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, Gorilla Glue, HomeAdvisor and Festool.

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Scorched Floor, Hardy Plantings | Ask TOH


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

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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.

Water Filter, Bathroom Caulking | Ask TOH


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

Smart Irrigation, Jimmy DiResta | Ask TOH


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

Prairie Grasses, Solar Flower | Ask TOH


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