Kitchen Videos

These This Old House videos showcase all of our kitchen projects, how-tos, and designs.

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All About Induction Cooking Technology

Home technology expert Ross Trethewey teaches host Kevin O’Connor everything he needs to know about induction cooktop technology.
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How to Install Cabinet Hardware

Carpenter Nathan Gilbert on a house call as he helps a homeowner with a basic problem. The two work together to install hardware on builder-grade cabinets for a major upgrade.
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How to Install an Electrical Receptacle on a Kitchen Island

Master electrician Heath Eastman solves a problem for a homeowner by adding an outlet to her new kitchen island.
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How to Maintain Your Dishwasher

Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey breaks down all the connections on a dishwasher, how they work, and how to troubleshoot them when they aren’t draining or drying correctly.
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Build It | 3D Cube Cutting Board

Using hardwoods of strikingly different colors, This Old House contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’ Connor team up to create a cutting board with an eye-catching 3D effect. See how to make one yourself with the instructions below.
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Installing a Dishwasher in an Old Kitchen

In this DIY Smarts, Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and carpenter Nathan Gilbert team up to help a homeowner retrofit a new dishwasher into an old kitchen.
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Finish Your Kitchen Remodel Punch List

Ask This Old House General Contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner wrap up a few small projects towards the end of her kitchen renovation.
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How to Install a Fireback Behind a Kitchen Stove

Tom and Charlie Silva install a heavy fireback on the tiled wall behind the kitchen stove
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Deep Clean Your Dishwasher the Easy Way

Your dishwasher is likely one of the most used appliances in your home, but when it comes to maintenance, many people neglect it. Read these steps for how to deep clean your dishwasher.
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How to Upcycle a Bookcase into a Kitchen Island

How to turn a bookcase into a kitchen island with fresh paint and a new top.
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How to Install Kitchen Cabinets

From preparing your space to adjusting the doors, here's how to put your kitchen cabinets into place.
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How to Shorten a Gas Pipe to Fit an Oven

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shortens a gas pipe for a homeowner whose new stove does not fit against the wall because it is getting stuck on the pipe
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How to Install a Water Filter Under the Sink

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Los Angeles to update a water filter to preserve the look of a retro faucet
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Open House | Kitchen Renovations

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva discusses how kitchen renovations can impact a house budget
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Replacing a Kitchen Sink

Give your kitchen a quick update by replacing an old kitchen sink with a new one. Watch as Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner update a kitchen sink.
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What Is It? | Blue Teardrop

Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor shows a blue plastic teardrop, but What Is It?
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How to Upgrade to Soft Close Cabinets

In this video, Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert upgrades a kitchen to have soft close cabinets.
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How to Size a Kitchen Island

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva walks host Kevin O’Connor through the dimensions to consider for a kitchen island
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How to Install a Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey removes the impurities, VOCs, and excess minerals from water with a simple reverse osmosis water filter system.
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Future House Extras | Space Kitchen

In this web exclusive extra, Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey travels to NASA Johnson Space Center to meet with Vickie Kloeris to sample the food and beverages that astronauts eat while on board the International Space Station
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How to Connect an Ice Maker

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey walks host Kevin O'Connor through the "dos and don'ts" of hooking up an ice maker to a refrigerator
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How to Paint a Tile Backsplash

Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor helps a homeowner apply a paint to update her kitchen tile backsplash
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How to Install an Industrial Kitchen Faucet

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner add an industrial looking faucet to his kitchen sink
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Teak Island Countertop Install at the TOH Arlington Italianate Project House

Countertop manufacturer Paul Grothouse shows Norm the right way to install the new teak island top for the kitchen
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Butcher-Block Island Top Install at the TOH Newton Centre Project House

Master carpenter Norm Abram welcomes back wood countertop fabricator Paul Grothouse to install the butcher-block island top and to review other wood top options
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Teak Touches for the Kitchen at the TOH Newton Centre House

Countertop fabricator Paul Grothouse arrives from Pennsylvania to install the end-grain teak island top and its companion piece, a custom teak farmhouse table, for the breakfast area
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How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner replace her kitchen faucet.
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How to Connect an Ice Maker Like a Pro

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a special homeowner hook up her refrigerator with an ice maker
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IKEA’s Fix and Finish Pantry Makeover | After

TOH’s pro design and building team partner up with a suburban family to renovate their challenging pantry space A Fix & Finish Project, Presented by IKEA
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Butcher Block | New Yankee Workshop

Norm's version of the indispensable kitchen staple, the butcher block, features a hard endgrain maple top instead of the usual parallel grain. Go to The New Yankee Workshop to see measured drawings for all projects
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How to Update a Kitchen on a Budget

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey goes over low-budget kitchen upgrades in this edition of DIY Smarts.
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How to Install a Tile Backsplash

We show you the right materials and techniques to use to put up a tile backsplash in one afternoon.
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How to Locate Cabinet Knobs and Pulls

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva gives tips on installing cabinet hardware accurately and consistently