Affiche Ask This Old House
  • 12 saisons
  • 394 épisodes
  • Début :
    2002
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The crew at This Old House take on some pretty big projects, which means they can only work on one or two houses a year. But homeowners have a virtual truckload of questions on smaller projects, and the TOH crew is ready to answer. Ask This Old House solves the steady stream of home improvement problems faced by viewers - and the crew even makes house calls!

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S01E01 Window Screen; Saving the Rain; Looking for Headroom 10/10/2002 In the debut episode, Steve joined Richard, Roger and Tom in the Ask This Old House loft to give viewers a chance to ask questions and get expert advice about their homes. Tom shows Steve how to build a replacement window screen using inexpensive parts purchased from a home center. Roger demonstrates how an old barrel can be used to water a garden. Responding to a letter from a homeowner, Richard and Steve demonstrate how to fix and a leak in a 20-year-old dishwasher. Roger demonstrates the proper technique for sharpening lawn mower blades. Tom hits the road for the first House Call of the season, to a tall homeowner whose low ceiling threatens to knock him out on his way to the basement.
S01E02 Plumbing Toolkit; Park the Car Quietly; Safe Swinging 17/10/2002 At the Ask This Old House barn loft, Roger demonstrates different ways to mend a damaged garden hose. Richard shows the basic plumbing tools he recommends for homeowners. Tom explains how to use a square as a guide for cross-cutting with a circular saw. Tom then makes a House Call to homeowners struggling with a muddy lawn under the swings.
S01E03 Concrete Stoop Covering; Battling the Skeeters 24/10/2002 Tom visits homeowners in search of a modest way to hide an ugly back stoop. Back in the barn loft he shows the different adhesives and fasteners used, as well as more traditional types of decking. Steve and Roger demonstrate a new product that promises to rid backyards of mosquitoes. Richard shows the proper technique for installing a thermostat on an old radiator.
S01E04 Air Eliminator; Saving the Trim; Filling the Gaps 31/10/2002 Richard visits a homeowner and installs an air eliminator valve on her hydronic heating system, reducing the need for annual maintenance. At the Ask This Old House barn loft, Tom shows how to remove nails without damaging the trim on a door frame. Steve and Roger perform annual maintenance on a snow blower. Steve consults with Jim on ways to clean and maintain old paintbrushes. Tom makes a House Call to a young couple and shows them how to use sisal and jute rope to fill the gaps in their 160-year-old pine floor.
S01E05 Sanding Options; Digging Post Holes; Better Boiling 07/11/2002 Tom and Steve demonstrate two types of floor sanders: a traditional drum sander. Roger and Steve use manual and power tools to dig post holes for a new fence. Richard travels to a historic district in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to replace a corroded pipe on a viewer's boiler. Back in the loft, Tom gives Steve a lesson in proper caulking technique.
S01E06 Ceiling Repair; Grinding the Stump; Shop Specs 14/11/2002 Tom visits a young couple and teaches them how to repair a cracked plaster ceiling in their condominium. In the workshop loft, Richard and Steve rebuild a toilet to prevent it from continuously filling. Roger uses a stump grinder to remove an old tree stump from a homeowner's front yard. Back in the loft, Tom replaces a broken pane of glass and reglazes a window sash.
S01E07 Jacking It Up; Chainsaw Smarts 21/11/2002 Tom works with a homeowner to repair a sagging floor in a three-family house. Together, they jack up the failing beam, pour new concrete footings, and install several new lally columns. Back at the barn, Roger works with chainsaw expert Tim Ard to sharpen and maintain his saws.
S01E08 Wooden Bung Holes; What Is It? Lattice Project 28/11/2002 In the workshop loft, Tom shows Steve how to cut wooden bung holes and install them in decking. Jim visits a viewer and shows her why the new paint in her bathroom is cracking and peeling. In the loft, Tom, Steve and Roger examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess what they're used for. Tom makes a House Call and shows a young couple how to build an attractive outdoor lattice.
S01E09 Basement Window; Painting Panels; Weed Trimmers 05/12/2002 Tom hits the road on a House Call to replace a rotting basement window and install a new dryer vent for a homeowner. Back in the Ask This Old House loft, Jim shows the proper technique for painting a pre-hung six-panel door. Electrician Allen Gallant visits homeowners and installs a new power outlet in their dining room, and Roger shows Steve how to replace the string on a weed trimmer.
S01E10 Washer Repair; Pressure-Washed Brick; Drip-Free Faucet 12/12/2002 In the Ask This Old House loft, Richard and Steve take apart an old washing machine to determine why it's making a loud rumbling sound. Roger pays a visit to a homeowner and uses a pressure washer to clean off his slippery brick walkway. Back in the loft, Steve, Tom, Roger and Richard examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they've used. Tom demonstrates different types of spirit levels, and Richard sets out to help a homeowner with a leaky kitchen faucet.
S01E11 Garden Pruners; Shutters; What Is It? A Tankless Job 19/12/2002 In the Ask This Old House loft, Roger and garden tool expert Paul Schneider discuss different types of hand pruners. Tom helps two homeowners repair and reinstall their broken shutters. Back in the loft, Steve, Tom, Roger and Richard examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Richard shows Steve several models of instantaneous water heaters, then visit a local homeowner to examine his tankless hot water system.
S01E12 Sawhorses; Frost-Free Faucet; What Is It? Composting Leaves 26/12/2002 In the loft, Tom shows different types of store-bought sawhorses and teaches Steve how to build a pair from scratch. Richard hits the road and installs a new frost-proof outdoor faucet for a homeowner. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Roger then shows Steve how to collect and compost leaves.
S01E13 Spray-Painting; Chimney Dampers; What Is It? Splitting Logs 02/01/2003 In the loft, Jim shows the several different types of paint sprayers and demonstrates the proper technique for using a spray painter to paint a shutter. Steve enlists the help of chimney expert Mark Schaub to replace a broken fireplace damper for a homeowner. Back in the loft, Steve, Tom, Roger and Richard examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Steve and Roger head outside to demonstrate different ways to split logs for firewood.
S01E14 No More Scalding; Robotic Mowers; Critter-Proofing 09/01/2003 Richard visits a homeowner and installs a new shower faucet that will eliminate the chance of scalding. Roger and Steve head outside to test the latest robotic lawn mowers. Tom and an animal control expert visit a homeowner and help her "critter-proof" her house.
S01E15 Stubborn Ivy; What Is It? Replacing a Bathroom Window 16/01/2003 Roger helps homeowner Mark Wegener remove the ivy covering his home in Madison, Wisconsin. Back in the loft, Roger, Steve, Tom and Richard examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Tom then helps homeowner Christian Hansen replace the window in his third-floor condominium bathroom. Afterward, Tom explains the proper way to measure for a replacement window.
S01E16 Aerating the Lawn; What Is It? Hanging Pictures 23/01/2003 In the barn loft, Jim shows Steve the proper way to paint the exterior of a double-hung window. Roger helps homeowners Paul and Claire Blumenfeld aerate and fertilize their lawn. Then Roger, Steve, Tom and Richard examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Tom then shows Steve different ways to hang a picture on a hollow wall.
S01E17 Washer-Dryer Shutoff; What Is It? Drywall; Plumbing Torches 30/01/2003 Richard visits a homeowner and installs an automatic water shutoff valve on her combination washer/dryer. Then Richard, Tom, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Tom then shows Steve the proper technique for preparing drywall joints and Richard discusses different types of plumbing torches.
S01E18 Gutter Protection; What Is It? Steadying the Toilet 06/02/2003 Tom visits homeowners Roy and Sandra Lynn and shows them several products that are designed to keep leaves and other debris out of rain gutters. Then Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Richard then visits homeowners Steve and Maureen Parker and helps them repair their wobbly toilet.
S01E19 Insulating Windows; What Is It? Sewage Injection Pump 13/02/2003 Tom helps homeowner John Hill prevent drafts near his windows by installing insulation around the weight pockets. Then Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Richard makes a House Call to help homeowner John Johnstone install a sewage ejection pump for a new basement toilet.
S01E20 New Sill; What Is It? Rolling Paint; Sharpening Knives 20/02/2003 Tom helps homeowners Annette Ritchie and Charlie Bubar remove the aluminum siding around their window and repair the damaged sill. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Then Jim shows Steve how to use different types of paint rollers while Roger and knife sharpening expert Stan Watson sharpen kitchen knives.
S01E21 Snow Removal; What Is It? Fixing a Sash 27/02/2003 Steve and Roger head outside to demonstrate different types of snow shovels and snow throwers. Back in the loft, Steve, Roger, Richard and Tom examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Tom then visits homeowner Bernice Robinson and helps her repair the broken sash cords on an old window.
S01E22 Leaky Faucet; What Is It? Removing Wallpaper; Glue Guns 06/03/2003 Richard examines homeowner Kerry Goodwin's leaky shower tub faucet. Together, they purchase the replacement parts from a local plumbing supply company and repair the fixture. Then Richard, Tom, Roger and Steve examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it's used. Jim helps homeowners Kathleen and Kevin O'Connor remove painted wallpaper. And back in the loft, Tom and Steve demonstrate several hot glue guns, including a new cordless model.
S01E23 Crown Molding; What Is It? Keeping Out the Cold 13/03/2003 Tom installs crown molding with homeowners Sheila and Karen Fitzpatrick. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Then Richard helps a Chicago-area homeowner install insulation to prevent his bathroom pipes from freezing.
S01E24 Kitchen Disposer; What Is It? Hearing Protection 20/03/2003 Richard is off to Chicago to help homeowner Dave Skena install a new garbage disposer. Back in the loft, Ricard, Tom, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Outside the barn, Roger and hearing protection expert Dr. Mark Stephenson test the decibel level of several power tools. Inside, they show Tom several new types of hearing protection.
S01E25 The Dutchman; What Is It? Flood Prevention 27/03/2003 Tom helps Chicago-area homeowners Daryl and Catherine Katauskas repair their exterior door jamb by installing a dutchman. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Then Richard prevents a basement from flooding by installing a leak sensor and automatic water shutoff valve on a water heater.
S01E26 Clearing a Toilet; What Is It? Attic Access; Tomatoes 03/04/2003 In the loft, Richard shows Steve several different ways to clear a toilet stoppage. Then Richard, Steve, Tom and Roger examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it's used. Tom and homeowner Tom Flannery install a new set of folding attic stairs and Roger shows Steve how to start tomato plants from seeds.
S02E01 Deadbolt Installation; Hedge Trimming; Hot Water Heater 09/10/2003 New host Kevin O'Connor arrives at the barn (a little late) and meets landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva. Roger, Richard, and Tom welcome Kevin to the team and put him right to work. First, Tom and Kevin discuss different types of deadbolts and demonstrate how to install one on a solid wood door. Then Roger makes a House call to help homeowner Paul Garside trim his hedges. And Richard and Kevin visit homeowner Jinny Troiano to fix a heating system that can't provide enough hot water to fill a bathtub.
S02E02 Newel Renewal; What Is It? Replacing a Water Heater 16/10/2003 General contractor Tom Silva visits homeowner Christian Dierkes to help him secure a shaky newel post at the top of his stairway. Back in the loft, Tom, landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Richard makes a House call and finds a 50-year-old water heater that's dangerously close to the end of its life. Just in time, he replaces it with a new model designed to meet strict new national safety regulations.
S02E03 Slate Walkway; What Is It? Shower Stall Leak 23/10/2003 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps homeowner Molly Simmons turn her neglected slate walkway into an attractive and safe footpath. Back in the loft, Roger, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Richard helps homeowner Mark Harney diagnose and repair a frustrating leak in a fiberglass shower stall.
S02E04 Fixing a Hole; What Is It? 14-Inch Rough-in Toilet 30/10/2003 General contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor how to repair different size holes in drywall. Tom and Kevin are then joined by plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook as they try to guess "What is it?" Then Richard helps homeowner Kent Portney replace a large 1920s wall-mounted toilet with a new model designed to fit his existing flange.
