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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
Mon Jun 24th, 5:00pm
Wed Jul 17th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Sun Jun 23rd, 10:00am
Sun Jun 23rd, 6:00pm
Sun Jun 23rd, 10:00pm
Mon Jun 24th, 4:00am
Wed Jun 26th, 10:00am
Wed Jun 26th, 6:00pm
Wed Jun 26th, 10:00pm
Thu Jun 27th, 4:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Xo-kOYuHG-Jxwx_F2bHFHA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Tom demonstrates how to sharpen a knife; Mauro teaches a homeowner how to re-stain her deck; Mark demonstrates the best way to build a fire in order to prevent smoke from filling up the room; in Future House, Ross travels to Los Angeles to learn about innovations being made to automatic water... /episodes/get/93312 /episode/93312 Deck Staining, Water Monitoring | Ask TOH /episode-player/93312

Tom demonstrates how to sharpen a knife; Mauro teaches a homeowner how to re-stain her deck; Mark demonstrates the best way to build a fire to prevent smoke from filling up the room; Ross learns about innovations to automatic water shutoff valves.

Air date:
Sun, 06/23/2019 - 04:00
WGBY 57/HD
Mon Jun 17th, 5:00pm
Fri Jul 12th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Sun Jun 16th, 10:00am
Sun Jun 16th, 6:00pm
Sun Jun 16th, 10:00pm
Mon Jun 17th, 4:00am
Wed Jun 19th, 10:00am
Wed Jun 19th, 6:00pm
Wed Jun 19th, 10:00pm
Thu Jun 20th, 4:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/hhRkuLhLf13WN4MSIsXDDA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Tom discusses the conversations a homeowner and a contractor should have before starting a renovation project; Richard travels to Orlando to diagnose and repair an HVAC system that is creating way too much humidity; Mauro demonstrates the technique for using a paint sprayer; Mark travels to Denver... /episodes/get/92587 /episode/92587 Humidity Mystery, Brick Patch | Ask TOH /episode-player/92587

Richard travels to Orlando to diagnose and repair an HVAC system that's creating way too much humidity; Mark demonstrates the best way to build a fire to prevent smoke from filling up the room; Mauro teaches a homeowner how to re-stain a deck.

Air date:
Sun, 05/26/2019 - 03:00
WGBY 57/HD
Fri Jul 5th, 5:00pm
Wed Jul 10th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Mon Jun 10th, 4:00am
Wed Jun 12th, 10:00am
Wed Jun 12th, 6:00pm
Wed Jun 12th, 10:00pm
Thu Jun 13th, 4:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/9pFmZl3OF7AMoAbpsIO7VA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Ross tests out a new, smart stud finder; Nathan travels to Portland, Oregon to repair an original wood floor that was burned from a face down hot iron; Tom gives a general overview of a table saw and the best techniques to use it safely and effectively; Jenn helps a homeowner replace and improve... /episodes/get/92354 /episode/92354 Scorched Floor, Hardy Plantings | Ask TOH /episode-player/92354

Ross tests a smart stud finder; Nathan travels to Oregon to repair a wood floor that was burned from a hot iron; Tom shares the best techniques to use a table saw safely; Jenn replaces and improves foundation plantings that were crushed by snow.

Air date:
Sun, 05/19/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/9pFmZl3OF7AMoAbpsIO7VA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Ross tests out a new, smart stud finder; Nathan travels to Portland, Oregon to repair an original wood floor that was burned from a face down hot iron; Tom gives a general overview of a table saw and the best techniques to use it safely and effectively; Jenn helps a homeowner replace and improve... /episodes/get/93522 /episode/93522 Scorched Floor, Hardy Plantings | Ask TOH /episode-player/93522

Nathan repairs a floor; Tom talks table saw techniques; Jenn improves foundation plants.

Air date:
Sun, 05/19/2019 - 03:00
WGBY 57/HD
Fri Jun 28th, 5:00pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Cd_BP-IHVCy47SIsr7KLhQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Roger and Jenn share some tips for killing weeds without hurting the lawn; Mark delicately restores a damaged, historic fireplace that is built with custom, nearly irreplaceable bricks; Richard and Ross discuss improvements to thermostats and how they contribute to comfort in a home; Tom adds... /episodes/get/92154 /episode/92154 Restore Fireplace, Porch Swing | Ask TOH /episode-player/92154

Roger and Jenn share tips for killing weeds without hurting the lawn; Mark restores a historic fireplace that is built with custom bricks; Richard and Ross discuss improvements to thermostats; Tom adds structure to a porch to safely hang a swing.

Air date:
Sun, 05/12/2019 - 03:00
WGBY 57/HD
Fri Jun 21st, 5:00pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/WnZaOySKvLoIGOOE6mCnEQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Tom teaches a homeowner how to replace split-level stair treads in his midcentury modern home; Jenn shares some tips about pruners; Richard shortens a gas pipe for a homeowner whose new stove does not fit against the wall because it is getting stuck on the pipe. /episodes/get/91939 /episode/91939 Stair Treads, Gas Stove Pipe | Ask TOH /episode-player/91939

Tom replaces stair treads; Jenn discusses pruners; Richard shortens a gas pipe.

Air date:
Sun, 05/05/2019 - 03:00
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