Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House

2002 - 2018, Home / Garden
Home improvement show demostrating the answers to home repair questions

Episode Guide

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 16 Episode 13)
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    Season 16 Episode 13:

    Ask This Old House

  • Ask This Old House - Dutch Door; Landscape Checkers (Season 16 Episode 12)
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    Season 16 Episode 12:

    Dutch Door; Landscape Checkers

    Ventilating a sink; converting a regular door into a Dutch door; updating a landscape by moving and pruning plants in the yard.

  • Ask This Old House - Tankless Water Heater; Retaining Wall (Season 16 Episode 11)
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    Season 16 Episode 11:

    Tankless Water Heater; Retaining Wall

    Installing an instantaneous water heater; cutting straight edges with a circular saw; rebuilding a retaining wall.

  • Ask This Old House - Silica Dust; Wobbly Toilet (Season 16 Episode 10)
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    Season 16 Episode 10:

    Silica Dust; Wobbly Toilet

    Testing different tools that collect silica dust; shimming a wobbly toilet; building a wooden slice table.

  • Ask This Old House - Walkway Reset; Patch Chipped Floor (Season 16 Episode 9)
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    Season 16 Episode 9:

    Walkway Reset; Patch Chipped Floor

    Repairing a damaged walkway; patching a chipped wood floor.

  • Ask This Old House - Window Gap; Solar Drinking Water (Season 16 Episode 8)
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    Season 16 Episode 8:

    Window Gap; Solar Drinking Water

    Fixing a window; cleaning brick with acid; a solar panel that generates drinking water.

  • Ask This Old House - Happy Holidays From AskTOH! (Season 16 Episode 7)
    Season 16 Episode 7:

    Happy Holidays From AskTOH!

    Building a toy box; preventing fires from holiday decorations.

  • Ask This Old House - Tree Removal; Stud Finders (Season 16 Episode 6)
    Season 16 Episode 6:

    Tree Removal; Stud Finders

    The differences between water filters; tree removal; different ways to locate studs in a wall; installing a smart garage door opener.

  • Ask This Old House - Radiator Swap; Brick Repointing (Season 16 Episode 5)
    Season 16 Episode 5:

    Radiator Swap; Brick Repointing

    Replacing a small radiator; the importance of sunscreen on the jobsite; repointing brick.

  • Ask This Old House - Patch Lawn; Swap Toilet; Off-Grid (Season 16 Episode 4)
    Season 16 Episode 4:

    Patch Lawn; Swap Toilet; Off-Grid

    Reseeding a dead section of lawn and blending it in with the rest of the yard; the basics of changing a toilet; an off-grid home tests commercial HVAC equipment.

  • Ask This Old House - Backsplash; Leak Detection; Rainwater (Season 16 Episode 3)
    Season 16 Episode 3:

    Backsplash; Leak Detection; Rainwater

    Installing a backsplash; wireless leak detector; installing a water feature that collects and reuses rainwater.

  • Ask This Old House - Toolbox; Smoke Detector; Leaking Valve (Season 16 Episode 2)
    Season 16 Episode 2:

    Toolbox; Smoke Detector; Leaking Valve

    A young fan learns how to build a tool box; installing smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors; diagnosing a leaking safety valve and installing an expansion tank to fix it.

  • Ask This Old House - Water Softener; App; Shadow Box (Season 16 Episode 1)
    Season 16 Episode 1:

    Water Softener; App; Shadow Box

    Installing a new type of water softener; a home organization app; building a shadow box using wood from an old door.

  • Ask This Old House - Hawaii Makes 50 (Season 15 Episode 26)
    Season 15 Episode 26:

    Hawaii Makes 50

    Planting an organic garden; creating a keepsake box from island materials; storing solar energy.

  • Ask This Old House - Rain Garden; Cabinet Hardware (Season 15 Episode 25)
    Season 15 Episode 25:

    Rain Garden; Cabinet Hardware

    Planting a rain garden; adding overhead lighting to a bedroom; installing cabinet hardware.

  • Ask This Old House - Built It; Future House; Surge (Season 15 Episode 24)
    Season 15 Episode 24:

    Built It; Future House; Surge

    Creating a planter box with red cedar; 3-D scanner for home interiors; surge protection.

  • Ask This Old House - Clogged Pipe; Convection Heat (Season 15 Episode 23)
    Season 15 Episode 23:

    Clogged Pipe; Convection Heat

    Using cameras to find a problem in a drain pipe; installing an electric convection heater in a bathroom; masking primer.

  • Ask This Old House - Alaska Generator; Wood Floor (Season 15 Episode 22)
    Season 15 Episode 22:

    Alaska Generator; Wood Floor

    Installing a portable generator to power an entire house; repairing a poorly installed piece of wood floor nosing; dishwasher cycles.

  • Ask This Old House - Water Filter; Fire Pit; Wood (Season 15 Episode 21)
    Season 15 Episode 21:

    Water Filter; Fire Pit; Wood

    Whole house filter for water; creating a backyard patio and granite fire pit; soft and hard wood.

  • Ask This Old House - Buildt It; Cable Lighting (Season 15 Episode 20)
    Season 15 Episode 20:

    Buildt It; Cable Lighting

    Home message center; adding cable-powered fixtures; carbon monoxide detectors.

  • Ask This Old House - Water Heater; Storm Door (Season 15 Episode 19)
    Season 15 Episode 19:

    Water Heater; Storm Door

    Installing a storm door; replacing a hybrid water heater; voice recognition technology.

  • Ask This Old House - Passage Set; Landscape (Season 15 Episode 18)
    Season 15 Episode 18:

    Passage Set; Landscape

    Reviving a backyard; replacing an inactive door handle with a passage set; the evolution of plumbing.

  • Ask This Old House - Kentucky Lawn; Chandelier (Season 15 Episode 17)
    Season 15 Episode 17:

    Kentucky Lawn; Chandelier

    Lawn care; installing a motorized chandelier lift system; jigsaw.

  • Ask This Old House - Built It; Lighting; Mousetrap (Season 15 Episode 16)
    Season 15 Episode 16:

    Built It; Lighting; Mousetrap

    Using heart pine scraps to make a cutting board; transforming a room with LEDs; the best ways to prevent mice.

  • Ask This Old House - Water Heat; Panels; Astronaut (Season 15 Episode 15)
    Season 15 Episode 15:

    Water Heat; Panels; Astronaut

    Solving a hot water problem; adding molding to a dining room; a former NASA astronaut discusses tools.

  • Ask This Old House - Future House; Nick Offerman (Season 15 Episode 14)
    Season 15 Episode 14:

    Future House; Nick Offerman

    A tour of Nick Offerman's woodworking shop in Los Angeles; monitoring energy; dish soap blunder.

  • Ask This Old House - Rooftop Garden; Stains; Shed (Season 15 Episode 13)
    Season 15 Episode 13:

    Rooftop Garden; Stains; Shed

    Rooftop and small space gardening; bringing power to the outside storage space; eradicating water stains on the ceiling.

  • Ask This Old House - Radiator; Saws; Garage Lights (Season 15 Episode 12)
    Season 15 Episode 12:

    Radiator; Saws; Garage Lights

    Diagnosing a malfunctioning hot water radiator; handsaws; installing LED garage lights.

  • Ask This Old House - Bluestone; Mead; Wire Splices (Season 15 Episode 11)
    Season 15 Episode 11:

    Bluestone; Mead; Wire Splices

    Replacing a walkway with bluestone; making mead; making wire connections.

  • Ask This Old House - Wood Shop; Wireless Switch (Season 15 Episode 10)
    Season 15 Episode 10:

    Wood Shop; Wireless Switch

    Transforming a one-car garage into a workshop; wireless light switch.

  • Ask This Old House - Microgreens; Wheelchair Lift (Season 15 Episode 9)
    Season 15 Episode 9:

    Microgreens; Wheelchair Lift

    Kevin helps build a lift for a teen who uses a wheelchair; microgreens.

  • Ask This Old House - Laundry; 3-Way Switch; Saw (Season 15 Episode 8)
    Season 15 Episode 8:

    Laundry; 3-Way Switch; Saw

    Choosing an efficient washer and dryer; three-way switch; table saw safety.

  • Ask This Old House - Reclaimed Bench; Robotic Wall (Season 15 Episode 7)
    Season 15 Episode 7:

    Reclaimed Bench; Robotic Wall

    Using a robotic wall to furnish a microapartment; building a bench.

  • Ask This Old House - HVAC Zoning; Plaster Patch (Season 15 Episode 6)
    Season 15 Episode 6:

    HVAC Zoning; Plaster Patch

    Room-by-room HVAC; using plaster to patch drywall.

  • Ask This Old House - Water Heater; Home Orchard (Season 15 Episode 5)
    Season 15 Episode 5:

    Water Heater; Home Orchard

    Replacing a tank water heater; starting a backyard apple orchard; circular saws.

  • Ask This Old House - Molding Raceway; Deck Board (Season 15 Episode 4)
    Season 15 Episode 4:

    Molding Raceway; Deck Board

    Replacing a cracked deck board on a front porch; an outlet installation uses crown molding to conceal wires.

  • Ask This Old House - Bookshelf; Foundation Plants (Season 15 Episode 3)
    Season 15 Episode 3:

    Bookshelf; Foundation Plants

    Building a bookshelf using stair treads and minimal tools; turning wild foundation plantings into a front garden.

  • Ask This Old House - Fire Prevention; Strainer (Season 15 Episode 2)
    Season 15 Episode 2:

    Fire Prevention; Strainer

    Preventing fires in homes; replacing a rusty sink strainer.

  • Ask This Old House - Window; Robotic Mower; Lead (Season 15 Episode 1)
    Season 15 Episode 1:

    Window; Robotic Mower; Lead

    Repairing an old window; robotic mower; lead in drinking water.

  • Ask This Old House - Doorbell; Home Gym; Pipes (Season 14 Episode 26)
    Season 14 Episode 26:

    Doorbell; Home Gym; Pipes

    Building a home gym for a wounded U.S. Navy SEAL; repairing a faulty doorbell.

  • Ask This Old House - Murphy Door; House Hydrant (Season 14 Episode 25)
    Season 14 Episode 25:

    Murphy Door; House Hydrant

    Transforming a bookshelf into a secret passage; installing an outdoor house hydrant to repair a leaky spigot; tools for electrical work.

  • Ask This Old House - Nick Offerman; Pipe Shelf (Season 14 Episode 24)
    Season 14 Episode 24:

    Nick Offerman; Pipe Shelf

    Actor Nick Offerman visits the barn; steel pipe shelf; constructing a pond-less waterfall.

  • Ask This Old House - Deck Lighting; Fireplaces (Season 14 Episode 23)
    Season 14 Episode 23:

    Deck Lighting; Fireplaces

    Adding festive lighting to a deck; fireplace options; tools for first-time gardeners.

  • Ask This Old House - Short Door; Grow Herbs (Season 14 Episode 22)
    Season 14 Episode 22:

    Short Door; Grow Herbs

    Repairing an antique door; growing edible herbs indoors; disappearing toilet water.

