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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 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 Paint Kitchen Cabinets Without Stripping

This Old House host Kevin O'Connor helps a homeowner refinish his kitchen cabinets

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How to Fix a Garbage Disposal

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to fix a badly jammed garbage disposal.

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How to Maintain Kitchen Appliances

Repairman Richie Isaacson shows host Kevin O'Connor how to maintain kitchen appliances

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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 Replace a Kitchen Sink

Ask This Old House Plumbing and Heating Expert Richard Trethewey explains how to replace a kitchen sink and faucet from start to finish.

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How to Replace an Old Faucet

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows the proper way to replace an old kitchen faucet

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How to Choose and Maintain a Garbage Disposer

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shares some tricks for removing—and avoiding—stubborn disposer jams

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How to Install Under-Cabinet Lighting and Power

Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner upgrade her kitchen with new LED lights and electrical outlets

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How to Replace a Tile Backsplash

This Old House tile contractor Joe Ferrante shows how to install a mosaic-tile backsplash

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How to Install Kitchen Cabinet Crown Molding

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares his secrets for producing tight-fitting mitered corner joints on crown molding

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How to Install a Range Vent Hood

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates the steps for installing a range vent hood.

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How to Choose a Countertop

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner select a new countertop

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What Can and Can't Go Down a Garbage Disposer

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains what foods should and should not go into garbage disposers.

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How to Make an End Grain Cutting Board 

Turn a piece of scrap wood into a useful butcher block cutting board in 9 steps.

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How to Install Drawer Slides

In this video, we show you how to easily install soft close drawers step by step.

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Reattach an Undermount Kitchen Sink

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey uses undermount sink adhesive to reattach a stainless steel kitchen sink to a granite countertop.

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How to Install a Tile Backsplash Easily

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 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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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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How to Install a Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs an under-sink water filter that can remove most contaminants

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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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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 Locate Cabinet Knobs and Pulls

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