Ask This Old House Season 2
S02 E01Oct 10, 2003
Deadbolt Installation; Hedge Trimming; Hot Water Heater Oct 10, 2003 Installing a deadbolt; trimming hedges; fixing a heating system.
S02 E02Oct 17, 2003
Newel Renewal; What Is It? Replacing a Water Heater Oct 17, 2003 Securing a shaky newel post at the top of a stairway; replacing a 50-year-old water heater.
S02 E03Oct 24, 2003
Slate Walkway; What Is It? Shower Stall Leak Oct 24, 2003 Restoring a slate walkway; repairing a leak in a fiberglass shower stall.
S02 E04Oct 31, 2003
Fixing a Hole; What Is It? 14-Inch Rough-in Toilet Oct 31, 2003 Repairing holes in drywall; replacing a large 1920s wall-mounted toilet.
S02 E05Nov 9, 2003
Drywell Installation; What Is It? Getting a Grip Nov 9, 2003 Installing a backyard drywell; installing a bathtub safety grab bar.
S02 E06Nov 16, 2003
Window Trimming; Utility Boxes; What Is It? Kitchen Faucet Nov 16, 2003 Installing interior window trim; hiding utility boxes in front of a house; fixing a broken spray hose on a kitchen faucet.
S02 E07Nov 21, 2003
Groundcover Planting; Opening Stuck Windows Nov 21, 2003 Replacing ailing grass with ivy and pachysandra; opening double-hung windows that are painted shut.
S02 E08Nov 28, 2003
Prefinished Engineered Floor; Replacing a Sink Stopper Nov 28, 2003 Replacing wall-to-wall carpeting with pre-finished hardwood flooring; pros and cons of floors; replacing a rusty bathroom sink stopper.
S02 E09Dec 5, 2003
Poison Ivy Removal; What Is It? Installing a Shingles Corner Dec 5, 2003 Removing poison ivy from the yard without using herbicides; weaving cedar shingles on an outside corner of a house.
S02 E10Dec 12, 2003
Chimney Liner; What Is It? Toilet Tank Condensation Dec 12, 2003 Chimney flue repairs; installing an anti-sweat valve to prevent condensation on a toilet tank.
S02 E11Dec 19, 2003
Stairway Handrail; What Is It? Transplanting a Rhododendron Dec 19, 2003 Installing a staircase handrail; transplanting a rhododendron.
S02 E12Dec 26, 2003
Drip Irrigation Repair; What Is It? Leaky Tile Tub Dec 26, 2003 Repairing an irrigation system; fixing a bathtub leak.
S02 E13Jan 2, 2004
Squeaky Hardwood Floors; What Is It? Building Timber Stairs Jan 2, 2004 Silencing squeaky hardwood floors; building a set of timber stairs.
S02 E14Jan 9, 2004
Walkway Installation; What Is It? Cutting Accurate Miters Jan 9, 2004 Brick-walk installation; cutting a miter in wood trim.
S02 E15Jan 16, 2004
Sliding Closet Doors; What Is It? Electric Heat; Paint Colors Jan 16, 2004 Fixing sliding closet doors; electric radiant floor heat; selecting exterior paint colors.
S02 E16Jan 23, 2004
Water Quality Testing; What Is It? Damaged Floorboard Jan 23, 2004 Examining water quality; installing a water softener and filter; replacing a rotten board in hardwood flooring.
S02 E17Jan 30, 2004
Snaking Speaker Wire; What Is It? Planting a Tree Jan 30, 2004 Snaking wire through exterior walls; planting a magnolia tree.
S02 E18Feb 6, 2004
Deterring Deer; PVC Pipe; What Is It? Sagging Shower Door Feb 6, 2004 Protecting shrubs from deer; pipe connections; fixing a shower door that will not close properly.
S02 E19Feb 13, 2004
Cutting Glass; Climbing Vines; What Is It? Portable Aircon Feb 13, 2004 Cutting a pane of glass; planting climbing vines; installing a portable air conditioner.
S02 E20Feb 20, 2004
Programmable Thermostat; What Is It? Plaster and Lath Wall Feb 20, 2004 Programmable thermostat installation; repairing a cracked plaster and lath wall.
S02 E21Feb 27, 2004
Steam Radiator; What Is It? Preparing Raised Garden Beds Feb 27, 2004 Air vent replacement; repairing a steam radiator's shut-off valve; preparing garden beds for winter.
S02 E22Mar 5, 2004
Curved Molding; Buying Wire Foot; What Is It? Maple Syrup Mar 5, 2004 Installing a curved basecap molding in a stairwell; purchasing electrical wire by the foot; collecting sap and making maple syrup.
S02 E23Mar 12, 2004
Radiant Heat; What Is It? Prep Aluminum Siding for Paint Mar 12, 2004 Installing a curved basecap molding in a stairwell; purchasing electrical wire by the foot; collecting sap and making maple syrup.
S02 E24Mar 19, 2004
Track Light; Drywall Repair Clips; Noisy Baseboard Heaters Mar 19, 2004 Installing track lighting in the kitchen; how to quiet noisy baseboard heaters.
S02 E25Mar 26, 2004
Copper Pipe Corrosion; What Is It? Stripping a Drafty Door Mar 26, 2004 Corroded copper pipes; how to replace worn-out weather stripping around a kitchen door.
S02 E26Apr 2, 2004
Door Jamb and Storm Door; What Is It? Garden Tools Apr 2, 2004 Repairing a damaged door jamb and installing a new storm door; choosing the right garden tools for spring cleanup.