  • Ask This Old House - Washer/Dryer; Chandelier (Season 14 Episode 21)
    Season 14 Episode 21:

    Washer/Dryer; Chandelier

    Installing a washer and dryer; adding a chandelier to a dining room; using a power driver.

  • Ask This Old House - Potato Farm; Track Lighting (Season 14 Episode 20)
    Season 14 Episode 20:

    Potato Farm; Track Lighting

    Growing potatoes in Idaho; Jim Cantore talks about weather stations; installing track lighting.

  • Ask This Old House - Wildlife Garden; Floor Patch (Season 14 Episode 19)
    Season 14 Episode 19:

    Wildlife Garden; Floor Patch

    Converting a front yard into a wildlife oasis; restoring a wood floor; unclogging a sink.

  • Ask This Old House - Overflow; Antique Fixture (Season 14 Episode 18)
    Season 14 Episode 18:

    Overflow; Antique Fixture

    Installing a light fixture; installing a bathtub overflow drain; insulation R-value.

  • Ask This Old House - Chimney, Exhaust Fan, Shingle (Season 14 Episode 17)
    Season 14 Episode 17:

    Chimney, Exhaust Fan, Shingle

    Overhauling an old chimney; installing an exhaust fan in the kitchen; roof shingles.

  • Ask This Old House - Maple Syrup, Chicken Coop, USB (Season 14 Episode 16)
    Season 14 Episode 16:

    Maple Syrup, Chicken Coop, USB

    A maple syrup taste test; making maple syrup; creating a backyard chicken coop; the value of USB outlets.

  • Ask This Old House - Philly Sconce, Trim Closet (Season 14 Episode 15)
    Season 14 Episode 15:

    Philly Sconce, Trim Closet

    Adding a coat rack, shelving and a new door to a closet; leaky toilet; replacing a sconce at a home that was formerly a church.

  • Ask This Old House - Smart Lock, Outdoor TV (Season 14 Episode 14)
    Season 14 Episode 14:

    Smart Lock, Outdoor TV

    Replacing a front door deadbolt with a lock that uses Bluetooth; installing a weather-resistant television on a patio.

  • Ask This Old House - Kitchen Makeover; Attic Stair (Season 14 Episode 13)
    Season 14 Episode 13:

    Kitchen Makeover; Attic Stair

    Installing a new attic staircase; updating a kitchen; blowtorches.

  • Ask This Old House - Post Light; Pedestal Sink (Season 14 Episode 12)
    Season 14 Episode 12:

    Post Light; Pedestal Sink

    Replacing a pedestal sink; fixing an outdoor switch and a wobbly post light; turning plants into a work of art.

  • Ask This Old House - Coffee Table; Grass Paver (Season 14 Episode 11)
    Season 14 Episode 11:

    Coffee Table; Grass Paver

    Turning old oak into a coffee table; driveway lawn; avoiding frozen pipes.

  • Ask This Old House - Winter Weather Special (Season 14 Episode 10)
    Season 14 Episode 10:

    Winter Weather Special

    An electrical solution to ice dams; meteorologist Jim Cantore; snowblower maintenance; tuning up the furnace.

  • Ask This Old House - Childproofing; Falling Sink (Season 14 Episode 9)
    Season 14 Episode 9:

    Childproofing; Falling Sink

    Babyproofing a home; fixing a sink.

  • Ask This Old House - Home Brew Beer; Rain Barrel (Season 14 Episode 8)
    Season 14 Episode 8:

    Home Brew Beer; Rain Barrel

    Ales and lagers; do-it-yourself project to conserve water; avoiding holiday disposal problems.

  • Ask This Old House - Butterfly Garden; Dark Closet (Season 14 Episode 7)
    Season 14 Episode 7:

    Butterfly Garden; Dark Closet

    A garden for monarch butterflies; brightening up a closet; must-have tools for woodworkers.

  • Ask This Old House - Sink Mistake; Security Light (Season 14 Episode 6)
    Season 14 Episode 6:

    Sink Mistake; Security Light

    Replacing a trendy sink; outdoor lighting.

  • Ask This Old House - Home Composting; Steam Boiler (Season 14 Episode 5)
    Season 14 Episode 5:

    Home Composting; Steam Boiler

    Household trash; using organic garbage to create soil; why a steam boiler loses water.

  • Ask This Old House - Renewable Energy (Season 14 Episode 4)
    Season 14 Episode 4:

    Renewable Energy

    Why Germany is a leader in energy efficiency; installing a residential wind turbine in Texas.

  • Ask This Old House - Driveway Patch; Shaker Table (Season 14 Episode 3)
    Season 14 Episode 3:

    Driveway Patch; Shaker Table

    Patching a driveway pothole; building a nightstand; giving an old railroad lantern new life.

  • Ask This Old House - Garage Power; Chainsaw Safety (Season 14 Episode 2)
    Season 14 Episode 2:

    Garage Power; Chainsaw Safety

    Using a chainsaw; improving the electrical connection to a garage; silencing squeaky floors in a baby's room.

  • Ask This Old House - Classroom Garden; House Fan (Season 14 Episode 1)
    Season 14 Episode 1:

    Classroom Garden; House Fan

    Installing a whole house fan; working with students to liven up a school garden; water heater regulations.

  • Ask This Old House - Smart Thermostat Install; Barn Solar Install (Season 13 Episode 26)
    Season 13 Episode 26:

    Smart Thermostat Install; Barn Solar Install

    Installing a thermostat that interfaces with a smartphone to save energy; installing a photovoltaic solar array on a barn.

  • Ask This Old House - Electrical Vehicle Charger Install; Kitchen Sink Install (Season 13 Episode 25)
    Season 13 Episode 25:

    Electrical Vehicle Charger Install; Kitchen Sink Install

    Installing an electric vehicle charger; installing a new kitchen sink.

  • Ask This Old House - Maine Tropical Houseplants; USA Flag Build (Season 13 Episode 24)
    Season 13 Episode 24:

    Maine Tropical Houseplants; USA Flag Build

    Planting an indoor tropical garden with plants from Jamaica; changing the temperature on water heaters; building an American flag out of wood.

  • Ask This Old House - Noisy Baseboard Heating Fix; Recessed Kitchen Lighting Install (Season 13 Episode 23)
    Season 13 Episode 23:

    Noisy Baseboard Heating Fix; Recessed Kitchen Lighting Install

    Kitchen island dimensions; quieting a noisy baseboard heating system; adding light to a kitchen.

  • Ask This Old House - Mailbox Replacement; Ask Kevin: Window Anatomy; Re-use an Old Door in a New Opening (Season 13 Episode 22)
    Season 13 Episode 22:

    Mailbox Replacement; Ask Kevin: Window Anatomy; Re-use an Old Door in a New Opening

    Replacing a mailbox damaged by a snowplow; window anatomy; reusing an old door in a new opening.

  • Ask This Old House - Exterior Lighting Install; Main Water Shutoff Replacement (Season 13 Episode 21)
    Season 13 Episode 21:

    Exterior Lighting Install; Main Water Shutoff Replacement

    Installing landscape lighting; replacing a water main shutoff.

  • Ask This Old House - Lightning Protection; Reverse Osmosis Water Filter Install (Season 13 Episode 20)
    Season 13 Episode 20:

    Lightning Protection; Reverse Osmosis Water Filter Install

    Lightning protection system; installing a reverse osmosis filter for drinking water.

  • Ask This Old House - Ceiling Fan Replacement; Bonsai Tree (Season 13 Episode 19)
    Season 13 Episode 19:

    Ceiling Fan Replacement; Bonsai Tree

    Replacing an undersized ceiling fan; bonsai nursery.

  • Ask This Old House - Entry Shelf Build; Rough Electric Install (Season 13 Episode 18)
    Season 13 Episode 18:

    Entry Shelf Build; Rough Electric Install

    Building a basic entry shelf from poplar and plywood; wiring a basement room for outlets and lighting.

  • Ask This Old House - Broken Sash Cord Window Repair; Planting Bulbs (Season 13 Episode 17)
    Season 13 Episode 17:

    Broken Sash Cord Window Repair; Planting Bulbs

    Repairing broken sash cords; planting bulbs.

  • Ask This Old House - Painting a Kitchen Tile Backsplash; Kitchen Faucet Install (Season 13 Episode 16)
    Season 13 Episode 16:

    Painting a Kitchen Tile Backsplash; Kitchen Faucet Install

    Transforming an old backsplash; installing a new kitchen faucet.

  • Ask This Old House - Whole House Ductless Heat Pump Install; Ask Kevin: Hearing Protection; Repairing a Sagging Plaster Ceiling (Season 13 Episode 15)
    Season 13 Episode 15:

    Whole House Ductless Heat Pump Install; Ask Kevin: Hearing Protection; Repairing a Sagging Plaster Ceiling

    Installing a whole house ductless heating and cooling system; hearing protection; repairing a plaster ceiling.

  • Ask This Old House - Overgrown Shrub Removal; Ask Richard: Snaking a Drain; Vinyl Siding Repair (Season 13 Episode 14)
    Season 13 Episode 14:

    Overgrown Shrub Removal; Ask Richard: Snaking a Drain; Vinyl Siding Repair

    Removing overgrown shrubs and replacing them with edible landscape; snaking drains; replacing damaged pieces of vinyl siding.

  • Ask This Old House - Cleveland Interior Window Trim Install; Wiring an Above Ground Pool (Season 13 Episode 13)
    Season 13 Episode 13:

    Cleveland Interior Window Trim Install; Wiring an Above Ground Pool

    Installing interior window trim; wiring an above ground pool.

  • Ask This Old House - Fire Pit Table Top Build; Bathroom Sink Upgrade (Season 13 Episode 12)
    Season 13 Episode 12:

    Fire Pit Table Top Build; Bathroom Sink Upgrade

    Building a watertight fire pit cover; upgrading and venting a bathroom sink.

  • Ask This Old House - Tempered Glass Window Install; Rotating a Toilet (Season 13 Episode 11)
    Season 13 Episode 11:

    Tempered Glass Window Install; Rotating a Toilet

    Replacing a broken window; rotating a toilet.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing Basement Lighting; Ask Richard: Air Conditioner Maintenance (Season 13 Episode 10)
    Season 13 Episode 10:

    Replacing Basement Lighting; Ask Richard: Air Conditioner Maintenance

    Connecting a basement lighting system to one switch; air conditioning maintenance; rejuvenating a crabapple tree.

  • Ask This Old House - Florida Hydroponic Garden Install; Hot and Cold Water Outdoor Faucet Install (Season 13 Episode 9)
    Season 13 Episode 9:

    Florida Hydroponic Garden Install; Hot and Cold Water Outdoor Faucet Install

    Hydroponic garden; installing a hot and cold water outdoor faucet.

  • Ask This Old House - Harvesting Honey; Adding Outlets (Season 13 Episode 8)
    Season 13 Episode 8:

    Harvesting Honey; Adding Outlets

    Honey harvesting; adding outlets.

