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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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