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Ask This Old House Season 9

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Season 09, Episode 01 Water and Drain Lines for a Sink; Rescuing Improperly Planted Trees

S09 E01

Oct 8, 2010
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Water and Drain Lines for a Sink; Rescuing Improperly Planted Trees Oct 8, 2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey kicks off the 9th season of Ask This Old House by helping a homeowner in Canada install a new kitchen sink. Then, up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor some tools that no home workshop should be without. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and arborist Matt Foti rescue a tree from "volcano mulching.

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Season 09, Episode 02 Balusters an a Staircase; Laying a Stone Footpath

S09 E02

Oct 15, 2010
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Balusters an a Staircase; Laying a Stone Footpath Oct 15, 2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install balusters on his new staircase. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger helps a homeowner install a new stone footpath.

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Season 09, Episode 03 Attic Storage Space; Repairing a Broken Doorbell

S09 E03

Oct 22, 2010
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Attic Storage Space; Repairing a Broken Doorbell Oct 22, 2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner find additional storage space by creating a new doorway into an unused attic. Then Tom, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard shares a viewer tip on how to create a faucet wrench from a standard PVC pipe. Then, Kevin and an electrician help a homeowner repair a broken doorbell.

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Season 09, Episode 04 Repairing a Rotted Windowsill; Installing an Outdoor Faucet

S09 E04

Oct 29, 2010
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Repairing a Rotted Windowsill; Installing an Outdoor Faucet Oct 29, 2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a rotted windowsill. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Roger shows Kevin a few gardening tools designed for people with limited mobility. Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner install an outdoor faucet.

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Season 09, Episode 05 Wheelchair Accessible Raised Garden Bed; Fixing a Leaky Roof

S09 E05

Nov 5, 2010
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Wheelchair Accessible Raised Garden Bed; Fixing a Leaky Roof Nov 5, 2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook builds a raised garden bed that is accessible by wheelchair. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to repair a leak in his roof caused by a worn-out plumbing vent gasket.

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Season 09, Episode 06 Choosing Groundcover; Installing Hydronic Baseboard Heaters

S09 E06

Nov 12, 2010
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Choosing Groundcover; Installing Hydronic Baseboard Heaters Nov 12, 2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plant expert Carrie Kelly discuss different types of groundcover. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner warm up her cold living room by installing new hydronic baseboard heaters. Afterward, back at the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O'Connor a new product that makes it easier to mark and cut openings for electrical outlets in wallboard.

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Season 09, Episode 07 Circular Patio and Fire Pit; Repairing Brick Stairs

S09 E07

Nov 19, 2010
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Circular Patio and Fire Pit; Repairing Brick Stairs Nov 19, 2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook heads to Fargo, North Dakota, where he and a local crew help a homeowner build a new circular patio and fire pit. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Tom and Kevin head outside to repair a set of brick stairs.

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Season 09, Episode 08 Energy-Efficient Storm Door; Cutting and Soldering Copper Pipes

S09 E08

Nov 26, 2010
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Energy-Efficient Storm Door; Cutting and Soldering Copper Pipes Nov 26, 2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a new energy-efficient storm door. Then, up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O'Connor how to cut and solder copper plumbing pipes and fittings. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner reduce the size of an overgrown privet hedge.

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Season 09, Episode 09 Uneven Stone Patio; Repainting a Rusty Bulkhead Door

S09 E09

Dec 3, 2010
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Uneven Stone Patio; Repainting a Rusty Bulkhead Door Dec 3, 2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair an uneven stone patio. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Kevin and painting contractor Mauro Henrique help a homeowner repaint a rusty metal bulkhead door.

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Season 09, Episode 10 Hot Water Radiant Tubing; Joint Compound on Drywall Corners

S09 E10

Dec 10, 2010
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Hot Water Radiant Tubing; Joint Compound on Drywall Corners Dec 10, 2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner heat his newly remodeled kitchen by installing hot water radiant tubing underneath the floor. Then Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shows Kevin how to apply joint compound to drywall corners. Then Roger and Kevin head outside for a few lessons on using a wheelbarrow properly.

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Season 09, Episode 11 Loose Carpeting on a Staircase; Tools for Digging; Recessed Lights

S09 E11

Dec 17, 2010
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Loose Carpeting on a Staircase; Tools for Digging; Recessed Lights Dec 17, 2010 General contractor Tom Silva helps an old friend repair the loose carpeting on his staircase. Then, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor several different types of shovels and other tools for digging. Afterward, Kevin heads to Pasadena, California where he and a local electrician help a homeowner install recessed lights in a kitchen ceiling.

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Season 09, Episode 12 Forced-Air Furnace and Air Conditioning; Damaged Oak Flooring

S09 E12

Dec 24, 2010
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Forced-Air Furnace and Air Conditioning; Damaged Oak Flooring Dec 24, 2010 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a pair of homeowners reduce their utility bills by installing a new forced-air furnace and air conditioning system. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair damage to her oak flooring that was caused by a leaky radiator.

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Season 09, Episode 13 Sharpening Chains; Fixing a Leaky Rain Gutter; Fiberglass Bathtub

S09 E13

Dec 31, 2010
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Sharpening Chains; Fixing a Leaky Rain Gutter; Fiberglass Bathtub Dec 31, 2010 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and chainsaw expert Tim Ard demonstrate safe chainsaw use and a brand new way to sharpen chains. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner with a leaky rain gutter. Back in the workshop, Roger and Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard and Kevin install a new fiberglass bathtub and shower enclosure.

