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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
Wed Dec 11th, 5:00pm
Mon Dec 30th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Sun Dec 29th, 10:00am
Sun Dec 29th, 6:00pm
Sun Dec 29th, 10:00pm
Mon Dec 30th, 4:00am
Wed Jan 1st, 10:00am
Wed Jan 1st, 6:00pm
Wed Jan 1st, 10:00pm
Thu Jan 2nd, 4:00am
Fri Jan 3rd, 8:30am
Fri Jan 3rd, 2:30pm
Sat Jan 4th, 4:30am
Sat Jan 4th, 8:00am
Sat Jan 4th, 3:30pm
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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
WGBY 57/HD
Wed Dec 4th, 5:00pm
Mon Dec 23rd, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Sun Dec 22nd, 10:00am
Sun Dec 22nd, 6:00pm
Sun Dec 22nd, 10:00pm
Mon Dec 23rd, 4:00am
Wed Dec 25th, 6:00pm
Wed Dec 25th, 10:00pm
Thu Dec 26th, 4:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/x-MtwdqRllE0ZIteXcXOBg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Heath Eastman replaces a standard toggle switch with a reproduction antique push button switch to match the rest of the house; Ross Trethewey travels to Albany, New York to explore ways to make drilling for and installing geothermal heat pumps more affordable for average homeowners. /episodes/get/97919 /episode/97919 Switch, Affordable Geothermal | Ask TOH /episode-player/97919

Heath installs a light switch, Ross explores affordable geothermal drilling techniques.

Air date:
Sun, 11/17/2019 - 02:00
WGBY 57/HD
Mon Dec 16th, 5:00pm
Fri Jan 10th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Sun Dec 15th, 10:00am
Sun Dec 15th, 6:00pm
Sun Dec 15th, 10:00pm
Mon Dec 16th, 4:00am
Wed Dec 18th, 10:00am
Wed Dec 18th, 6:00pm
Wed Dec 18th, 10:00pm
Thu Dec 19th, 4:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/rjQTxpTafScsvIyshltsrA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Tom Silva checks out a women’s only DIY class on building a footstool and discusses some of the unique challenges faced by women learning DIY skills; Jenn Nawada helps a homeowner select, place, and install plants for her terraced garden; the team discusses the ways homeowners and contractors... /episodes/get/97636 /episode/97636 Women’s Repair Class, Garden | Ask TOH /episode-player/97636

Tom checks out a women's only DIY class on building a footstool and discusses some of the unique challenges faced by women learning DIY skills; Jenn helps a homeowner select, place, and install plants for her terraced garden; the team discusses the ways homeowners and contractors should communicate to set appropriate expectations for home improvement projects.

Air date:
Sun, 11/10/2019 - 02:00
WGBY 57/HD
Mon Dec 9th, 5:00pm
Fri Jan 3rd, 5:00pm
Thu Jan 9th, 5:00pm
Wed Jan 15th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Sun Dec 8th, 10:00am
Sun Dec 8th, 6:00pm
Sun Dec 8th, 10:00pm
Mon Dec 9th, 4:00am
Wed Dec 11th, 10:00am
Wed Dec 11th, 6:00pm
Wed Dec 11th, 10:00pm
Thu Dec 12th, 4:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/CL2wEpxDip1FOSN71IFFoA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Tom Silva repairs an old dining room built-in with hand tools and a bar of soap; the team shares more home inspection nightmares; electrician Heath Eastman makes his first house call to install a chandelier in a homeowner’s dining room. /episodes/get/97516 /episode/97516 Built-In, Dining Room Light | Ask TOH /episode-player/97516

Tom repairs an old dining room built-in with hand tools and a bar of soap; the team shares more home inspection nightmares; electrician Heath Eastman makes his first house call to install a chandelier in a homeowner's dining room.

Air date:
Sun, 11/03/2019 - 02:00
WGBY 57/HD
Mon Dec 2nd, 5:00pm
Fri Dec 27th, 5:00pm
Wed Jan 8th, 5:00pm
WGBY Create
Sun Dec 1st, 10:00am
Mon Dec 2nd, 4:00am
Wed Dec 4th, 10:00am
Thu Dec 5th, 4:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/x8G3BkIA_yH4ChBPn6dRjA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Tom explains the uses and purposes of different types of screws; Richard travels to Park City, Utah to install a whole house ductless humidifier; Ross and Richard discuss changes to electric bill payment structures; Jenn installs a front entry planter for a homeowner that will last through the... /episodes/get/97293 /episode/97293 Ductless Humidifier, Planters | Ask TOH /episode-player/97293

Tom explains the uses and purposes of different types of screws; Richard travels to Park City, Utah to install a whole house ductless humidifier; Ross and Richard discuss changes to electric bill payment structures; Jenn installs a front entry planter for a homeowner that will last through the winter.

Air date:
Sun, 10/27/2019 - 03:00
WGBY 57/HD
Fri Dec 20th, 5:00pm
Wed Jan 1st, 5:00pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/K_-Jk5quF2dOSREeLPnNaA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Jenn teaches Kevin how to plant a small herb garden with a cocktail theme; a homeowner’s radiator sprung away from the pipe when he tried to replace the valve, so Richard heads to his house to help him reconnect it; Mark replaces a homeowner’s sloppy fireplace surround with a clean, thin brick... /episodes/get/97076 /episode/97076 Radiator, Fireplace Veneer | Ask TOH /episode-player/97076

Jenn teaches Kevin how to plant a small herb garden with a cocktail theme; a homeowner's radiator sprung away from the pipe when he tried to replace the valve, so Richard heads to his house to help him reconnect it; Mark replaces a homeowner's sloppy fireplace surround with a clean, thin brick veneer.

Air date:
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 03:00
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