S02E05 Drywell Installation; What Is It? Getting a Grip 08/11/2003 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps homeowner Rob Faris install a backyard drywell to handle the torrent of the rainfall from his roof gutters. Back in the loft, Roger, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Tom makes a House call and shows homeowners Sal and Joanne Scarpato how to install a safety grab bar in their bathtub.
S02E06 Window Trimming; Utility Boxes; What Is It? Kitchen Faucet 15/11/2003 General contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor how to install interior window trim. Landscape contractor Roger Cook enlists the help of landscape architect Tom Wirth to help hide a group of unsightly utility boxes in front of a saltbox style house. Back in the loft, Roger, Kevin, Tom, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey try to guess "What is it?" On a House call, Richard shows homeowner Rick Thompson a simple fix for the broken kitchen spray hose that his mother, Jean, has had in her house for years.
S02E07 Groundcover Planting; Opening Stuck Windows 20/11/2003 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps homeowner Roseann Ferrini plant ivy and pachysandra on the slope in her front yard. Then general contractor Tom Silva heads off to Florida to help Miami homeowner Marc Jacobson unstick the sash on his double-hung windows.
S02E08 Prefinished Engineered Floor; Replacing a Sink Stopper 27/11/2003 General contractor Tom Silva helps homeowners John and Mary Kiley install a pre-finished wood floor in their sons' bedroom. Then Richard takes off for Minneapolis to help homeowner Anne McCandless replace a bathroom sink stopper that's being held together with an old Popsicle stick.
S02E09 Poison Ivy Removal; What Is It? Installing a Shingles Corner 04/12/2003 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps homeowner Brian Grace remove poison ivy from his backyard without the use of herbicides. Back in the loft, Roger, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Tom shows homeowner Dan Nutton how to install cedar shingles and weave an outside corner on his house in Lowell, Massachusetts.
S02E10 Chimney Liner; What Is It? Toilet Tank Condensation 11/12/2003 Chimney expert Mark Schaub helps homeowner Terry Peterson repair the water heater flue in his chimney, preventing fireplace smoke from entering his basement. Back in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Richard and homeowner Ajay Chebbi install an "anti-sweat" valve to prevent condensation on a toilet tank.
S02E11 Stairway Handrail; What Is It? Transplanting a Rhododendron 18/12/2003 General contractor Tom Silva helps homeowner Leverett Flint install a handrail in his spilt-level stairway. Back in the loft, Tom, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Roger shows homeowners Mario and Jennifer Finocchiaro how to transplant a large rhododendron to another area of their yard.
S02E12 Drip Irrigation Repair; What Is It? Leaky Tile Tub 25/12/2013 Landscape contractor Roger Cook travels to the California desert to repair the drip irrigation system of homeowner Sherry Steele. With the help of specialist Bob Galbreath, they fix the system and restore water to the plants surrounding her home just outside Los Angeles. Back in the loft, Roger, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Richard and tile expert Joe Ferrante help Melrose, Massachusetts, homeowner Bobby DiFraia repair his leaky bathtub once and for all.
S02E13 Squeaky Hardwood Floors; What Is It? Building Timber Stairs 01/01/2004 General contractor Tom Silva travels to Chicago, Illinois, to help a viewer quiet the squeaky hardwood floors in his fifth-floor apartment. Back in the loft, Tom, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Roger helps a homeowner build a set of timber steps on a short slope outside her home.
S02E14 Walkway Installation; What Is It? Cutting Accurate Miters 08/01/2004 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a brick walkway at the front entrance to his house. Back in the loft, Roger, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Tom shows Kevin different ways to cut a perfect miter in wood trim.
S02E15 Sliding Closet Doors; What Is It? Electric Heat; Paint Colors 15/01/2004 General contractor Tom Silva travels to Venice, California, to help two homeowners fix their stubborn sliding closet doors. Back at the loft, Tom, landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Richard shows Kevin the basics of electric radiant floor heat. Then Kevin and preservation specialist Sally Zimmerman use a new software package to help homeowners select historically appropriate exterior paint colors for their Queen Anne Victorian.
S02E16 Water Quality Testing; What Is It? Damaged Floorboard 22/01/2004 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and a water specialist examine a homeowner's water quality and discuss the installation of a water softener and sediment filter. Back at the loft, Richard, general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Tom makes a House call to help a homeowner replace a rotten board in her oak hardwood flooring.
S02E17 Snaking Speaker Wire; What Is It? Planting a Tree 29/01/2004 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner snake wire for a pair of outdoor speakers. Together they run the wires behind a wooden baseboard, under a baseboard radiator, up a stud bay, and through the exterior wall of her house. Back at the loft, Tom, landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and host Kevin O'Connor try to identify an unfamiliar object in the "What is it?" segment. Then, Roger and Kevin head outside to plant a magnolia tree in front of the barn.
S02E18 Deterring Deer; PVC Pipe; What Is It? Sagging Shower Door 05/02/2004 Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to protect his ornamental shrubs from the ravages of hungry deer. Back in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey answers a viewer's question about PVC pipe connections. Then Roger, Richard, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O'Connor try to identify unfamiliar objects in the "What is it?" segment. Afterwards, Tom heads out to help the Ryan family fix a shower door that won't close properly.
S02E19 Cutting Glass; Climbing Vines; What Is It? Portable Aircon 12/02/2004 General contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor how to cut a pane of glass safely and accurately. Then landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner beautify a fieldstone wall behind her home with two varieties of flowering vines. Back in the loft, Tom, Roger, Kevin, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey try to guess "What is it?" Then Richard helps two viewers install a portable air conditioning unit in their overheated attic apartment.
S02E20 Programmable Thermostat; What Is It? Plaster and Lath Wall 19/02/2004 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows a homeowner how to install a programmable thermostat to reduce his heating bills. Back in the loft, Richard, general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Tom helps a homeowner repair a cracked plaster and lath wall in her daughter's bedroom.
S02E21 Steam Radiator; What Is It? Preparing Raised Garden Beds 26/02/2004 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey makes a House call to repair an old steam radiator that squeals and leaks. With the help of the homeowners (and their Great Dane), he replaces the air vent and repairs the shutoff valve. Back in the loft, Richard, general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess "What is it?" Then Roger helps a homeowner prepare his raised garden beds for a long, cold winter.
S02E22 Curved Molding; Buying Wire Foot; What Is It? Maple Syrup 04/03/2004 General contractor Tom Silva helps install basecap molding on top of a curved skirtboard that winds along a staircase. Then master electrician Allen Gallant shows host Kevin O'Connor how to purchase electrical wire by the foot. Back in the loft, Tom, Kevin, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook try to identify unfamiliar objects in the "What is it?" segment. Then Roger visits a family and shows them how to collect sap from a maple tree and turn it into maple syrup.
S02E23 Radiant Heat; What Is It? Prep Aluminum Siding for Paint 11/03/2004 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner remove a baseboard heater to prepare for a complete remodeling of his bathroom. After the bathroom is transformed, Richard returns to help the homeowner install radiant heat. Back in the loft, Richard, general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor try to identify unfamiliar objects in the "What is it?" segment. Then painting expert Jim Clark helps a homeowner prepare his aluminum siding for a brand-new paint job.
S02E24 Track Light; Drywall Repair Clips; Noisy Baseboard Heaters 18/03/2004 Master electrician Allen Gallant helps a viewer install track lighting in the kitchen of her condominium. Back in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor try to identify unfamiliar objects in the "What is it?" segment. Then Richard makes a house call to help homeowners quiet their noisy baseboard heaters.
S02E25 Copper Pipe Corrosion; What Is It? Stripping a Drafty Door 25/03/2004 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey examines a viewer's corroded copper pipes and identifies the source of the corrosion: a rusty hot water heater. Back in the loft, Richard, general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor try to identify unfamiliar objects in the "What is it?" segment. Then Tom helps a homeowner replace the worn-out weather stripping around his drafty kitchen door.
S02E26 Door Jamb and Storm Door; What Is It? Garden Tools 01/04/2004 When a gust of wind blew the storm door off this family's home, they wrote to "Ask This Old House" for help. General contractor Tom Silva answered the call, showing them how to repair the damaged jamb and install a new storm door. Back in the loft, Tom, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor try to identify unfamiliar objects in the "What is it?" segment. Then Roger helps Kevin choose the right garden tools for his spring cleanup.
S03E01 Edging a Lawn; Selecting Drill Bits; What Is It? Fighting Fire 04/10/2004 Our first House call of the season takes us to Beverly, Massachusetts, where Roger shows new homeowners Todd and Chrissy Fratzel the proper way to edge a lawn and flower bed. Back in the loft, Tom gives some lessons on choosing drill bits. Then the guys ask "What Is It?" Finally, Kevin visits Captain Hugh Duffy at the Boston Fire Department Training Center for some lessons on choosing the right type of fire extinguisher.
S03E02 Clogged Trap; Brick Walkway Patterns; Fixing Ceiling Cracks 11/10/2004 Richard makes a House call in Wellesley, Massachusetts, to help homeowner Ziad Tarawneh replace a trap under his bathroom sink. Back in the loft, Roger shows Kevin a few design options for laying out a brick walkway. Then Tom shows homeowners Rudd Coffey and Melissa Liazos of Watertown, Massachusetts, how to make their cracked plaster ceiling look like new by covering it with drywall.
S03E03 Broken Fence; What Is It? Shower Valve; Keyless Chuck 18/10/2004 Roger repairs a broken fence with teenage neighbor Amanda Rao. Back inside, the guys ask, "What Is It?" Then, Richard restores hot-water flow to a shower for a house-sitter by repairing an anti-scald shower valve. Back in the loft, Tom shows how to upgrade an old drill by installing a "keyless" chuck.
S03E04 Pass-Through Opening; What Is It? Stopping a Runnin Toilet 25/10/2004 Tom visits homeowners David and Patti Dobrindt in Milton, Massachusetts, to help them cut a pass-through in their kitchen wall. Back in the loft, the guys ask, "What Is It?" After that, Rich repairs a continuously running toilet in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, for homeowner Peter Fay.
S03E05 Screw Extractors; Cobblestone Edging; Rotting Porch Post 01/11/2004 Tom shows Kevin how to remove bolts and screws with stripped or damaged heads. Roger visits homeowner Lauren Speisman of Waltham, Massachusetts, to help create an edge along a concrete walkway using jumbo cobblestones. Back in the loft, Tom, Roger, Kevin and Richard ask, "What Is It?" as they identify unknown objects. Then Tom heads to Wenham, Massachusetts, to help homeowner Francine Molay jack up the roof of her front porch and fix a rotting post.
S03E06 Flower Boxes; What Is It? New Lawn with Sod 08/11/2004 Tom helps spruce up the front of homeowner Stacy Keller's Acton, Massachusetts, house by building window boxes for flowers. Then Tom, Roger, Richard and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" Then Roger installs sod to create a brad-new lawn in the backyard of Needham, Massachusetts, homeowner Peter Burdick, just in time for his family's annual barbecue.
S03E07 Anode Rod Replacement; Water Diverter; Too Much Heat! 15/11/2004 In the workshop loft, Richard demonstrates how to extend the life of a hot water heater by replacing the sacrificial anode rod. Tom visits homeowner Alison Hardy of Topsfield, Massachusetts, and installs a "cricket," or rain diverter, to keep water away from her front steps. Then Richard, Tom, Roger and Kevin ask, "What Is It" Then it's off to Brighton, Massachusetts, where Richard helps homeowner Kim McMahon cool off by installing thermostatic valves on her stream radiators.
S03E08 Hanging Shelves; Soil Testing; Hot Water Recirculator 22/11/2004 Tom helps homeowners Rich and Sarah Paisner of Brighton, Massachusetts, get organized by installing adjustable shelves on the wall in their den. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" Then Roger is joined by soil expert Roberta Clark from the University of Massachusetts for some tips on testing soil before planting. Then Richard gets Tewksbury, Massachusetts, homeowner Paige Impink into hot water by installing a hot water recirculator pump in her upstairs bathroom.
S03E09 Plumbing Valves; Old Bulkhead; Drip Irrigation Repair 29/11/2004 Inside the loft, Richard gives Kevin some lessons on leaky valves and how to repair them. Then, Tom heads to Waltham, Massachusetts to help homeowners David Anderson and Alica Beneteau replace an old, rusty cellar door with a new fiberglass model. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" Then, Roger helps homeowner Christine Dinardo of Carlisle, Massachusetts repair a leaky drip irrigation hose.
