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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.

E4 | Wood Floors, DIY Ice Rink | Ask This Old House

23m 42s

Mauro Henrique demonstrates the best technique for removing dried, old paint from a paintbrush to keep it working properly; Tom Silva explains to Kevin O'Connor how tongue and groove flooring works and the best techniques for installing it in a room; Jenn Nawada and Nathan Gilbert team up to help a homeowner build and install a DIY ice skating rink in her background for her kids.

Episodes

  • E4 | Wood Floors, DIY Ice Rink | Ask This Old House: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E4 | Wood Floors, DIY Ice Rink | Ask This Old House

    S20 E4 - 23m 42s

    Mauro Henrique demonstrates the best technique for removing dried, old paint from a paintbrush to keep it working properly; Tom Silva explains to Kevin O'Connor how tongue and groove flooring works and the best techniques for installing it in a room; Jenn Nawada and Nathan Gilbert team up to help a homeowner build and install a DIY ice skating rink in her background for her kids.

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    E3 | Hole Patches, Threshold Repair | Ask This Old House: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E3 | Hole Patches, Threshold Repair | Ask This Old House

    S20 E3 - 23m 42s

    Jenn Nawada discusses some creative uses for plants as ground cover options in a garden design; Tom Silva demonstrates different techniques for patching holes in a wall; Mark McCullough demonstrates how to patch holes in brick and mortar to make it blend with the rest of the brickwork; Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner with a complicated door opening install a new threshold with weatherstripping.

  • E2 | Durable Landscape, Cutting Board | Ask This Old House: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E2 | Durable Landscape, Cutting Board | Ask This Old House

    S20 E2 - 23m 42s

    Richard Trethewey explains the various options available to homeowners for purchasing or renting a water heater; Jenn Nawada works with a homeowner who lives on a corner lot create an attractive, durable landscape that can withstand the heavy pedestrian traffic; In Build It, Tom Silva and Kevin O'Connor build a cutting board out of walnut, cherry, and maple to create a 3D cube design effect.

Schedule

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    Wood Floors; DIY Ice Rink

    Tuesday
    Oct 26

    30 Minutes

    Removing dried paint from a paintbrush; connecting and installing tongue and groove flooring; building a do-it-yourself ice rink.
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    Ask This Old House

    Saturday
    Oct 30

    30 Minutes

    Created by viewer demand, the series is a spinoff of "This Old House" and answers specific remodeling questions that viewers send in. The cast includes host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, heating/plumbing master Richard Trethewey and landscaper Roger Cook, who spend the hour focusing on various topics for the do-it-yourself homeowner.
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    Smart Doorbells; Recessed Lights

    Saturday
    Oct 30

    30 Minutes

    The pros and cons of smart doorbells; painting wood paneling; tools; installing recessed lights.
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    Smart Doorbells; Recessed Lights

    Sunday
    Oct 31

    30 Minutes

    The pros and cons of smart doorbells; painting wood paneling; tools; installing recessed lights.
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    Smart Doorbells; Recessed Lights

    Monday
    Nov 1

    30 Minutes

    The pros and cons of smart doorbells; painting wood paneling; tools; installing recessed lights.
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    Smart Doorbells; Recessed Lights

    Tuesday
    Nov 2

    30 Minutes

    The pros and cons of smart doorbells; painting wood paneling; tools; installing recessed lights.
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    Smart Doorbells; Recessed Lights

    Saturday
    Nov 6

    30 Minutes

    The pros and cons of smart doorbells; painting wood paneling; tools; installing recessed lights.
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    Easier Plumbing; Roofing 101

    Saturday
    Nov 6

    30 Minutes

    Varieties of bricks; solderless connections; adding asphalt shingles to a roof.
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    Easier Plumbing; Roofing 101

    Sunday
    Nov 7

    30 Minutes

    Varieties of bricks; solderless connections; adding asphalt shingles to a roof.
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    Easier Plumbing; Roofing 101

    Monday
    Nov 8

    30 Minutes

    Varieties of bricks; solderless connections; adding asphalt shingles to a roof.
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    Easier Plumbing; Roofing 101

    Tuesday
    Nov 9

    30 Minutes

    Varieties of bricks; solderless connections; adding asphalt shingles to a roof.

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