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Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook learns about the ancient art of Bonsai. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 3 hours Cost: $50 and Up Skill Level: Moderate Tools List for Creating Bonsai: Concave cutter Bonsai shear Wire cutters Root Rake Shopping List: Tree Bonsai
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Watch the full episode: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/watch/ask-toh-hawaii-makes-50 Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey learns how to add storage to an existing photovoltaic array. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 1 day Cost: Varies based on system size Skill Level: Professional Tools List: Drill/driver PVC pipe
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Controlling rain run-off with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse How to Install a Graywater Irrigation System: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNNnhCJGY38&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=105 How to Repair a Leaky Gutter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45LbnlaJvtI&index=67&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV How to Troubleshoot and Repair Weak Drip Irrigation:
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Watch the full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4fibzhEFUU Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to permanently patch a decaying porch post. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Shopping List for How to Repair a Rotted Porch Post: –
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This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to rescue a buried, root-clogged pipe, without digging up the whole site. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse How to Install a Battery-Operated Sump Pump: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9Kn8h6gBNs&index=65&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV All About Copper Pipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8fpchYfC6Y&index=88&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV How to Prevent Frozen Pipes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVItL66doqw&index=167&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV
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This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook builds beautiful circular patio that features a chill-chasing fire pit. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYv-Sgf9xOg&index=7&list=PLkJADc1qDrr8mfl5BwtXlwYV9zxvbi-Eq How to Repair an Uneven Bluestone Patio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lTKNPrF9sY&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=18 How to Lay a Bluestone Walkway:
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Building a perfect-fit handrail with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd1gJ-GgCTQ&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-UizPmo33kfL3ed8Jmt6Ja&index=9 How to Install a Stair Handrail: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYBYzxsH8bs&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=100 How to Safely Attach a Deck to a House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3czHZwBfEo&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=61 How to
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This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to plumb a new hose faucet using flexible plastic water pipe. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=viWxLrh38yg&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_2QJHy9kpFzszoZLMk3LLw&index=8 How to Replace an Outdoor Faucet with a Frost-Proof
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a newer, faster way to fix cracked, loose plaster walls. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tC8SA2ZNG48&index=3&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_xoUV70ylQstbsgu8-nUta How to Create an Interior Door Opening: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_tX79jtcaQ How to Waterproof a Basement:
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to repair a hardwood-strip floor. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpQw3ntzc48&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_2QJHy9kpFzszoZLMk3LLw How to Strip a Hardwood Floor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SVs1g0EfII&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=165 How to Refinish Hardwood Floors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qO12ow6N6SY&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=178 How to Lay a
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to save money and stay warm by plugging up energy-wasting gaps, holes and cracks. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse How to Patch a Leaking Rubber Roof: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=me1QwKYFODI&index=4&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV How to Prevent
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Watch the full episode: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/watch/ask-toh-water-filter-fire-pit Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva walks host Kevin O’Connor through the types of woods available and the best uses for each. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Cost: Varies Steps: 1. The terms hardwood and softwood do not refer to
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Ask This Old House general contractor helps a couple frame an opening between their kitchen and living room in a load bearing wall. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 4-6 hours Cost: $150-200 Skill Level: Moderate Shopping List: 2×4 lumber for the temporary wall and the framing
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Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada learns how to grow and harvest microgreens. Watch the full episode: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/watch/ask-toh-microgreens-elevator Time: 7 days Cost: $10-20 Skill Level: Easy Shopping List: Seed for vegetables Plastic container Steps: 1. Some seeds require you to pre-soak a handful of seeds to promote early germination (follow directions on the
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Watch the full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg_4316vpwo Getting tight, and loose, with Richard Trethewey. (See below for tools and steps.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Watch new episodes of Ask TOH: http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tv/ask-toh/video/0,,,00.html Tools List for How to Choose and Use Pliers and Wrenches: – Grooved-joint pliers – Combination wrench
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This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey shows various ways to prevent and thaw frozen pipes. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse How to Waterproof a Basement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Q6go57ySqs How to Fix a Leaking Rooftop Vent Pipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNM-JUC7ZEA How
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Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner select and install energy-efficient “replacement” windows. 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 have a virtual truckload of questions for us on smaller projects, and we’re ready to answer. Ask This Old
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Watch the full episode: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/watch/ask-toh-dutch-door-landscape-checkers Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows host Kevin O’Connor the proper way to ventilate a sink. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Cost: $20 and Up Skill Level: Moderate Tools List for Diagnosing a Gurgling Sink: Pipe wrench
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