  • Ask This Old House - Setting Up a Beehive; Installing Kitchen Track Lighting (Season 13 Episode 7)
    Season 13 Episode 7:

    Setting Up a Beehive; Installing Kitchen Track Lighting

    Setting up a beehive; adding lighting to a dark kitchen without running new wiring.

  • Ask This Old House - Kansas City Natural Gas BBQ Grill Install; Ask Roger: Shady Lawn Care; Hanging a Mirror on a Stone Fireplace (Season 13 Episode 6)
    Season 13 Episode 6:

    Kansas City Natural Gas BBQ Grill Install; Ask Roger: Shady Lawn Care; Hanging a Mirror on a Stone Fireplace

    Installing a natural gas line for a new grill; hanging a heavy mirror on a masonry chimney.

  • Ask This Old House - Structural Beam Repair; Ceiling Fixture Install (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:

    Structural Beam Repair; Ceiling Fixture Install

    Repairing structural problems; wiring for a new ceiling fixture and switch in the living room.

  • Ask This Old House - Desert Lawn Alternative; Water Sense Toilet Install (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    Desert Lawn Alternative; Water Sense Toilet Install

    Practical solutions for drought include replacing a water-guzzling lawn with a desert appropriate alternative; replacing an old-fashioned toilet.

  • Ask This Old House - Resizing a Front Door; Repairing an Outdoor Garden Faucet (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    Resizing a Front Door; Repairing an Outdoor Garden Faucet

    Beneficial insects; resizing a front door; repairing an outdoor garden faucet.

  • Ask This Old House - Citrus Greening; Ceramic Tile Bathroom Floor Install (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    Citrus Greening; Ceramic Tile Bathroom Floor Install

    Citrus greening; replacing an old vinyl peel-and-stick floor with ceramic tile.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Pass Through; Fence Post Replacement (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:

    Installing a Pass Through; Fence Post Replacement

    Solutions for rust staining; installing a pass-through in a load-bearing wall; replacing a fence gate.

  • Ask This Old House - All About Kitchen Renovations; Chef Michael Symon (Season 12 Episode 26)
    Season 12 Episode 26:

    All About Kitchen Renovations; Chef Michael Symon

    Installing new cabinets; countertop options; the home and restaurant kitchens of chef Michael Symon.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing Outdated Fluorescent Under Cabinet Lights; Working With Concrete (Season 12 Episode 25)
    Season 12 Episode 25:

    Replacing Outdated Fluorescent Under Cabinet Lights; Working With Concrete

    Replacing fluorescent under-cabinet lights with LED fixtures; working with concrete; benefits of temperature setbacks on thermostats.

  • Ask This Old House - Making a Home Accessible; Modifying a Bathroom and Dangerous Staircase (Season 12 Episode 24)
    Season 12 Episode 24:

    Making a Home Accessible; Modifying a Bathroom and Dangerous Staircase

    Modifying a bathroom and stairs to make them wheelchair accessible; rebuilding a dangerous staircase.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Simple Table; Getting Rid of Tree Stumps (Season 12 Episode 23)
    Season 12 Episode 23:

    Building a Simple Table; Getting Rid of Tree Stumps

    Building a simple table from solid fir, then staining and finishing it; removing tree stumps; solar energy.

  • Ask This Old House - Celebrating 300 Episodes (Season 12 Episode 22)
    Season 12 Episode 22:

    Celebrating 300 Episodes

    Celebrating 300 episodes of "Ask This Old House" with a review of favorite moments and behind-the-scenes secrets.

  • Ask This Old House - Patching a Hole in Baseboard; Maintaining a Lawn Mower (Season 12 Episode 21)
    Season 12 Episode 21:

    Patching a Hole in Baseboard; Maintaining a Lawn Mower

    Replacing a shower valve; patching a hole in baseboard; maintaining a lawn mower.

  • Ask This Old House - Planting a Low-Cost Privacy Screen; Sealing Ductwork From the Inside (Season 12 Episode 20)
    Season 12 Episode 20:

    Planting a Low-Cost Privacy Screen; Sealing Ductwork From the Inside

    Planting a low-cost, low-maintenance privacy screen; speed square; sealing ductwork from the inside.

  • Ask This Old House - Starting Plants From Seed; Building a Moveable Kitchen Island (Season 12 Episode 19)
    Season 12 Episode 19:

    Starting Plants From Seed; Building a Moveable Kitchen Island

    Starting plants from seed; replacing an outdoor hose spigot; moveable kitchen island.

  • Ask This Old House - Quieting a Squealing Shower in New Hampshire; Installing a DIY-Friendly Security System and Video Camera (Season 12 Episode 18)
    Season 12 Episode 18:

    Quieting a Squealing Shower in New Hampshire; Installing a DIY-Friendly Security System and Video Camera

    Quieting a squealing shower; installing a security system and video camera.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a High Tunnel Greenhouse in Mississippi; Converting Recessed Lights Into Pendants (Season 12 Episode 17)
    Season 12 Episode 17:

    Building a High Tunnel Greenhouse in Mississippi; Converting Recessed Lights Into Pendants

    Building a high tunnel greenhouse; pliers and wrenches; converting three recessed lights into three pendants in a kitchen.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Clawfoot Tub With Shower; Installing a Permanent Fire Escape Ladder in a Bedroom (Season 12 Episode 16)
    Season 12 Episode 16:

    Installing a Clawfoot Tub With Shower; Installing a Permanent Fire Escape Ladder in a Bedroom

    Installing a clawfoot tub with shower; installing a fire escape ladder in a bedroom; pruning trees.

  • Ask This Old House - Fitting a Mattress Up a Narrow Staircase; Repairing a Light-Switch in Seattle (Season 12 Episode 15)
    Season 12 Episode 15:

    Fitting a Mattress Up a Narrow Staircase; Repairing a Light-Switch in Seattle

    Fitting a box spring mattress up a narrow staircase; repairing a light switch; options for filtering drinking water.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing a Rotted Porch Post; Dealing With High Indoor Humidity (Season 12 Episode 14)
    Season 12 Episode 14:

    Repairing a Rotted Porch Post; Dealing With High Indoor Humidity

    Repairing a rotted porch post; high indoor humidity.

  • Ask This Old House - Waffle Gardening in Santa Fe; Adding Mechanical Dampers to a Forced-Air Heating System (Season 12 Episode 13)
    Season 12 Episode 13:

    Waffle Gardening in Santa Fe; Adding Mechanical Dampers to a Forced-Air Heating System

    Growing vegetables in an arid climate; adding mechanical dampers to a forced-air heating system; bisecting angles.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Whole-House Humidifier in North Carolina; Installing Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors (Season 12 Episode 12)
    Season 12 Episode 12:

    Installing a Whole-House Humidifier in North Carolina; Installing Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

    Installing a whole-house humidifier; installing hardwired smoke and carbon monoxide detectors; removing stripped screws.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Crown Molding in Seattle; Replacing a Rotted Fence Post (Season 12 Episode 11)
    Season 12 Episode 11:

    Installing Crown Molding in Seattle; Replacing a Rotted Fence Post

    Installing crown molding; replacing a rotted fence post; difference between cement, concrete and mortar.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing an Irrigation System in New Mexico; Installing a Heat-Pump Water Heater (Season 12 Episode 10)
    Season 12 Episode 10:

    Installing an Irrigation System in New Mexico; Installing a Heat-Pump Water Heater

    Installing an irrigation system designed for a desert climate; new style of heat-pump water heater; reusing an old garden hose reel.

  • Ask This Old House - Demonstrating Uses for a Router; Replacing an Air Conditioning Unit (Season 12 Episode 9)
    Season 12 Episode 9:

    Demonstrating Uses for a Router; Replacing an Air Conditioning Unit

    Uses for a router; replacing an air conditioning unit.

  • Ask This Old House - Preparing for Severe Weather (Season 12 Episode 8)
    Season 12 Episode 8:

    Preparing for Severe Weather

    Installing a safe room for tornado protection; testing different hurricane window protection; installing a whole-house standby generator.

  • Ask This Old House - Planting a Maple Tree; Working on an Underground Bathroom (Season 12 Episode 7)
    Season 12 Episode 7:

    Planting a Maple Tree; Working on an Underground Bathroom

    Planting a maple tree; work begins on an underground master bathroom.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing a Leaky Skylight; Repairing a Noisy Toilet (Season 12 Episode 6)
    Season 12 Episode 6:

    Replacing a Leaky Skylight; Repairing a Noisy Toilet

    Replacing a leaky skylight; repairing a noisy toilet.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Shade Sail Over a Deck in Santa Fe; Installing a Hybrid Water Heater to Save Energy (Season 12 Episode 5)
    Season 12 Episode 5:

    Installing a Shade Sail Over a Deck in Santa Fe; Installing a Hybrid Water Heater to Save Energy

    Installing a shade sail over a deck; proper way to use a wheelbarrow; installing a hybrid water heater.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Pre-hung Front Door; Using Big Containers for Screening and Shading (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:

    Installing a Pre-hung Front Door; Using Big Containers for Screening and Shading

    Installing a pre-hung front door; using big containers for screening and shading in the backyard.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing a Kitchen Faucet With a Hands-Free Model; Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:

    Replacing a Kitchen Faucet With a Hands-Free Model; Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater

    Replacing a kitchen faucet with a hands-free model; rechargeable batteries; installing a channel drain in a driveway.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Garden Bed in New Mexico; Repairing a Leaky Toilet (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:

    Building a Garden Bed in New Mexico; Repairing a Leaky Toilet

    Garden bed for chili pepper plants in New Mexico; repairing a leaky toilet with a worn-out flange.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing an Old Door; Hot Water Without Waiting (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:

    Replacing an Old Door; Hot Water Without Waiting

    Replacing an old, rusted bulkhead door; getting hot water without waiting.

  • Ask This Old House - Painting Kitchen Cabinets; Installing a Smart Thermostat to Reduce Energy Use (Season 11 Episode 26)
    Season 11 Episode 26:

    Painting Kitchen Cabinets; Installing a Smart Thermostat to Reduce Energy Use

    Servicing subway trains; painting kitchen cabinets; estimating landscape material by the cubic yard; installing a smart thermostat to reduce energy use.

  • Ask This Old House - Making Custom Concrete Countertops; Cordless Landscape Tools (Season 11 Episode 25)
    Season 11 Episode 25:

    Making Custom Concrete Countertops; Cordless Landscape Tools

    Making and installing custom concrete countertops; making watertight connections without soldering; cordless landscape tools.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Surge Protection; Hardscaping Projects (Season 11 Episode 24)
    Season 11 Episode 24:

    Installing Surge Protection; Hardscaping Projects

    Installing surge protection; cutting and shaping rocks for hardscaping projects.

  • Ask This Old House - Using Ladders Safely; Replacing a Shower Valve (Season 11 Episode 23)
    Season 11 Episode 23:

    Using Ladders Safely; Replacing a Shower Valve

    Using ladders safely; replacing a three-handle shower valve with a single-handle anti-scald valve.

