Season 16 - Ask This Old House Episodes
Roger shows how to repair a damaged walkway, and also how to identify what caused the damage so it can be prevented; Tom patches a chipped wood floor using a Dutchman and hand tools.
Tom installs an alternative to a traditional gutter; Ross and Richard update Kevin on a Future House technology; Jenn heads to Phoenix to recreate the desert in a homeowner’s front yard.
Mauro travels to Sacramento to show a homeowner the safe way to strip paint; Tom explains basic chiseling techniques; Richard helps a special homeowner hook up her refrigerator with an ice maker.
Mark teaches apprentice Krysten how to reface a granite fireplace; Jenn gives tips on starting an organic garden; Richard helps a homeowner replace her kitchen faucet which has a broken shutoff valve.
Tom uses multiple techniques to make a drafty door weathertight; Mauro demonstrates the most effective way to clean a paintbrush; Roger and Jenn test out a variety of battery-operated lawn tools.
Ross visits a community that plans to have all net zero energy housing; Richard demonstrates the uses of less common wrenches; Tom and Kevin build a console table using a maple slab with a live edge.
Mauro teaches a homeowner how to paint a metal door; Mark explains how to match mortar for repointing jobs; Tom teaches Austin how to make different wood joints by building simple utility boxes.
Richard repairs and replaces a leaking shower valve; Roger explains safety features built into all chain saws; Kevin makes a bucket stool with maker Ben Uyeda.
Richard discusses possible causes and solutions for a frozen air conditioner; Tom fixes an end cap on a stair railing; Ross tours a house testing out a variety of interconnected smart home devices.
Richard demonstrates solutions for replacing a water main shutoff; Jenn builds a planter out of an animal feeding trough; Mark waterproofs brick; Kevin and Jimmy DiResta’s build a sign.
Mark installs a metal railing using anchoring cement; in Open House, Richard weighs the pros and cons of steam heat; Tom demonstrates the correct way to replace a cracked kitchen floor tile.
The guys head to Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey to profile nonprofits working to tear down, clean out, and rebuild homes that were destroyed during the storm.
Richard diagnoses and repairs a water system with air in it; in Open House, Tom analyzes a staircase that is not to code; Mauro makes a house call to teach a homeowner the basics of painting a room.
Roger tends to a lawn that was seeded in the summer and is not doing well; Richard goes over low-budget kitchen upgrades; Tom travels to San Francisco to build a stool using computer-based tools.
Roger installs a downspout alternative; Mauro explains the differences between various types of paintbrushes; Richard installs a vanity for homeowners; Tom shows closet storage options.
Richard shows Kevin the proper way to ventilate a sink; Tom converts a regular door into a Dutch door; Jenn updates a landscape by moving around, dividing, and pruning the current plants in the yard.
Richard installs an instantaneous water heater; Tom demonstrates some techniques for cutting straight edges with a circular saw; Mark rebuilds a retaining wall stacked with the wrong material.
Mark tests out different tools that collect silica dust more efficiently; Richard shims a wobbly toilet; Kevin builds a wooden slice table with Jimmy Diresta, a famous maker.
Roger teaches how to care for orchids; Tom fixes an improperly hung window; Mark demonstrates how to clean brick with acid; Ross finds a solar panel that can generate drinking water from air.
It’s the holiday season at the AskTOH barn! Tom and Kevin build a toy box for Tom’s grandson; Kevin travels to UL to learn about preventing fires from holiday decorations; the guys exchange gifts.
Richard breaks down the differences between water filters; Roger removes a tree that’s leaning dangerously; Tom demonstrates ways to locate studs in a wall; Scott installs a smart garage door opener.
Richard replaces a small radiator with one that’s the correct size; Roger demonstrates the importance of sunscreen on the jobsite; Mason Mark McCullough teaches a homeowner how to repoint brick.
Roger reseeds a dead section of lawn to blend it in with the rest of the yard; Richard shows the basics of toilet changing; Ross visits an off-the-grid home that’s testing commercial HVAC equipment.
Tom teaches a homeowner a simple tiling technique; Richard demonstrates a wireless leak detector that prevents floods; Jenn installs a water feature that collects and reuses rainwater.
Tom teaches a young fan how to build a tool box. Scott installs smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors; Richard installs an expansion tank to fix a leaking temperature and pressure relief valve.
Richard visits the Grand Canyon, then helps a homeowner with a new type of water softener. Ross demonstrates a home organization app. Tom builds a shadow box using wood from a salvaged door.
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