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.
Philly Sconce, Trim Closet (#1415H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Watch Tom complete a closet by adding a coat rack, shelving and a new door. Richard has wax on the mind when it comes to diagnosing a leaky toilet. Scott heads to Philadelphia. See him replace a wobbly sconce at a home that was once a church.
- KQED Life: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 2:30pm
Chimney, Exhaust Fan, Shingle (#1417H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Ready for a chimney overhaul. Watch Kevin reignite an old flame in Texas. Good cooking is leaving a bad smell in one kitchen. See Scott rescue a homeowner from unwanted aromas by installing an exhaust fan. Get Tom's tutorial on roof shingles.
- KQED Life: Thu, Sep 29, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
Window, Robotic Mower, Lead (#1501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Watch Tom pull off a balancing act to repair an old window. Roger shows Kevin the future of lawn care with a robotic mower. Richard addresses concerns of lead in drinking water.
Maple Syrup, Chicken Coop, Usb (#1416H) Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG
Food expert Chris Kimball discusses maple syrup and takes a few for a taste test. Watch Jenn Nawada in Vermont learn how to make maple syrup. In "Build it," see Tom create a backyard chicken coop. Scott talks about the value of USB outlets.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me
Fire Prevention, Strainer (#1502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin heads to Chicago to learn about fire dangers in homes and how to prevent them. See Richard replace a rusty kitchen sink strainer and explain why it failed. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Bookshelf, Foundation Plants (#1503H) 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.
Molding Raceway, Deck Board (#1504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Unsafe and ready to break - Tom skillfully replaces a cracked deck board on a front porch. See Scott break the mold with an outlet install that uses crown molding to conceal wires. Richard answers a question about blue stains in the bathtub.
- KQED Life: Thu, Oct 27, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me