  • Ask This Old House - Solving a Melted Mystery; Performing a Whole-House Energy Audit (Season 11 Episode 22)
    Season 11 Episode 22:

    Solving a Melted Mystery; Performing a Whole-House Energy Audit

    Melted vinyl siding; whole-house energy audit.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Ductless Heat Pump; LED Lighting (Season 11 Episode 21)
    Season 11 Episode 21:

    Installing a Ductless Heat Pump; LED Lighting

    Installing a ductless heat pump to heat and cool a bonus room; driving eye screws; LED lighting; selecting houseplants.

  • Ask This Old House - Insulating Ductwork; Maintaining Clothes Washers and Dryers (Season 11 Episode 20)
    Season 11 Episode 20:

    Insulating Ductwork; Maintaining Clothes Washers and Dryers

    Harvesting corn; insulating ductwork; pruning; maintaining clothes washers and dryers.

  • Ask This Old House - Caring for Orchids as Houseplants; Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet (Season 11 Episode 19)
    Season 11 Episode 19:

    Caring for Orchids as Houseplants; Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet

    Caring for orchids as houseplants; installing a kitchen wall cabinet.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Storage Bench; Soldering Copper Pipes (Season 11 Episode 18)
    Season 11 Episode 18:

    Building a Storage Bench; Soldering Copper Pipes

    Building a storage bench for the entryway; soldering copper pipes; maintaining an overgrown perennial garden.

  • Ask This Old House - Maintaining Kitchen Appliances; Installing a Rain Gutter (Season 11 Episode 17)
    Season 11 Episode 17:

    Maintaining Kitchen Appliances; Installing a Rain Gutter

    Maintaining kitchen appliances; installing a rain gutter, downspout and rain barrel.

  • Ask This Old House - Hanging a Flat Panel TV; Controlling Insects Without Pesticides (Season 11 Episode 16)
    Season 11 Episode 16:

    Hanging a Flat Panel TV; Controlling Insects Without Pesticides

    Hanging a flat panel television on a wall; electrical outlets; controlling insects without using pesticides.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Toilet; Patching a Lawn With Grass Seed (Season 11 Episode 15)
    Season 11 Episode 15:

    Installing a Toilet; Patching a Lawn With Grass Seed

    Installing a toilet; driving eye screws; patching a lawn with grass seed.

  • Ask This Old House - Restoring Terrazzo Floors; Repairing a Cracked Floor Joist (Season 11 Episode 14)
    Season 11 Episode 14:

    Restoring Terrazzo Floors; Repairing a Cracked Floor Joist

    Restoring terrazzo floors; repairing a cracked floor joist.

  • Ask This Old House - Transplanting a Mature Rose Bush; Replacing Old Outdoor Lighting (Season 11 Episode 13)
    Season 11 Episode 13:

    Transplanting a Mature Rose Bush; Replacing Old Outdoor Lighting

    Temporarily transplanting a mature rose bush; replacing old outdoor lighting with new fixtures.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Ceiling Fan; Installing a Water Softener (Season 11 Episode 12)
    Season 11 Episode 12:

    Installing a Ceiling Fan; Installing a Water Softener

    Adding a ceiling fan to a cathedral ceiling; installing a water softener.

  • Ask This Old House - Using Hand Planes; Repairing a Cracked Stone Walkway (Season 11 Episode 11)
    Season 11 Episode 11:

    Using Hand Planes; Repairing a Cracked Stone Walkway

    The proper way to use hand planes; repairing a cracked stone walkway.

  • Ask This Old House - Properly Mulching Garden Beds; Installing a Natural Gas Line (Season 11 Episode 10)
    Season 11 Episode 10:

    Properly Mulching Garden Beds; Installing a Natural Gas Line

    Mulching garden beds; installing a natural gas line for a barbecue grill.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Interior Window Trim; Heating a Swimming Pool (Season 11 Episode 9)
    Season 11 Episode 9:

    Installing Interior Window Trim; Heating a Swimming Pool

    Installing interior window trim; installing a device that will heat a swimming pool.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Privacy Fence; Replacing a Clogged Shower Valve (Season 11 Episode 8)
    Season 11 Episode 8:

    Installing a Privacy Fence; Replacing a Clogged Shower Valve

    Installing a vinyl privacy fence; replacing a clogged shower valve.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet; Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door (Season 11 Episode 7)
    Season 11 Episode 7:

    Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet; Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door

    Installing a new kitchen sink and faucet; installing insulated sidelights on a front door.

  • Ask This Old House - Special New York Episode (Season 11 Episode 6)
    Season 11 Episode 6:

    Special New York Episode

    Touring a scale model of New York in Queens, N.Y.; adding task lighting to a dark kitchen in Brooklyn, N.Y.; guest Jimmy Fallon plays "What Is It"; a park built atop an old train line; adding a cable railing system to a deck.

  • Ask This Old House - Planting Palm Trees; Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient (Season 11 Episode 5)
    Season 11 Episode 5:

    Planting Palm Trees; Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient

    Planting several varieties of palm trees in a front yard; light bulbs; replacing an old heating system and hot water heater with a more efficient single appliance.

  • Ask This Old House - Laying Sod in the Backyard; Installing a Wireless Thermostat (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    Laying Sod in the Backyard; Installing a Wireless Thermostat

    Laying sod in the backyard; finding measurements without doing math; wireless thermostat controls the heating system.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Custom Fireplace Mantle; Repairing a Leaking Kitchen Faucet (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    Building a Custom Fireplace Mantle; Repairing a Leaking Kitchen Faucet

    Building a custom fireplace mantle; garden edging; repairing a leaking kitchen faucet.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Bluestone Patio; Hanging Bikes in a Garage (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:

    Installing Bluestone Patio; Hanging Bikes in a Garage

    Installing a bluestone patio; hanging bikes in a small garage.

  • Ask This Old House - Transforming Stock Shelving; Installing a New Washing Machine Valve (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    Transforming Stock Shelving; Installing a New Washing Machine Valve

    Transforming stock shelving into a custom built-in; installing a washing machine valve.

  • Ask This Old House - Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor (Season 10 Episode 26)
    Season 10 Episode 26:

    Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor

    Refinishing several worn out items with spray paint; installing a pre-finished wood floor; "hands-free" household devices.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Manual Transfer Switch; Fixing a Clogged Sewer Line (Season 10 Episode 25)
    Season 10 Episode 25:

    Installing a Manual Transfer Switch; Fixing a Clogged Sewer Line

    Installing a manual transfer switch for a portable generator; fixing a sewer line clogged with tree roots.

  • Ask This Old House - Restoring Old Windows; Installing a Kitchen Sink Water Filter (Season 10 Episode 24)
    Season 10 Episode 24:

    Restoring Old Windows; Installing a Kitchen Sink Water Filter

    Restoring the windows in a home built by George Washington; installing a water filter at a kitchen sink.

  • Ask This Old House - Financing Solar Panels; Framing Walls for Basement-Remodeling (Season 10 Episode 23)
    Season 10 Episode 23:

    Financing Solar Panels; Framing Walls for Basement-Remodeling

    Installing solar photovoltaic panels; framing walls for a basement-remodeling project.

  • Ask This Old House - Tiling a Bathroom Floor; Weatherstripping a Front Door (Season 10 Episode 22)
    Season 10 Episode 22:

    Tiling a Bathroom Floor; Weatherstripping a Front Door

    Tiling a bathroom floor; weatherstripping a front door.

  • Ask This Old House - Planting a Garden Using Native Species; Replacing a Door With a Window (Season 10 Episode 21)
    Season 10 Episode 21:

    Planting a Garden Using Native Species; Replacing a Door With a Window

    Planting a garden with native species that are drought-tolerant; replacing a door with a window.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing New Vinyl Trim; Installing a New Dishwasher (Season 10 Episode 20)
    Season 10 Episode 20:

    Installing New Vinyl Trim; Installing a New Dishwasher

    Installing new vinyl trim around a window; installing a new dishwasher.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney (Season 10 Episode 19)
    Season 10 Episode 19:

    Installing a Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney

    A recirculation pump provides hot water to a bathroom; fixing a handle on a casement window; lining a fireplace chimney.

  • Ask This Old House - Upgrading a Neglected Urban Patio; Hanging a Heavy Mirror (Season 10 Episode 18)
    Season 10 Episode 18:

    Upgrading a Neglected Urban Patio; Hanging a Heavy Mirror

    Upgrading a patio; hanging a heavy mirror on the wall.

  • Ask This Old House - Reusing Water From a Washing Machine; Maintaining Small Gasoline Engines (Season 10 Episode 17)
    Season 10 Episode 17:

    Reusing Water From a Washing Machine; Maintaining Small Gasoline Engines

    Installing an irrigation system that reuses water from a washing machine; toilets designed for hand washing; maintaining small gasoline engines.

  • Ask This Old House - Staining a Cedar Fence; Installing Window Boxes (Season 10 Episode 16)
    Season 10 Episode 16:

    Staining a Cedar Fence; Installing Window Boxes

    Staining a cedar fence; installing window boxes.

  • Ask This Old House - Upgrading Electrical Service; Attracting Butterflies to Gardens (Season 10 Episode 15)
    Season 10 Episode 15:

    Upgrading Electrical Service; Attracting Butterflies to Gardens

    Upgrading an electrical service from 100 to 200 amps; a garden designed to attract butterflies.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground (Season 10 Episode 14)
    Season 10 Episode 14:

    Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground

    Installing a solid oak front door; driving rebar into the ground.

  • Ask This Old House - Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic (Season 10 Episode 13)
    Season 10 Episode 13:

    Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic

    Preventing ice dams; applying closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic; connecting gutter downspouts; planting two trees on a city street.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Battery Back-Up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing (Season 10 Episode 12)
    Season 10 Episode 12:

    Installing a Battery Back-Up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing

    Installing a battery back-up sump pump; fixing a rusty metal railing on front steps; storing a wheelbarrow.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Front Porch Light; Splitting Firewood (Season 10 Episode 11)
    Season 10 Episode 11:

    Installing a Front Porch Light; Splitting Firewood

    Installing a front porch light; efficiently splitting firewood; a cold water faucet runs hot water.

  • Ask This Old House - Finishing a Backyard Pizza Oven; Working With Threaded Pipe Connections (Season 10 Episode 10)
    Season 10 Episode 10:

    Finishing a Backyard Pizza Oven; Working With Threaded Pipe Connections

    Completing a backyard pizza oven; applying Teflon tape, pipe dope, and wicking to threaded-pipe connections.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Porch Railing; Selecting Stone for Building Walls (Season 10 Episode 9)
    Season 10 Episode 9:

    Building a Porch Railing; Selecting Stone for Building Walls

    Building a porch railing; stone used to build walls.

