Season 20 - Ask This Old House Episodes
Ask This Old House celebrates 20 years of helping homeowners tackle their toughest home improvement projects.
The entire cast reflects on the 20th anniversary of Ask This Old House. They discuss how the show was created and what they think the legacy of the television program will be moving forward.
Don’t miss a special 20th-anniversary episode of Ask This Old House, premiering on PBS and The Roku Channel this week.
In this episode, Heath explains why finish electrical work is his favorite stage of the job; Mauro demonstrates how to repair a crack in plaster; Mark raises a drywell in a driveway that is sinking below grade.
Watch as Mark shares the story of how he became a mason; Tom explains why wood rots on houses, how to prevent it, and how to repair it if it occurs; Ross explores heat pump technology.
In Tool Lab, Nathan explains the different table saw blade types; Ross extends WiFi service in a house; Richard replaces a faulty tub drain; the team shares their New Years’ Resolutions.
In this episode, Jenn explains how to identify and care for holly plants; Richard explains how dishwashers work and how to troubleshoot them when they don’t drain properly; Tom and Kevin turn Christmas ornaments.
Watch as Tom Silva works with a young woodworker to set up a kids’ workshop in her father’s garage. He helps her build a workbench, set it up with tools and handy storage, and then build a birdhouse.
In this episode, Nathan explains the options for drill drivers, and Heath describes when and how to use a voltage tester. Then, Mauro shows how to hold a paintbrush, and Mark helps a homeowner extend her existing patio.
The entire team comes together to help Mason Mark McCullough rebuild the chicken barn he lost to a fire. They reframe the barn, hook up new electrical wiring, connect a utility sink, and hang an exterior door.
Jenn shares how to put a garden to bed before winter; Mauro demonstrates how to paint a kitchen cabinet; Nathan installs exterior front door trim.
In this episode, Mason Mark McCullough explains how bricks are made and how many different varieties there are. Then, Plumbing & Heating Expert Richard Trethewey explains how solderless connections work, and General Contractor Tom Silva assesses and reshingles a shed roof with asphalt shingles.
Ross discusses the pros and cons of smart doorbells; Mauro demonstrates techniques for painting wood paneling; Heath shares some of his most-used tools and helps a homeowner install recessed lights.
Mauro demonstrates how to remove dried paint from a paintbrush; Tom shares the best techniques for connecting and installing tongue and groove flooring; Jenn and Nathan build a DIY ice rink.
Jenn discusses creative options for ground cover plants; Tom demonstrates different techniques for patching wall holes; Mark explains how to patch brick holes; Nathan installs a new threshold.
Richard explains the options for water heaters; Jenn creates a landscape that can withstand heavy pedestrian traffic; Tom and Kevin build a cutting board out of walnut, cherry, and maple.
Richard discusses pipe soldering; Heath explains what two-prong receptacles are, why they’re no longer to code, and how to replace them; Nathan and Mauro build, install, and paint deck stair railings.
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