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The This Old House Hour
Genre: How-to
America's favorite home improvement series, the Emmy Award-winning THIS OLD HOUSE, airs in the first half of the hour. In the second half-hour, ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook address specific, viewer-driven home maintenance and repair questions.

Below is a list of broadcasts scheduled to air in the next 60 days on any of our three channels.

Episode #1222
Airs Thursday April 17th
Countertop contractor Michael Parodi creates final edge detail for soapstone countertops. Tile contractor Mark Ferrante cuts down 12-inch marble tiles to make a crisp-looking wainscoting. Norm visits the oldest continuously operated mill site in America where David Graf makes an oval mirror frame for the Arlington house using 150-year-old power tools. Tom scribes new oak stair treads to the old fieldstone foundation wall. Soapstone countertops are darkened using carnauba wax and walnut oil. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, the guys celebrate 300 episodes of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by looking back at some of their best moments and revealing some behind-the-scenes secrets.
51 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1223
Airs Thursday April 24th
Fence contractor Mark Bushway installs a custom PVC fence and arbor. Tile contractor Eric Ferrante creates a marble herringbone pattern in the powder room, while his brother Mark presents the grout color options for the faux slate floor in the mudroom. Tom builds a sliding barn door using salvaged antique wood from the attic. Horticulturist Laurie Sullivan presents alternatives to the usual, run-of-the-mill shade plants. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Tom and Kevin build a simple table from solid fir, and Kevin works with a wood-finishing expert to stain and finish it. Roger shows a homeowner how to get rid of tree stumps. And Richard discusses the state of solar energy.
51 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1224
Airs Thursday May 1st
Paul Grothouse installs a teak island top in the kitchen, while Jim Snyder installs a solid surface vanity top in the master bath. Designer Christine Tuttle reviews how the vision for the house evolved from fabric, paint and light fixture choices. Tom builds a small but handy electronics nook. Tile contractor Mark Ferrante grouts the pebble tiles on the shower floor. Wallpaper hanger Warren Reeb hangs handmade wallpaper. Norm and Tom install a new front door. In the second half of the hour, on a special episode of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, the guys make several important improvements. Kevin helps make a home accessible for a homeowner in a wheelchair by modifying a bathroom and several different sets of stairs. Tom and Kevin rebuild a dangerous staircase for a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing.
56 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1225
Airs Thursday May 8th
Roger rolls out a truckload of fresh sod. Tom installs a replica ceiling medallion made using a 3D printer; then he installs a custom copper vent hood. Richard selects the right garbage disposer at a local home center. Norm gives a lesson in crown molding, while Richard installs a pedestal sink in the powder room. Closet designer Mary Cool shows Kevin how she's customizing the master closet for maximum storage. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, electrician Scott Caron replaces outdated fluorescent under-cabinet lights with new LED fixtures. Roger and Kevin demonstrate how to work with concrete. Richard teaches Tom about the energy savings potential of temperature setbacks on thermostats.
56 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1226
Airs Thursday May 15th
Arlington Italianate Project finale: Landscape designer Cricket Beauregard completes the exterior with a pair of classically inspired urns. Tom details how he modified the master bath to accommodate a steam shower. Malcolm and Richard check out the newly finished basement spaces. Heather shows Norm the finished bedrooms, baths and laundry spaces. Designer Christine Tuttle shows Kevin the decor choices that give the home a period inspired but unfussy feel. The whole group gathers in the new eat-in kitchen to celebrate the renaissance of this Italianate home. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, it's all about kitchen renovations: Tom and Kevin help a homeowner install new cabinets; Richard shows many options for countertops; and Kevin visits the Cleveland home and restaurant kitchens of Chef Michael Symon for ideas and inspiration.
56 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1209
Airs Thursday May 22nd
Kevin and Tom introduce us to the popular suburb of Arlington, Massachusetts, and to a new project: the first Italianate Style home THIS OLD HOUSE has tackled in years. Malcolm and Heather's 1872 home has seen some changes over the years, leaving it with an awkward layout. Now it's time to polish it and make it work for this century's busy family. Richard and Roger are on site to help the demolition work get started. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Tom demonstrates many uses for a router. Richard replaces an air conditioning unit that freezes when it runs. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
50 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1210
Airs Thursday May 29th
Richard tours a neighborhood curiosity: a water tank disguised as a Greek temple. Tom and Kevin make some dramatic discoveries while demolishing the kitchen and baths, Roger moves a massive rhododendron and Norm checks out one of the finest surviving examples of the Italianate Style: the over-the-top Victoria Mansion in Portland, Maine. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Roger visits New Mexico to install an irrigation system designed to work in a desert climate. Richard installs a new style of heat-pump water heater. Tom shares a viewer tip about re-using an old garden hose reel. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
50 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt Life Channel 2.3

