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.
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?"
Replacing Outdated Fluorescent Under Cabinet Lights/Working With Concrete (#1225H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
Electrician Scott Caron replaces outdated fluorescent under-cabinet lights with new LED fixtures. Roger and Kevin demonstrate how to work with concrete. Richard teaches Tom about the energy-saving potential of temperature setbacks on thermostats.
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All About Kitchen Renovations/Chef Michael Symon (#1226H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG
All about kitchen renovations: Tom and Kevin help a homeowner install new cabinets; Richard shows many options for countertops; and Kevin visits the Cleveland home and restaurant kitchens of Chef Michael Symon for ideas and inspiration.
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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.
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?"
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 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.
Episode #1301H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The 13th season begins with Richard showing Kevin some solutions for dealing with rust staining. Tom opens up a small home by installing a pass-through in a load-bearing wall. Roger replaces a poorly built fence gate with one that will last. And the guys play "What is it?" with special guest, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio.
Episode #1302H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Roger heads to Florida to learn about citrus greening, a disease that's killing citrus trees across the state. Tom replaces an old vinyl peel-and-stick floor with ceramic tile. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Episode #1303H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Roger educates Kevin on beneficial insects. Tom resizes a front door that gets stuck on carpet every time it's opened. Richard repairs an outdoor garden faucet. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
Episode #1304H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
The guys tackle practical solutions for drought. Richard and Kevin open the show at Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the country that's only at 40% capacity. Roger visits Las Vegas to replace a water-guzzling lawn with a desert appropriate alternative. Kevin meets with meteorologist Jim Cantore to hear cautionary tales from the front lines of the drought. And Richard travels to San Francisco to replace an old-fashioned toilet with a new "water sense" solution.
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