S03E10 Noisy Toilet; What Is It? Cutting Crown Molding; Broken Tile 06/12/2004 Richard visits Stephen Davidson of Littleton, Massachusetts to find the source of a strange "fog horn" sound coming from his plumbing system. Then Richard, Tom, Roger and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" Back in the loft, Tom shows the three basic cuts necessary to install crown molding. And tile contractor Joe Ferrante helps homeowner Brandon Ingersoll of Cambridge, Massachusetts replace some hard-to-find broken bathroom tiles.
S03E11 Ladder Safety; What Is It? Replacing an Old Retaining Wall 13/12/2004 Kevin heads outside the barn to learn about ladder safety from expert John Drengenberg. Up at the loft, Kevin, Tom, Richard and Roger ask, "What Is It?" Then, Roger rebuilds a crumbling retaining wall with homeowner Colin White of Wakefield, Massachusetts using interlocking concrete blocks.
S03E12 Cracked Stucco; Cleaning a Lawnmower; Dehumidifier Pumps 20/12/2004 Tom heads to sunny Los Angeles, California where he helps homeowner Joshua Tano repair some cracked stucco. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" Then, Roger shows Kevin how to keep a lawnmower humming all summer long by cleaning underneath the deck. Then, Richard helps water-logged homeowner Karen Kostegan of Bedford, Massachusetts install a pump to remove condensate from her basement dehumidifier.
S03E13 Planting a New Lawn; What Is It? Replacing a Kitchen Sink 27/12/2004 Roger re-seeds a damaged lawn for homeowner Mary Brintnall of Beverly, Massachusetts. Back in the loft, Roger, Tom, Richard and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" Then, Richard heads to Detroit suburb of Sterling Heights, Michigan to install a new kitchen sink for homeowners Donna and Tim Mackey.
S03E14 Chicago Door Glass; Glass Expert; Pruning a Pin Oak 03/01/2005 Tom heads to the windy city suburb of Park Ridge, Illinois, where he helps homeowner Richard Westphal replace the broken window pane in an exterior door. Back in the loft, Tom and glass expert Larry Rosenfield show Kevin different kinds of safety glass. Afterwards, Tom, Kevin, Richard and Roger ask, "What Is It?" Then Roger is off to Brookline, Massachusetts to "let the sunshine in" for homeowner Elizabeth Choi by pruning her Pin Oak tree with the help of arborist Matt Foti.
S03E15 Old Storm Window; Shrubs; Carbon Monoxide Detectors 10/01/2005 Tom helps homeowner Tarah Hirschey of Wellesley, Massachusetts make her old windows more efficient by installing new storm windows. Then, Roger offers tips for getting your shrubs ready for winter. Afterwards, Tom, Roger, Richard and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" in the Ask This Old House loft. Finally, Roger heads to New York City where he meets up with home inspector Stephen Gladstone and homeowners Roy and Sophia Pachecano for some potentially life-saving lessons on carbon monoxide detectors.
S03E16 Replicating Moldings; Unlevel Patio; Stripping Wallpaper 17/01/2005 In the Ask This Old House loft, Tom shows Kevin a few ways to recreate different molding profiles. Then, Roger heads to Skokie, Illinois where he has some "uplifting" advice for a homeowner with a sinking brick patio. After that, Tom, Roger, Richard and Kevin guess "What Is It?" in the loft, Then, Jim shows Kevin and homeowner Caroline Pooler of Andover, Massachusetts a new way to strip wallpaper.
S03E17 Rotted Deck Balusters; What Is It? Connecting an Icemaker 24/01/2005 Homeowner Martin D'Agostino of Swampscott, Massachusetts receives a visit from Tom who knows him how to repair and replace his rotting deck balusters. Then Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" in the Ask This Old House loft. Afterwards, Richard heads off to Salem, Massachusetts to hook up a refrigerator's ice-maker and water dispenser for homeowner Joe Cole.
S03E18 Unclogging Drains; Window Weights; Low-Maintenance Garden 31/01/2005 In the barn loft, Richard "clears up" the mysteries of clogged bathtub drains. Then, Tom helps Marblehead, Massachusetts homeowner Terry Lavelle replace his double-hung window weights with spring loaded sash balancers. Afterwards, Tom shows Kevin how to insulate the empty window weight pockets to prevent cold winter drafts. Then Tom, Richard, Kevin and Roger ask, "What Is It?" Finally, Roger helps a very thoughtful tenant, Brett Campbell of Arlington, Massachusetts, plant a low-maintenance garden for his elderly landlady.
S03E19 Composting; What Is It? Removing a House Trap 07/02/2005 Roger shows homeowner Doug Ferguson of Hudson, Massachusetts how to recycle his yard waste through composting. They visit a compost bin test site where they meet compost expert Ann McGovern from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. Then Roger, Tom, Richard and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" in the Ask This Old House loft. Later, Richard helps homeowner Kate Smukler of Arlington, Massachusetts remove an old cast-iron house trap on her main sewer line so that a clog can be easily cleared.
S03E20 Floor Leveling; What Is It? Leaky Water Valve; Air Compressors 14/02/2005 Tom helps homeowner Mark Andrews of Charleston, Massachusetts level an uneven concrete floor so that he can install hardwood flooring. Then Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" in the Ask This Old House loft. Then, Richard shows homeowner Jenna Williams of Rex, Georgia a simple repair for a leaky water shut-off valve. Then, up in the loft, Tom teaches Kevin about air-compressors and how to select the right one for the job.
S03E21 220-Volt Receptacle; Gardening Hand Tools; Macerating Toilet 21/02/2005 Tom shows Kevin what's inside a typical residential electrical service panel. Then, master electrician Allen Gallant helps homeowner Steve Bankowitz of Burlington, Massachusetts install a 220-volt receptacle in his garage-turned-woodshop. Roger shows Kevin what types of hand tools every home gardener should own. Then, the crew ask, "Whats Is It?" in the Ask This Old House loft. Later, Richard helps homeowner Scott Jones of Arlington, Massachusetts install a macerating toilet in his basement.
S03E22 Riding Lawnmowers; Garbage Disposers; Rotting Threshold 28/02/2005 Roger heads to Alpharetta, Georgia to help homeowner Dale Eneberg shop for a new riding lawnmower. Then Roger, Richard, Tom and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" Later, Tom replaces a rotting wooden threshold for homeowners Steve Chapman and Maggie Hale of Arlington, Massachusetts. And, back in the loft, Richard shows Kevin how garbage disposers work and explains how to keep them working like new.
S03E23 Clogged Vent Stack; What Is It? Backyard Ice Rink 07/03/2005 Richard helps homeowner Tom Pulkowski of Chelmsford, Massachusetts clear a clogged vent stack with the aid of a fiberoptic plumbing snake. Then Richard, Roger, Tom and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" Then Roger helps homeowner Dennis Cronin of Duxbury, Massachusetts build an ice skating rink in his backyard.
S03E24 Air Cleaner; Walkway Ice Removal; Bathroom Venting 14/03/2005 Richard helps a pair of homeowners from Arlington, Massachusetts install an electronic air cleaner on their forced-air furnace. Then Roger shows Kevin some tools and materials for removing ice from concrete walkways. And Tom shows homeowner Enza Sheehan of Swampscott, Massachusetts how to properly vent a bathroom fan to the outside of the house.
S03E25 Florescent Light; Landscaping Software; Aluminum Heat Cover 21/03/2005 Up in the loft, Tom shows Kevin a few tricks for using one of the most basic tools, a tape measure. Then master electrician Allen Gallant visit homeowner Kristen Berger of Leominster, Massachusetts and brightens up a dimly-lit basement with new fluorescent fixtures. Then Tom, Kevin, Richard and Roger ask, "What Is It?" Later, Kevin shows Roger a software package that can be used to create a three-dimensional landscape plan. And Richard makes a house call to homeowner Wendy Smith in Duxbury, Massachusetts and shows her how to replace the banged-up aluminum cover on an old baseboard heater.
S03E26 Window Boxes; What Is It? Plumbing Connections 28/03/2005 Tom makes a house call to Atlanta, Georgia to show homeowner Terry Andrews how to use masonry fasteners to install window boxes on his brick townhouse. Then Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin ask, "What Is It?" Then, back in the loft, Richard shows Kevin several different ways to make copper pipe connections, including a new solderless system. Then, Roger helps homeowner Alan Lear of Carlisle, Massachusetts install a perimeter drain to catch rainwater running off of his roof.
S04E01 Mortared Stone Walkway Repair; Patching an Oak Floor 06/10/2005 Our 4th season begins with a house call from landscaping contractor Roger Cook who helps a homeowner repair a loose flagstone in his mortared front walkway. Then Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom helps a handy homeowner patch a hardwood floor where an interior wall once stood.
S04E02 Creaky Stairs; Static Cling Solution; Electric Shut-Off Valve 13/10/2005 General contractor Tom Silva quiets a homeowner's squeaky stairs and replaces a broken baluster. Then Tom, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard helps a homeowner prevent a damaging flood by installing an automatic shut-off valve for her washing machine.
S04E03 Under-Sink Water Filter; Planting a Drought Resistant Tree 20/10/2005 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner improve the quality of her drinking water by installing an under-sink filter. After that, Richard and host Kevin O'Connor are joined in the loft by water-filtration expert Bill McTighe who explains several other types of residential water filters. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner select a drought-resistant tree and plant it properly in her sloped front yard.
S04E04 Flat Tire; Aluminum Rain Gutter; Thermal Expansion Tank 27/10/2005 Up in the loft, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor how to repair a flat wheelbarrow tire. He also shows a new type of flat-free tire. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair an aluminum rain gutter. Then, back in the loft, Kevin and Tom demonstrate a tip sent in from a viewer on how to drill a hole in ceramic tile. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner with a leaking T&P valve on his water heater by installing a thermal expansion tank.
S04E05 Rose Bushes; Wobbly Toilet; Water Leak; Hydraulic Cement 03/11/2005 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook heads to Grandview, Missouri to help a homeowner care for an ailing rose bush. Then Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Up in the loft, Richard shows Kevin a number of ways to steady a wobbly toilet. Then, Tom helps a homeowner prevent water from leaking through a hole in his foundation into his basement.
S04E06 Raised Garden Bed with Timbers; Clearing a Bathtub Drain 10/11/2005 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a young couple build a raised garden bed using composite landscape timbers made from recycled plastic and sawdust. Back in the loft, Roger shows host Kevin O'Connor several other types of landscape timbers, including one that has been pressure-treated with liquid glass. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner clear a slow-draining bathtub using a plumbing snake.
S04E07 Moss, Algae and Lichen; Leaky Water Valve; Planting Shade 17/11/2005 General contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to remove moss and lichen from his shade-covered roof and keep them from coming back. Then Tom, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Up in the loft, Richard shows Kevin how to repair a leaky valve by replacing the washer and valve seat. Then, Roger helps a homeowner plant shade-loving groundcover under a 100-year-old beech tree.
S04E08 Circular Saw 101; Outdoor PEX Faucet; Cabling an Oak Tree 24/11/2005 Up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva gives host Kevin O'Connor a few lessons on the proper use of a circular saw. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new outdoor faucet for a homeowner using flexible plastic tubing called PEX. Then Richard, along with Tom, Kevin and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" And arborist Matt Foti prevents a tree from splitting in half by installing steel cables and through-bolts to hold it together.
S04E09 Garage Roof Re-Shingling with Asphalt; Fiberglass Shingles 01/12/2005 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey starts the show with a suggestion sent in by a viewer. Richard shows how to use a common wire nut to save a partially-used tube of caulk and demonstrates a new replacement caulk tip. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a pair of homeowners replace the worn-out roof on an old garage. Together, they tear off the old roof, lay down felt paper, and re-shingle the roof using new asphalt-fiberglass shingles.
