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S8 E1: Fire Pit, Microwave Oven Install

Roger Cook kicks off our 8th season by building a cozy campfire pit in a homeowner’s backyard, the guys ask "What is it?" and Tom installs a range hood and microwave over a homeowner’s stovetop.

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S8 E8: Picnic Table, Utility Sink

Tom and Kevin build a basic picnic table using common framing lumber, the guys ask: "What is it?" and Richard helps a homeowner install a new utility sink in a basement laundry area.

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S8 E26: Outdoor Faucet, Mower Blades, Closet Shelving

Richard replaces a leaky outdoor faucet. Roger shows Kevin how to sharpen a lawn mower blade properly. The guys ask: "What is it?" and Tom and Kevin build custom shelving for a walk-in closet.

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S8 E25: Newel Post, Cutting Pipes, Propagating Plants

Tom repairs a staircase’s wobbly newel post. Richard shows Kevin several methods for cutting rigid pipes and flexible tubing. Roger Cook shows how to reproduce plants from cuttings and by grafting.

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S8 E23: String Trimmer, Clamps, Lead Paint

Roger shows how to use and maintain string trimmers. Tom and Kevin discuss different types of woodworking clamps. The guys ask: "What is it?" and Kevin helps a homeowner remove her house’s lead paint.

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S8 E22: Lawn Repair, Utility Cart, Drain Clog

Roger revives a damaged lawn. Tom and Kevin build a simple utility cart out of plywood. Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner fix a clogged kitchen sink drain.

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S8 E21: Water Heater, Mosquito Trap, Exterior Trim

Kevin and Richard install an efficient heat-pump water heater, the guys ask: "What is it?", Roger discusses propane-fueled mosquito traps and Tom installs exterior trim against an uneven chimney.

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S8 E20: Small Kitchen Makeover

Richard and Tom help a Detroit homeowner remodel her kitchen with new appliances, countertops, backsplash and even the kitchen sink! Roger Cook shares a tip on improving flower pot drainage.

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S8 E19: Sash Locks, Furniture Stain, Plant Protection

Tom replaces broken sash locks on vinyl windows. Kevin gets some tips on staining furniture. Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner protect her plants from the ravages of winter.

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S8 E18: Foam Crown Molding, Fence Post

Tom installs crown molding in a bedroom using an innovative fastening system. The guys ask "What is it?" and Roger and Kevin head outside to replace a rotting cedar fence post.

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S8 E17: Ductless Air Conditioner, Mystery Leak

Richard helps a homeowner cool off his garage workshop with a ductless air conditioning system. The guys ask "What is it?" and Tom eliminates a mysterious leak in a living room ceiling.

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S8 E16: Rainwater Collection, Load-Bearing Wall

Roger conserves water by installing an innovative rainwater collection system. The guys ask "What is it?" and Tom helps homeowners connect two rooms by removing an interior load-bearing wall.

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S8 E15: Bathroom Vanity, Insulation

Richard updates a bathroom by installing a new cabinet, countertop, and sink. The guys ask: "What is it?" and Tom and Kevin discuss different types of wall insulation and how each is installed.

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S8 E14: Fireplace Surround, Baseboard Heaters

Tom helps dress up a fireplace by installing a new mantle and marble hearth, the guys ask "What is it?" and Richard shows Kevin a few ways to improve the appearance of old baseboard heaters.

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S8 E13: Water Softener, Deer Damage

Richard repairs a broken water softener, the guys ask "What is it?" and Roger helps a homeowner repair and prevent deer damage to his evergreen trees. Tom shares a tip on reducing sanding dust.

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S8 E12: Vines, Window Flashing, Noisy Vent Fix

Roger improves a concrete retaining wall with wooden lattice and climbing vines, the guys ask, "What is it?" and Tom shows how to flash a newly-installed window. Richard quiets a PVC plumbing vent.

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S8 E11: Laminate Countertop, Garden Edging

Tom and Kevin build and install new laminate kitchen countertops, the guys ask:"What is it?" and Roger helps a homeowner create a clean border between a garden bed and a lawn using steel edging.

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S8 E10: Stone Veneer, Damper Retrofit

Roger installs stone veneer over an ugly concrete retaining wall, the guys ask: "What is it?" and Richard retrofits dampers in forced-air HVAC ducts. Tom shares a tip about foam-can insulating.

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S8 E9: Organic Lawn Care, Bath Fan Fix

Roger learn about Harvard’s new organic lawn-care program. Kevin makes "compost tea.", the guys ask: "What is it?" and Tom prevents attic mildew by re-routing an improperly vented bathroom fan.

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S8 E7: Weatherstripping, Heating System Sizing

Tom helps a homeowner seal out drafts by installing weather-stripping. Kevin discusses ways to monitor and save electricity. Richard helps a homeowner determine a new heating system’s proper size.

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S8 E6: Container Garden, Flooring, TV Antenna

Roger joins plant expert Carrie Kelly to learn about container gardening. Tom and Kevin discuss different flooring. Kevin helps a homeowner install a new rooftop antenna for his digital TV.

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S8 E5: Sliding Glass Door Install

Tom Silva helps a pair of homeowners install a new sliding glass door. Afterward, Tom, Kevin O'Connor, landscaper Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?"

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S8 E4: Gutter Install, Efficient Washer/Dryer

Tom installs new aluminum gutters and downspouts, the guys ask, "What is it?" and Richard helps a homeowner install a new energy-efficient clothes washer and dryer.

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S8 E3: Urban Backyard, Fiber-Cement Cutting Tools

Roger transforms a small urban backyard into a pleasant outdoor living space, the guys ask, "What is it?" and Tom shows Kevin new ways to install fiber cement siding without creating a lot of dust.

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S8 E2: Home Intercom, Fireplace Insert

Kevin and an electrician to install a home intercom system, the guys ask, "What is it?" and Richard makes a wood-burning fireplace cleaner and more energy efficient by installing a gas-burning insert.

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S8 E24: Bird Feeders, Molding, Dual-Flush Toilet

Roger shows how to attract various bird species. Tom shares various types of interior moldings and their uses, the guys ask "What is it?" and Richard conserves water with a "dual-flush" toilet valve.