Ask This Old House Season 15
S15 E01Oct 2, 2016
Window, Robotic Mower, Lead Oct 2, 2016 Watch Tom pull off a balancing act to repair an old window. Roger shows Kevin the future of lawn care with a robotic mower. Richard addresses concerns of lead...
S15 E02Oct 9, 2016
Fire Prevention, Strainer Oct 9, 2016 Preventing fires in homes; replacing a rusty sink strainer.
S15 E03Oct 16, 2016
Bookshelf, Foundation Plants Oct 16, 2016 Tom and Kevin use store-bought stair treads to create a bookshelf in Build It. And landscape designer Jenn Nawada transforms the look of a home’s foundation by using existing plants.
S15 E04Oct 23, 2016
Water Heater, Home Orchard Oct 23, 2016 Roger helps plant a home orchard using apple and pear trees. Tom shows Kevin how to choose and use a circular saw. Richard installs a new tank water heater and discusses new regulations on them. How to Plant a Home Orchard Roger helps a homeowner plant an pear and apple orchard in her backyard.
S15 E05Oct 30, 2016
Molding Raceway, Deck Board Oct 30, 2016 Tom repairs a broken board on a front porch. Richard analyzes a homeowner’s green-stained shower. Scott brings more power to a bedroom and is able to conceal the wiring with crown molding.
S15 E06Nov 6, 2016
HVAC Zoning, Plaster Patch Nov 6, 2016 Richard learns about a way to heat and cool a house using a new room-by-room ventilation system. Tom explains the best ways to patch a small hole in the wall. And the guys ask, “What is it?”
S15 E07Nov 13, 2016
Reclaimed Bench, Robotic Wall Nov 13, 2016 In Future House, Ross Trethewey helps build a robotic wall that could be the key to tight spaces in urban living. Tom and Kevin use reclaimed pine heart wood to create a bench with a historic theme in Build It.
S15 E08Nov 20, 2016
Laundry, 3-Way Switch, Saw Nov 20, 2016 Richard travels to Seattle to help a couple choose and install laundry appliances. Tom shows Kevin new table saw technology. And Scott repairs a three-way switch.
S15 E09Jan 8, 2017
Microgreens, Elevator Jan 8, 2017 Kevin helps a contractor install a home elevator. Jenn learns how to grow and harvest microgreens.
S15 E10Jan 15, 2017
Wood Shop, Wireless Switch Jan 15, 2017 Tom heads to Chicago to transform a one-car garage into a carpentry workshop. Scott installs a wireless light switch. Richard gives a history lesson on antique bath fixtures.
S15 E11Jan 22, 2017
Bluestone, Mead, Wire Splices Jan 22, 2017 Roger rips up an old, dangerous walkway to replace it with bluestone. Scott explains the best wire nuts to use for each project. Kevin gets a lesson on making mead.
S15 E12Jan 29, 2017
Radiator, Saws, Garage Lights Jan 29, 2017 Landscape Designer Jenn Nawada shares an environmentally safe way to keep walkways safe during the winter. Tom gives a tutorial on hand saws, showing how and when to use them.
S15 E13Feb 5, 2017
Rooftop Garden, Stains, Shed Feb 5, 2017 Landscape designer Jenn Nawada learns about rooftop and small space gardens. Tom explains the best practices to remove stains from plaster and dry wall. Scott helps a homeowner power his shed by running electricity underground from his house.
S15 E14Feb 12, 2017
Future House, Nick Offerman Feb 12, 2017 A tour of comedian Nick Offerman's woodworking shop. Also: measuring a home's energy consumption; and making a dish soap blunder.
S15 E15Feb 19, 2017
Water Heat, Panels, Astronaut Feb 19, 2017 Solving a hot water problem; and sprucing up a dining room. Also: a former NASA astronaut talks tools.
S15 E16Feb 26, 2017
Build It, Lighting, Mousetrap Feb 26, 2017 A cutting board is made from scrap heart pine; an overly bright room is recast with LEDs; and mice-preventive measures are discussed.
S15 E17Apr 2, 2017
Kentucky Lawn, Chandelier Apr 2, 2017 Tips for lawn care; and a jigsaw tutorial. Also: installing a motorized lift for a chandelier.
S15 E18Apr 9, 2017
Passage Set, Landscape Apr 9, 2017 An historic plan is used to revive a back yard; and an inactive door handle is replaced with a passage set. Also: the evolution of plumbing.
S15 E19Apr 16, 2017
Water Heater, Storm Door Apr 16, 2017 A house is made more energy efficient; and a hybrid water heater is replaced. Also: voice-recognition technology.
S15 E20Apr 23, 2017
Build It, Cable Lighting Apr 23, 2017 A home message center is built; and cable-powered fixtures are installed. Also: the importance of carbon monoxide detectors.
S15 E21Apr 30, 2017
Water Filter, Fire Pit, Wood Apr 30, 2017 A whole house water filter is installed; and a patio and granite fire pit are built. Also: the differences between soft and hard wood.
S15 E22May 7, 2017
Alaska Generator, Wood Floor May 7, 2017 Hooking up a portable generator capable of powering an entire house; and repairing a poorly installed piece of wood floor nosing. Also: an inside look at dishwasher cycles.
S15 E23May 14, 2017
Clogged Pipe, Convection Heat May 14, 2017 A clogged drain is fixed; and an electric convection heater is installed in a chilly bathroom. Also: a masking primer that leaves clean lines on a window.
S15 E24May 21, 2017
Build It, Future House, Surge May 21, 2017 A planter box is built with western red cedar. Also: a tablet attachment that makes 3D scans of home interiors; and the need for surge protection.
S15 E25May 28, 2017
Rain Garden, Cabinet Hardware May 28, 2017 A rain garden is planted to keep runoff and waste out of marshlands; and a dim bedroom receives new overhead lighting. Also: installing cabinet hardware accurately and consistently.
S15 E26Jun 4, 2017
Hawaii Makes 50 Jun 4, 2017 In Hawaii, a unique keepsake box is built from island materials; storing solar energy is explored; and an organic garden is planted.