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Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House

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.

Latest Episodes

WGBY 57/HD
Tue Feb 4th, 1:00am
Fri Feb 14th, 5:00pm
Wed Feb 19th, 5:00pm
Wed Mar 25th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Mon Feb 3rd, 8:30am
Mon Feb 3rd, 2:30pm
Tue Feb 4th, 4:30am
Fri Feb 7th, 8:30am
Fri Feb 7th, 2:30pm
Sat Feb 8th, 4:30am
Sat Feb 8th, 8:00am
Sat Feb 8th, 3:30pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/ejuxup1jRsgPUIU7VRzgKQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Nathan travels to a Sears kit house in Richmond, Virginia to tighten an old, loose stair railing; Mauro demonstrates how to strip paint off of old door hardware; Heath explains the uses and purposes of different types of electrical boxes; Richard replaces an old thermostat with a smart thermostat... /episodes/get/100126 /episode/100126 Loose Railing, Smart Thermostat | Ask TOH /episode-player/100126

Nathan tightens a railing; Mauro strips paint off hardware; Richard upgrades a thermostat.

Air date:
Sun, 02/02/2020 (All day)
WGBY 57/HD
Fri Feb 7th, 5:00pm
Wed Feb 12th, 5:00pm
Wed Mar 18th, 5:00pm
Mon Mar 23rd, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Mon Mar 23rd, 8:30am
Mon Mar 23rd, 2:30pm
Tue Mar 24th, 4:30am
Fri Mar 27th, 8:30am
Fri Mar 27th, 2:30pm
Sat Mar 28th, 4:30am
Sat Mar 28th, 8:00am
Sat Mar 28th, 3:30pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/SVo9EbrVcJbjgntrhidnrg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Nathan Gilbert demonstrates a sanding kit with different profiles on it to make hand sanding easier; Heath Eastman clarifies the temperature rating system for ceiling lights and then installs one for a homeowner; Mark McCullough explains the purposes and uses for different types of trowels; Tom... /episodes/get/99947 /episode/99947 Ceiling Light, Tool Storage | Ask TOH /episode-player/99947

Nathan demonstrates a sanding kit with different profiles; Heath clarifies and installs the temperature rating system for ceiling lights; Mark explains the purposes and uses for different types of trowels; Tom and Kevin build a tool storage shelf.

Air date:
Sun, 01/26/2020 - 02:00
WGBY 57/HD
Wed Feb 5th, 5:00pm
Sat Mar 14th, 4:30pm
Mon Mar 16th, 5:00pm
Fri Mar 27th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Mon Mar 16th, 8:30am
Mon Mar 16th, 2:30pm
Tue Mar 17th, 4:30am
Fri Mar 20th, 8:30am
Fri Mar 20th, 2:30pm
Sat Mar 21st, 4:30am
Sat Mar 21st, 8:00am
Sat Mar 21st, 3:30pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/LzL1xixsUoB5l6JXLs7MNQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Kevin O'Connor works with maker Jenn Largesse; Jenn Nawada revives a stoop; Heath Eastman adds a fireplace insert. /episodes/get/99701 /episode/99701 Stoop, Planters, Fireplace Insert | Ask TOH /episode-player/99701

Kevin builds a hexagon planter with maker Jenn Largesse; Jenn Nawada travels to Brooklyn to revive a stoop that has been taken over by weeds; the team shares more Home Inspection Nightmares; Heath installs an electric fireplace insert.

Air date:
Sun, 01/19/2020 - 02:00
WGBY 57/HD
Mon Mar 9th, 5:00pm
Fri Mar 20th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Mon Mar 9th, 8:30am
Mon Mar 9th, 2:30pm
Tue Mar 10th, 4:30am
Fri Mar 13th, 8:30am
Fri Mar 13th, 2:30pm
Sat Mar 14th, 4:30am
Sat Mar 14th, 8:00am
Sat Mar 14th, 3:30pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/LUEJs23a-q8VX30nvZaVmA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Mark explains the history and function of colonial-era beehive ovens and then restores one in a house built in 1750; Richard explains the failure points in toilet tanks and how to repair them; maker Jimmy DiResta invites Tom to his shop for a welding lesson and to build a metal coat rack. /episodes/get/99391 /episode/99391 Beehive Oven, Jimmy DiResta | Ask TOH /episode-player/99391

Mark explains the history and function of beehive ovens and then restores one; Richard explains failure points in toilet tanks and how to repair them; maker Jimmy DiResta invites Tom to his shop for a welding lesson and to build a metal coat rack.

Air date:
Sun, 01/12/2020 - 02:00
WGBY 57/HD
Mon Mar 2nd, 5:00pm
Fri Mar 13th, 5:00pm
Sat Mar 21st, 4:30pm
WGBY Create
Mon Mar 2nd, 8:30am
Mon Mar 2nd, 2:30pm
Tue Mar 3rd, 4:30am
Fri Mar 6th, 8:30am
Fri Mar 6th, 2:30pm
Sat Mar 7th, 4:30am
Sat Mar 7th, 8:00am
Sat Mar 7th, 3:30pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/v1KrsgntJsHtt6dPPSQTmg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Tom Silva travels to Utah to help a homeowner replace his traditional stair railing with more modern cable railing; Richard Trethewey explains why standard PVC should not be used to vent gas appliances and what should be used instead; Nathan Gilbert upgrades a standard, flat panel hollow core door... /episodes/get/99258 /episode/99258 Cable Railing, Painting Shutters | Ask TOH /episode-player/99258

Tom travels to Utah to help a homeowner replace his traditional stair railing with more modern cable railing; Richard explains why standard PVC should not be used to vent gas appliances and what should be used instead; Nathan upgrades a standard, flat panel hollow core door to look more modern; Mauro helps a homeowner properly clean and paint her vinyl shutters.

Air date:
Sun, 01/05/2020 - 02:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/lTf73vHg27P9AvXr1OiXSQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Ross and Richard Trethewey discuss indoor air quality, what it is, and how to measure it; Richard travels to Richmond, Virginia to help a homeowner replace her polybutylene piping with conventional PEX; the team shares more Home Inspection Nightmares; Mauro Henrique explains which type of drop... /episodes/get/98125 /episode/98125 Polybutylene, Squeaky Door | Ask TOH /episode-player/98125

Richard replaces piping; Ross discusses indoor air quality; Tom quiets a squeaky door.

Air date:
Sun, 11/24/2019 - 02:00
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