Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House - PBS

PBS

Reality Series

2002

TVG

House/garden

How-to

Home improvement

Created by viewer demand, the spinoff This Old House asks and answers specific remodeling questions that viewers send in.

Where to Stream

2002– Reality Series 22 Seasons595 Episodes

Upcoming TV Airings

The airings below are based on a generic national schedule. Times and dates can vary by TV provider.

Tuesday, June 25

Shower Valve Repair; Sloped Landscape

Season 22 • Episode 3

Fixing a leaking three-valve shower while retaining original 1930s tile; refreshing a sloped yard.

Tuesday, June 25

Granite Steps; Deadbolt Locks; Pipe Repair

Season 6 • Episode 22

Replacing wooden stairs with granite steps; replacing leaky pipes.

Tuesday, June 25

Water Heater Autopsy; Composting

Season 21 • Episode 1

Diagnosing why a retired water heater failed; compost bin for a net zero elementary school.

Tuesday, June 25

Scorched Floor; Hardy Plantings

Season 17 • Episode 23

Stud finder; repairing a wood floor that had been burned; using a table saw; foundation plantings.

Tuesday, June 25

Scorched Floor; Hardy Plantings

Season 17 • Episode 23

Stud finder; repairing a wood floor that had been burned; using a table saw; foundation plantings.

Wednesday, June 26

EV Chargers; China Cabinet Repair

Season 21 • Episode 2

Heath explains three levels of EV chargers; Mark weighs pros and cons of different brick patterns.

Wednesday, June 26

Doorbell Retrofit; Driveway Edging

Season 21 • Episode 3

Doorbell with new wiring; bottle traps; replacing a driveway's edging with cobblestones.

Wednesday, June 26

Humidity Mystery, Brick Patch

Season 17 • Episode 24

An HVAC system creating too much humidity; a paint sprayer; Mark patches a brick wall.

Wednesday, June 26

Humidity Mystery, Brick Patch

Season 17 • Episode 24

An HVAC system creating too much humidity; a paint sprayer; Mark patches a brick wall.

Thursday, June 27

Vinyl Fence; Building a Beehive

Season 20 • Episode 26

Houseplants for areas of shade and sun; drilling holes to run electrical wire; vinyl fence.

Thursday, June 27

Woodland Garden; Chimney Repairs

Season 21 • Episode 4

Planting a native woodland garden; patching cracked or chipped porcelain; common chimney problems.

Thursday, June 27

Deck Staining; Water Monitoring

Season 17 • Episode 25

Sharpening a knife; restaining a deck; building a fire; automatic water shutoff valves.

Thursday, June 27

Deck Staining; Water Monitoring

Season 17 • Episode 25

Sharpening a knife; restaining a deck; building a fire; automatic water shutoff valves.

Friday, June 28

Wallpaper Restoration; Gutter Repairs

Season 21 • Episode 5

Restoring wallpaper; the basics of GFCI outlets; repairing gutters over a back patio.

Friday, June 28

Sandstone Repair; Awning Installation

Season 21 • Episode 6

Repairing sandstone steps; how to avoid being scammed by a solar company; installing an awning.

Friday, June 28

Shower Valve Repair; Sloped Landscape

Season 22 • Episode 3

Fixing a leaking three-valve shower while retaining original 1930s tile; refreshing a sloped yard.

Friday, June 28

Historic Plantings; Wood Utensils

Season 17 • Episode 26

Victorian flowers; matching paint colors; home inspection issues; carving wooden serving utensils.

Friday, June 28

Historic Plantings; Wood Utensils

Season 17 • Episode 26

Victorian flowers; matching paint colors; home inspection issues; carving wooden serving utensils.

Saturday, June 29

Shower Valve Repair; Sloped Landscape

Season 22 • Episode 3

Fixing a leaking three-valve shower while retaining original 1930s tile; refreshing a sloped yard.

Saturday, June 29

Little Free Library

Season 21 • Episode 8

Building, painting and installing a Little Free Library for an elementary school.

Saturday, June 29

Install Cabinet Hardware; Breaker Trips

Season 21 • Episode 9

Installing kitchen cabinet hardware; types of wallpaper and tools to remove it.

Saturday, June 29

Stone Water Fountain; Supply Chain Shortages

Season 20 • Episode 17

Making a stone water fountain for the garden; breaking down miter saw blades; supply chain issues.

