Ask This Old House Season 17
S17 E01Oct 5, 2018
Plunge Pool, Heat Pump Oct 5, 2018 Jenn installs a plunge pool for a homeowner with a small backyard; Tom gives some basic tips about insulating an attic; Richard travels to Celebration, Florida to help a homeowner select and install the right electric water heater.
S17 E02Oct 12, 2018
Window Repair, Space House Tour Oct 12, 2018 Mark explains how to make concrete; Tom replaces a broken pane in a basement window; in Future House, Ross travels to NASA Johnson Space Center to learn about the technology they use on the International Space Station to keep the astronauts alive.
S17 E03Oct 19, 2018
Stone Walkway, Rustic Headboard Oct 19, 2018 Mark installs a front walkway for a homeowner using natural stone; Mauro explains the uses and techniques for different types of painter’s tape; Tom and Kevin build a headboard using rustic barnboard.
S17 E04Oct 26, 2018
Garage Heat, DIY Security System Oct 26, 2018 Richard travels to Akron, Ohio to install a garage heater; Tom teaches the basics of sanding; Ross installs a DIY security system; Mark investigates a strange issue happening to foundations in the Northeast.
S17 E05Nov 2, 2018
Crown Molding, Strip Wallpaper Nov 2, 2018 Tom installs crown molding on cabinets with full overlay doors; Richard discusses toilet seats; Mauro teaches apprentice Mary how to strip wallpaper without using any chemicals.
S17 E05Nov 1, 2018
Ask TOH | Crown Molding, Strip Wallpaper Nov 1, 2018 Tom installs crown molding on cabinets with full overlay doors; Richard discusses toilet seats; Mauro teaches apprentice Mary how to strip wallpaper without using any chemicals.
S17 E06Nov 11, 2018
Storage Bench, Old Shower Valve Nov 11, 2018 In Build It, Tom and Kevin build a modern storage bench out of a single sheet of MDF and then Mauro paints it; Richard travels to Seattle to help a homeowner whose shower runs cold whenever there’s a demand for hot water elsewhere in the house.
S17 E07Nov 18, 2018
Swap Door Swing, Tropical Yard Nov 18, 2018 The team discusses tools that make good gifts; Jenn returns to her home state of Florida to help a homeowner design a tropical landscape for his backyard; former apprentice Nathan returns to help Tom change the swing of an entry door.
S17 E08Jan 6, 2019
Fireplace Makeover, Drip Edges Jan 6, 2019 Repairing and updating a fireplace surround; drip edges.
S17 E09Jan 13, 2019
Swing Set, Robotic Construction Jan 13, 2019 Building a swing set; building saw horses with materials left over from the job site; automated home construction.
S17 E10Jan 20, 2019
Concrete Walkway, Jimmy DiResta Jan 20, 2019 Replacing a concrete walkway with brick pavers; installing gas piping in a home; building a farmhouse table; guest Jimmy DiResta
S17 E11Jan 27, 2019
Seismic Retrofit, Dryer Vent Jan 27, 2019 Protecting homes from earthquakes; staining concrete; why and how to change lo locks in a new home; rerouting a lengthy dryer vent.
S17 E12Feb 3, 2019
Soft Close Cabinets; Secret Garden Feb 3, 2019 Soft close kitchen cabinets; how gas regulators work; cleaning up an overgrown garden and redesigning it as a secret garden.
S17 E13Feb 10, 2019
Closet Door; Bathroom Paint Feb 10, 2019 Replacing a bifold closet door; alternatives to flower bouquets; painting a bathroom using a mold resistant paint.
S17 E14Feb 17, 2019
Vertical Garden; Toilet Factory Feb 17, 2019 Installing a vertical garden; uses for different drill bits; advances in toilet engineering that help save water.
S17 E15Feb 24, 2019
Stucco Repair; Gas Dryer Feb 24, 2019 Repairing a crack in a concrete retaining wall with a stucco finish; air compressors; installing a gas dryer.
S17 E16Mar 31, 2019
Paint Metal Railing; Wine Rack Mar 31, 2019 Repainting a rusty metal railing; innovations that make cleaning a clogged sink easier; building a wire rack out of a reclaimed beam.
S17 E17Apr 7, 2019
Prairie Grasses; Wildfires; Solar Flower Apr 7, 2019 Caring for prairie grasses; making a home more resistant to wildfires; a robotic solar array mimics a sunflower.
S17 E18Apr 14, 2019
Smart Irrigation; Jimmy DiResta Apr 14, 2019 Upgrading an irrigation system; home inspection nightmares; kitchen renovations; building an Adirondack-style outdoor chair with Jimmy DiResta.
S17 E19Apr 21, 2019
Water Filter; Bathroom Caulking Apr 21, 2019 Updating a water filter on a retro faucet; the uses for different types of masonry jointers; when and how to use a Japanese pull saw; re-caulking a bathtub.
S17 E20Apr 28, 2019
Foundation Repointing; Textured Ceiling Apr 28, 2019 Re-pointing a fieldstone foundation; water management on the outside of a house; the disposal of oily rags; smoothing over a textured ceiling.
S17 E21May 5, 2019
Stair Treads; Gas Stove Pipe May 5, 2019 Replacing split-level stair treads; pruners; shortening a gas pipe for a new stove.
S17 E22May 12, 2019
Fireplace Restoration; Porch Swing May 12, 2019 Killing weeds without hurting the lawn; restoring a historic fireplace built with custom bricks; thermostats; hanging a swing.
S17 E23May 19, 2019
Scorched Floor; Hardy Plantings May 19, 2019 Testing a smart stud finder; repairing a wood floor that had been burned; using a table saw safely; replacing and improving foundation plantings that had been crushed by snow.
S17 E24May 26, 2019
Humidity Mystery, Brick Patch May 26, 2019 Tom discusses the conversations a homeowner and a contractor should have before starting a renovation project; Richard travels to Orlando to diagnose and repair an HVAC system that is creating way too much humidity; Mauro demonstrates the technique for using a paint sprayer; Mark travels to Denver to patch a hole in a brick wall.
S17 E25Jun 23, 2019
Deck Staining; Water Monitoring Jun 23, 2019 Sharpening a knife; re-staining a deck; building a fire; automatic water shutoff valves.
S17 E26Jun 30, 2019
Historic Paintings; Wood Utensils Jun 30, 2019 Adding curb appeal to a house using Victorian flowers; matching paint colors; home inspection issues; hand carving wooden serving utensils.