Ask This Old House TV // Season 10 // Episode 26

Ask TOH | Spray Paint, Wood Floor

Landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor refinish several worn-out items using spray paint. Then, general contractor Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. And in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin some new household devices that can be operated "hands-free."

Using Spray Paint
Roger and Kevin select the proper spray paint to restore plastic and metal items. There's a primer for plastic, a primer for rusty metal, a high-heat spray paint for a gas grill, and lots of color choices.

Where to find it?
Roger and Kevin purchased their spray paint at The Home Depot

All of the spray primers and paints were manufactured by Rust-Oleum

Installing a Prefinished Floor
Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. Tom shows how to work around the baseboard and how to properly nail down the tongue and groove flooring.

Where to find it?
The flooring that Tom installed was ¾" x 3-¼" nail-down T&G Brazilian Koa wood. It was provided by Lumber Liquidators

Hands-Free Kitchen Fixtures
Richard showed Kevin some new household devices that can be operated "hands-free" including a new kitchen faucet and a soap dispenser.

Where to find it?
The hands-free faucet that Richard showed is the Addison Single Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet Featuring Touch20 Technology (model 9192T-DST) manufactured by Delta Faucet

The hands-free soap dispenser that Richard showed is the Compact Sensor Pump, manufactured by Simple Human.


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