Saturday, June 29

Porch Base Column Repair; Smart Thermostats

Season 20 • Episode 18

Smart thermostats and their features; switch legs; replacing an old rotted porch column base.

Saturday, June 29

Energy Audit; Toilet Seat Bolts

Season 5 • Episode 7

Energy audit detects where weatherstripping and insulation can be improved; removing a toilet seat.

Saturday, June 29

Countertops; Chain Link Fence

Season 5 • Episode 8

How to maintain stone countertops and prevent stains; installing a chain-link fence.

Saturday, June 29

Creosote Removal; Utility Cover

Season 22 • Episode 4

Building a utility cover; cleaning out creosote build-up in a brick kitchen fireplace.

Saturday, June 29

Creosote Removal; Utility Cover

Season 22 • Episode 4

Building a utility cover; cleaning out creosote build-up in a brick kitchen fireplace.

Sunday, June 30

Antique Pocket Door; Shaker End Table

Season 21 • Episode 10

Installing an 1800s antique pocket door; a Shaker-style-inspired end table.

Sunday, June 30

Baby Proofing; Septic Systems

Season 21 • Episode 11

Babyproofing a house with cabinet locks and baby gates; houseplants; how a septic system works.

Sunday, June 30

Creosote Removal; Utility Cover

Season 22 • Episode 4

Building a utility cover; cleaning out creosote build-up in a brick kitchen fireplace.

Monday, July 1

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Season 21 • Episode 12

The team repairs a deck, constructs a patio and installs landscape lighting and new plantings.

Monday, July 1

Fire Pit Plan; Window Restoration

Season 21 • Episode 13

Repairing a deck; constructing a patio; installing landscape lighting and new plantings.

Monday, July 1

EV Charger; New Sink

Season 13 • Episode 25

Installing an electric vehicle charger; installing a new kitchen sink.

Monday, July 1

EV Charger; New Sink

Season 13 • Episode 25

Installing an electric vehicle charger; installing a new kitchen sink.

Tuesday, July 2

EV Charger; New Sink

Season 13 • Episode 25

Installing an electric vehicle charger; installing a new kitchen sink.

Tuesday, July 2

Dimmer Switch Troubleshooting; Clothes Rack

Season 21 • Episode 14

Repairing an antique window; interior paint finishes; developing a landscape design for a backyard.

Tuesday, July 2

Shed Organization; Pea Stone Walkway

Season 21 • Episode 15

Organizing a shed; importance of yearly service checks for furnaces; installing a pea stone walkway.

Wednesday, July 3

Wetlands; Foundation Painting

Season 21 • Episode 16

Exploring wetlands; indoor air quality testing; repainting an exterior concrete foundation.

Wednesday, July 3

Fireplace Painting; Bathtub Tray

Season 21 • Episode 17

Upgrading a fireplace; different landscape tools; building a bathtub tray out of zebrawood.

Thursday, July 4

Oven Ventilation; Wireless EV Charger

Season 21 • Episode 18

Replacing a leaking gas oven; creating a pollinator garden at home.

Thursday, July 4

Attic Insulation; Asphalt Parking Spot

Season 21 • Episode 19

Insulating an attic; irrigation repairs; adding an asphalt parking spot.

Friday, July 5

Attic Insulation; Asphalt Parking Spot

Season 21 • Episode 19

Insulating an attic; irrigation repairs; adding an asphalt parking spot.

Friday, July 5

Transition Garden; Granite Post Sign

Season 21 • Episode 20

Planting a sun and shade garden; the importance of gutter downspouts; engraving a granite post.

Friday, July 5

EV Charger; New Sink

Season 13 • Episode 25

Installing an electric vehicle charger; installing a new kitchen sink.

Friday, July 5

EV Charger; New Sink

Season 13 • Episode 25

Installing an electric vehicle charger; installing a new kitchen sink.

Saturday, July 6

EV Charger; New Sink

Season 13 • Episode 25

Installing an electric vehicle charger; installing a new kitchen sink.

Saturday, July 6

Full Sun Garden; Radiator Floor Patch

Season 21 • Episode 21

Creating a backyard entrance; how to safely clean hardscaping; patching holes in wood floors.

Saturday, July 6

Cold Water Bathtub; Cornhole

Season 21 • Episode 22

Installing a reserve tank to fill a bathtub with hot water; cleaning up after painting projects.

Saturday, July 6

Porch Base Column Repair; Smart Thermostats

Season 20 • Episode 18

Smart thermostats and their features; switch legs; replacing an old rotted porch column base.

