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Ask TOH | Microgreens, Elevator

Kevin helps a contractor install a home elevator for a young man with disabilities. Jenn Nawada investigates how to grow microgreens. Tom explains the best way to match historic moldings. And Richard diagnoses a problem with well water.

Air Date 1/5/17

 
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Host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and guest experts make personal HOUSE calls, guiding viewers through home improvement techniques.
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