S04E10 Pruning an Overgrown Privet Hedge; New Laundry Sink 08/12/2005 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a pair of homeowners tame an overgrown privet hedge with some "rejuvenation pruning." Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a laundry sink in the basement of her new townhouse. Together, they run the copper pipes for the water supply, make the new PVC drain connection, and connect the plumbing vent.
S04E11 Snowthrowers; What Is It? Where to Find It 15/12/2005 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor bundle up and head outside for a few lessons on the different types of snowthrowers and how to use them properly. Back in the barn loft, Roger and Kevin, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom makes a housecall to help a homeowner replace an old, drafty exterior door with a new pre-hung, energy-efficient unit.
S04E12 Washing Windows; What Is It? Flushing an Electric Water Heater 22/12/2005 Host Kevin O'Connor heads to southern California and meets with a local expert to learn about the proper tools techniques for window washing. Then back in the loft, Kevin, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard helps a pair of homeowners flush the sediment out of their aging electric water heater. Later, up in the loft, Richard demonstrates several water heater maintenance tips.
S04E13 New Vinyl Floor; What Is It? Preventing Frozen Pipes 29/12/2005 General contractor Tom Silva heads to New York's "lower east side" to help a pair of apartment-dwellers install a new vinyl floor. Then Tom, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, up in the loft, Richard shows Kevin a few ways to prevent plumbing pipes from freezing in the winter and the proper way to thaw pipes if they do freeze.
S04E14 Radon Mitigation System; Pruning an Apple Tree 05/01/2006 Host Kevin O'Connor heads to Minneapolis, Minnesota to help a pair of homeowners who have discovered dangerous levels of radon gas in their finished basement. Then, up in the loft, Kevin shows a number of radon test kits available at home centers and local health departments. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to prune his apple tree to produce healthy fruit.
S04E15 In-Ground Sprinkler System; Pouring a Concrete Footing 12/01/2006 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook heads to Dallas, Texas to help a homeowner install a low cost in-ground sprinkler system. Then Roger, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom helps a homeowner pour new concrete footings for a backyard deck.
S04E16 Choosing Hammers; Pressure-Assisted Toilet; Plastered Wall 21/01/2006 Up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor several different types of hammers and how to use them properly. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner repair a pressure-assisted toilet. Tom then gives Kevin some lessons on how to patch a large hole in a wall using veneer plaster and blueboard.
S04E17 Residential Well Repair; Repairing a Hole in Vinyl Siding 28/01/2006 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and a specialist repair a residential well system for a homeowner by replacing the pump and pressurized well tank. Then general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a small hole in his vinyl siding.
S04E18 Transplanting a White Spruce; Extending a Staircase Handrail 04/02/2006 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to transplant a spruce tree that was originally planted too close to her house. Then Roger, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom heads off to Seattle to help a homeowner extend a staircase handrail using a new type of fastening system.
S04E19 Custom Radiator Cover; Installing a Steam Humidifier 11/02/2006 General contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor how to build a custom cover for a radiator. Then plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin several different types of humidifiers and then makes a housecall to help a homeowner install a steam humidifier on her forced-air heating system.
S04E20 Granite Driveway Marker; Hot Water Radiator System 18/02/2006 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and a specialist help a homeowner install a granite driveway marker so that visitors can more easily find his house. Then Roger, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard heads to Pennsylvania to fix a hot water radiator that is not providing any heat.
S04E21 Water Heater; Planting Trees to Save Energy; Cellulose Insulation 25/02/2006 This special episode is all about making your home more energy-efficient. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Atlanta where he helps a homeowner install an instantaneous water heater to save on rising fuel costs. Then, up in the loft, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows how proper planting of deciduous and evergreen trees can help reduce the costs of heating and cooling your house. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a pair of homeowners insulate the walls of their antique Victorian using blown-in cellulose insulation. Back in the loft, Tom demonstrates how to add additional fiberglass insulation to an attic.
S04E22 Cast-Iron Radiator and Bathtub; Grading; Wobbly Newel Post 04/03/2006 Up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor how to repair damaged threads on a radiator using a drill and "tap." Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner solve a grading problem that is causing wood rot on the side of her house. Then Richard and Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shows Kevin how to stabilize a wobbly newel post. Then, Kevin and a tub refinisher help a homeowner refinish her old cast-iron bathtub and make it look like new.
S04E23 Replacing an Interior 11/03/2006 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner replace an interior "hollow-core" door with a heavier, more attractive, "solid-core" door. Then, up in the loft, Tom and host Kevin O'Connor cut several doors in half to reveal how different types of doors are constructed. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Philadelphia to repair a leaky kitchen faucet. Afterward, back in the loft, Richard shows Kevin several types of kitchen faucets and a few tips on repairing them.
S04E24 Replacing a Dishwasher; Sharpening a Chisel; Lawn Spreaders 18/03/2006 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner select and install a new dishwasher. Then, Richard, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, up in the loft, Tom shows Kevin how to sharpen wood chisels using different types of sharpening stones. Then, Roger and Kevin head outside for some lessons on proper use of lawn spreaders.
S04E25 Cutting Ceramic and Stone Tile; Installing a Sump Pump 25/03/2006 Up in the loft, tile expert Joe Ferrante shows host Kevin O'Connor the proper way to cut several different types of tile. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner with a wet basement install a sump pump. Back in the loft, Tom and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey discuss emergency backup systems for sump pumps.
S04E26 Mini-Split Air Conditioning System; De-Thatching a Lawn 01/04/2006 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey visits a homeowner in Kansas to help install a mini-split air conditioning system. Then, Richard, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger helps a homeowner "wake up the lawn" in preparation for spring by using a de-thatching machine.
S05E01 Door Latch; Bamboo Privacy Screen 05/10/2006 Our 5th season kicks off with general contractor Tom Silva helping a homeowner repair an interior door that won't latch shut. Then Tom, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger heads for "fabulous" Las Vegas, Nevada, where he helps a pair of homeowners select and plant a privacy screen using bamboo plants.
S05E02 Faucet Aerator; Houseplants; Squeaky Floors 12/10/2006 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner replace a clogged aerator on his bathroom faucet. Then, up in the loft, landscaping contractor Roger Cook is joined by plant expert Carrie Kelly to learn about caring for houseplants. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner quiet a squeaky subfloor hidden underneath wall-to-wall carpeting using special "breakaway" screws.
S05E03 Shower Pan; Tile Backerboard; Rain Barrel 19/10/2006 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner begin to remodel his bathroom by installing a new acrylic shower base. Back in the loft, Tom demonstrates the proper way to install backerboard and tile around a new shower base. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner save water by installing a rain barrel to catch rainwater from the roof.
S05E04 Garage Cabinets; Ceiling Fan 26/10/2006 General contractor Tom Silva heads to Las Vegas to help a young homeowner organize her garage by installing new cabinets designed especially for garages. Then, in the "What is it?" segment, host Kevin O'Connor and landscaper Roger Cook test a new type of vacuum-assisted post hole digger. Afterward, electrician John Barros visits a homeowner who needs help installing a new ceiling fan. Then, up in the loft, John shows Kevin a few other ways of installing fan-rated electrical boxes.
S05E05 Plant Bulbs; Ripping Plywood; Water Hammer 02/11/2006 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor plant flower bulbs outside the barn. Then, up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva shows Kevin how to makes straight rip cuts with a circular saw using a customized jig. Then Tom, Kevin, Roger and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner eliminate the water hammer noise from his pipes by installing shock suppressors.
S05E06 Building a Small Deck 09/11/2006 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner with a large carpentry project: rebuilding a small exterior deck. They start by removing the existing deck, which has rotted and become unstable. Together, they build a new deck, including stairs and handrails, using pressure-treated lumber and composite deck boards.
S05E07 Energy Audit; Toilet Seat Bolts 16/11/2006 Host Kevin O'Connor and energy efficiency expert Bruce Torrey conduct an energy audit of a house. Using an infra-red camera, they locate areas where weather-stripping and insulation can be improved. Then Kevin, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard demonstrates how to remove an old toilet seat that has corroded bolts.
S05E08 Countertops; Chain Link Fence 23/11/2006 Up in the loft, stone countertop expert Jason Keefe shows host Kevin O'Connor how to maintain stone countertops and prevent stains. Then Kevin, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger and fence contractor Mike McLaughlin help a homeowner install a chain link fence.
S05E09 Childproofing; Sump Pump 30/11/2006 Host Kevin O'Connor and child safety expert Jeff Baril visit a homeowner to "childproof" her home. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner install a back-up sump pump that is powered by municipal water pressure instead of electricity.
S05E10 Tile Backsplash; Lawn Repair 07/12/2006 Tile contractor Joe Ferrante helps a homeowner install a brand new kitchen backsplash using glass tile. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner replace a damaged section of lawn using sod.
S05E11 Damaged Clapboards; Felling Trees 14/12/2006 General contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor how to replace damaged cedar clapboards on the exterior of a house. Then Kevin and Tom, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger and chainsaw expert Tim Ard show a homeowner how to fell trees safely using a chainsaw.
S05E12 Mixing Valve; Tool Batteries 23/12/2006 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to San Francisco to help a homeowner repair an old shower mixing valve. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then, up in the loft, Kevin and Tom are joined by battery expert Tim Pugh to discuss battery technology in cordless tools and proper recycling of batteries.
S05E13 Mulching; Sash Weights 04/01/2007 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook takes a homeowner shopping for mulch and shows her how to re-mulch and edge her garden beds. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to replace broken sash balancers in his double-hung windows.
S05E14 Willow Pruning; Water Heater 11/01/2007 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and arborist Matt Foti help a homeowner properly prune his overgrown willow tree. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Denver to fix a hot water heating system that doesn't provide enough heat to a newly-built addition.
S05E15 Clearing Drains; Installing Cabinets 18/01/2007 Up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor different methods for clearing clogged drains. Then Richard and Kevin, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install new kitchen cabinets.
S05E16 Removing Shrubs; Extension Cords; Drain Pop-Up 25/01/2007 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook heads to Denver to help a pair of homeowners remove an overgrown Juniper bush. Then, up in the loft, host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva demonstrate the proper way to coil extension cords. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner replace a pop-up drain assembly on the pedestal sink in his bathroom.
S05E17 Carpet; Table Saw Safety 27/01/2007 Kevin O'Connor helps a homeowner select wall-to-wall carpet and install it properly with the assistance of a professional installer. Back in the Ask This Old House loft, Kevin, Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey, and Roger Cook examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it is used. Then Tom teaches Kevin a few important lessons for using a tablesaw safely. He demonstrates a new type of emergency brake that helps to prevent tablesaw injuries.
S05E18 Vinyl Floor; In-Ground Sprinkler 03/02/2007 Tom travels to Sacramento to help homeowners repair a damaged section in the vinyl flooring in their kitchen. In the Ask This Old House loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it is used. Then Roger goes to Las Vegas to help a homeowner repair his leaking in-ground sprinkler system.
S05E19 Painting Radiators; Standby Generator 10/02/2007 Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner refinish her cast iron radiators. They remove the radiators and take them to a restoration specialist, who sandblasts the peeling paint and applies a new finish and makes them look new. Afterward, Kevin O'Connor travels to St. Louis to help a homeowner install a standby generator who lives an area with frequent power outages that last for several days.
S05E20 Heat-Tolerant Shrub; Solar Powered Vent 15/02/2007 Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how the brick stairs in front of his house have created a blistering "micro-climate," causing damage to an adjacent shrub. Together, they remove the ailing shrub and replace it with a heat-tolerant yew. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom improves the ventilation in an attic by installing a solar-powered roof fan
S05E21 Composite Decking; Noisy Steam Heat 22/02/2007 General contractor Tom Silva removes the cracked and warped boards on an old deck and installs new composite decking using hidden fasteners. Afterward, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey quiets down a noisy steam heating system
S05E22 Shut-Off Valve; Climbing Roses 03/03/2007 Richard assists a homeowner in replacing a corroded shut-off valve with a new one without using soldering. In the Ask This Old House loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it is used. Then Roger helps a homeowner with her rose bushes so they will climb a two-rail fence.
