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Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Cleveland to reroute a lengthy dryer vent. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Time: 1-2 hours Cost: $30 Skill Level: Beginner Tools List for Venting a Clothes Dryer: Measuring tape Drill Driver Hole saw slightly larger than size of vent pipes Metal cutting
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to replace an old bathtub drum trap with a new PVC P-trap. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Shopping List for How to Replace a Bathtub Drum Trap: – PVC P-trap, used to replace existing iron
Hooking up a new appliance with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey. See below for a shopping list and tools.) SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Shopping List for Adding a New Dishwasher to a Kitchen: new dishwasher [https://amzn.to/34sIHxT] three-way shut-off valve [https://amzn.to/2ZLlloR] stainless steel braided hose [https://amzn.to/2UBM3dr] dishwasher tailpiece [https://amzn.to/2N0dVHr] teflon
Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman explains the uses and purposes of different types of electrical boxes [https://amzn.to/2tfriLq]. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Cost: $10 and up Steps: 1. Heath breaks down electrical boxes into a few categories and explains their differences. 2. Heath starts by explaining that new work boxes are
The causeway connecting the house to the new garage/in-law suite needs a roof. Tom Silva starts off his roofing lesson with the apprentices by stressing the importance of properly applying both the membrane and flashing to prevent water leakage. Then they start the first course of shingles. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse
It’s Framing 101 with Norm Abram teaching the apprentices. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Kevin O’Connor arrives at the house and takes a walk through the new addition. Upstairs he finds the apprentices, Bailey, Austin and Nathan learning how to frame an interior wall in the master bedroom suite with Norm Abram.
Wood-finishing expert Bruce Johnson shares his secrets for applying a professional-quality stain and varnish finish. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.) SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Shopping List for How to Finish a Wood Table: – 120-, 150-, and 180-grit sandpaper [https://amzn.to/31q4Lb8], for smoothing the wood – Oil-based wood conditioner ,
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a rain gutter, downspout, and rain barrel. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.) SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Shopping List for Installing a Rain Gutter: – Aluminum gutter – Aluminum downspout – Aluminum elbows, end caps, mounting straps, and downspout
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough helps an expecting couple install a concrete paver patio #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Time: 12-14 hours Cost: $2500 and up, depending on size and materials Skill Level: Difficult Tools: Pickaxe [https://amzn.to/34XU69V] Shovel [https://amzn.to/2yAfANM] Compactor [https://amzn.to/3bvD4SW] Wheelbarrow [https://amzn.to/34XUntt] Rake [https://amzn.to/2xTvdzZ] Screed [https://amzn.to/3arNdyr] Level [https://amzn.to/2VRh12i] Stakes
Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman explains a few different methods for wiring a portable generator to a house. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Time: 1-2 hours Cost: $500 and Up Skill Level: Professional only Shopping List: Portable generator [https://amzn.to/2SXHARR] Steps: 1. Heath explains some of the ways that a
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey instructs Kevin O’Connor on the basic principles of how a heat pump works. #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse The heart of the heating and cooling system will be a heat pump. This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey uses a mock
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a washer and dryer in his basement. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.) SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Shopping List for How to Install a Basement Laundry: Dryer vent [https://amzn.to/319zPvi] Caulk [https://amzn.to/304Aywu] Flexible metal dryer vent tubing
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to control humidity throughout the house all year round. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.) SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Shopping List for How to Install a Whole-House Dehumidifier: – Whole-house dehumidifier Steps for How to Install a Whole-House
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows the best uses for a jigsaw and how to choose the right one for the job SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Time: none Cost: $30-$400360 Skill Level: Moderate Tools List for Choosing and Using Jig Saws: Jigsaws Drill/Driver Screwdriver Lineman’s Pliers Shopping List: None Steps:
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains basic chiseling techniques. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Skill Level: Beginner Tools List for Getting Started with Chisels: Chisels Whetstone Grinding wheel Steps: 1. Buy a set of chisels of varying widths with high quality steel. 2. Chisels with wooden handles are meant for more
Master electrician Scott Caron shows the first phase of replacing an antiquated electrical system. Watch part two here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbO-4k6IaUs&index=183&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV #ThisOldHouse #AskTOH SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Steps: 1. Have utility company to disconnect electrical cables from the house. 2. Remove the glass meter from the meter socket. 3. Unscrew meter socket from side of
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to clear a stopped bathtub or shower drain. SUBSCRIBE to This Old House: http://bit.ly/SubscribeThisOldHouse Cost: $15 Skill Level: Beginner Tools List for Snaking a Drain: Drum Auger Steps: 1. Richard recommends avoiding drain cleaning chemicals when possible. 2. He instead suggests using a