Watch Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House is a how-to series created by Russell Morash. The series was inspired by a section of This Old House Magazine, and was created in 2002. The series empowers home owners by giving them the knowledge to perform home updates and enhancement projects without hiring a contractor.

Viewers of Ask This Old House send in how-to questions or concerns regarding home improvement projects. Expert carpenters, builders, design artists, and landscapers answer these viewer and reader questions on the show. After discussing the viewers question, experts demonstrate how to complete the projects. This award-winning series showcases the talents of O'Connor, Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey and Roger Cook. These experts also call in more specialized help for rare problems and unique project dilemmas.

The show is set in Boston, and takes place in a rustic barn. Many viewer questions can be answered while sitting in the cozy barn, but some project demonstrations do take the team out of the barn and into homes of lucky show participants. To complete some projects, the team of experts goes into the home, and completes the projects with help from the home owner.

Viewers also enjoy the show's weekly installments of "What Is It?", and "Useful Tip". In "What Is It?", show hosts are presented with an unknown tool and asked to guess what it is normally used for. During "Useful Tip", viewers are showcased as they read or show a useful tip they use in home improvement projects.

13 Seasons, 323 Episodes - Returning Series
October 10, 2002
Home & Garden
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Ask This Old House Full Episode Guide

  • Richard and Kevin investigate Germany's energy efficiency. Wind turbine installation in TX

  • In the Season 14 finale, a home gym is assembled for a wounded Navy SEAL; and a bad doorbell is fixed. Also: the important roles that 22 and 45 play under the sink.

  • A bookshelf is transformed into a secret door; and an outdoor house hydrant is connected. Also: the two tools utilized for the majority of electrical work.

  • Nick Offerman stops by. In addition: making a steel pipe shelf; and putting together a pond-less waterfall.

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