S05E23 Bathroom Radiator; Hand Planes; Crabgrass 10/03/2007 Richard Trethewey assists a homeowner install a new bathroom radiator that will double as a towel warmer. In the Ask This Old House loft, Tom Silva shows Kevin O’Connor how to shape wood by using hand planes. Roger Cook helps a homeowner remove crabgrass from his lawn and prevent it from returning.
S05E24 Mailbox; Brick Foundation Repointing 17/03/2007 Roger Cook helps a homeowner replace a mailbox that had been damaged by snowplows. Tom Silva travels to St. Louis to help a a young couple repoint the failing mortar on the brick foundation of their home.
S05E25 Edge Mowing; Water Heater; Stair Tread 24/03/2007 Roger shows two young homeowners the proper methods for mowing and edging their front lawn. In the Ask This Old House loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it is used. Richard shows Kevin how to repair and maintain electric water heaters. Tom helps a homeowner repair a broken stair tread using a new type of wooden dowel.
S05E26 Workbench; Lawnmower; Whistling Heat 31/03/2007 In the Ask This Old House loft, Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor how to build a simple workbench. Roger, Kevin O'Connor, Richard Trethewey and Tom Silva examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it is used. Roger then gives Kevin tips on how to tune-up a gas-powered lawn mower. Then Richard silences a whistling forced-air heating system by installing a bypass duct.
S06E01 Bathtub Drain; Ceiling Repair 04/10/2007 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Cleveland, Ohio to help a homeowner replace a bathtub drain trap. Then Richard, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repair a cracked drywall ceiling.
S06E02 Carpentry Squares; Brick Patio 11/10/2007 Up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor a few different types of "squares" used for general carpentry. Then Tom and Kevin, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger helps a homeowner build a new patio using concrete paving bricks.
S06E03 Toilet Flange and Plaster Repair 00/00/0000 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner replace a broken cast-iron "closet flange" for a toilet. Then Richard, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repair a cracked plaster wall using a new type of adhesive system. Back in the loft, Roger shares a tip from a viewer about digging holes.
S06E04 Flood Prevention; Foundation Plants; Epoxy Repairs 24/10/2007 Up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor a few devices for preventing plumbing floods in the home. Then, Roger helps a pair of homeowners remove some overgrown shrubs and replace them with appropriate "foundation plantings." Then Richard and Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom shows Kevin how to repair a rotted windowsill using a two-part epoxy.
S06E05 Disposers; Exterior Paint Stripping; Cutting Joists 01/11/2007 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a pair of homeowners with a jammed kitchen garbage disposer. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Then, Kevin learns from a painting expert how to remove exterior paint from cedar siding. Back in the loft, Tom and Richard show Kevin the do's and don'ts of cutting holes and notches in joists.
S06E06 Tree Removal; Door Trim 08/11/2007 Landscape contractor Roger Cook and arborist Matt Foti help a homeowner remove an old tree that threatens to fall on her house. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then Tom helps a homeowner bring some character into a room by installing wood trim around a plain doorway.
S06E07 Home Energy Savings 15/11/2007 In this special episode, the crew demonstrates several ways to save energy at home. First, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner select and install energy-efficient "replacement" windows. Up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor a few ways to reduce the energy needed for heating water. Then, Kevin and an energy auditor visit a home and discuss how to improve the heating and air conditioning system and reduce electrical consumption.
S06E08 Play Area; Space Heaters; Bath Fan 22/11/2007 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a young couple transform a muddy backyard into a low-maintenance play area for their two children. Then, up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor several different types of portable space heaters and offers suggestions on how to choose the right one. Then Roger, Kevin and Richard are joined by general contractor Tom Silva for the regular "What is it?" segment. Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner with a bathroom fan that drips water down into the room.
S06E09 Christmas Trees; Caulking a Window 29/11/2007 Landscape contractor Roger Cook is on a special mission to pick the perfect Christmas tree at a local tree farm. Later, up in the loft, Roger shares a few tips for keeping Christmas trees healthy throughout the holiday season. Then Roger, host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva try to answer the question, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom heads to Florida to show a homeowner the proper way to caulk a leaky window.
S06E10 Roof Runoff; Refinishing Hardwood Floors 06/12/2007 Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner in Portland, Oregon an innovative way to handle storm-water runoff from her roof. Later, Roger is joined in the loft by host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey to answer the question, "What is it?" Then, Tom shows a homeowner how to refinish her hardwood floors.
S06E11 Cracked Flagstone; Replacing an Electric Range 13/12/2007 Landscape contractor Roger Cook replaces the cracked flagstone on a set of front steps with bluestone. Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard visits a serious cook and helps her replace her old electric stove with a new gas range.
S06E12 Grading; Inside Walls; Bathtub Stopper 20/12/2007 Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor several different ways to determine the grade, or pitch, of a landscape. Then, back in the loft, Roger and Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom and Richard show Kevin different ways to "see" what's inside a wall. Finally, Richard helps a homeowner repair a bathtub that won't hold water.
S06E13 Vinyl Fence; Garage Floor Epoxy 27/12/2007 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a new vinyl fence. Then host Kevin O'Connor heads to Omaha, Nebraska, where he helps install a protective epoxy coating on a homeowner's garage floor.
S06E14 Radiator Control Valves; Refrigerator Install 03/01/2008 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner control the temperature of her radiators, which are overheating the rooms upstairs. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom helps a homeowner squeeze a new refrigerator into an opening that's just a little too small. Finally, Roger shares a tip from a viewer on how to tame a tangle of bungee cords.
S06E15 Dishwasher Smells; Rose Bush; Saw Blade 10/01/2008 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner with a smelly dishwasher. Then Richard, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Roger heads to Iowa to help a homeowner transplant a rose bush. Afterward, up in the loft, Tom shows Kevin the proper way to change a circular saw blade.
S06E16 Skylight; 3-Way Light Switch 17/01/2008 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner replace a skylight that is leaking water down into the kitchen below. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Afterward, electrician Peg Preble shows Kevin how to troubleshoot and repair a faulty 3-way light switch.
S06E17 Soil Test; Water Supply Pipes 24/01/2008 Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Oregon to help a homeowner improve her lawn, starting with a simple soil test. Next, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard and Kevin visit a local home center to identify several different types of water supply pipes.
S06E18 Water Softening; Fiber-Cement Siding 31/01/2008 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Phoenix, Arizona to help a pair of homeowners install a new water softening system. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to install fiber-cement shingles on his new backyard shed.
S06E19 Attic Insulation; Landscape Lighting; Kitchen Faucet 07/02/2008 General contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to save energy and money by increasing the insulation in his attic. Then, landscape contractor Roger Cook makes a dark walkway safer by adding low-voltage landscape lighting. Afterward, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner replace her old kitchen faucet.
S06E20 Kids Show; Soccer Goal; Stilts; Sandbox 14/02/2008 In this special episode devoted to projects for kids, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows two kids how to build a soccer goal using PVC plumbing pipes. Next, up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to build a pair of stilts. Then, landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a family how to build a sandbox and make replicas of fossils.
S06E21 Mortise Lockset; Pellet Stove; Gas-Free Lawn Mowers 21/02/2008 General contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to install an old mortise lockset on a new door. Afterwards, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a pellet stove to provide supplemental heat during the cold winter months. Back in the loft, landscape contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor several different types of lawn mowers that do not require gasoline.
S06E22 Granite Steps; Deadbolt Locks; Pipe Repair 28/02/2008 Landscape contractor Roger Cook replaces a set of rotten wooden stairs with new steps made of granite. Back in the loft, host Kevin O'Connor shows general contractor Tom Silva the latest technology for deadbolt locks. Afterward, Richard travels to Raleigh, North Carolina to help a homeowner replace the leaky polybutylene pipes throughout his house.
S06E23 Lawn Over-Seeding; Home Sale; Ceiling Leak 06/03/2008 Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor how to improve a lawn using a "slice seeder." Next, plumbing contractor Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva share a tip from a viewer on how to drive a nail in a tight spot. Afterward, Kevin is joined in the loft by a real estate specialist for some tips on preparing a home for sale. Finally, Richard visits a homeowner to help fix a water leak in her living room ceiling.
S06E24 Life and Work of Tile Expert Joe Ferrante 00/00/0000 This special episode is dedicated to the life and work of tile expert Joe Ferrante. Joe worked on many projects for This Old House and Ask This Old House over 20 years. This episode begins with Joe helping a homeowner replace a broken bathroom tile with a new tile that matches the existing color. Next, up in the loft, Joe shows host Kevin O'Connor some different ways to cut ceramic and stone tile using both hand and power tools. Finally, Joe helps another homeowner install a kitchen backsplash using translucent glass tile.
S06E25 Pressure Reducing Valve; Grass; Cabinet Crown Molding 20/03/2008 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner with very high water pressure by installing a "pressure reducing valve." Next, landscape contractor Roger Cook is joined in the loft by turf expert Mary Owen to discuss which types of grass are appropriate for certain climates and conditions. Then Roger and Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner who ran into a problem while installing crown molding on his kitchen cabinets.
S06E26 Toilet Tank; Watering a Lawn; Bookcase 27/03/2008 Up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor how to replace all the parts inside a typical toilet tank. Next, landscape contractor Roger Cook and Kevin head outside for a look at different types of above-ground sprinklers and some basic tips on watering a lawn. Finally, back in the loft, Tom shows Kevin how to build a very simple but elegant bookcase using plywood and portable power tools.
S07E01 Collapsing Garage Roof; Installing a Dry Well 02/10/2008 Ask This Old House kicks off its 7th season on PBS. General contractor Tom Silva prevents a garage roof from collapsing by replacing a rotting support post. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger helps two homeowners dry out their basement by installing a dry well to handle discharge from their sump pump.
S07E02 Mature Tree; Noisy Heating System 09/10/2008 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows a pair of homeowners how to transplant a large, mature tree to their front yard. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard helps two homeowners sleep better at night by quieting their noisy heating system.
S07E03 Pendant Lighting; Care for Succulents 16/10/2008 Host Kevin O'Connor travels to Nashville, Tennessee, where he helps a pair of homeowners brighten up their kitchen with some new pendant lighting. Then, up in the loft, houseplant expert Carrie Kelly shows Roger how to care for cactus plants and other succulents.
S07E04 Damaged Lawn; Curved Stair Molding 23/10/2008 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps two homeowners repair the damage done to their lawn when a new well was installed. Then Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom shows a homeowner how to make a piece of curved stair molding with some red oak and a few simple power tools.
S07E05 Increasing Water Pressure; Transplanting a Bush 30/10/2008 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner transplant a giant Rhododendron bush. Then Roger, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O’Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard helps a homeowner increase his water pressure with an electric water pressure booster.
S07E06 Laminate Countertops; Brick Walkway; Furnace Filters 06/11/2008 Up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O’Connor how to repair damaged laminate countertops. Then, landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner rebuild a brick walkway. Then Tom, Kevin, Roger, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then Richard shows Kevin several different types of filters for forced-air heating and cooling systems.
S07E07 Reducing Heating Costs; Using a Whole House Fan 13/11/2008 This episode has many tips for making your home more energy efficient. First, general contractor Tom Silva shows several different ways to seal the openings around doors, windows, and other penetrations in the shell of a house. Next, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner reduce his heating costs by installing a weather-responsive control on his boiler. Then, landscape contractor Roger Cook shares some tips on reducing energy costs. Finally, Tom helps a homeowner keep things cool with a whole house fan.
S07E08 Waterproofing System; Installing a Privacy Screen 20/11/2008 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner prepare a shower enclosure for tile using a new type of waterproofing system. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger helps two homeowners install a privacy screen using bushes and a decorative flower garden.
S07E09 Building a Retaining Wall; Loud Faucet 27/11/2008 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a pair of homeowners build a retaining wall using pressure-treated timbers. Afterward, Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard has an easy fix for a kitchen faucet that is making a loud, shuddering sound.
S07E10 Whole-House Water Filter; Repairing a Roof 04/12/2008 Plumbing & heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Indianapolis to help a pair of homeowners install a whole-house water filter. Then Richard, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then Tom helps a homeowner repair a hole in a rubber roof and Richard shares a viewer tip for cutting PVC pipe without a saw.
