Ask This Old House Season 19
S19 E01Oct 2, 2020
All Hands on Deck Oct 2, 2020 In this special episode of Ask This Old House, Tom walks two homeowners through the entire process for building a two-level deck, starting with pulling permits and getting a land survey all the way through to installing the deck boards and railings.
S19 E02Oct 9, 2020
Preventing Plumbing Disasters Oct 9, 2020 Richard explains how, where, and why plumbing systems fail; Richard gives a deep dive on when and how plumbing pipes and connections can be repaired or replaced; Ross explains and demonstrates how to prevent plumbing failures with new technology.
S19 E03Oct 16, 2020
All About Walkways Oct 16, 2020 In this special episode of Ask This Old House, Roger, Jenn and Mark explain best practices for installing or repairing a walkway; Mark helps a homeowner install a brand new walkway using natural stone.
S19 E04Oct 23, 2020
Landscapes Across America Oct 23, 2020 In this special episode of Ask This Old House, Jenn explains how various climates across the United States impact the design, care, and maintenance of different landscapes, which includes discussing USDA Hardiness Zones and native plant species.
S19 E05Oct 30, 2020
All About Windows Oct 30, 2020 Tom and Kevin explain everything you need to know about using, installing, maintaining and repairing a window.
S19 E06Nov 6, 2020
Installing Water Features Nov 6, 2020 Jenn and Roger install a variety of different water features to accentuate landscapes; Roger installs an alternative to a downspout; Jenn installs a waterfall feature in a backyard that reuses water.
S19 E07Nov 13, 2020
All About Fireplaces Nov 13, 2020 In this special episode of Ask This Old House, Tom and Mark tell you everything you need to know about fireplaces; Tom builds a custom mantel for a homeowner; Richard discusses fireplace inserts; Mark replaces the hearth of a fireplace with granite.
S19 E08Nov 20, 2020
String Lights, Christmas Trees, & Happy Holidays! Nov 20, 2020 Jenn discusses Christmas trees; Richard explains what can and can’t go down a garbage disposal after holiday dinners; Heath helps a homeowner safely install a variety of Christmas lights.
S19 E09Jan 3, 2021
Reclaim Beam Mantel, Geothermal Jan 3, 2021 Nathan helps a homeowner turn a reclaimed beam into a fireplace mantel; Richard demonstrates how to change a bathroom faucet; Ross explores innovations to geothermal installations.
S19 E10Jan 8, 2021
Landscape Lights, Brick Walkway Jan 8, 2021 Heath installs landscape lights in a garden; Richard explains how siphons work and how they are used to make a toilet work; Tom organizes tools with pegboard; Mark helps a homeowner redo his walkway.
S19 E11Jan 15, 2021
Garden Upgrade, Adirondack Chair Jan 15, 2021 Jenn demonstrates how to clean up a garden; Ross explains how air filters can catch unwanted air impurities and demonstrates how to build a DIY one; Tom and Kevin build an Adirondack chair.
S19 E12Jan 22, 2021
Radiator Paint, Load Bearing Wall Jan 22, 2021 Richard replaces a weird shower valve with a conventional pressure balanced one; Mauro repaints a radiator cover with lead paint on it; Tom explains how to identify and remove load bearing walls.
S19 E13Jan 29, 2021
Mini Split, Butcher Block Jan 29, 2021 Richard explains how a mini split unit is installed; Jenn explains how to identify Japanese maple trees and how to incorporate them in a landscape design; Nathan installs a butcher block countertop.
S19 E14Feb 5, 2021
Precast Concrete, New Lamppost Feb 5, 2021 Mark learns how precast concrete steps are made and then replaces a homeowner's steps; Mauro explains how to refinish an old table; Heath helps a homeowner replace his front lamppost with a new one.
S19 E15Feb 12, 2021
Automated Landscape, Modern Bench Feb 12, 2021 Ross explores ways that landscaping could be done automatically; Mark goes over different walkway and driveway deicers and how they might impact masonry products; Tom and Kevin build a modern bench.
S19 E16Feb 19, 2021
Garbage Disposal, Concrete Wall Feb 19, 2021 Tom travels to Nashville to turn an original, exterior door into a Dutch door; Richard explains how to install a garbage disposal; Mark and Jenn reface a concrete wall with thin stone veneer.
