how to make wire connections. And feeling the need for mead, Kevin gets a lesson on creating the centuries-old elixir.
Radiator, Saws, Garage Lights (#1512H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Richard to the rescue - see him diagnose a malfunctioning hot water radiator and give a lesson on diverter tees. Tom demonstrates different types of handsaws. Watch Scott brighten up a driveway with LED garage lights. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Wood Shop, Wireless Switch (#1510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Chicago's all about the "L" train, but Tom's focused on a one-car garage. Watch him transform the space into a woodworking shop. Richard takes us down plumbing's memory lane. Look mom, no wires! See Scott install a wireless light switch.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jan 29, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
Rooftop Garden, Stains, Shed (#1513H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Landscape designer Jenn Nawada climbs the ladder to learn about rooftop and small-space gardening. Scott turns a shed into a homeowner hangout by bringing power to the outside storage space. Tom has tips on how to get rid of stubborn ceiling stains.
Future House, Nick Offerman (#1514H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin heads to Los Angeles to visit comedian Nick Offerman and tour his woodworking shop. Ross Trethewey takes the pulse of a home's energy consumption using new technology in Future House. And Richard makes a dish soap blunder, on purpose.
Water Heat, Panels, Astronaut (#1515H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
An indirect route to solve a hot water problem-Richard helps a father of two make bath time fun again. Tom uses molding to spruce up a dining room in Cincinnati. To infinity and beyond-Kevin welcomes a former NASA astronaut to the barn to talk tools.
- KQED Life: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me