  • Ask This Old House - Fixing a Kitchen Sink Drain; Quieting Squeaky Hardwood Floors (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:

    Fixing a Kitchen Sink Drain; Quieting Squeaky Hardwood Floors

    Fixing a kitchen sink drain; quieting squeaky hardwood floors.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing a Crack in an Asphalt Walkway; Getting Rid of Mold (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:

    Repairing a Crack in an Asphalt Walkway; Getting Rid of Mold

    Repairing a crack in an asphalt walkway; getting rid of mold in an attic.

  • Ask This Old House - Removing Overgrown Shrubs; Quieting a Noisy Baseboard Heater (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    Removing Overgrown Shrubs; Quieting a Noisy Baseboard Heater

    Removing several overgrown shrubs and planting new perennials; quieting a noisy baseboard heater.

  • Ask This Old House - Insulating a Wall; Repointing a Fieldstone Foundation (Season 10 Episode  5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    Insulating a Wall; Repointing a Fieldstone Foundation

    The proper way to insulate a wall using fiberglass batts; repointing a fieldstone foundation.

  • Ask This Old House - Pruning an Overgrown Hedge; Installing a Kitchen Tile Backsplash (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    Pruning an Overgrown Hedge; Installing a Kitchen Tile Backsplash

    Pruning an overgrown evergreen hedge; installing a tile backsplash in the kitchen.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing a Corroded Fitting on a Water Heater; Installing a Vented Range Kitchen Hood (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    Replacing a Corroded Fitting on a Water Heater; Installing a Vented Range Kitchen Hood

    Replacing a corroded fitting on a water heater; installing a vented range hood.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing a Shower Valve; Rebuilding a Wobbly Stair Banister (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Repairing a Shower Valve; Rebuilding a Wobbly Stair Banister

    Repairing a faulty shower valve; rebuilding a wobbly stair banister.

  • Ask This Old House - Transplanting Trees; Hooking Up Plumbing to a Washing Machine (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Transplanting Trees; Hooking Up Plumbing to a Washing Machine

    A homeowner plants two trees; connecting plumbing to a washing machine.

  • Ask This Old House - Yard Clean Up; Installing Carpet Tiles (Season 9 Episode 26)
    Season 9 Episode 26:

    Yard Clean Up; Installing Carpet Tiles

    Cleaning up the yard; HVAC thermostat technology; installing carpet tiles over a concrete basement floor.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 25)
    Season 9 Episode 25:

    Ask This Old House

    Removing a vinyl kitchen floor; vintage house parts; eliminating a gurgling sound from plumbing.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 24)
    Season 9 Episode 24:

    Ask This Old House

    Tool storage cabinet; protecting a house from flood damage.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 23 (Season 9 Episode 23)
    Season 9 Episode 23:

    EPISODE: 23

    Splitting firewood; paintbrushes; connecting a basement bar sink to a sewer drain.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 22)
    Season 9 Episode 22:

    Ask This Old House

    Installing antique and reproduction door hardware; geothermal home heating and cooling system.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 21)
    Season 9 Episode 21:

    Ask This Old House

    Installing a new solar water heating system; safety devices for residential electrical systems; replacing support posts underneath a deck.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 20)
    Season 9 Episode 20:

    Ask This Old House

    Installing an outdoor electrical outlet; planting flower bulbs; Graceland; replacing worn-out kitchen cabinet hardware.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 19)
    Season 9 Episode 19:

    Ask This Old House

    Planting a narrow garden bed; home improvement workshops in Memphis, Tenn.; adding a wood-burning insert into an old fireplace.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 18)
    Season 9 Episode 18:

    Ask This Old House

    Painting an interior wall; water heater with a valve that prevents floods due to water leaks.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 17)
    Season 9 Episode 17:

    Ask This Old House

    Dealing with rainwater from gutters and downspouts; pliers; insulating an attic floor.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 16)
    Season 9 Episode 16:

    Ask This Old House

    Completing a backyard deck; hidden deck-fastening systems.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 15)
    Season 9 Episode 15:

    Ask This Old House

    Mowing a lawn; building a backyard deck.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 14)
    Season 9 Episode 14:

    Ask This Old House

    Installing a second bathroom sink; repairing a large crack in a concrete block foundation.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    Ask This Old House

    Sharpening chains; fixing a leaky rain gutter; installing a fiberglass bathtub and shower enclosure.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:

    Ask This Old House

    Installing a forced-air furnace and air conditioning system; repairing damage to oak flooring.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    Ask This Old House

    Repairing loose carpeting on a staircase; shovels and other tools for digging; recessed lights.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Ask This Old House

    Installing hot water radiant tubing underneath the floor; applying joint compound to drywall corners; wheelbarrow.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing an uneven stone patio; repainting a rusty metal bulkhead door (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    Repairing an uneven stone patio; repainting a rusty metal bulkhead door

    Repairing an uneven stone patio; repainting a rusty metal bulkhead door.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Energy-Efficient Storm Door; Cutting and Soldering Copper Plumbing Pipes and Fittings (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    Installing Energy-Efficient Storm Door; Cutting and Soldering Copper Plumbing Pipes and Fittings

    Energy-efficient storm door; cutting and soldering copper plumbing pipes and fittings; reducing an overgrown privet hedge.

  • Ask This Old House - Building Circular Patio and Fire Pit; Repairing Brick Stairs (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    Building Circular Patio and Fire Pit; Repairing Brick Stairs

    Building a circular patio and fire pit; repairing a set of brick stairs.

  • Ask This Old House - Choosing Groundcover; Installing Hydronic Baseboard Heaters (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Choosing Groundcover; Installing Hydronic Baseboard Heaters

    Groundcover; product makes it easier to mark and cut openings for electrical outlets; installing hydronic baseboard heaters.

  • Ask This Old House - Building Wheelchair Accessible Raised Garden Bed; Fixing Leaky Roof (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Building Wheelchair Accessible Raised Garden Bed; Fixing Leaky Roof

    A raised garden bed accessible by a wheelchair; repairing a leak in the roof.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing Rotted Windowsill; Installing Outdoor Faucet (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    Repairing Rotted Windowsill; Installing Outdoor Faucet

    Repairing a rotted window sill; gardening tools for people with limited mobility; installing an outdoor faucet.

  • Ask This Old House - Creating Storage Space in an Attic; Repairing Broken Doorbell (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Creating Storage Space in an Attic; Repairing Broken Doorbell

    Creating storage space in an attic; creating a faucet wrench from a PVC pipe; repairing a doorbell.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Balusters on a Staircase; Laying Stone Footpath (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Installing Balusters on a Staircase; Laying Stone Footpath

    Installing balusters on a staircase; installing a stone footpath.

  • Ask This Old House - Connecting Water Supply and Drain Lines for Kitchen Island Sink; Rescuing Improperly Planted Trees (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Connecting Water Supply and Drain Lines for Kitchen Island Sink; Rescuing Improperly Planted Trees

    Connecting the water supply and drain lines for a kitchen island sink; rescuing trees that were planted improperly.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing an Outdoor Faucet; Sharpening Lawn Mower Blades (Season 8 Episode 26)
    Season 8 Episode 26:

    Replacing an Outdoor Faucet; Sharpening Lawn Mower Blades

    Replacing a leaky outdoor faucet; sharpening a lawn mower blade; custom shelving for a walk-in closet.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing Newel Posts; Cutting Rigid Pipes (Season 8 Episode 25)
    Season 8 Episode 25:

    Repairing Newel Posts; Cutting Rigid Pipes

    Repairing a wobbly newel post at the bottom of a staircase; cutting rigid pipes and flexible tubing; reproduce plants from cuttings and grafting.

  • Ask This Old House - Attracting Different Bird Species; Dual-flush Toilet Valves (Season 8 Episode 24)
    Season 8 Episode 24:

    Attracting Different Bird Species; Dual-flush Toilet Valves

    Birdfeeders and birdseed; interior moldings; installing a dual-flush valve in a toilet.

  • Ask This Old House - Using String Trimmers; Stripping Dangerous Lead Paint (Season 8 Episode 23)
    Season 8 Episode 23:

    Using String Trimmers; Stripping Dangerous Lead Paint

    Using and maintaining string trimmers; woodworking clamps; removing lead paint.

  • Ask This Old House - Reviving a Damaged Lawn; Unclogging Kitchen Sink Drains (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:

    Reviving a Damaged Lawn; Unclogging Kitchen Sink Drains

    Reviving a damaged lawn; fixing a clogged kitchen sink drain.

  • Ask This Old House - Utilizing Energy Efficient Water Heaters; Maintaining Propane-Fueled Mosquito Traps (Season 8 Episode 21)
    Season 8 Episode 21:

    Utilizing Energy Efficient Water Heaters; Maintaining Propane-Fueled Mosquito Traps

    Replacing an old electric water heater; propane-fueled mosquito traps; installing exterior trim against an uneven stone chimney.

  • Ask This Old House - Remodeling Kitchen Area; Improving Drainage in Planters (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:

    Remodeling Kitchen Area; Improving Drainage in Planters

    Remodeling a kitchen with new appliances, countertops, backsplash and sink; improving drainage in a flowerpot.

  • Ask This Old House - Applying Protective Furniture Finish; Winterizing Outdoor Gardens (Season 8 Episode 19)
    Season 8 Episode 19:

    Applying Protective Furniture Finish; Winterizing Outdoor Gardens

    Replacing broken sash locks on vinyl windows; staining furniture and applying protective finishes; protecting plants for the winter.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Crown Molding; Replacing Rotting Fence Posts (Season 8 Episode 18)
    Season 8 Episode 18:

    Installing Crown Molding; Replacing Rotting Fence Posts

    Installing crown molding; replacing a rotting cedar fence post.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Ductless Air Conditioning; Eliminating Ceiling Leaks (Season 8 Episode 17)
    Season 8 Episode 17:

    Installing Ductless Air Conditioning; Eliminating Ceiling Leaks

    Cooling a garage with ductless air conditioning; eliminating a leak in a living room ceiling.

  • Ask This Old House - Conserving Rainwater; Removing an Interior Wall (Season 8 Episode 16)
    Season 8 Episode 16:

    Conserving Rainwater; Removing an Interior Wall

    Rainwater collection system; connecting two rooms by removing an interior load-bearing wall.

  • Ask This Old House - Updating Bathroom Installations; Comparing Wall Insulation (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:

    Updating Bathroom Installations; Comparing Wall Insulation

    Updating a bathroom with a new vanity cabinet, countertop and sink; wall insulation.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Mantel and Hearth; Rejuvenating Baseboard Radiator (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:

    Installing Mantel and Hearth; Rejuvenating Baseboard Radiator

    Installing a new mantel and marble hearth; improving the appearance of old baseboard radiators.

  • Ask This Old House - Fixing Broken Water Softener; Repairing and Preventing Deer Damage in Home Garden (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    Fixing Broken Water Softener; Repairing and Preventing Deer Damage in Home Garden

    Repairing a water softener; repairing deer damage to an evergreen tree; reducing airborne dust while sanding.

