All Episodes

Historic Plantings, Wood Utensils | Ask TOH

Jenn plants Victorian flowers; Mauro matches paint colors; Tom carves serving utensils.

Deck Staining, Water Monitoring | Ask TOH

Mauro stains a deck; Mark builds a fire; Ross learns about automatic water shutoff valves.

Humidity Mystery, Brick Patch | Ask TOH

Richard diagnoses and repairs an HVAC system; Mark patches a brick wall.

Scorched Floor, Hardy Plantings | Ask TOH

Nathan repairs a floor; Tom talks table saw techniques; Jenn improves foundation plants.

Restore Fireplace, Porch Swing | Ask TOH

Mark restores a fireplace; Richard and Ross discuss thermostats; Tom hangs a swing.

Stair Treads, Gas Stove Pipe | Ask TOH

Tom replaces stair treads; Jenn discusses pruners; Richard shortens a gas pipe.

Fix Foundation, Textured Ceiling | Ask TOH

Mark repoints a fieldstone foundation; Mauro smooths over a textured ceiling.

Water Filter, Bathroom Caulking | Ask TOH

Richard updates a water filter; Mark compares jointers; Tom re-caulks a bathtub.

Smart Irrigation, Jimmy DiResta | Ask TOH

Jenn upgrades an irrigation system; Kevin builds an outdoor chair with Jimmy DiResta.

Prairie Grasses, Solar Flower | Ask TOH

Jenn learns about prairie grass; Kevin discusses wildfires; Ross sees a solar panel array.

Paint Metal Railing, Wine Rack | Ask TOH

Mauro paints a metal railing; Richard discusses clogged sinks; Tom builds a wine rack.

Stucco Repair, Gas Dryer | Ask TOH

Mark repairs a retaining wall; Tom talks air compressors; Richard installs a gas dryer.

Vertical Garden, Toilet Factory | Ask TOH

Jenn installs a vertical garden; Richard learns about advances in toilet engineering.

Closet Door, Bathroom Paint | Ask TOH

Tom replaces a closet door to match the rest of the house; Mauro paints a bathroom.

Cabinet Upgrade, Secret Garden | Ask TOH

Nathan upgrades a kitchen to have soft close cabinets; Jenn cleans up an overgrown garden.

Seismic Retrofit, Dryer Vent | Ask TOH

Kevin sees a seismic retrofit; Mark stains concrete; Richard reroutes a dryer vent.

Concrete Walkway, Jimmy DiResta | Ask TOH

Mark replaces a concrete walkway with brick; Kevin builds a table with Jimmy DiResta.

Swing Set, Robotic Construction | Ask TOH

Tom builds a swing set; Nathan builds saw horses; Ross explores automated construction.

Fireplace Makeover, Drip Edges | Ask TOH

Mark and Mauro repair and update a fireplace surround; Tom explains drip edges.

Swap Door Swing, Tropical Yard | Ask TOH

Tom and Nathan change the swing of a door; Jenn designs a tropical landscape.

Storage Bench, Old Shower Valve | Ask TOH

Tom and Kevin build a storage bench; Richard replaces a cartridge in an old shower valve.

Crown Molding, Strip Wallpaper

Tom installs crown molding; Mauro teaches an apprentice how to strip wallpaper.

Garage Heat, DIY Security System | Ask TOH

Richard installs a garage heater; Tom teaches sanding; Ross installs a security system.

Stone Walkway, Rustic Headboard | Ask TOH

Mark installs a stone walkway; Mauro breaks down painter’s tape; Tom builds a headboard.

Window Repair, Space House Tour | Ask TOH

Tom repairs a window; Ross visits NASA to learn about the International Space Station.

Plunge Pool, Heat Pump | Ask TOH

Jenn installs a new type of pool; in Florida, Richard installs a heat pump water tank.

About Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House solves the steady stream of home improvement problems faced by our viewers - and we make house calls! The series features some familiar faces, including Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook.

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