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This Old House | See Glass (S40 E23) | FULL EPISODE

Kevin O’Connor travels to the Midwest to see the manufacturing of plate glass and windows. Back in Brookline, Mauro Henrique teaches Kevin some cold weather painting tricks. Radiant heat is installed under the driveway, while the patio is installed in the front. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Windows are a defining feature of a Mid-Century modern house.…

How to Install a Steel Insulated Garage Door | This Old House

Kevin O’Connor lends a hand to the garage door expert with his crew installing a steel insulated door #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse A 16-foot steel insulated door gets installed starting with the bottom panel going into the tracks. Springs hold the weight of the door and get connected to the belt motor for a quiet opening…

How to Install Composite Decking | This Old House

Norm Abram and Liz install composite decking. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse The wood toned planks are evenly spaced and attached using clips and screws. They work their way all the way to the last plank to finish it. About This Old House TV: This Old House is the No. 1 multimedia home enthusiast brand, offering trusted…

10 Uses for Drywall Screws | House One

The toothy threads and trumpet-shaped heads of drywall screws make them a tempting choice for many tasks. Watch as DIY Expert and House One Editor Jenn Largesse shares some smart uses for drywall screws. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Drywall screws are used to attach wallboard to studs. But the toothy threads and trumpet-shaped heads make them…

Installing Dry Wells | This Old House

Large dry wells are lowered into place in the Newton backyard for storm water management #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Some towns require a system for storing rain water to not let it run into the street. Kevin O’Connor and Roger Cook work with excavators to sink eight huge dry wells in a back yard. The dry…

How to Build a Grilling Island (w/ Third Coast Craftsman)

A grilling island can make your whole outdoor cooking experience so much more convenient and fun. Chris from Third Coast Craftsman walks through the steps to building the perfect prep station, complete with built-in fridge, pull-out drawers, bar seating for guests & an overhead pergola for shade. Approximate island cost: $1200 (w/o fridge) Watch more from Chris here: https://bit.ly/3dSm7m1 STEPS:…

This Old House | What’s the Miter with the Corner (S40 E22) | FULL EPISODE

Mark McCullough rebuilds a century old Puddingstone wall. Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor revisit the 2005 Cambridge modern project. Electrician Heath Eastman installs trimless LED recessed lights. Large tanks are installed under the driveway for rain water runoff. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Our Mid-Century house mixes stained and painted siding, typical of this style of architecture.…

Picnic Table Hacks: Built-In Storage

Learn how to hack your picnic table with Monica Mangin from The Weekender. In this episode, Monica shows you how to create a multi-use built-in storage space in your picnic table where you can keep drinks ice cold, create the ultimate s’mores station, or even dress up your table with a decorative planter for herbs or succulents. Products Used: Picnic…