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Rooftop Garden, Stains, Shed (Episode #1513H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 19, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

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.

Radiator, Saws, Garage Lights (Episode #1512H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 18, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

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?"

Bluestone, Mead, Wire Splices (Episode #1511H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 17, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

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.

Wood Shop, Wireless Switch (Episode #1510H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 14, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

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.

Microgreens, Wheelchair Lift (Episode #1509H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 13, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

Watch Kevin work with an accessibility contractor to assemble a home elevator for a teen injured during the war in Afghanistan. See landscape designer Jenn Nawada learn about growing edible vegetable and herb seedlings.

Laundry, 3-Way Switch, Saw (Episode #1508H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 12, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

High tech and using less water than ever before - Richard's in Seattle to help a couple pick the most efficient washer and dryer. A 3-way switch is tripping up a homeowner. See Scott diagnose and fix the problem. Plus Tom's tips on table saw safety.

Reclaimed Bench, Robotic Wall (Episode #1507H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 11, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

Bedroom, home office and master closet all in one! Watch Ross Trethewey use a robotic wall to furnish a micro-apartment. See Tom and Kevin turn a reclaimed piece of pine into a stylish bench in "Build It."

Hvac Zoning, Plaster Patch (Episode #1506H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 10, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

Rocket scientist turned HVAC innovator-watch Richard meet the man behind a new technology that could revolutionize the way we heat and cool homes. See Tom teach a homeowner how to use plaster to patch drywall. The guys ask, "What is it?"

Episode #1718H

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 8, 2020 -- 11:30 AM

Molding Raceway, Deck Board (Episode #1505H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 7, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

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.

Molding Raceway, Deck Board (Episode #1504H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 6, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

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.

Bookshelf, Foundation Plants (Episode #1503H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 5, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

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.

Fire Prevention, Strainer (Episode #1502H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 4, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

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?"

Window, Robotic Mower, Lead (Episode #1501H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Feb 3, 2020 -- 6:30 PM

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.

Episode #1718H

KQED 9: Sat, Feb 1, 2020 -- 4:30 PM

Episode #1717H

KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 1, 2020 -- 11:30 AM

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