Original Air Date: Week of October 27, 2011
Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner prune an overgrown evergreen hedge. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a tile backsplash in his kitchen.
Pruning an overgrown hedge
Roger helps a homeowner prune an overgrown evergreen hedge.Where to find it?
Most of the tools for this project, including bypass hand pruners and pole pruners are available at home centers and garden centers.
The "chainlock" tree ties that Roger used to support the branches are manufactured by:Master Mark Plastics
800-535-4838What is it?
The guys try to guess the purpose of an unusual-looking object.Where to find it?
Roger demonstrated a Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeder available from:AbsolutelyNew, Inc.
415-865-6200Installing a Kitchen Backsplash
Tom helps a homeowner install a tile backsplash in his kitchen.Where to find it?
The homeowner selected the following tile:
Vatican Brick Bond 5/8" x 7/8"
Manufactured by: Royalty Glass
It was purchased from:Tile International
The tile adhesive on a roll is:Bondera Tile MatSet
Grace Construction Products
The pre-mixed grout is:
Simple GroutCustom Building Products