Mon Jun 2nd @ 7:00 pm

Episode #1211
Airs Thursday June 5th
Working around the antique fieldstone foundation, Kevin and Norm find Tom and mason Mark McCullough replacing the inadequate foundation under the addition and pouring a new slab in the basement with a concrete curb to bolster the walls. Breaking through the living room ceiling, they discover a lot more headroom, along with the original plaster molding and medallion, almost completely intact. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Tom heads to Seattle to install crown molding. Roger replaces a rotted fence post. Kevin explains the difference between cement, concrete and mortar. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
51 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

Thu Jun 5th @ 7:00 pm

tpt MN Channel 2.2

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt Life Channel 2.3

No upcoming airings of this
episode on this channel.


This list includes any broadcasts that aired in the past 2 months on any of our three channels.

Episode #1221
Previously aired Thursday April 10th
Roger installs a new front walk in a running bond pattern. Tom runs a custom profile for the chair rail and both copes and miters the corners as it is installed. Interior designer Christine Tuttle makes tile selections at a local showroom. Norm and Tom work to fit a new four-panel interior door into an old doorjamb. As the cabinet installation finishes up, kitchen designer Steve Jackowski offers a preview of the countertops, tile and striking copper vent hood that are on their way to the kitchen. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Richard helps a homeowner replace a shower valve that shuts off mysteriously. Tom shows how to patch a hole in baseboard. Roger shares some tips for maintaining a lawn mower. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
51 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1220
Previously aired Thursday April 3rd
Local historian Richard Duffy offers a look at Arlington's Spy Pond. Richard installs a new water line to the house. Tom installs the new pre-finished Brazilian chestnut flooring. Fiberglass gutters made to look like historic wood gutters are fabricated and installed. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Roger helps a homeowner plant a low-cost, low-maintenance privacy screen. Tommy demonstrates many uses for a speed square. Richard uses new technology to seal ductwork from the inside. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
51 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1219
Previously aired Thursday March 27th
Roger removes a hydrangea with roots are undermining the foundation. Painting contractor Mauro Henrique offers strategies for working with potentially messy red paint. Kevin sees the damage hail can do to a house when IBHS conducts the first-ever indoor hailstorm. Tom goes the extra mile to keep water at bay in the basement. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Roger shows Kevin how to start plants from seed. Richard replaces an outdoor hose spigot with one that will never freeze. Tom builds a moveable kitchen island with Kevin. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
51 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1218
Previously aired Thursday March 20th
Roger sets granite steps on a bed of ice to melt them into place. Plaster contractor Bob Bucco repairs plaster by hand, while 3D printing specialist David Kempskie shows how the repairs can also be made in a computer, thanks to state-of-the-art technology. Norm and Tom review the design options for the front porch railing, then get to work fabricating the balustrade, which features a flat stock baluster that is custom made on site. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Richard helps a homeowner in New Hampshire quiet a squealing shower. Kevin installs a DIY-friendly security system and video camera. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
51 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1217
Previously aired Thursday February 27th
THIS OLD HOUSE welcomes Edgar Hansen from Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch." To assess his skills, Tom puts Edgar to work patching cracks in the plaster walls, then Richard shows him how to "fish" water lines through the building. Norm and Tom raise the height of the railing on the second floor landing. Roger and Edgar remove the concrete stairs at the front entry. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Roger visits Biloxi, Mississippi, where he builds a high tunnel greenhouse with a homeowner. Richard explains the best types of pliers and wrenches. Electrician Scott Caron converts three recessed lights into three pendants in a kitchen. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
51 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt Life Channel 2.3

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1216
Previously aired Thursday February 20th
Paint color consultant Bonnie Krims presents exterior color schemes, while Norm and Tom patch old oak veneer floors. Richard presents a new solution to the ugly PVC intake and exhaust pipes that come out of a typical boiler. Kevin tours an 1870 Italianate style home in Dedham, Massachusetts. Tom shows Kevin some of his favorite applications for radiant heat. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
51 minutes long
tpt MN Channel 2.2

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

Episode #1215
Previously aired Saturday February 15th
Arborist Matt Foti does some selective tree pruning, while Richard revisits the benefits of using PEX instead of copper for the water supply lines. Norm tours an 1872 Stick Style home in the neighborhood, and Tom shows Kevin how to convert a former doorjamb into a cased opening. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Tom helps a homeowner fit a box spring mattress up a narrow staircase. Kevin and an electrician repair a light switch in Seattle. Richard shows many options for filtering drinking water. And the guys ask, "What is it?"
51 minutes long
tpt Channel 2.1

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.

tpt MN Channel 2.2

No previous airings of this
episode on this channel.


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