  • Ask This Old House - Concealing Retaining Walls; Quieting PVC Plumbing Vents (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    Concealing Retaining Walls; Quieting PVC Plumbing Vents

    Adding wooden lattice and climbing vines to a retaining wall; flashing a newly installed window; quieting a PVC plumbing vent.

  • Ask This Old House - Building Laminate Kitchen Countertops; Installing Steel Edging (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Building Laminate Kitchen Countertops; Installing Steel Edging

    Building and installing new laminate kitchen countertops; creating a clean border between a garden bed and a lawn.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Stone Veneer; Retrofitting HVAC Ducts (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Installing Stone Veneer; Retrofitting HVAC Ducts

    Installing stone veneer over a concrete retaining wall; retrofitting dampers in forced-air HVAC ducts.

  • Ask This Old House - Organic Lawn Care; Re-routing Bathroom Fan (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    Organic Lawn Care; Re-routing Bathroom Fan

    Organic lawn care program; compost tea; re-routing a bathroom fan to prevent mildew in the attic.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Basic Picnic Table; Installing Utility Sink (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Building a Basic Picnic Table; Installing Utility Sink

    Building a basic picnic table with common framing lumber; installing a new utility sink in a basement laundry area.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Weather Stripping; Energy-Efficient Tips & Analysis (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    Installing Weather Stripping; Energy-Efficient Tips & Analysis

    Sealing out drafts with weather-stripping on the front door; monitoring and saving electricity; heat-loss analysis.

  • Ask This Old House - Container Gardening; Installing Rooftop Antennas (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Container Gardening; Installing Rooftop Antennas

    Container gardening; wood flooring, ceramic tile, vinyl and linoleum; installing a rooftop antenna.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Sliding Glass Door (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Installing Sliding Glass Door

    Installing a sliding glass door.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Aluminum Gutters & Downspouts; Energy-Efficient Washer/Dryer (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Installing Aluminum Gutters & Downspouts; Energy-Efficient Washer/Dryer

    Aluminum gutters and downspouts; energy-efficient clothes washer and dryer.

  • Ask This Old House - Utilizing Outdoor Living Space; Installing Fiber Cement Siding (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Utilizing Outdoor Living Space; Installing Fiber Cement Siding

    Transforming a small backyard into a pleasant outdoor living space; installing fiber cement siding.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Home Intercom System; Energy-Efficient Fireplace (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Installing Home Intercom System; Energy-Efficient Fireplace

    Installing a home intercom system; wood-burning fireplace cleaner; gas-burning insert.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Campire Pit; Installing Range Hood & Microwave Oven (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Building a Campire Pit; Installing Range Hood & Microwave Oven

    Building a campfire pit in the backyard; installing a combination range hood and microwave oven over the stove.

  • Ask This Old House - Leaky PVC Drain Trap; Installing Bamboo Flooring (Season 7 Episode 26)
    Season 7 Episode 26:

    Leaky PVC Drain Trap; Installing Bamboo Flooring

    Repairing a leaking PVC drain trap underneath the kitchen sink; installing a new bamboo floating floor in the basement; cleaning roof gutters.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Ventilation Fan; Chemical Free Lawn Care (Season 7 Episode 25)
    Season 7 Episode 25:

    Installing a Ventilation Fan; Chemical Free Lawn Care

    Installing a new ventilation fan in the bathroom; caring for a lawn without using chemicals or pesticides.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Garage Door; Preventing Frozen Pipes (Season 7 Episode 24)
    Season 7 Episode 24:

    Installing Garage Door; Preventing Frozen Pipes

    Installing a new garage door; winterizing the plumbing to prevent frozen pipes when the house is unoccupied.

  • Ask This Old House - Finished Wallboards; Storm-Damaged Trees (Season 7 Episode 23)
    Season 7 Episode 23:

    Finished Wallboards; Storm-Damaged Trees

    Preparing concrete basement walls for finished wallboard; tying basic knots; caring for storm-damaged trees.

  • Ask This Old House - Heating & Cooling System Controller; Re-Grout Tile Floor (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:

    Heating & Cooling System Controller; Re-Grout Tile Floor

    Zoning controller for a forced-air heating and cooling system; regrouting a tile floor in a master bathroom.

  • Ask This Old House - Water Saving Toilet; In-Ground Sprinkler System (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:

    Water Saving Toilet; In-Ground Sprinkler System

    A dual-flush water-saving toilet; installing an in-ground sprinkler system.

  • Ask This Old House - Special Projects for Kids: Building a Vegetable Garden; Constructing a Mini-Golf (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    Special Projects for Kids: Building a Vegetable Garden; Constructing a Mini-Golf

    Building a raised bed for growing vegetables; miniature indoor golf course; model rocket launcher.

  • Ask This Old House - Banging Pipes; Installing Fiberglass Door (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    Banging Pipes; Installing Fiberglass Door

    Installing a water hammer shock suppressor; installing a pre-hung fiberglass exterior door.

  • Ask This Old House - Pruning a Tree; Installing a Shower Mixing Valve (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    Pruning a Tree; Installing a Shower Mixing Valve

    Pruning a neglected crabapple tree; installing a new anti-scald shower-mixing valve.

  • Ask This Old House - Staining a Deck; Preventing Sewage Backups (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    Staining a Deck; Preventing Sewage Backups

    Cleaning and staining a mahogany backyard deck; replacing a flood-control system; removing a wood plug from a hole saw.

  • Ask This Old House - Converting a Bathtub; Solar-Powered Fountain (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    Converting a Bathtub; Solar-Powered Fountain

    Converting a claw-foot bathtub to a shower; using fillers for wood and PVC trim; installing a solar-powered fountain.

  • Ask This Old House - Painting Kitchen Cabinets; Installing Cabinet Accessories (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    Painting Kitchen Cabinets; Installing Cabinet Accessories

    Painting kitchen cabinets; installing useful accessories to existing cabinets.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing Backyard Gate; Drafty Window (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Repairing Backyard Gate; Drafty Window

    Repairing a sagging backyard gate; replacing a drafty basement window; expanding foam for insulating against drafts.

  • Ask This Old House - Energy-Efficient Water Heater; Leveling Concrete Walkway (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Energy-Efficient Water Heater; Leveling Concrete Walkway

    Replacing an old tank-type water heater with a tankless unit fueled by propane; leveling a sagging concrete walkway; removing dents from wood.

  • Ask This Old House - Removing a Boulder; Securing Loose Pipes (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Removing a Boulder; Securing Loose Pipes

    Homeowners break apart and remove a large boulder from their yard; securing loose pipes inside a shower stall; secure grip on a hammer.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing a Deck; Hydrangeo Bush (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Repairing a Deck; Hydrangeo Bush

    Repairing a dangerous deck; a hydrangea bush that won't flower.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Whole-House Water Filter; Repairing Rubber Roof (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Installing a Whole-House Water Filter; Repairing Rubber Roof

    Installing a whole-house water filter; repairing a hole in a rubber roof; cutting PVC pipe without a saw.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Retaining Wall; Loud Faucet (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Building a Retaining Wall; Loud Faucet

    A retaining wall made of pressure-treated timber; fixing a kitchen faucet's loud shuddering.

  • Ask This Old House - Waterproofing System; Installing a Privacy Screen (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Waterproofing System; Installing a Privacy Screen

    Shower enclosure for tile; privacy screen using bushes and a decorative flower garden.

  • Ask This Old House - Reducing Heating Costs; Using a Whole House Fan (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Reducing Heating Costs; Using a Whole House Fan

    Installing a weather-responsive control on a boiler; reducing energy costs with landscaping; whole house fan.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing Laminate Countertops; Rebuilding a Brick Walkway (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Repairing Laminate Countertops; Rebuilding a Brick Walkway

    Damaged laminate countertops; rebuilding a brick walkway; filters for forced-air heating and cooling systems.

  • Ask This Old House - Increasing Water Pressure; Transplanting a Bush (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Increasing Water Pressure; Transplanting a Bush

    Electric water-pressure booster; transplanting a giant rhododendron.

  • Ask This Old House - Damaged Lawn; Curved Stair Molding (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Damaged Lawn; Curved Stair Molding

    Damaged lawn; making a curved stair molding with red oak.

  • Ask This Old House - Pendant Lighting; Care for Succulents (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Pendant Lighting; Care for Succulents

    New pendant lighting brightens a kitchen; succulent plants.

  • Ask This Old House - Mature Tree; Noisy Heating System (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Mature Tree; Noisy Heating System

    Mature tree; quieting a noisy heating system.

  • Ask This Old House - Collapsing Garage Roof; Installing a Dry Well (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Collapsing Garage Roof; Installing a Dry Well

    Replacing a rotting support post to save a collapsing garage roof; installing a dry well.

  • Ask This Old House - Tips for Watering Lawns; Building a Bookcase (Season 6 Episode 26)
    Season 6 Episode 26:

    Tips for Watering Lawns; Building a Bookcase

    Replacing all the parts inside a toilet tank; above ground sprinklers; building a bookcase using plywood and portable power tools.

  • Ask This Old House - Pressure Reducing Valve; Problems With Crown Molding (Season 6 Episode 25)
    Season 6 Episode 25:

    Pressure Reducing Valve; Problems With Crown Molding

    Installing a pressure reducing valve; which types of grass are appropriate for certain climates and conditions; crown molding.

  • Ask This Old House - Tribute to Tile Expert Joe Ferrante (Season 6 Episode 24)
    Season 6 Episode 24:

    Tribute to Tile Expert Joe Ferrante

    The life and work of tile expert Joe Ferrante; replacing a broken bathroom tile; cutting ceramic and stone tile.

  • Ask This Old House - Lawn Improvements; Leaky Ceiling (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:

    Lawn Improvements; Leaky Ceiling

    Improving a lawn with a slice seeder; driving a nail into a tight spot; preparing a home for sale; fixing a water leak.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing Rotted Stairs; Leaky Polybutylene Pipes (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    Replacing Rotted Stairs; Leaky Polybutylene Pipes

    Replacing rotted wooden stairs with granite steps; replacing leaky polybutylene pipes throughout a house.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Pellet Stove; Gasoline-Free Lawn Mowers (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Installing a Pellet Stove; Gasoline-Free Lawn Mowers

    Installing a pellet stove; lawn mowers that do not require gasoline; installing an old mortised lockset on a new door.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Soccer Goal; Constructing a Sandbox (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Building a Soccer Goal; Constructing a Sandbox

    Special projects for parents and children; building a soccer goal using PVC plumbing pipes; making stilts out of wood; building a sandbox.

  • Ask This Old House - Low Voltage Landscape Lighting; Replacing Old Faucet (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Low Voltage Landscape Lighting; Replacing Old Faucet

    Increasing insulation in the attic; adding low-voltage landscape lighting; replacing an old kitchen faucet.

  • Ask This Old House - Water Softening System; Fiber-Cement Shingles (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Water Softening System; Fiber-Cement Shingles

    Installing a new water softening system; installing fiber-cement shingles on a backyard shed.

  • Ask This Old House - Lawn Soil Test; Identifying Water Supply Pipes (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Lawn Soil Test; Identifying Water Supply Pipes

    Testing soil; types of water supply pipes.

