The This Old House Hour

S36 Ep19: Detroit | Peering Down the Rehab Rabbit Hole

Richard snakes a camera down a drain to look for damaged pipes. Tommy repairs a leaky parapet. Kevin tours a famous automaker’s estate.

Air Date 4/14/17

 
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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.
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