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S21 E12, Rebuilding Together Boston team up with This Old House

S21 E12: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

The Ask This Old House team partners with Rebuilding Together Boston to gather volunteers, repair a homeowner’s deck, construct a new patio, and install landscape lighting and plantings.

S21 E11, Nathan Gilbert installs a childproof gate

S21 E11: Babyproofing, Septic Systems

In this episode, the team helps a homeowner babyproof her home. Then, Jenn Nawada discusses maintenance for houseplants. Later, Richard Trethewey explains how septic systems work.

S21 E10, Char Miller-King and Kevin O’Connor build a shaker end table

S21 E10: Antique Pocket Door, Shaker End Table

In the episode, Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner install an antique pocket door. Then, Ross Trethewey explains the technology of induction stovetops. Finally, Kevin O’Connor and maker Char Miller-King build a Shaker end table.

S21 E9, Nathan Gilbert installs cabinet hardware

S21 E9: Install Cabinet Hardware, Breaker Trips

The team shares about jobs they might have chosen outside their trades; Mauro talks through what tools to use when removing wallpaper; Heath explains breaker trips; Nathan installs kitchen cabinet hardware.

S21 E8, Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor build a Little Free Library for an elementary school

S21 E8: Little Free Library

Kevin and Tom build a Little Free Library for an elementary school; Tom recruits his daughter, Kate, to paint it; Tom and Kevin then install the library with some help from the students.

S21 E7, Richard Trethewey replaces a tank water heater

S21 E7: Paint Tile, Water Tank Replacement

In this episode, Richard Trethewey replaces a hot water tank, and Heath Eastman shares safety tips for hanging electric holiday decorations. Later, Tom Silva explains how to repair woodpecker damage. Finally, Mauro Henrique helps a homeowner paint bathroom tile.

S21 E6, Mark McCullough repairs sandstone steps

S21 E6: Sandstone Repair, Awning Install

In this episode, Mark McCullough travels to Dallas, Texas, to repair sandstone steps. Then, Ross Trethewey explains how to pick a solar plan without being scammed by the company. Finally, Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner install an awning.

S21 E5, Kevin O’Connor learns about restoring historic wallpaper

S21 E5: Wallpaper Restore, Gutter Repairs

Watch as Kevin learns about what goes into restoring historic wallpaper. Then, Heath explains GFCI receptacles, and Tom helps a homeowner repair and repitch their gutters.

S21 E4, Jenn Nawada plants a woodland garden

S21 E4: Woodland Garden, Chimney Repairs

Jenn plants a native woodland garden; Mauro shows how to patch cracked or chipped porcelain; Mark explains common chimney problems and then shows how to repair a chimney step by step.

S21 E3, Mark McCullough replaces driveway edging

S21 E3: Doorbell Retrofit, Driveway Edging

In this episode, Heath installs a doorbell with new wiring, Richard explains bottle traps, and Mark replaces a homeowner’s brick driveway edging with cobblestones.

S21 E2, Heath Eastman explains EV chargers to Kevin O’Connor

S21 E2: EV Chargers, China Cabinet Repair

Watch as Heath explains the different levels of EV chargers and their benefits. Mark shows different brick patterns, and Nathan repairs a cracked china cabinet with MDF. Then, Mauro repaints it.

S21 E1, Jenn Nawada and Nathan Gilbert in an elementary school classroom

S21 E1: Water Heater Autopsy, Composting

The Ask This Old House team talks about why they enjoy working together; Richard cuts open a failed water heater, and Jenn shares her love of educating kids about the outdoors. Then, she and Nathan build a compost bin.