S07E11 Repairing a Deck; Hydrangea Bush 11/12/2008 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a very dangerous deck. Then Tom, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, plumbing & heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger helps a homeowner with a hydrangea bush that won't flower.
S07E12 Removing a Boulder; Securing Loose Pipes 18/12/2008 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a pair of homeowners break apart and remove a large boulder in their backyard. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing & heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Next, Richard helps two homeowners secure their loose pipes inside a shower wall and Tom shares a viewer tip about getting a secure grip on a hammer.
S07E13 Energy-Efficient Water Heater; Leveling a Concrete Walkway 27/12/2008 Plumbing & heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor replace an old tank-type water heater with a new, energy-efficient "tankless" unit fueled by propane. Then Richard and Kevin, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger helps a homeowner level his sagging concrete walkway using a method called "mudjacking," and Tom shares a viewer tip for removing hammer dents from a piece of wood.
S07E14 Backyard Gate; Basement Window; Using Expanding Foam 01/01/2009 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner in Charleston, South Carolina fix a sagging wooden gate. Then Roger, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, host Kevin O'Connor, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom helps a homeowner replace his drafty old basement windows with new energy-efficient ones. Later, up in the loft, Tom and Richard discuss how to properly use different types of liquid foam insulation to prevent drafts.
S07E15 Painting Kitchen Cabinets; Installing Cabinet Accessories 08/01/2009 This special episode is dedicated to making the most out of your existing kitchen cabinets. First, host Kevin O'Connor and expert painter Rich O'Neil show a homeowner how to prepare and paint her oak kitchen cabinets. Next, general contractor Tom Silva visits a pair of Connecticut homeowners in need of some organization solutions for their cramped, cluttered cabinets.
S07E16 Bathtub Conversion; Wood Fill; Solar-Powered Fountain 15/01/2009 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner convert a claw foot bathtub into a shower. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Later, Tom shows Kevin how to use different types of "fillers" for both wood and PVC trim. Then Roger helps a homeowner install a solar-powered fountain in her yard.
S07E17 Staining a Deck; Preventing Sewage Backups 22/01/2009 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner clean, stain and seal his mahogany backyard deck. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Kevin makes a House call to Chicago to help a homeowner prevent sewage backup in her basement by replacing her flood control system. In the Ask This Old House loft, Tom and Richard share a viewer tip on how to remove a wood plug from a hole saw.
S07E18 Tree Pruning; Installing a Shower Mixing Valve 29/01/2009 Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to prune her neglected crabapple tree properly. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Later, Richard helps a homeowner install a new "anti-scald" shower-mixing valve.
S07E19 Banging Pipes; Installing Fiberglass Door 05/02/2009 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner quiet his banging pipes by installing a water hammer shock suppressor. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom and Kevin show how to install a pre-hung fiberglass exterior door.
S07E20 Kids Projects; Vegetable Garden; Mini-Golf; Rocket Launcher 12/02/2009 Our annual "kids" episode features family-friendly projects that parents and kids can build together! First, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a 12-year-old budding master gardener build a raised bed for growing vegetables. Then, up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, with the help of several kids, build a miniature indoor golf course. Next, Kevin and a middle school teacher show some eager students how to build a model rocket launcher using commonly available household and hardware store items.
S07E21 Water Saving Toilet; In-Ground Sprinkler System 19/02/2009 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a new "dual flush" water-saving toilet. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Next, Roger and Kevin head outside to install an in-ground sprinkler system that any homeowner can install.
S07E22 Heating & Cooling System Controller; Re-Grout Tile Floor 26/02/2009 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a California homeowner install a new type of "zoning" control for her forced-air heating and cooling system. Then Richard, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Next, Tom helps a homeowner re-grout the tile floor in her master bathroom.
S07E23 Basement Wallboards; Tying Knots; Storm-Damaged Trees 07/03/2009 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner prepare his concrete basement walls for finished wallboard. Then, up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor how to tie a few basic knots. Next, Tom, Kevin and Richard, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger and certified arborist Matt Foti demonstrate how to care for storm-damaged trees.
S07E24 Garage Door Installation; Preventing Frozen Pipes 12/03/2009 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a new garage door. Then plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows a homeowner how to "winterize" his plumbing to prevent frozen pipes when the house is unoccupied.
S07E25 Ventilation Fan Installation; Chemical Free Lawn Care 21/03/2009 Kevin O'Connor and electrician Brian Bergeron help a homeowner install a new ventilation fan in her bathroom. Tom, Kevin O'Connor, and Richard Trethewey examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it is used. Roger Cooks show two homeowners how to care for their lawn without using pesticides or chemicals. He obtains a soil test before performing work on the lawn, then he spreads lawn fertilizer with chicken manure as the primary ingredient and uses grass seed enhanced with fungal endophytes.
S07E26 Leaky PVC Drain Trap; Installing Bamboo Flooring 28/03/2009 This episode demonstrates how to repair a leaking PVC drain trap under a kitchen sink, how to install a bamboo "floating" floor in a basement, and how to clean roof gutters without a ladder.
S08E01 Campfire Pit; Installing Range Hood & Microwave Oven 08/10/2009 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook kicks off our 8th season by helping a homeowner build a cozy campfire pit in her backyard. Then Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a combination range hood and microwave oven over her kitchen stovetop.
S08E02 Home Intercom System; Energy-Efficient Fireplace 15/10/2009 Host Kevin O'Connor teams up with an electrician to install a home intercom system. Then Kevin, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Next, Richard helps a homeowner make a wood-burning fireplace cleaner and more energy efficient by installing a gas-burning insert.
S08E03 Outdoor Living Space; Installing Fiber Cement Siding 22/10/2009 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook travels to Baltimore, where he helps transform a small urban backyard into a pleasant outdoor living space. Then Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva, host Kevin O'Connor, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, up in the loft, Tom shows Kevin some new ways to install fiber cement siding without creating a lot of dust.
S08E04 Aluminum Gutters; Energy-Efficient Washer & Dryer 29/10/2009 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install new aluminum gutters and downspouts. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner install a new energy-efficient clothes washer and dryer.
S08E05 Sliding Glass Door Installation 05/11/2009 General contractor Tom Silva helps a pair of homeowners install a new siding glass door. Afterward, Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?"
S08E06 Container Gardening; Installing Rooftop Antennas 12/11/2009 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook joins plant expert Carrie Kelly at a nursery to learn about container gardening. Then, up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor discuss different types of flooring, including solid wood, engineered wood, ceramic tile, vinyl, and linoleum. Next, Kevin and a television antenna expert help a homeowner install a new rooftop antenna for his digital TV.
S08E07 Weather Stripping; Energy-Efficiency Tips & Analysis 19/11/2009 It begins with general contractor Tom Silva helping a homeowner seal out drafts by installing weather-stripping on her front door. Then, up in the loft, host Kevin O'Connor is joined by residential energy expert Paul Scheckel to discuss several ways to monitor and save electricity. Next, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner determine the proper size for a new heating system by performing a comprehensive heat-loss analysis.
S08E08 Basic Picnic Table; Installing a Utility Sink 26/11/2009 General contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor head outside the barn to build a basic picnic table using common framing lumber. Then, Tom and Kevin, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Then Richard helps a homeowner install a new utility sink in a basement laundry area.
S08E09 Organic Lawn Care; Re-Routing a Bathroom Fan 03/12/2009 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook visits Harvard University to learn about their new organic lawn-care program and shows host Kevin O'Connor how to make his own "compost tea." Then, Roger and Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner prevent mildew in his attic by re-routing a bathroom fan that was improperly vented near a soffit.
S08E10 Stone Veneer Installation; Retrofitting HVAC Ducts 10/12/2009 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install stone veneer over an ugly concrete retaining wall. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then, up in the loft, Richard shows Kevin how to retrofit dampers in forced-air HVAC ducts. Next, Tom shares a viewer tip about how to get the most from your can of insulating foam.
S08E11 Laminate Kitchen Countertops; Installing Steel Edging 17/12/2009 General contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor show how to build and install new laminate kitchen countertops. Then Tom and Kevin, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Next, Roger helps a homeowner create a clean border between a garden bed and a lawn using steel edging.
S08E12 Concealing Retaining Walls; Quieting PVC Plumbing Vents 24/12/2009 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a pair of homeowners improve the appearance of an unsightly concrete retaining wall with wooden lattice and climbing vines. Then Roger, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Next, up in the loft, Tom shows Kevin how to flash a newly-installed window properly. Then, Richard helps a homeowner quiet a noisy PVC plumbing vent in her attic.
S08E13 Broken Water Softener; Preventing Deer Damage in Gardens 02/01/2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Tampa, Florida to help two homeowners repair their broken water softener. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Next, Roger helps a homeowner repair and prevent deer damage to one of his evergreen trees. Then, up in the loft, Tom shares a viewer tip on how to reduce airborne dust while sanding.
S08E14 Mantel and Hearth; Rejuvenating Baseboard Radiator 09/01/2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner dress up an old fireplace by installing a new mantle and marble hearth. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'C'onnor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard shows Kevin a few ways to improve the appearance of old baseboard heaters.
S08E15 Bathroom Installations; Comparing Wall Insulation 16/01/2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner update the look of her bathroom by installing a new vanity cabinet, countertop, and sink. Then Richard, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom and Kevin discuss several different types of wall insulation and how each is installed.
S08E16 Conserving Rainwater; Removing an Interior Wall 23/01/2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner conserve water by installing an innovative rainwater collection system. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then Tom helps a pair of homeowners connect two rooms in their home by removing an interior load-bearing wall.
S08E17 Ductless Air Conditioning; Eliminating Ceiling Leaks 30/01/2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Tampa, Florida to help a homeowner cool off his garage workshop with a ductless air conditioning system. Then Richard, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner eliminate a mysterious leak in her living room ceiling.
S08E18 Crown Molding; Replacing Rotting Fence Posts 06/02/2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a pair of homeowners in Houston, Texas install crown molding in their bedroom using an innovative fastening system. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger and Kevin head outside to replace a rotting cedar fence post.
S08E19 Protective Furniture Finish; Winterizing Outdoor Gardens 13/02/2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner replace the broken sash locks on his vinyl windows. Then, up in the loft, host Kevin O'Connor gets some tips on staining furniture and applying protective finishes from finishing expert Bruce Johnson. Afterward, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner protect her plants from the ravages of winter.
S08E20 Remodeling Kitchen Area; Improving Drainage in Planters 20/02/2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva head to Detroit to help a homeowner remodel her kitchen with new appliances, countertops, a backsplash, and even the kitchen sink! Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shares a viewer tip with host Kevin O'Connor on how to improve drainage in the bottom of a flower pot.
S08E21 Energy-Efficient Water Heaters; Propane-Fueled Mosquito Traps 27/02/2010 Host Kevin O'Connor and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey head to Virginia to help a homeowner replace his old, electric water heater with a heat pump water heater that uses much less electricity. Then, up in the loft, Richard and Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger and Kevin discuss propane-fueled mosquito traps and how to keep them working properly. Then Tom helps a homeowner install exterior trim against a very uneven stone chimney.
S08E22 Reviving a Damaged Lawn; Unclogging Kitchen Sink Drains 06/03/2010 Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair portions of his lawn that have been damaged by snow mold, which is a fungal disease that can occur in winter from excess moisture and fertilizer. Tom Silva shows Kevin O'Connor how to build a simple utility cart out of plywood. Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner fix a clogged kitchen sink drain by replacing the PVC fitting with a metal one, which did not have a diverter.
S08E23 Using String Trimmers; Stripping Dangerous Lead Paint 13/03/2010 Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to use and maintain string trimmers for a variety of landscaping chores. Tom Silva and Kevin O'Connor discuss different types of woodworking clamps and their uses. Tom also shows how rubber surgical tubing and rubber bands can be used as clamps when only light pressure is needed. In the Ask This Old House loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it is used. Kevin and a remediation team help a homeowner remove lead paint from her old house by using hand scrapers and chemical strippers.
