Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House

Host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and guest experts make personal HOUSE calls, guiding viewers through home improvement techniques.

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Upcoming Episodes

Water Softener, App, Shadow Box

Ross demonstrates a home organization app. Tom builds a shadow box using wood from an old door.

Fri, Dec 1 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Dec 2 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Toolbox, Smoke Detector, Leaking Valve

Tom teaches a fan how to build a toolbox. Scott installs smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

Tue, Oct 24 at 4:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Dec 8 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Backsplash, Leak Detection, Rainwater

A homeowner has never tiled before, so Tom teaches her how using a simple technique.

Fri, Oct 27 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Oct 28 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Oct 31 at 4:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Fri, Dec 15 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Wed, Oct 25 at 9:00 am on WTTW Create/World

Wed, Oct 25 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Patch Lawn, Swap Toilet, Off-Grid

Roger helps a homeowner reseed a dead section of lawn and blend it in with the rest of the yard.

Fri, Nov 3 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Nov 4 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Dec 22 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Sun, Oct 29 at 9:00 am on WTTW Create/World

Sun, Oct 29 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Wed, Nov 1 at 9:00 am on WTTW Create/World

Wed, Nov 1 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Create/World

Radiator Swap, Brick Repointing

Richard replaces a small radiator and Mark McCullough teaches a homeowner how to repoint brick.

Fri, Nov 10 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Nov 11 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Dec 29 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Tree Removal, Stud Finders

Tom demonstrates different ways to locate studs in a wall. A smart garage door opener is installed.

Fri, Nov 17 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Nov 18 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Happy Holidays from Asktoh!

A toy box is built for Tom's grandson. Kevin learns about preventing fires from holiday decorations.

Fri, Nov 24 at 6:30 pm on WTTW Prime

Sat, Nov 25 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

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