Saturday, July 6

Shrub Harvesting; Building a Box Joint Jig

Season 20 • Episode 19

How shrubs are harvested; sealing windows for the winter; building a box joint jig.

Saturday, July 6

Childproofing; Sump Pump

Season 5 • Episode 9

Childproofing a home; installing a backup sump pump powered by municipal water pressure.

Saturday, July 6

Tile Backsplash; Lawn Repair

Season 5 • Episode 10

Installing a kitchen backsplash using glass tile; replacing a damaged section of lawn using sod.

Saturday, July 6

Damaged Clapboards; Felling Trees

Season 5 • Episode 11

Replacing damaged cedar clapboards on the house's exterior; safely felling trees with a chainsaw.

Saturday, July 6

Mixing Valve; Tool Batteries

Season 5 • Episode 12

Repairing an old shower mixing valve; cordless power tools; properly recycling batteries.

Saturday, July 6

EV Charger; New Sink

Season 13 • Episode 25

Installing an electric vehicle charger; installing a new kitchen sink.

Saturday, July 6

Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair

Season 22 • Episode 5

Installing a generator hookup to a home's circuit board; fixing an insufficient lintel repair.

Saturday, July 6

Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair

Season 22 • Episode 5

Installing a generator hookup to a home's circuit board; fixing an insufficient lintel repair.

Sunday, July 7

Flagstone Repairs; Tub Diverter

Season 21 • Episode 23

Repairing a leaky shower; different wire gauge sizes; repairing loose flagstone steps.

Sunday, July 7

Hand-Turned Spindle; Replication

Season 21 • Episode 24

Replicating spiral-detailed spindles for a Queen Anne Row staircase in a 1900s Queen Anne Rowhouse.

Sunday, July 7

Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair

Season 22 • Episode 5

Installing a generator hookup to a home's circuit board; fixing an insufficient lintel repair.

Monday, July 8

Circuit; Table Saw; Fireplace Insert

Season 21 • Episode 25

Installing a basement circuit; table saw safety; installing a wood-burning insert.

Monday, July 8

Sawmill; Bar Top

Season 21 • Episode 26

Milling a large piece of an old red oak; headband game; building a bar top.

Monday, July 8

Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair

Season 22 • Episode 5

Installing a generator hookup to a home's circuit board; fixing an insufficient lintel repair.

Monday, July 8

Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair

Season 22 • Episode 5

Installing a generator hookup to a home's circuit board; fixing an insufficient lintel repair.

Tuesday, July 9

Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair

Season 22 • Episode 5

Installing a generator hookup to a home's circuit board; fixing an insufficient lintel repair.

Tuesday, July 9

Two-Prong Outlet; Deck Stair Rail

Season 20 • Episode 1

Pipe soldering; replacing two-prong receptacles; building deck stair railings.

Tuesday, July 9

Durable Landscape; Cutting Board

Season 20 • Episode 2

A landscape that can withstand heavy pedestrian traffic; water heaters; building a cutting board.

Wednesday, July 10

Hole Patches; Threshold Repair

Season 20 • Episode 3

Options for ground cover plants; different techniques for patching wall holes; patching brick holes.

Wednesday, July 10

Wood Floors; DIY Ice Rink

Season 20 • Episode 4

Removing dried paint from a paintbrush; installing tongue and groove flooring; DIY ice rink.

Thursday, July 11

Smart Doorbells; Recessed Lights

Season 20 • Episode 5

The pros and cons of smart doorbells; painting wood paneling; tools; installing recessed lights.

Thursday, July 11

Easier Plumbing; Roofing 101

Season 20 • Episode 6

Varieties of bricks; solderless connections; adding asphalt shingles to a roof.

Friday, July 12

Fall Garden Tips; Paint Cabinets

Season 20 • Episode 7

Putting a garden to bed before winter; painting a kitchen cabinet; installing exterior door trim.

Friday, July 12

An AskTOH Barn Raising

Season 20 • Episode 8

Rebuilding a chicken barn, including reframing and hooking up new electrical wiring.

Friday, July 12

Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair

Season 22 • Episode 5

Installing a generator hookup to a home's circuit board; fixing an insufficient lintel repair.

Friday, July 12

Generator Hookup; Brick Lintel Repair

Season 22 • Episode 5

Installing a generator hookup to a home's circuit board; fixing an insufficient lintel repair.