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Season 09, Episode 14 Second Bathroom Sink; Large Crack in a Concrete Block Foundation

S09 E14

Jan 7, 2011
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Second Bathroom Sink; Large Crack in a Concrete Block Foundation Jan 7, 2011 Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a second sink into an existing bathroom vanity. Next, landscaping contractor Roger Cook shares a viewer tip that makes yard clean-up a little easier. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a large crack in his concrete block foundation.

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Season 09, Episode 15 Lawn Mowing; Building a Backyard Deck

S09 E15

Jan 14, 2011
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Lawn Mowing; Building a Backyard Deck Jan 14, 2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor a few helpful techniques for mowing a lawn. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners begin building the backyard deck of their dreams.

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Season 09, Episode 16 Completing a Backyard Deck; Hidden Deck-Fastening Systems

S09 E16

Jan 21, 2011
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Completing a Backyard Deck; Hidden Deck-Fastening Systems Jan 21, 2011 General contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners complete the construction of their new backyard deck. Then, back in the workshop, Tom shows host Kevin O'Connor a few other types of hidden deck-fastening systems.

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Season 09, Episode 17 Rainwater from Gutters; Pliers; Insulating an Attic Floor

S09 E17

Jan 28, 2011
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Rainwater from Gutters; Pliers; Insulating an Attic Floor Jan 28, 2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows host Kevin O'Connor a few ways to deal with rainwater from gutters and downspouts. Then, up in the workshop, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey talks "All About" pliers. Then Roger, Kevin, Richard, and general contractor Tom Silva ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom and Kevin insulate an attic floor using fiberglass batts and blown-in insulation.

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Season 09, Episode 18 Painting Interior Walls; Water Heater with a Valve Preventing Floods

S09 E18

Feb 4, 2011
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Painting Interior Walls; Water Heater with a Valve Preventing Floods Feb 4, 2011 Up in the workshop, expert painter Mark O'Lalor shows host Kevin O'Connor a few tricks and techniques for painting an interior wall. Then Kevin, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook, general contractor Tom Silva, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner install a new water heater with an electronic valve that prevents floods due to water leaks.

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Season 09, Episode 19 Narrow Garden Bed; Workshop in Memphis; Wood-Burning Insert

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Feb 11, 2011
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Narrow Garden Bed; Workshop in Memphis; Wood-Burning Insert Feb 11, 2011 In the first episode of a two-part road trip through America's heartland, landscaping contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner in Wichita, Kansas plant a narrow garden bed near her driveway. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, and host Kevin O'Connor conduct home improvement workshops with live audiences in Memphis, Tennessee, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Afterward, Richard and a local contractor make an old fireplace more energy efficient by installing a wood-burning insert.

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Season 09, Episode 20 Outdoor Outlets; Flower Bulbs; Graceland; Worn-Out Cabinets

S09 E20

Feb 18, 2011
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Outdoor Outlets; Flower Bulbs; Graceland; Worn-Out Cabinets Feb 18, 2011 The conclusion of the road trip through America's heartland. Included: installing an outdoor electrical outlet; planting flower bulbs; replacing worn-out kitchen-cabinet hardware. Also: a tour of Elvis Presley's Graceland estate in Memphis.

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Season 09, Episode 21 Solar Water Heating; Electrical Safety Devices; Support Posts

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Feb 25, 2011
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Solar Water Heating; Electrical Safety Devices; Support Posts Feb 25, 2011 Installing a solar water-heating system; replacing rotting support posts under a backyard deck. Also: devices that make residential electrical systems safer.

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Season 09, Episode 22 Antique Door Hardware; Geothermal Home Heating and Cooling

S09 E22

Mar 4, 2011
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Antique Door Hardware; Geothermal Home Heating and Cooling Mar 4, 2011 Host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva demonstrate how to select and install antique and reproduction door hardware. Then, Kevin and Tom, along with plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscaping contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard shows a homeowner how a geothermal home heating and cooling system works.

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Season 09, Episode 23 Splitting Firewood; Paintbrushes; Connecting a Bar Sink to a Sewer

S09 E23

Mar 11, 2011
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Splitting Firewood; Paintbrushes; Connecting a Bar Sink to a Sewer Mar 11, 2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor show some different methods and tools for splitting firewood. Then, back in the workshop, professional painter Jeff Young shows Kevin how to choose, use, and care for paintbrushes. Then Kevin and Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then Richard uses an electric pump to connect a basement bar sink to a sewer drain.

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Season 09, Episode 24 Tool Storage Cabinet; Protecting a House From Flood Damage

S09 E24

Mar 18, 2011
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Tool Storage Cabinet; Protecting a House From Flood Damage Mar 18, 2011 Up in the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor build a tool storage cabinet, perfect for any basement or garage. Then, Tom and Kevin, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Then Kevin works with a damage prevention specialist to protect a house from catastrophic floods.

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Season 09, Episode 25 Removing Vinyl; Vintage House Parts; Eliminating Gurgling Sounds

S09 E25

Mar 25, 2011
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Removing Vinyl; Vintage House Parts; Eliminating Gurgling Sounds Mar 25, 2011 General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner remove a vinyl kitchen floor. Then host Kevin O'Connor tours a well-stocked architectural salvage yard for vintage house parts. Back in the workshop, Kevin and Tom, along with landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner eliminate a gurgling sound coming from his bathroom plumbing.

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Season 09, Episode 26 Yard Clean Up; Installing Carpet Tiles

S09 E26

Apr 1, 2011
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Yard Clean Up; Installing Carpet Tiles Apr 1, 2011 Landscaping contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor head outside to do some yard clean-up using rakes, blowers and lawn vacuums. Then, up in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin how HVAC thermostat technology has evolved over the years. Next, general contractor Tom Silva and Kevin install carpet tiles over a concrete basement floor.

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