S19 E17Apr 2, 2021
Power Washing, Deck Lights Apr 2, 2021 Tom explains how different sanders work and how to sand well; Mauro shows how to use a power washer to clean siding; the team share more home inspection nightmares; Heath installs deck railing lights.
S19 E18Apr 9, 2021
Move Baseboard, Cooler Bench Apr 9, 2021 Richard moves baseboard heat from one side of a room to another; Jenn explains the basics of selecting different species of arborvitae; Tom and Kevin build an outdoor bench that doubles as a cooler.
S19 E19Apr 16, 2021
Flickering Lights, Brick Stairs Apr 16, 2021 Jenn travels to Orlando to upgrade a homeowner's irrigation system with a smart one; Heath explains a few different ways to troubleshoot flickering lights; Mark repoints a set of brick front steps.
S19 E20Apr 23, 2021
Spring Projects: Paint, Prune, Spigots Apr 23, 2021 Richard explains a variety of failure points in a hose spigot; Mauro demonstrates the how to paint vinyl siding; Jenn explains how and why to maintain pruners; Nathan builds a custom fence gate.
S19 E21Apr 30, 2021
Echinaceas, Kitchen Punch List Apr 30, 2021 Jenn explains how to care for echinaceas; Mark explains how to cut stone with a saw and chisel; Richard replaces a kitchen sink and faucet; Tom helps a homeowner wrap up a few kitchen projects.
S19 E22May 7, 2021
Inspection, Door Restoration May 7, 2021 Heath performs an electrical inspection; the team share more Home Inspection Nightmares; Tom helps two homeowners meticulously restore their antique front door using a variety of techniques.
S19 E23May 14, 2021
Dishwasher Retrofit, Rolling Pin May 14, 2021 Richard and Nathan retrofit a new dishwasher into an old kitchen; Mauro paints wood paneling; Tom and Kevin turn a French rolling pin.
S19 E24May 21, 2021
Flood Prevention, Deck Hangers May 21, 2021 Richard installs a shutoff valve for washing machine supply hoses; Ross and Heath discuss the progression of EV chargers; Jenn discusses ornamental grasses; Nathan helps a homeowner repair her deck.
S19 E25May 28, 2021
Colors, Fireplace Upgrade May 28, 2021 Kevin and Tom travel to Montana to set up an accessible home gym for a Navy SEAL veteran; Mauro shares how to select the right paint color; Mark updates a fireplace with a stacked stone veneer.
S19 E26Jun 4, 2021
Working from Home Jun 4, 2021 Nathan builds a display case to store his grandfather's U.S. flag; Heath replaces a circuit breaker; the team shares the ways their trades were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
S19 E27Jul 9, 2021
Summer Special Jul 9, 2021 It's summertime and the team are here to help with some fun outdoor projects! Tom travels to Colorado to help a couple build a swing set for their young son; Jenn travels to Raleigh, North Carolina to help a couple build a self-watering vegetable garden that will survive even if they go away on vacation; Mark helps a homeowner build a cost effective firepit for his backyard that comes in a kit.
S19 E28Sep 3, 2021
Rethinking a Garden Sep 3, 2021 Not all landscape projects require starting from scratch. Many times, working with plants already there can make a huge impact. In this special episode, Jenn Nawada uses an historic landscape design from a protege of Frederick Law Olmsted to transform a yard. She updates a landscape by moving around, dividing, and pruning current plants in the yard. Finally, she designs a secret garden.
S19 E29Sep 10, 2021
Ultimate Garage Workshop Sep 10, 2021 Tom Silva travels to Chicago to transform a garage into a woodworking shop; Richard Trethewey travels to Akron, Ohio to install a heater for a garage workshop; Tom and Kevin O’Connor build a tool storage shelf.
S19 E30Sep 17, 2021
Kitchen Upgrades Sep 17, 2021 Kevin learns how quartz countertops are made and helps to install one; Richard repairs a hot water shutoff valve in order to replace a kitchen sink faucet; Nathan upgrades kitchen cabinets to soft-close.