These experts also call in more specialized help for rare problems and unique project dilemmas. Determining what type of water heater will work best for you depends on a variety of factors, including how long you plan to live in the house, whether you use gas or electricity, and how much energy efficiency you hope to gain from the tank. Season 17, Episode 11 December 27, 2018 Season 17, Episode 11 December 27, 2018 Kevin travels to Portland, Ore. 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. While the tank itself has a lifetime warranty, the parts on the tank will still need to be replaced periodically, so check in with your local plumber to make sure he or she is comfortable servicing this type of tank. Season 17, Episode 8 January 5, 2019 Season 17, Episode 8 January 5, 2019 Mark replaces a chipped brick in a fireplace surround and then Mauro updates it with a whitewashed look; Richard shares some advice on maintaining water heaters; Tom demonstrates the importance of a properly installed drip edge. Ask This Old House is a how-to series created by Russell Morash.
To learn more about Austin and the Austin Wilson Memorial Fund, visit thisoldhouse. The series was inspired by a section of This Old House Magazine, and was created in 2002. Most of the materials required for matching and making mortar and also for repointing can be found at home centers and brickyards. New episodes are available Sundays at 8pm Eastern on , or for a broadcast time near you. The show is set in Boston, and takes place in a rustic barn. The wood glue Tom used to assemble each box was manufactured by.
Carefully consider these factors before deciding what water heater should be installed. If the mortar is not gray, then it has a dye added to it. After discussing the viewers question, experts demonstrate how to complete the projects. How to Match Mortar Mark explains how to match mortar for repointing jobs. This award-winning series showcases the talents of O'Connor, Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey and Roger Cook. Expert assistance for this segment was provided by.
Are Plastic Water Heaters Worthwhile?. Expert carpenters, builders, design artists, and landscapers answer these viewer and reader questions on the show. Locate the nearest brickyard and ask someone there to help match the color. Season 17, Episode 14 January 19, 2019 Season 17, Episode 14 January 19, 2019 Jenn installs a vertical garden to maximize space for a homeowner; Tom explains the uses for different drill bits; and Richard travels to a plumbing facility in New Jersey to learn about advances in toilet engineering that will help save water. The series empowers home owners by giving them the knowledge to perform home updates and enhancement projects without hiring a contractor. The plastic water heater featured in the segment is the Marathon electric water heater manufactured by , and can be found at home centers.
Coming up on Ask This Old House Mauro teaches a homeowner how to paint a metal door; Mark explains how to match mortar for repointing jobs; Tom teaches apprentice how to make a variety of different wood joints by building simple utility boxes. Expert assistance with this segment was provided by. How to Paint an Exterior Metal Door Mauro teaches a homeowner how to paint a metal door. Viewers of Ask This Old House send in how-to questions or concerns regarding home improvement projects. Utility boxes can be built out of basically any type of wood and with a variety of fasteners, both of which are available at home centers and lumber yards.
Keep track of the quantities of lime, sand, and Portland cement used in each test sample and let each sample dry before matching it to the mortar being repointed. Richard weighs the pros and cons of a plastic tank water heater. Season 17, Episode 7 November 17, 2018 Season 17, Episode 7 November 17, 2018 The team discusses tools that make good gifts; Jenn returns to her home state of Florida to help a homeowner design a tropical landscape for his backyard; former apprentice Nathan returns to help Tom change the swing of an entry door. To complete some projects, the team of experts goes into the home, and completes the projects with help from the home owner. Matching mortar can be a trial-and-error job. Other supplies for this project, including foam rollers and a synthetic angled sash brush, are sold at home centers and paint supply stores.
Generation Next How to Cut Wood Joints Tom teaches apprentice Austin how to make a variety of different wood joints by building simple utility boxes. . . . . .
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