S08E24 Attracting Different Bird Species; Dual-Flush Toilet Valves 20/03/2010 Roger Cook visits a nature center to learn how to attract many different species of birds using different types of bird feeders and birdseed. Tom Silva and Kevin O'Connor visit a home center to identify various types of interior moldings and their uses. In the Ask This Old House loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Kevin examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it is used. Richard helps a homeowner conserve water by installing a new type of dual-flush valve in his existing toilet.
S08E25 Repairing Newel Posts; Cutting Rigid Pipes 27/03/2010 Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a wobbly newel post at the bottom of a staircase. In the Ask This Old House loft, Richard Trethewey shows Kevin O'Connor various methods for cutting rigid pipes and flexible tubing. Roger Cook visits an arboretum to learn how to reproduce plant specimens from cuttings and by grafting.
S08E26 Replacing an Outdoor Faucet; Sharpening Lawn Mower Blades 03/04/2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner replace his leaky outdoor faucet. Then, up in the loft, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor how to sharpen a lawn mower blade properly. Afterward, Richard, Roger, and Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Then Tom and Kevin build custom shelving for a walk-in closet.
S09E01 Water and Drain Lines for a Sink; Rescuing Improperly Planted Trees 07/10/2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey kicks off the 9th season of Ask This Old House by helping a homeowner in Canada install a new kitchen sink. Then, up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor some tools that no home workshop should be without. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and arborist Matt Foti rescue a tree from "volcano mulching."
S09E02 Balusters an a Staircase; Laying a Stone Footpath 14/10/2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install balusters on his new staircase. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger helps a homeowner install a new stone footpath.
S09E03 Attic Storage Space; Repairing a Broken Doorbell 21/10/2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner find additional storage space by creating a new doorway into an unused attic. Then Tom, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard shares a viewer tip on how to create a faucet wrench from a standard PVC pipe. Then, Kevin and an electrician help a homeowner repair a broken doorbell.
S09E04 Repairing a Rotted Windowsill; Installing an Outdoor Faucet 28/10/2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a rotted windowsill. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger shows Kevin a few gardening tools designed for people with limited mobility. Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner install an outdoor faucet.
S09E05 Wheelchair Accessible Raised Garden Bed; Fixing a Leaky Roof 04/11/2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook builds a raised garden bed that is accessible by wheelchair. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to repair a leak in his roof caused by a worn-out plumbing vent gasket.
S09E06 Choosing Groundcover; Installing Hydronic Baseboard Heaters 11/11/2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plant expert Carrie Kelly discuss different types of groundcover. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner warm up her cold living room by installing new hydronic baseboard heaters. Afterward, back at the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor a new product that makes it easier to mark and cut openings for electrical outlets in wallboard.
S09E07 Circular Patio and Fire Pit; Repairing Brick Stairs 18/11/2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook heads to Fargo, North Dakota, where he and a local crew help a homeowner build a new circular patio and fire pit. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom and Kevin head outside to repair a set of brick stairs.
S09E08 Energy-Efficient Storm Door; Cutting and Soldering Copper Pipes 25/11/2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a new energy-efficient storm door. Then, up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor how to cut and solder copper plumbing pipes and fittings. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner reduce the size of an overgrown privet hedge.
S09E09 Uneven Stone Patio; Repainting a Rusty Bulkhead Door 02/12/2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair an uneven stone patio. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Kevin and painting contractor Mauro Henrique help a homeowner repaint a rusty metal bulkhead door.
S09E10 Hot Water Radiant Tubing; Joint Compound on Drywall Corners 09/12/2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner heat his newly remodeled kitchen by installing hot water radiant tubing underneath the floor. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shows Kevin how to apply joint compound to drywall corners. Then Roger and Kevin head outside for a few lessons on using a wheelbarrow properly.
S09E11 Loose Carpeting on a Staircase; Tools for Digging; Recessed Lights 16/12/2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps an old friend repair the loose carpeting on his staircase. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor several different types of shovels and other tools for digging. Afterward, Kevin heads to Pasadena, California where he and a local electrician help a homeowner install recessed lights in a kitchen ceiling.
S09E12 Forced-Air Furnace and Air Conditioning; Damaged Oak Flooring 23/12/2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a pair of homeowners reduce their utility bills by installing a new forced-air furnace and air conditioning system. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair damage to her oak flooring that was caused by a leaky radiator.
S09E13 Sharpening Chains; Fixing a Leaky Rain Gutter; Fiberglass Bathtub 30/12/2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and chainsaw expert Tim Ard demonstrate safe chainsaw use and a brand new way to sharpen chains. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner with a leaky rain gutter. Back in the workshop, Roger and Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard and Kevin install a new fiberglass bathtub and shower enclosure.
S09E14 Second Bathroom Sink; Large Crack in a Concrete Block Foundation 06/01/2011 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a second sink into an existing bathroom vanity. Next, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shares a viewer tip that makes yard clean-up a little easier. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a large crack in his concrete block foundation.
S09E15 Lawn Mowing; Building a Backyard Deck 13/01/2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor a few helpful techniques for mowing a lawn. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners begin building the backyard deck of their dreams.
S09E16 Completing a Backyard Deck; Hidden Deck-Fastening Systems 20/01/2011 General contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners complete the construction of their new backyard deck. Then, back in the workshop, Tom shows host Kevin O'Connor a few other types of hidden deck-fastening systems.
S09E17 Rainwater from Gutters; Pliers; Insulating an Attic Floor 27/01/2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor a few ways to deal with rainwater from gutters and downspouts. Then, up in the workshop, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey talks "All About" pliers. Then Roger, Kevin, Richard, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom and Kevin insulate an attic floor using fiberglass batts and blown-in insulation.
S09E18 Painting Interior Walls; Water Heater with a Valve Preventing Floods 03/02/2011 Up in the workshop, expert painter Mark O'Lalor shows host Kevin O'Connor a few tricks and techniques for painting an interior wall. Then Kevin, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, general contractor Tom Silva, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner install a new water heater with an electronic valve that prevents floods due to water leaks.
S09E19 Narrow Garden Bed; Workshop in Memphis; Wood-Burning Insert 10/02/2011 In the first episode of a two-part road trip through America's heartland, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner in Wichita, Kansas plant a narrow garden bed near her driveway. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O'Connor conduct home improvement workshops with live audiences in Memphis, Tennessee, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Afterward, Richard and a local contractor make an old fireplace more energy efficient by installing a wood-burning insert.
S09E20 Outdoor Outlets; Flower Bulbs; Graceland; Worn-Out Cabinets 17/02/2011 Our road trip through America's heartland continues as host Kevin O'Connor travels to Little Rock, Arkansas to install an outdoor electrical outlet for a homeowner. Then, Kevin and landscaping contractor Roger Cook show a live audience in Wichita, Kansas how to plant flower bulbs properly. Afterward, Kevin heads to Memphis, Tennessee to tour Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a Memphis homeowner replace her old, worn-out kitchen cabinet hardware.
S09E21 Solar Water Heating; Electrical Safety Devices; Support Posts 24/02/2011 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he and a local contractor install a new solar water heating system. Then, up in the workshop, electrician Scott Caron shows host Kevin O'Connor a few devices designed to make residential electrical systems safer. Then, Kevin and general contractor Tom Silva head outside to replace the rotting support posts underneath a backyard deck.
S09E22 Antique Door Hardware; Geothermal Home Heating and Cooling 03/03/2011 Host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva demonstrate how to select and install antique and reproduction door hardware. Then, Kevin and Tom, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard shows a homeowner how a geothermal home heating and cooling system works.
S09E23 Splitting Firewood; Paintbrushes; Connecting a Bar Sink to a Sewer 10/03/2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor show some different methods and tools for splitting firewood. Then, back in the workshop, professional painter Jeff Young shows Kevin how to choose, use, and care for paintbrushes. Then Kevin and Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then Richard uses an electric pump to connect a basement bar sink to a sewer drain.
S09E24 Tool Storage Cabinet; Protecting a House From Flood Damage 17/03/2011 Up in the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor build a tool storage cabinet, perfect for any basement or garage. Then, Tom and Kevin, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then Kevin works with a damage prevention specialist to protect a house from catastrophic floods.
S09E25 Removing Vinyl; Vintage House Parts; Eliminating Gurgling Sounds 24/03/2011 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner remove a vinyl kitchen floor. Then host Kevin O'Connor tours a well-stocked architectural salvage yard for vintage house parts. Back in the workshop, Kevin and Tom, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner eliminate a gurgling sound coming from his bathroom plumbing.
S09E26 Yard Clean Up; Installing Carpet Tiles 31/03/2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor head outside to do some yard clean-up using rakes, blowers and lawn vacuums. Then, up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin how HVAC thermostat technology has evolved over the years. Next, general contractor Tom Silva and Kevin install carpet tiles over a concrete basement floor.
S10E01 Transplanting Tress; Hooking Up Plumbing to a Washing Machine 06/10/2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and arborist Matt Foti kick off the 10th season of Ask This Old House by helping a homeowner transplant two trees. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner hook-up the plumbing to her washing machine.
S10E02 Shower Valve Repair; Rebuilding a Wobbly Stair Banister 13/10/2011 The crew helps repair a faulty shower valve and rebuild a wobbly stair banister.
S10E03 Corroded Water Heater Fitting; Vented Range Kitchen Hood 20/10/2011 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner replace a corroded fitting on his water heater. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a vented range hood in her kitchen.
S10E04 Pruning an Overgrown Hedge; Installing a Kitchen Tile Backsplash 27/10/2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner prune an overgrown evergreen hedge. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a tile backsplash in his kitchen.
S10E05 Wall Insulation; Repointing a Fieldstone Foundation 03/11/2011 The crew shows a homeowner the proper way to insulate a wall using fiberglass batts and helps repoint a fieldstone foundation.
S10E06 Removing Overgrown Shrubs; Quieting a Noisy Baseboard Heater 10/11/2011 Roger helps a homeowner remove several overgrown shrubs and plants new perennials. The crew quiets a noisy baseboard heater.
S10E07 Repairing a Crack in an Asphalt Walkway; Getting Rid of Mold 17/11/2011 The guys repair a crack in an asphalt walkway and help a homeowner get rid of mold.
S10E08 Fixing a Kitchen Sink Drain; Quieting Squeaky Hardwood Floors 24/11/2011 The crew helps a homeowner fix a kitchen sink train and track down and repair a squeak in a hardwood floor.
S10E09 Building a Porch Railing; Selecting Stone for Building Walls 01/12/2011 Tom Silva helps building a porch railing while Roger helps a homeowner select stone for building walls.
S10E10 Backyard Pizza Oven; Threaded Pipe Connections 08/12/2011 The crew finishes a backyard pizza oven and shows a homeowner how to work with threaded pipe connections.
S10E11 Front Porch Light; Splitting Firewood 15/12/2011 The crew helps a homeowner install a front porch light. Roger provides tips on splitting firewood.
S10E12 Battery Back-Up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing 22/12/2011 Rich installs a battery back-up sump pump while Tom helps a homeowner fix a rusty metal railing.
S10E13 Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation 29/12/2011 The crew shows a homeowner how to prevent ice dams and helps another apply closed-cell spray foam Insulation in their attic.
S10E14 Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar into the Ground 05/01/2012 Tommy helps a homeowner install a solid oak front door and the crew gives tips on driving rebar into the ground.
S10E15 Upgrading Electrical Services; Attracting Butterflies to Gardens 12/01/2012 The Ask This Old House crew sends out an electrician to upgrade an electrical service from 100 to 200 amps. Roger tours a garden designed to attract butterflies.
S10E16 Staining a Cedar Fence; Installing Window Boxes 19/01/2012 Kevin helps a home owner stain a cedar fence while Roger and Tom provide some tips for installing window boxes.
S10E17 Reusing Water From a Washing Machine; Small Gasoline Engines 26/01/2012 Rich shows a home owner how to reuse water from a washing machine. The crew talks about maintaining small gasoline engines.
S10E18 Upgrading a Neglected Urban Patio; Hanging a Heavy Mirror 02/02/2012 Roger helps a homeowner upgrade a neglected urban patio while Tom helps hang a heavy mirror.
