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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
WGBY 57/HD
Wed Jul 3rd, 5:00pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/d1LoXX_MgHuGTdWa3Go8Gg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Mark repoints a crumbling fieldstone foundation and shares an important lesson about water management on the outside of the house; Tom discusses the proper disposal techniques for oily rags to prevent spontaneous combustion; instead of scraping, Mauro smooths over a textured ceiling using joint... /episodes/get/91783 /episode/91783 Fix Foundation, Textured Ceiling | Ask TOH /episode-player/91783

Mark repoints a fieldstone foundation; Mauro smooths over a textured ceiling.

Air date:
Sun, 04/28/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/1ASCwDfLGSk5vzOc8pNzHw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Richard travels to Los Angeles to update a water filter on a retro faucet; Mark explains the uses for different types of masonry jointers; Nathan explains when and how to use a Japanese pull saw; Tom demonstrates the correct materials and techniques required for re-caulking a bathtub. /episodes/get/91533 /episode/91533 Water Filter, Bathroom Caulking | Ask TOH /episode-player/91533

Richard updates a water filter; Mark compares jointers; Tom re-caulks a bathtub.

Air date:
Sun, 04/21/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/37Zhwb2bIhNVGulwOYSj-g==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Jenn travels to Orlando to upgrade an irrigation system; the team looks at more Home Inspection Nightmares; Tom discusses kitchen renovations; Kevin returns to upstate New York to build an Adirondack-style outdoor chair with maker Jimmy DiResta. /episodes/get/91403 /episode/91403 Smart Irrigation, Jimmy DiResta | Ask TOH /episode-player/91403

Jenn upgrades an irrigation system; Kevin builds an outdoor chair with Jimmy DiResta.

Air date:
Sun, 04/14/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/wkEL02ZgNXKVGvK5yceEyw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Jenn partners with an ecologist in Cheyenne, Wyoming to learn about different types of prairie grasses and how to care for them; Kevin learns about ways to make a home more resistant against wildfires; in Future House, Ross sees a robotic, ground mounted solar array that mimics a sunflower. /episodes/get/91147 /episode/91147 Prairie Grasses, Solar Flower | Ask TOH /episode-player/91147

Jenn learns about prairie grass; Kevin discusses wildfires; Ross sees a solar panel array.

Air date:
Sun, 04/07/2019 - 03:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/BFI3kYIIPPSOsIXvbSUPhQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Mauro helps a homeowner clean up and repaint a rusty, metal railing; Richard discusses some innovations that can make clearing a clogged sink easier; Tom and Kevin build a wine rack out of a reclaimed beam. /episodes/get/91014 /episode/91014 Paint Metal Railing, Wine Rack | Ask TOH /episode-player/91014

Mauro helps a homeowner clean up and repaint a rusty metal railing; Richard discusses some innovations that can make clearing a clogged sink easier; Tom and Kevin build a wine rack out of a reclaimed beam.

Air date:
Sun, 03/31/2019 - 03:00
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