  • Ask This Old House - Leaky Skylight; Repairing a Light Switch (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    Leaky Skylight; Repairing a Light Switch

    Replacing a skylight that leaks water; repairing a faulty three-way light switch.

  • Ask This Old House - An Unpleasant Smelling Dishwasher; Transplanting a Rose Bush (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    An Unpleasant Smelling Dishwasher; Transplanting a Rose Bush

    Unpleasant smelling dishwasher; transplanting a rose bush; changing a circular saw blade.

  • Ask This Old House - Controlling Radiators; Tangled Bungee Cords (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Controlling Radiators; Tangled Bungee Cords

    Controlling the temperatures of radiators; putting a new refrigerator into an opening that is a bit too small; taming tangled bungee cords.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing Vinyl Fence; Protective Coating for Garage Floor (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Installing Vinyl Fence; Protective Coating for Garage Floor

    Installing a new vinyl fence; installing a protective epoxy coating to the garage floor.

  • Ask This Old House - Determining the Grade of Landscape; Repairing a Bathtub (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Determining the Grade of Landscape; Repairing a Bathtub

    Determining the grade of a landscape; ways to see what is inside a wall; repairing a bathtub that does not hold water.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing Cracked Flagstone; Replacing Electric Stove (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Replacing Cracked Flagstone; Replacing Electric Stove

    Replacing cracked flagstone with bluestone on front steps; replacing an electric stove with a new gas range stove.

  • Ask This Old House - Handling Storm-Water Runoff; Refinishing Hardwood Floors (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Handling Storm-Water Runoff; Refinishing Hardwood Floors

    Storm-water runoff from the roof; refinishing hardwood floors with a sander and water-based finish.

  • Ask This Old House - Christmas Trees; Caulking a Leaky Window (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Christmas Trees; Caulking a Leaky Window

    Choosing a Christmas tree and keeping it healthy throughout the holiday season; caulking a leaky window.

  • Ask This Old House - Transforming a Backyard; Dripping Bathroom Fan (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Transforming a Backyard; Dripping Bathroom Fan

    A couple transform a muddy backyard into a play area for their children; portable space heaters; bathroom fan drips water into the room below.

  • Ask This Old House - Energy-Efficient Windows; Reducing Electrical Consumption (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Energy-Efficient Windows; Reducing Electrical Consumption

    Useful ways to save energy at home; replacement windows; reducing energy needed for heating water; improving a heating and air conditioning system.

  • Ask This Old House - Removing an Old Tree; Installing Wood Trim (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Removing an Old Tree; Installing Wood Trim

    Removing an old tree; installing wood trim around a plain doorway.

  • Ask This Old House - Jammed Garbage Disposer; Removing Exterior Paint (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Jammed Garbage Disposer; Removing Exterior Paint

    Jammed kitchen garbage disposer; removing exterior paint from cedar siding; cutting holes and notches in joists.

  • Ask This Old House - Plumbing Floods; Shrub Removal and Foundation Plantings; Rotted Windowsill. (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Plumbing Floods; Shrub Removal and Foundation Plantings; Rotted Windowsill.

    Preventing plumbing floods; shrub removal and foundation plantings; a rotted windowsill.

  • Ask This Old House - Broken Cast-Iron Closet Flange; Cracked Plaster Wall; Digging Holes. (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Broken Cast-Iron Closet Flange; Cracked Plaster Wall; Digging Holes.

    Replacing a broken cast-iron closet flange for a toilet; cracked plaster wall; digging holes.

  • Ask This Old House - Squares for General Carpentry; Building New Patio. (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Squares for General Carpentry; Building New Patio.

    Squares for general carpentry; building a new patio with concrete paving-bricks.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing Bathtub Drain Trap; Repairing Cracked Dywall Ceiling. (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Replacing Bathtub Drain Trap; Repairing Cracked Dywall Ceiling.

    Replacing a bathtub drain trap; repairing a cracked drywall ceiling.

  • Ask This Old House - Building a Workbench; Tuning Gas-Powered Lawnmower; Installing a Bypass-Duct Fixes a Forced-Air Heating System. (Season 5 Episode 26)
    Season 5 Episode 26:

    Building a Workbench; Tuning Gas-Powered Lawnmower; Installing a Bypass-Duct Fixes a Forced-Air Heating System.

    Building a simple workbench; tuning a gas-powered lawnmower; installing a bypass-duct fixes a forced-air heating system.

  • Ask This Old House - How to Mow and Edge Lawn; Repairing Electric Water Heaters; Repairing a Broken Stair Tread. (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    How to Mow and Edge Lawn; Repairing Electric Water Heaters; Repairing a Broken Stair Tread.

    Young homeowners learn how to mow and edge the front lawn; repairing and maintaining electric water heaters; repairing a broken stair tread.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing a Mailbox; Repointing Failing Mortar. (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    Replacing a Mailbox; Repointing Failing Mortar.

    Replacing a mailbox damaged by a snowplow; repointing failing mortar on a brick foundation.

  • Ask This Old House - Room Radiator; Hand Planes to Shape Wood; Removing Crabgrass. (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    Room Radiator; Hand Planes to Shape Wood; Removing Crabgrass.

    Bathroom radiator doubles as a towel warmer; using hand planes to shape wood; removing crabgrass from the lawn.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing Corroded Shut-Off Valve; Planting Climbing Rose Bushes. (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Replacing Corroded Shut-Off Valve; Planting Climbing Rose Bushes.

    Replacing a corroded shut-off valve; planting rose bushes for climbing a two-rail fence.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing Deck Boards; Quieting a Steam Heating System (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Replacing Deck Boards; Quieting a Steam Heating System

    Removing warped boards on an old deck and installing new composite decking; quieting a noisy steam heating system.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing Shrubs; Attic Ventilation (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Replacing Shrubs; Attic Ventilation

    Removing an ailing shrub; improving attic ventilation with a solar-powered roof fan.

  • Ask This Old House - Refinishing Cast Iron Radiators; Installing Standby Generators (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Refinishing Cast Iron Radiators; Installing Standby Generators

    Refinishing cast iron radiators; installing a standby generator in an area with frequent power outages.

  • Ask This Old House - Patching Vinyl Floor; Repairing Leaky Sprinkler System (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Patching Vinyl Floor; Repairing Leaky Sprinkler System

    Patching a hole in a vinyl kitchen floor; repairing a leaky in-ground sprinkler system.

  • Ask This Old House - Wall-to-Wall Carpet; Table Saw Safety (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Wall-to-Wall Carpet; Table Saw Safety

    Installing wall-to-wall carpeting; table-saw safety; an emergency brake prevents injury.

  • Ask This Old House - Extension Cords; Pop-Up Drains (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Extension Cords; Pop-Up Drains

    Removing an overgrown juniper; the correct way to coil extension cords; replacing a pop-up drain assembly in a pedestal sink.

  • Ask This Old House - Clogged Drains; Installing Kitchen Cabinets (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Clogged Drains; Installing Kitchen Cabinets

    Clearing clogged drains; installing new kitchen cabinets.

  • Ask This Old House - Pruning; Hot Water Heating (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Pruning; Hot Water Heating

    Pruning an overgrown willow tree; fixing a hot water heating system that doesn't supply enough heat to a newly-built addition.

  • Ask This Old House - Mulching; Sash Balancers (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Mulching; Sash Balancers

    Mulching and edging garden beds; replacing broken sash balancers in double-hung windows.

  • Ask This Old House - Shower Valve; Recycling Batteries (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Shower Valve; Recycling Batteries

    Repairing an old shower mixing valve; cordless power tools; properly recycling batteries.

  • Ask This Old House - Cedar Clipboards; Chainsaw Etiquette (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Cedar Clipboards; Chainsaw Etiquette

    Replacing damaged cedar clapboards on the house's exterior; safely felling trees with a chainsaw.

  • Ask This Old House - Kitchen Backsplash; Installing Sod (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Kitchen Backsplash; Installing Sod

    Installing a kitchen backsplash using glass tile; replacing a damaged section of lawn using sod.

  • Ask This Old House - Childproofing; Sump Pump Installation (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Childproofing; Sump Pump Installation

    Childproofing a home; installing a backup sump pump powered by municipal water pressure.

  • Ask This Old House - Stone Countertops; Chain-Link Fence (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Stone Countertops; Chain-Link Fence

    How to maintain stone countertops and prevent stains; installing a chain-link fence.

  • Ask This Old House - Energy Efficiency; Replacing a Toilet Seat (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Energy Efficiency; Replacing a Toilet Seat

    An energy audit detects where weatherstripping and insulation can be improved; removing an old toilet seat with corroded bolts.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing an Exterior Deck (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Replacing an Exterior Deck

    Rebuilding a small exterior deck with stairs and handrails using pressure-treated lumber and composite deck boards.

  • Ask This Old House - Planting Flower Bulbs; Quieting Noisy Pipes (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Planting Flower Bulbs; Quieting Noisy Pipes

    Planting flower bulbs; making straight rip-cuts with a circular saw; installing shock suppressors to eliminate noise from pipes.

  • Ask This Old House - Garage Organization; Ceiling Fan Installation (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Garage Organization; Ceiling Fan Installation

    New cabinets are installed in a garage; vacuum-assisted post hole digger; installing a ceiling fan; installing fan-rated electrical boxes.

  • Ask This Old House - Installing a Shower Base; Rain Barrels (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Installing a Shower Base; Rain Barrels

    A new shower base is installed; installing a rain barrel to catch rainwater from the roof.

  • Ask This Old House - Replacing a Clogged Aerator; Proper Houseplant Care (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Replacing a Clogged Aerator; Proper Houseplant Care

    A clogged aerator on a bathroom faucet is replaced; caring for houseplants; fixing a squeaky subfloor underneath carpeting.