S10E19 Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney 09/02/2012 Rich works on installing a recirculation pump while the crew works with a homeowner to line a fireplace chimney.
S10E20 New Vinyl Trim; Installing a New Dishwasher 16/02/2012 Kevin helps install new vinyl trim around a window while Rich helps a homeowner put in a new dishwasher.
S10E21 Garden with Native Species; Replacing a Door with a Window 23/02/2012 Roger shows a homeowner how to plant a garden using native species, and Tom replaces a door with a window.
S10E22 Bathroom Floor Tiling; Weatherstripping a Front Door 01/03/2012 A contractor shares tips for tiling a bathroom floor while Tom helps a homeowner weatherstrip her front door.
S10E23 Financing Solar Panels; Framing Walls for Basement-Remodeling 08/03/2012 Instalilng solar photovoltaic panels; framing walls for a basement-remodeling project.
S10E24 Old Window Restoration; Installing a Kitchen Sink Water Filter 15/03/2012 Tom shows how to restore old windows while Rich helps a homeowner install a kitchen sink water filter.
S10E25 Manual Transfer Switch; Fixing a Clogged Sewer Line 22/03/2012 The This Old House crew brings in an electrician to install a manual transfer switch, and Rich helps a homeowner fix a clogged sewer line.
S10E26 Refinishing with Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor 29/03/2012 Kevin and Roger provide some tips on refinishing with spray paint while Tom Installs a pre-finished wood floor.
S11E01 Transforming Stock Shelving; New Washing Machine Valve 04/10/2012 General contractor Tom Silva kicks off the eleventh season of Ask This Old House by helping a couple transform stock shelving into a custom built-in. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new washing machine valve that will prevent flooding.
S11E02 Bluestone Patio; Hanging Bikes in a Garage 11/10/2012 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O’Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner and her daughter hang their bikes in a small garage.
S11E03 Custom Fireplace Mantle; Repairing a Leaking Kitchen Faucet 18/10/2012 General contractor Tom Silva builds a custom fireplace mantel for a homeowner. Then, Roger shares some tips about garden edging. Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner repair a leaking kitchen faucet.
S11E04 Laying Sod in the Backyard; Installing a Wireless Thermostat 25/10/2012 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. Plus, Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system.
S11E05 Planting Palm Trees; Replacing an Old Heating System 01/11/2012 Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to help a homeowner plant several varieties of palm trees in her front yard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. Richard replaces an old heating system and water heater with a much smaller and more efficient single appliance.
S11E06 Special New York Episode 00/00/0000 The crew visits New York City, where plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tours a scale model of the city. Host Kevin O'Connor and a local electrician add task lighting to a Brooklyn kitchen. The guys play "What Is It" in Times Square with Jimmy Fallon. Landscape contractor Roger visits the Highline. General contractor Tom installs cable deck railing in Greenwich Village.
S11E07 New Kitchen Sink and Faucet; Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door 15/11/2012 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado Spings to install a brand new kitchen sink and faucet. General contractor Tom Silva installs insulated sidelights on a front door.
S11E08 Privacy Fence; Replacing a Clogged Shower Valve 22/11/2012 Landscape contractor Roger Cook works with a fencing contractor to install a vinyl privacy fence. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard replaces a clogged shower valve.
S11E09 Interior Window Trim; Heating a Swimming Pool 29/11/2012 General contractor Tom Silva installs interior window trim. Richard heats a swimming pool using an air conditioner.
S11E10 Properly Mulching Garden Beds; Installing a Natural Gas Line 06/12/2012 Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to properly mulch his garden beds. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard installs a natural gas line for a barbeque grill.
S11E11 Using Hand Planes; Repairing a Cracked Stone Walkway 13/12/2012 In the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates the proper way to use hand planes. Then, Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger helps a homeowner repair a cracked stone walkway.
S11E12 Ceiling Fan; Installing a Water Softener 20/12/2012 Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a ceiling fan on a cathedral ceiling. Then, Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard visits New Jersey to install a water softener.
S11E13 Transplanting a Rose Bush; Replacing Old Outdoor Lighting 27/12/2012 Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner temporarily transplant a mature rose bush while exterior work takes place. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shows Kevin some rookie plumbing mistakes. And Tom and Kevin replace old outdoor lighting with new fixtures.
S11E14 Restoring Terrazzo Floors; Repairing a Cracked Floor Joist 03/01/2013 Host Kevin O'Connor heads to Del Ray Beach, Florida to restore Terrazzo floors. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repair a cracked floor joist.
S11E15 Toilet Installation; Patching a Lawn with Grass Seed 10/01/2013 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Cheyenne, Wyoming, to help a homeowner install a toilet. Then, Richard, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Roger and Kevin patch a lawn with grass seed.
S11E16 Hanging a Flat Panel TV; Controlling Insects Without Pesticides 17/01/2013 Master electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner hang a flat-panel television on the wall and conceal all the wiring. Back in the workshop, Scott shows Kevin examples of many different types of electrical outlets. Roger heads to Miami to help a homeowner control the insect pests in her yard without the use of pesticides.
S11E17 Maintaining Kitchen Appliances; Installing a Rain Gutter 24/01/2013 Host Kevin O'Connor meets appliance repairman Richie Isaacson to learn how to maintain kitchen appliances. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a rain gutter, downspout, and rain barrel.
S11E18 Storage Bench; Soldering Pipes; Overgrown Perennial Garden 31/01/2013 In the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor build a storage bench for an entryway. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey demonstrates how to solder copper pipes properly. Afterward, landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner maintain an overgrown perennial garden.
S11E19 Orchids as Houseplants; Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet 07/02/2013 Landscape contractor Roger Cook visits a tropical botanic garden to learn how to care for orchids as houseplants. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet.
S11E20 Insulating Ductwork; Maintaining Clothes Washers and Dryers 14/02/2013 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey visits Cortland, Illinois, to learn how corn is harvested and then to help a homeowner insulate ductwork. Landscape contractor Roger Cook demonstrates proper pruning technique. Roger, Richard, host Kevin O'Connor, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Kevin learns how to maintain washers and dryers.
S11E21 Ductless Heat Pump; LED Lighting 21/02/2013 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor install a ductless heat pump to heat and cool a room. Richard, Kevin, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Master electrician Scott Caron demonstrates new technologies and applications for LED lighting. Roger learns how to select houseplants for different situations.
S11E22 Solving a Melted Mystery; Whole-House Energy Audit 28/02/2013 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner solve the mystery of her melted vinyl siding. Then, Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin and a specialist perform a whole-house energy audit
S11E23 Using Ladders Safely; Replacing a Shower Valve 07/03/2013 General contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor demonstrate how to use all types of ladders safely. Then plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey replaces a three-handle shower valve with a single-handle antiscald valve.
S11E24 Surge Protectors; Cutting Stone 14/03/2013 Master electrician Scott Caron installs several types of surge protection. Then, general contractor Tom Silva, host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger demonstrates how to cut and shape stones for hardscaping projects.
S11E25 Custom Concrete Countertops; Cordless Landscape Tools 21/03/2013 How to make and install custom concrete countertops. Can you install watertight connections without soldering? Cordless landscape tools.
S11E26 Painting Kitchen Cabinets; Installing a Smart Thermostat 28/03/2013 The final episode of the 2012/13 season investigates how subway trains are serviced. The crew shows how to paint kitchen cabinets; estimate landscape material by the cubic yard; and how to install a smart thermostat.
S12E01 Replacing an Old Door; Hot Water Without Waiting 05/10/2013 Replacing a bulkhead door. Instant-on water heaters.
S12E02 Building a Garden Bed in New Mexico; Repairing a Leaky Toilet 12/10/2013 Raised bed gardens in New Mexico. Replacing a toilet flange.
S12E03 Hands-Free Kitchen Faucet; Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater 19/10/2013 How to install a hands-free kitchen facet. How to divert rainwater in your backyard.
S12E04 Pre-Hung Front Door; Big Containers for Screening and Shading 26/10/2013 Installing a pre-hung exterior door. How to use large containers for shading around the home.
S12E05 Shade Sail Over a Deck in Santa Fe; Hybrid Water Heater 02/11/2013 A member of the team learns about styles prevalent in Santa Fe, N.M. Roger teaches the proper way to use a wheelbarrow. How to install a shade sail to a deck. Richard installs a hybrid water heater.
S12E06 Leaky Skylight; Repairing a Noisy Toilet 09/11/2013 Tommy replaces a leaky skylight. Richard quiets a noisy toilet.
S12E07 Planting a Maple Tree; Working on an Underground Bathroom 16/11/2013 Roger transplants a specimen maple tree. Fixing an underground master bathroom.
S12E08 Preparing for Severe Weather 00/00/0000 How to make improvements to make your home safer during a tornado, hurricane and power failure. A meteorologist describes how weather is changing and what homeowners should do to prepare.
S12E09 Uses for a Router; Replacing an Air Conditioning Unit 04/01/2014 Tom demonstrates many uses for a router. Richard replaces an air conditioning unit that freezes when it runs. And the guys ask "What Is It?"
S12E10 Irrigation System; Installing a Heat-Pump Water Heater 11/01/2014 Installing an irrigation system designed for a desert climate; new style of heat-pump water heater; reusing an old garden hose reel.
S12E11 Crown Molding in Seattle; Replacing a Rotted Fence Post 18/01/2014 Installing crown molding; replacing a rotted fence post; difference between cement, concrete and mortar.
S12E12 House Humidifier in North Carolina; Hardwired Smoke Detector 25/01/2014 Installing a Whole-House Humidifier in North Carolina; Installing Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors.
S12E13 Waffle Gardening in Santa Fe; Mechanical Dampers for Air Heating 01/02/2014 "Waffle Gardening" in Santa Fe; Adding Mechanical Dampers to a Forced-Air Heating System
S12E14 Rotted Porch Post; Dealing with High Indoor Humidity 08/02/2014 Repairing a Rotted Porch Post; Dealing With High Indoor Humidity
S12E15 Fitting a Mattress up a Staircase; Repairing a Light-Switch in Seattle 15/02/2014 Fitting a Mattress Up a Narrow Staircase; Repairing a Light-Switch in Seattle
S12E16 Clawfoot Tub with Shower; Installing a Permanent Fire Escape 22/02/2014 Installing a Clawfoot Tub With Shower; Installing a Permanent Fire Escape in a Bedroom
S12E17 High Tunnel Greenhouse; Converting Recessed Lights Into Pendants 01/03/2014 Building a high tunnel greenhouse; converting three recessed kitchen lights into three pendants. Selecting pliers and wrenches.
S12E18 Quieting a Squealing Shower; A DIY-Friendly Security System 08/03/2014 Quieting a Squealing Shower; A DIY-Friendly Security System and Video Camera
S12E19 Plants from Seed; Outdoor Hose Spigot; Movable Kitchen Island. 15/03/2014 How to start plants from seed. How to prevent an outdoor hose spigot from freezing. How to build a movable kitchen island.
S12E20 Planting a Low-Cost Privacy Screen; Sealing Ductwork 22/03/2014 Planting a low-cost privacy screen; and sealing ductwork without removing the walls.
S12E21 Baseboard Hole-Patching; Maintaining a Lawn Mower 29/03/2014 Replacing a shower valve; repairing damage to a baseboard; keeping a lawn mower in excellent shape.
S12E22 Celebrating 300 Episodes 05/04/2014 Celebrating 300 episodes of "Ask This Old House" with a review of favorite moments.
S12E23 Building a Simple Table; Getting Rid of Tree Stumps 12/04/2014 Building a simple table from solid fir; removing tree stumps; solar energy.
S12E24 Accessible Home; Modifying a Bathroom and Dangerous Staircase 19/04/2014 Modifying a bathroom and stairs to make them wheelchair accessible; rebuilding dangerous staircase.
S12E25 Replacing Fluorescent Under Cabinet Lights; Working with Concrete 26/04/2014 Replacing fluorescent under-cabinet lights with LED fixtures; working with concrete.
S12E26 All About Kitchen Renovations; Chef Michael Symon 03/05/2014 Installing new cabinets; countertop options; the home and restaurant kitchens of chef Michael Symon.

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