Season 11 - Ask This Old House Episodes
Kevin helps a homeowner paint his kitchen cabinets. Roger Cook teaches how to estimate the amount of landscape material by the cubic yard. Richard installs a smart thermostat to reduce energy use.
Kevin works with an expert to fabricate and install custom concrete countertops. Richard shows how to make watertight connections without soldering. Roger Cook demonstrates several new cordless landscape tools.
Scott Caron installs several types of surge protection. The guys ask "What Is It?" Roger demonstrates how to cut and shape stones for hardscaping projects.
Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor demonstrate how to use all types of ladders safely. Richard Trethewey replaces a three-handle shower valve with a single-handle anti-scald valve.
Tom Silva helps a homeowner solve the mystery of her melted vinyl siding. The guys ask "What Is It?" Kevin and a specialist perform a whole-house energy audit.
Richard and Kevin install a ductless heat pump to heat and cool a room. The guys ask "What Is It?" Scott demonstrates new technologies and applications for LED lighting. Roger shows how to select the best houseplants for different situations.
Richard learns how corn is harvested and stored and helps a homeowner seal and insulate his ductwork. Roger shares advice on proper pruning. The guys ask "What Is It?" Kevin shows how to maintain clothes washers & dryers.
Roger visits a tropical botanic garden to learn how to care for orchids as houseplants. The guys ask "What Is It?" Tom helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet.
Tom and Kevin build a storage bench for an entryway. Richard demonstrates how to solder copper pipes properly. Roger helps a homeowner maintain an overgrown perennial garden.
Kevin meets appliance repairman Richie Isaacson to learn how to maintain kitchen appliances. The guys ask "What Is It?" Tom helps a homeowner install a rain gutter, downspout, and rain barrel.
Scott hangs a flat panel television on the wall and conceals all the wiring. Scott shows Kevin examples of many different types of electrical outlets. Roger helps a homeowner control the insect pests in her yard without using pesticides.
Richard helps a homeowner install a toilet. The guys ask "What Is It?" Roger and Kevin patch a lawn with grass seed.
Kevin restores Terrazzo floors. The guys ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repair a cracked floor joist.
Roger temporarily transplants a mature rose bush while exterior work takes place. The guys ask "What Is It?" Richard shows Kevin rookie plumbing mistakes. Tom and Kevin replace old outdoor lighting with new fixtures.
Kevin and Scott head to Denver to install a ceiling fan on a cathedral ceiling. The guys ask "What Is It?" Richard installs a water softener.
Tom demonstrates the proper way to use hand planes. The guys ask "What Is It?" Roger helps a homeowner repair a cracked stone walkway.
Roger shows a homeowner how to properly mulch his garden beds. The guys ask "What Is It?" Richard installs a natural gas line for a barbeque grill.
Tom installs interior window trim. Richard installs a new device that will heat a swimming pool for free using the excess heat produced by a central air conditioner.
Roger works with a fencing contractor to install a vinyl privacy fence. The guys ask "What Is It?" Richard replaces a clogged shower valve.
Richard installs a brand new kitchen sink and faucet. Tom installs insulated sidelights on a front door.
The guys visit NYC. Richard tours a scale model of the city. Kevin works with a local electrician to add task lighting to a dark kitchen. The guys play "What Is It" with Jimmy Fallon in Times Square. Roger visits a park built atop an old train line. Tom adds a cable railing system to a deck.
Roger plants several varieties of palm trees in a front yard. The guys ask "What Is It?" Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. Richard replaces an old heating system and hot water heater with a much smaller and more efficient single appliance.
Roger helps a homeowner lay sod in his backyard. The guys ask "What Is It?" Tom shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. Richard installs a wireless thermostat to control a heating system.
Tom builds a custom fireplace mantel for a homeowner. Roger shares some tips about garden edging. Richard helps a homeowner repair a leaking kitchen faucet.
Roger helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard. The guys ask "What Is It?" Tom helps a homeowner and her daughter hang their bikes in a small garage.