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Ask This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Patch Lawn, Swap Toilet, Off-Grid (Episode #1604H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Roger helps a homeowner reseed a dead section of lawn and blend it in with the rest of the yard; Richard shows the basics of changing a toilet; in Future House, Ross sees an off-grid home in South Carolina that's testing commercial HVAC equipment.

Backsplash, Leak Detection, Rainwater (Episode #1603H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

A homeowner has never tiled before, so Tom teaches her how using a simple technique; Richard demonstrates a wireless leak detector that prevents floods; Jenn installs a water feature that collects and reuses rainwater.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Toolbox, Smoke Detector, Leaking Valve (Episode #1602H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Tom teaches a young fan how to build a tool box; Scott installs smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in Charlotte; Richard diagnoses a leaking temperature and pressure relief valve and installs an expansion tank to fix it.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 1:30 PM

Water Softener, App, Shadow Box (Episode #1601H)

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 4:30 PM

Richard travels to the Grand Canyon. Then, he helps a homeowner with hard water by installing a new type of water softener; in Future House, Ross demonstrates a home organization app; in Build It, Tom builds a shadow box using wood from an old door.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 12, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Hawaii Makes 50 (Episode #1526H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

That makes 50! The guys complete the show's run of every U.S. state. Tom learns how to create a unique keepsake box from island materials in Build It. Richard looks at a new way to store solar energy. Roger helps a family grow an organic garden.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 11:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 -- 1:30 PM
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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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