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This Old House | Seaside Transformation (S41 E12) | FULL EPISODE

The old ranch is transformed into a Dutch Colonial thanks to Jeff’s team. Kevin and Tommy take the tour with the homeowners and Jeff. Norm presents the pine coffee table he made with local reclaimed wood. Outside, Jenn sees the last of the hydroseeding and gives Tommy the garden tour. Everyone meets at the refurbished flagpole to raise the flags.…

All About Mulch | Ask This Old House

In this video, Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada explains the uses and purposes for different types of mulch and demonstrates how to spread it out in a garden. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse. Landscape contractor Jenn Nawada talks all about mulch [https://thd.co/3w1mXpY] with Kevin O’Connor. Jenn explains why mulch is extremely important for a garden and…

How to Retrofit a Dishwasher | Ask This Old House

In this video, Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and carpenter Nathan Gilbert, team up to help a homeowner retrofit a new dishwasher into an old kitchen with no room for one by adjusting the counter and cabinets. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse. Richard Trethewey and Nathan Gilbert team up to help a homeowner create…

How to Install Clapboard Siding | This Old House

Contractor, Erik Kaminski shows Kevin O’Connor how he installs clapboard siding at the North Shore house. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse. Looking for more step by step guidance on how to complete projects around the house? Join This Old House Insider to stream over 1,000 episodes commercial-free: https://bit.ly/2GPiYbH Plus, download our FREE app for full-episode streaming to your connected…

How to Install Geothermal Heat | This Old House

Plumbing and heating contractor, Richard Trethewey sees how the geothermal pipes are connected in the basement of the North Shore house. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse. Looking for more step by step guidance on how to complete projects around the house? Join This Old House Insider to stream over 1,000 episodes commercial-free: https://bit.ly/2GPiYbH Plus, download our FREE app for…

ASK This Old House | Stoop, Planters, Fireplace Insert (S18 E11) FULL EPISODE

Kevin O’Connor builds a hexagon planter with maker Jenn Largesse, who demonstrates how to take advantage of the bevel cut feature on a miter saw; Jenn Nawada travels to Brooklyn to revive a stoop that has been taken over by weeds; the team shares more Home Inspection Nightmares; Mark explains what to understand when buying a home with a wood…

Electrical Inspection | Open House | Ask This Old House

In this video, Ask This Old House Master Electrician, Heath Eastman, explains what to look for during a home electrical inspection. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse. When you’re looking to buy a new house, it’s a good idea to go through the process to see what you’re getting yourself into. In this video, Master Electrician Heath Eastman talks all…

This Old House | Save the Flagpole (S41 E11) | FULL EPISODE

As the project winds down, the televisions are mounted, and the blinds and curtains get installed. Richard takes a look at the new water heater. Jenn watches the final plants go in and works to install outdoor lighting. The old flagpole comes down for a touch up. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse. The Westerly project is almost wrapped. Chris…

Tree-Wrapped Chimney | Home Inspection Nightmares | Ask This Old House

In this video, the Ask This Old House team share more Home Inspection Nightmares. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse. The gang is once again looking at some home inspection nightmares. Including a photo Mark McCullough took of a vine that overtook his neighbor’s chimney, a creative soda can cap to a vent, and a stud wall with no structure.…

How to Restore an Antique Door | Ask This Old House

In this video, Ask This Old House general contractor, Tom Silva, helps two homeowners meticulously restore their original, 1918 front door using paint stripper, mahogany veneer, polyurethane finish, and a polyurethane finish. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse. Tom Silva restores an antique door that is believed to be original to a 1918 home. The door has charm but it…