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How to Hang Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs crown molding on kitchen cabinets with full overlay doors Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 6 hours Cost: $100 Skill Level: Moderate Tools List for Hanging Crown Molding: Brad nailer Compressor Drill driver Miter saw Caulking gun Shopping List: 5/4” Pine Fast drying…

How to Get Rid of Wasps Around the House

Learn how to get rid of wasps and eliminate pest problems inside and outside your home. Use these tips to safeguard against stings, eliminate wasp nests and keep wasps from returning. For more pest control tips, see our DIY Pest Control playlist: https://thd.co/2OjJic4 For additional information, check out our guide: https://thd.co/2yNzBh3 Follow these steps to get rid of wasps and…

DIY Headboard – Rustic Headboard Tutorial

Build your own queen-sized DIY headboard with this instructional video. A rustic headboard will make your bedroom feel cozy and give it that farmhouse vibe. For more DIY projects for your home, check our Simple Wood Projects playlist for inspiration: https://thd.co/2Rwn1JV Visit our guide for a full list of materials and tools you’ll need to build this DIY wood headboard:…

TOH: Trade School- Exclusive Preview of Landscape Plans, Roof Deck!

Landscape architect Greg Lombardi presents a plan for a yard that combines both traditional and modern elements. Tom shows Kevin how he’s gotten rid of the steps to the roof deck by dropping the structure into the ceiling of the second floor. Roger arrives to tackle the giant stump left over from the old Norway Maple, first with a chainsaw,…

Preview | Ramp Up the R Value | The Jamestown Net-Zero House

Insulation is crucial to a net zero house. Kevin finds Jeff and the apprentices starting the work. Dana shops for efficient yet decorative lighting. Tom and Jeff work with the apprentices to build false rafter tails and then they install them. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Ask This Old House TV Homeowners…

How to Install Your Own DIY Security System

Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey installs a DIY security system. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 1-2 hours Cost: $800 and up Skill Level: Beginner Tools List: Philips screwdriver Shopping List: DIY Security System Motion Sensors Smart Doorbell Camera Indoor Security Camera Steps: 1. Plug in the security…

How to Winterize | 3 Quick Tips for Fall

Learn how to winterize your home with tips for cleaning and sealing your deck, winterizing your mower, and sealing cracks and gaps around windows and doors. Subscribe to Lowe’s YouTube: http://bit.ly/1blLmvD or head to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/Lowes For more ideas to improve your home, check out Lowe’s How-To Library or our other social media channels: Lowe’s – http://www.lowes.com/how-to-library Facebook –…

How to Choose and Use Sandpaper

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva teaches the basics of sanding. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Cost: $2 and up Skill Level: Beginner Tools List for Sandpaper: Random orbit sander Finish sander Belt sander Shopping List: Sandpaper Steps: 1. Start out with a lower number grit sandpaper, like 60 or…

How to Heat a Garage Workshop

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Akron, Ohio to install a garage heater. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 3-4 hours Cost: $500 Skill Level: Expert Tools List for Heating a Garage Workshop: Drill driver Pipe cutters Shopping List: Radiant Workshop Heater Lag bolts Washers for…