  • Ask This Old House - Repairing Interior Door; Creating Privacy With Plants (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Repairing Interior Door; Creating Privacy With Plants

    Repairing an interior door that won't latch shut; homeowners select bamboo plants to create a privacy screen.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 26 (Season 4 Episode 26)
    Season 4 Episode 26:

    EPISODE: 26

    Installing a mini-split air-conditioning system; preparing the lawn for spring with a dethatching machine.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 25 (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    EPISODE: 25

    Cutting different types of tile; installing a sump pump; emergency backup systems for sump pumps.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 24 (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    EPISODE: 24

    New dishwasher; sharpening wood chisels using different types of sharpening stones; lawn spreaders.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 23 (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    EPISODE: 23

    Adding a heavier "solid-core" door; how doors are constructed; repairing a leaky kitchen faucet.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 22 (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    EPISODE: 22

    Repairing stripped threads on a radiator; solving a grading problem; stabilizing a wobbly newel post.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 21 (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    EPISODE: 21

    An instantaneous water heater saves on fuel costs; planting deciduous and evergreen trees helps reduce heating costs.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 20 (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    EPISODE: 20

    Installing a granite marker with an address number; repairing a hot-water radiator.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 19 (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    EPISODE: 19

    Custom cover for a radiator; installing a steam humidifier on a forced-air heating system; portable units that do not require installation.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 18 (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    EPISODE: 18

    How to transplant a spruce tree planted too close to a house; extending a staircase handrail.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 17 (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    EPISODE: 17

    Repairing a residential well pump and supply tank; repairing a small hole in vinyl siding.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 16 (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    EPISODE: 16

    How to safely use hammers; repairing a pressure-assisted toilet; patching a hole using veneer plaster and blueboard.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 15 (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    EPISODE: 15

    Installing a low-cost in-ground sprinkler system; pouring new concrete footings for a backyard deck.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 14 (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    EPISODE: 14

    Radon gas found in a finished basement; radon test kits; pruning an apple tree.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 13 (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    EPISODE: 13

    Installing a vinyl floor; preventing plumbing pipes from freezing in the winter; thawing frozen pipes.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 12 (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    Proper tools and techniques for window-washing; flushing sediment out of an electric water-heater.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 11 (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    EPISODE: 11

    Snowblowers; replacing an old, drafty door with one that is a pre-hung and energy-efficient unit.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 10 (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    EPISODE: 10

    Taming an overgrown privet hedge; installing a laundry sink in the basement of a town house.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 9 (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    Saving a tube of caulk; replacing a worn-out roof on an old garage.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 8 (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    Proper use of a circular saw; installing an outdoor faucet; preventing a tree from splitting in half.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 7 (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Removing moss and lichen from a shade-covered roof; repairing a leaky valve by replacing the washer and valve seat.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 6 (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Building a raised garden bed using composite landscape timbers made from recycled plastic and sawdust; clearing a slow-draining bathtub.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 5 (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    Ailing rose bush; solutions for steadying a wobbly toilet; preventing water from leaking in the foundation.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 4 (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    Repairing a flat wheelbarrow-tire and an aluminum rain gutter; drilling a hole in ceramic tile.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 3 (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    Installing an under-sink filter; types of residential water filter; a drought-resistant tree.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 2 (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Fixing squeaky stairs; replacing a broken baluster; installing an automatic shut-off valve for a washing machine.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 1 (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    Repairing a loose flagstone in a mortared walkway; installing a seamless patch to a hardwood floor.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 26 (Season 3 Episode 26)
    Season 3 Episode 26:

    EPISODE: 26

    Using masonry fasteners to install window boxes; copper pipe connections; perimeter drain.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 25 (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    EPISODE: 25

    Tricks for using a tape measure; fluorescent light fixtures; replacing the aluminum cover of a baseboard heater.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 24 (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    EPISODE: 24

    Installing an electronic air cleaner on a forced-air furnace; tools for removing ice from concrete walkways.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 23 (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    EPISODE: 23

    Clearing a clogged vent stack; building an ice skating rink.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 22 (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    EPISODE: 22

    Riding lawnmower; replacing a rotted wooden threshold; garbage disposers.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 21 (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    EPISODE: 21

    Residential electrical service panel; installing a 220-volt receptacle; hand tools for the gardener.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 20 (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    EPISODE: 20

    Leveling an uneven concrete floor before installing hardwood; repairing a leaky water shut-off valve.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 19 (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    EPISODE: 19

    Recycling yard waste through composting; removing an old cast-iron house trap on a sewer line.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 18 (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    EPISODE: 18

    Clogged bathtub drains; replacing double-hung window weights; planting a low-maintenance garden.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 17 (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    EPISODE: 17

    Rotting deck balusters; ice maker and water dispenser for a refrigerator.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 16 (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    EPISODE: 16

    Sinking brick patio; stripping wallpaper.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 15 (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    EPISODE: 15

    Storm windows; preparing shrubs for winter; carbon monoxide detectors.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 14 (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    EPISODE: 14

    Broken window pane; safety glass; pruning a tree.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 13 (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    EPISODE: 13

    Re-seeding a damaged lawn; installing a kitchen sink.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 12 (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    Cracked stucco; lawn mowers; pump installation.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 11 (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    EPISODE: 11

    Ladder safety; rebuilding a retaining wall.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 10 (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    EPISODE: 10

    Mysterious sound from plumbing system; crown molding; bathroom tiles.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 9 (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    Leaky valves; replacing a cellar door; repairing a leaky hose.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 8 (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    Adjustable shelves; testing soil before planting; hot water for a bathroom.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 7 (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Hot-water heater; anode rod; diverting rain; thermostatic valves for steam radiators.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 6 (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Window boxes; identifying unknown objects; sod installation.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 5 (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    Removing bolts and screws with stripped or damaged heads; edge along a concrete walkway; roof of a front porch; rotting post.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 4 (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    Cutting a pass-through in a kitchen wall; continuously running toilet.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 3 (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    Mending fences; mixing valve in shower; upgrading an old drill.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 2 (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Trap under a bathroom sink; brick walkway; plaster ceiling; drywall.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 1 (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    New homeowners in Beverly, Mass.; lawn; drill bits; Boston firefighters; fire extinguishers.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 26 (Season 2 Episode 26)
    Season 2 Episode 26:

    EPISODE: 26

    Repairing a damaged door jamb and installing a new storm door; choosing the right garden tools for spring cleanup.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 25 (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    EPISODE: 25

    Corroded copper pipes; how to replace worn-out weather stripping around a kitchen door.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 24 (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    EPISODE: 24

    Installing track lighting in the kitchen; how to quiet noisy baseboard heaters.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 23 (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    EPISODE: 23

    Preparing a bathroom for remodeling; installing radiant heat; preparing aluminum siding for a paint job.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 22 (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    EPISODE: 22

    Installing a curved basecap molding in a stairwell; purchasing electrical wire by the foot; collecting sap and making maple syrup.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 21 (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    EPISODE: 21

    Air vent replacement; repairing a steam radiator's shut-off valve; preparing garden beds for winter.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 20 (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    EPISODE: 20

    Programmable thermostat installation; repairing a cracked plaster and lath wall.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 19 (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    EPISODE: 19

    Cutting a pane of glass; planting climbing vines; installing a portable air conditioner.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 18 (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    EPISODE: 18

    Protecting shrubs from deer; pipe connections; fixing a shower door that will not close properly.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 17 (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    EPISODE: 17

    Snaking wire through exterior walls; planting a magnolia tree.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 16 (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    EPISODE: 16

    Examining water quality; installing a water softener and filter; replacing a rotten board in hardwood flooring.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 15 (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    EPISODE: 15

    Fixing sliding closet doors; electric radiant floor heat; selecting exterior paint colors.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 14 (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    EPISODE: 14

    Brick-walk installation; cutting a miter in wood trim.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 13 (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    EPISODE: 13

    Silencing squeaky hardwood floors; building a set of timber stairs.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 12 (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    EPISODE: 12

    Repairing an irrigation system; fixing a bathtub leak.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 11 (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    EPISODE: 11

    Installing a staircase handrail; transplanting a rhododendron.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 10 (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    EPISODE: 10

    Chimney flue repairs; installing an anti-sweat valve to prevent condensation on a toilet tank.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 9 (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    EPISODE: 9

    Removing poison ivy from the yard without using herbicides; weaving cedar shingles on an outside corner of a house.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 8 (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    EPISODE: 8

    Replacing wall-to-wall carpeting with pre-finished hardwood flooring; pros and cons of floors; replacing a rusty bathroom sink stopper.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 7 (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    Replacing ailing grass with ivy and pachysandra; opening double-hung windows that are painted shut.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 6 (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    Installing interior window trim; hiding utility boxes in front of a house; fixing a broken spray hose on a kitchen faucet.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 5 (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    EPISODE: 5

    Installing a backyard drywell; installing a bathtub safety grab bar.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 4 (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    EPISODE: 4

    Repairing holes in drywall; replacing a large 1920s wall-mounted toilet.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 3 (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    Restoring a slate walkway; repairing a leak in a fiberglass shower stall.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 2 (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Securing a shaky newel post at the top of a stairway; replacing a 50-year-old water heater.

  • Ask This Old House - EPISODE: 1 (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    Installing a deadbolt; trimming hedges; fixing a heating system.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:

    Ask This Old House

    Clearing toilet stoppage; folding attic stairs; growing tomato plants from seeds.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    Ask This Old House

    Repairing an exterior doorjamb; leak sensors can prevent flooded basements; automatic water-shutoff valve.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    Ask This Old House

    Installing a garbage disposal; testing the decibel level of several power tools; hearing protection.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Ask This Old House

    Installing crown molding; adding installation to prevent bathroom pipes from freezing.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Ask This Old House

    Leaky shower tub faucet; removing painted wallpaper; hot glue guns.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Ask This Old House

    Different types of snow shovels and throwers; repairing the broken sash cords on an old window.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Ask This Old House

    Repairing a window sill; paint rollers; sharpening stones for kitchen knives.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Ask This Old House

    Preventing drafts around windows by installing insulation around the weight pockets; sewage ejection pump.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Ask This Old House

    Keeping leaves and other debris out of rain gutters; repairing a wobbly toilet.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Ask This Old House

    Installing an automatic water shut-off valve on a washer/dryer combination; preparing drywall joints; plumbing torches.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Ask This Old House

    Painting the exterior of a double-hung window; lawn fertilization; hanging a picture on a hollow wall.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Ask This Old House

    Removing an ivy covering on a home; window replacement; measuring a window.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Ask This Old House

    Shower faucet that will eliminate scalding; robotic lawn mowers; "critter-proofing" a house.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Ask This Old House

    Using a sprayer to paint a shutter; replacing a broken fireplace damper; splitting logs for firewood.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Ask This Old House

    Store-bought sawhorses; frost-proof outdoor faucet; how to collect and compost leaves.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Ask This Old House

    Hand pruners; repairing shutters; water heaters; tankless hot water system.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Ask This Old House

    Washing machine; pressure washer to clean a brick walkway; leaky kitchen faucet.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Ask This Old House

    Replacing a rotting basement window; dryer vent installation; painting a six-panel door; power outlet installation; replacing weed trimmer string.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Ask This Old House

    Cutting bungholes in wood; cracking paint; plumbing torches; outdoor lattice.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Ask This Old House

    Fixing a sagging floor with concrete footings and lally columns; sharpening and maintaining saws.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Ask This Old House

    Repairing a cracked plaster ceiling; rebuilding a toilet; removing a tree stump with a stump grinder.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Ask This Old House

    Two types of floor sanders -- a traditional drum sander and a random orbital sander; replacing a corroded pipe.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Ask This Old House

    Cleaning and maintaining paintbrushes; filling gaps in a 160-year-old pine floor.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Ask This Old House

    Hiding a back stoop; decking options; a new product for taking care of mosquitoes.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Ask This Old House

    Mending garden hoses; plumbing tools; artificial turf for underneath a swing.

  • Ask This Old House - Ask This Old House (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Ask This Old House

    Fixing a leak in a 20-year-old dishwasher; cutting back stair treads to create more headroom.

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