Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House solves the steady stream of home improvement problems faced by our viewers - and we make house calls! The series features some familiar faces, including Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook.

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Funding for ASK THIS OLD HOUSE is provided by The Home Depot, GMC, HomeAdvisor, Festool and HomeServe.

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Historic Plantings, Wood Utensils | Ask TOH


Jenn plants Victorian flowers; Mauro matches paint colors; Tom carves serving utensils.

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Deck Staining, Water Monitoring | Ask TOH


Mauro stains a deck; Mark builds a fire; Ross learns about automatic water shutoff valves.

Humidity Mystery, Brick Patch | Ask TOH


Richard diagnoses and repairs an HVAC system; Mark patches a brick wall.

Scorched Floor, Hardy Plantings | Ask TOH


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

Restore Fireplace, Porch Swing | Ask TOH


Mark restores a fireplace; Richard and Ross discuss thermostats; Tom hangs a swing.

Stair Treads, Gas Stove Pipe | Ask TOH


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

Fix Foundation, Textured Ceiling | Ask TOH


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