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E15 | Celebrating 20 Years | Ask This Old House

E15 | Celebrating 20 Years | Ask This Old House

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Ask This Old House on PBS. In this special episode, the entire cast reflects on how the show was made, what theyve accomplished, and what they think the legacy of the television program will be moving forward.
S20 E15 Length 23:42 Premiere: 1.20.22

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Ask This Old House

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 Jenn Nawada.

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Entry Shelf Build/Rough Electric Install - S13 E18

Tom and Kevin build a basic entry shelf from poplar and plywood; electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner wire a basement room for outlets and lighting; Richard walks Kevin through the dos and don'ts of hooking up an icemaker to a refrigerator.

  • Tuesday January 25, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday January 25, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Celebrating 20 Years - S20 E15

The entire cast reflects on the 20th anniversary and discuss how the show was made.

  • Tuesday January 25, 2022 4:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Tuesday January 25, 2022 3:30 pm CT on KET2

Ceiling Fan Replacement/Bonsai Tree - S13 E19

Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner replace an undersized ceiling fan with a more appropriate one; Kevin, Tom, Richard and Roger ask "What is it?"; Roger visits a bonsai nursery to learn the art of sculpting trees.

  • Wednesday January 26, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Lightning Protection/Reverse Osmosis Water Filter Install - S13 E20

Kevin and Roger meet with Jim Cantore to discuss his biggest weather fear, lightning; Roger heads to Orlando to see a lightning protection system installed; What Is It?; Richard helps a homeowner install a reverse osmosis filter for drinking water.

  • Thursday January 27, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday January 27, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Exterior Lighting Install/Main Water Shutoff Replacement - S13 E21

Electrician Scott Caron heads to Cleveland to install some landscape lighting; Kevin, Tom, Richard and Roger ask What Is It?; Richard replaces a water main shutoff.

  • Friday January 28, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday January 28, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Replace Vinyl Floor, Heating Bill Savings - S20 E16

Jenn shares the story of how she became a landscape designer; Richard and Ross explain cost-effective ways to save money on your heating bill this winter; Nathan helps a homeowner replace a vinyl kitchen floor.

  • Thursday January 27, 2022 8:30 pm ET on KET2
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  • Tuesday February 1, 2022 4:30 pm ET on KET2
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Mailbox Replacement/Indow Anatomy/Old Door Re-Use - S13 E22

Roger helps a homeowner replace a mailbox that was damaged by a snowplow; Kevin shares some information about window anatomy; Tom helps a homeowner reuse an old door in a new opening; Richard shows a few ways to keep a toilet from rocking.

  • Monday January 31, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday January 31, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Noisy Baseboard Heating Fix/Recessed Kitchen Lighting Install - S13 E23

Tom and Kevin discuss kitchen island dimensions; Richard helps a homeowner quiet a noisy baseboard heating system; What Is It?; electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner add light to a kitchen by installing three new recessed cans.

  • Wednesday February 2, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Maine Tropical Houseplants/USA Flag Build - S13 E24

Roger heads to Maine to help a homeowner plant an indoor tropical garden with plants from Jamaica; Richard demonstrates how to change the temperature on water heaters; Tom and Kevin build an American flag out of reclaimed wood.

  • Thursday February 3, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Electrical Vehicle Charger Install/Kitchen Sink Install - S13 E25

Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner install an electric vehicle charger next to his house; the guys ask "What Is It?"; Richard helps a homeowner install a new kitchen sink and faucet.

  • Friday February 4, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Stone Water Fountain, Supply Chain Shortages - S20 E17

Jenn and Mark show how to make a stone water fountain for your garden; Nathan breaks down miter saw blades; dealing with ongoing supply chain issues.

  • Thursday February 3, 2022 8:30 pm ET on KET2
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Smart Thermostat Install/Barn Solar Install - S13 E26

Roger teaches Kevin about lengths to consider when mowing the lawn; Richard installs a thermostat that interfaces with a smartphone to save energy and money; Ross walks Kevin through the installation of a photovoltaic solar array on a barn.

  • Monday February 7, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday February 7, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Classroom Garden, House Fan - S14 E1

Watch Tom keep things cool on the West Coast with a whole house fan installation. Roger and Jenn work with students to liven up a school's garden. Richard explains new water heater regulations.

  • Tuesday February 8, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday February 8, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Garage Power, Chainsaw Safety - S14 E2

Roger and Kevin go over the dos and dont's of chainsaw use. Scott helps a homeowner improve the electrical connection to a garage. Tom silences squeaky floors.

  • Wednesday February 9, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Driveway Patch, Shaker Table - S14 E3

Roger patches a driveway pothole. Tom and Kevin get a history lesson from the Shakers on how to build a nightstand. Scott refurbishes an old railroad lantern.

