Natural Disaster Videos
These This Old House videos showcase all of our natural disaster projects, how-tos, and designs.
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor learns about ways to make a home more resistant to wildfires.
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor travels to Portland, Oregon to learn how to protect homes from earthquakes.
Meteorologist Jim Cantore discusses his biggest weather fear, lightning, and he shares tips with Kevin and Roger on staying safe during a lightning storm
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook travels to central Florida to install a lightning protection system
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor meets a woman whose home is being rebuilt by Habitat for Humanity and pitches in with the rest of guys.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey partners with SEND Relief to clean out mold-ravaged homes after Hurricane Harvey.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva works with Team Rubicon to tear down a home damaged by Hurricane Harvey
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor visits Underwriters Laboratories outside of Chicago to see first hand how dangerous fires can be.
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to pour a massive concrete storm shelter. Read on to also learn more about design considerations and guidelines to keep you safe from the storm.
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor and Jim Cantore of The Weather Channel discuss how to prepare for the next big storm and list out what severe weather supplies you’ll need.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner several ways to protect windows during a storm.