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E33 | Celebrating Fathers as Mentors | Ask This Old House

E33 | Celebrating Fathers as Mentors | Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House team members talk about how their fathers shaped their lives and careers; Richard and Ross explain how air flows through a building and ways to maximize your systems efficiency; Tom works with a father and son to finish a baseball bat display case.
Season 20 Episode 33 Length 23:42 Premiere: 6/23/22

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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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Happy Father's Day

The ATOH team members talk about their fathers as mentors. Richard and Ross explain airflow in buildings and Tom finishes a baseball bat display case.

  • Sunday June 26, 2022 5:30 pm ET on KET
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Silica Dust, Wobbly Toilet

Premiered On: 01/13/2018

Mark tests different tools that collect silica dust more efficiently. Richard shims a wobbly toilet.

  • Monday June 27, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Tankless Water Heater, Retaining Wall

Premiered On: 01/20/2018

Richard heads to Milwaukee to install an instantaneous water heater. Mark rebuilds a retaining wall.

  • Tuesday June 28, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Dutch Door, Landscape Checkers

Premiered On: 01/27/2018

Richard shows the proper way to ventilate a sink and Tom converts a regular door into a Dutch door.

  • Wednesday June 29, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Rain Chain, Vanity Installation

Premiered On: 02/03/2018

Roger installs a downspout alternative, painter Mauro Henrique explains the differences between various types of paintbrushes, and Richard installs a vanity for homeowners who gave up on it 7 years ago.

  • Thursday June 30, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Moving a Ceiling Light Fixture, Tool Lab: Finish Nailers

Tom shows a trick for drawing a perfect ellipse and Nathan explains the basics of finish nailers. Heath moves a light fixture and Mauro patches the ceiling.

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Crown Molding for Corner Angles, The Future of Solar

Heath shares why he became an electrician and what he loves about his trade; Mauro shows a trick for applying caulk in gaps; Tom shows how to install crown molding around corner angles; Ross explains the future of solar at MIT.

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Soil Testing, Adding a Receptacle

Mauro shares why he became a painter and what he loves about his job; Jenn shows how to test soil at home; Heath adds a receptacle to a kitchen island.

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Deck Chairs, Damp Basement

Tom shares a trick to space balusters evenly; Heath shows how to drill holes in studs to run wire; Jenn Largesse builds DIY deck chairs; Richard explains ways to deal with a damp basement.

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Walkway Reset, Patch Chipped Floor - S16 E9

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Happy Father's Day - S20 E33

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Window Gap, Solar Drinking Water - S16 E8

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Happy Holidays from AskTOH! - S16 E7

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Tree Removal, Stud Finders - S16 E6

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Radiator Swap, Brick Repointing - S16 E5

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Vinyl Fence, Building a Beehive - S20 E26

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Wobbly Toilet, LED Lightbulbs - S20 E25

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Patch Lawn, Swap Toilet, Off-Grid - S16 E4

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Backsplash, Leak Detection, Rainwater - S16 E3

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Toolbox, Smoke Detector, Leaking Valve - S16 E2

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Water Softener, App, Shadow Box - S16 E1

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Sagging Fence Gate, Shipping Container Pool - S20 E24

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Window Flower Boxes, Smart Electrical Panels - S20 E23

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Murphy Door, House Hydrant - S14 E25

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Nick Offerman, Pipe Shelf - S14 E24

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Deck Lighting, Fireplaces - S14 E23

  • Wednesday June 8, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Short Door, Grow Herbs - S14 E22

  • Tuesday June 7, 2022 11:30 am ET on KET
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Washer/Dryer, Chandelier - S14 E21

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Basic Electrical Tools, Home Energy Assessment - S20 E32

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Potato Farm, Track Lighting - S14 E20

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Wildlife Garden, Floor Patch - S14 E19

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Overflow, Antique Fixture - S14 E18

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Chimney, Exhaust Fan, Shingle - S14 E17

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Maple Syrup, Chicken Coop, USB - S14 E16

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All About Succulents, Under-Sink Water Filter - S20 E31

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Philly Sconce, Trim Closet - S14 E15

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Smart Lock, Outdoor TV - S14 E14

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Net Zero Community, Live Edge - S16 E26

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