  • Thursday February 10, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Renewable Energy - S14 E4

Richard and Kevin investigate mechanical rooms on their trip to Germany. Kevin installs a residential wind turbine in Texas.

  • Friday February 11, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Porch Base Column Repair, Smart Thermostats - S20 E18

Richard shares how he became a plumber and what he loves about his trade; smart thermostats and their features; how to understand switch legs; a rotted porch column base is replaced.

  • Thursday February 10, 2022 8:30 pm ET on KET2
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Home Composting, Steam Boiler - S14 E5

It's trash day and Jenn is ready to recycle. Learn how organic garbage can be used to create soil. Richard tries to figure out why a steam boiler is losing water.

  • Monday February 14, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Sink Mistake, Security Light - S14 E6

Richard rescues an Atlanta homeowner by replacing a trendy mistake in the bathroom.

  • Tuesday February 15, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday February 15, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Butterfly Garden, Dark Closet - S14 E7

Roger tracks the path of Monarchs and sets up a garden just for them in Fort Worth.

  • Wednesday February 16, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday February 16, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Home Brew Beer, Rain Barrel - S14 E8

Kevin learns about ales and lagers from Bridget Lancaster of "America's Test Kitchen."

  • Thursday February 17, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday February 17, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Childproofing, Falling Sink - S14 E9

Kevin visits Delaware to help a new mom keep her little one safe from household hazards. Richard gives a lift to a falling fixture and Scott stays current with a tutorial on the latest voltage testers.

  • Friday February 18, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Shrub Harvesting, Building a Box Joint Jig - S20 E19

Jenn visits a nursery to learn how shrubs are planted and harvested, cost-effective ways to air-seal windows and how to build a serving tray using a box joint jig.

  • Thursday February 17, 2022 8:30 pm ET on KET2
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Winter Weather Special - S14 E10

Scott offers an electrical solution to ice dams.Roger gives his checklist for snow blower maintenance and Richard offers tips for furnace tune-ups.

  • Monday February 21, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday February 21, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Coffee Table, Grass Paver - S14 E11

Tom and Kevin turn some old oak into a popular coffee table. On Cape Cod, Roger transforms a patch of grass into a driveway lawn. Richard explains how to avoid frozen pipes.

  • Tuesday February 22, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday February 22, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Post Light, Pedestal Sink - S14 E12

Replacing a pedestal sink is a tall task, but Richard is up for the challenge in Delaware. Scott fixes a troublesome outdoor switch and a wobbly post light in South Dakota. Jenn Nawada turns popular plants into a work of art.

  • Wednesday February 23, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday February 23, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Kitchen Makeover, Attic Stair - S14 E13

On a trip to Minneapolis, Tom takes the right steps to install a new attic staircase. Kevin uses a special paint to give a dated kitchen an elegant makeover. Richard explains which blowtorches are best.

  • Thursday February 24, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday February 24, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET

Concrete Driveway, Spray Paint - S20 E20

Nathan gives a tour of his highly organized truck, different kinds of bidets and their functions, using spray paint for small home projects and conducting a home energy assessment.

  • Thursday February 24, 2022 8:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Thursday February 24, 2022 7:30 pm CT on KET2

Pass Through; New Gate - S13 E1

Richard shows Kevin some solutions for dealing with rust staining; Tom opens up a small home by installing a pass through in a load-bearing wall; Roger replaces a poorly built fence gate with one that will last; NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio.

  • Friday February 25, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday February 25, 2022 10:30 am CT on KET
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Celebrating 20 Years - S20 E15

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Painting A Kitchen Tile Backsplash; Kitchen Faucet - S13 E16

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Whole House Ductless Heat Pump Install; Ask Kevin - S13 E15

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Overgrown Shrub Removal; Ask Richard: Snaking a Drain - S13 E14

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Window Trim Install; Wiring a Pool - S13 E13

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Fire Pit Table Top Build; Bathroom Sink Upgrade - S13 E12

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Patch Plaster, Sinking Drywell - S20 E14

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Tempered Glass Window; Rotating a Toilet - S13 E11

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Replacing Basement Lighting; Ask Richard: Air - S13 E10

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Florida Hydroponic Garden Install; Hot and Cold Water - S13 E9

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Harvesting Honey; Adding Outlets - S13 E8

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Setting Up a Beehive; Installing Kitchen Track - S13 E7

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Rot Repair, Heat Pumps - S20 E13

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Natural Gas Line; Heavy Mirror - S13 E6

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Structural Beam Repair; Ceiling Fixture Install - S13 E5

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Desert Lawn Alternative; Water Sense Toilet Install - S13 E4

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Resizing a Front Door; Repairing a Garden Faucet - S13 E3

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Citrus Greening; Ceramic Tile Bathroom Floor Install - S13 E2

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WiFi Extension, Tub Drain - S20 E12

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Pass Through; New Gate - S13 E1

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