Helpful videos for all homeowners. Brought to you by the pros at                                                                                     Ask This Old House.

 

Common fixes

Plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey unclogs a stubborn sink drain.

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva saves a rotting window with a two-part epoxy filler. 

Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado to help a homeowner install a new kitchen sink and faucet. 

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares some tricks-of-the-trade for installing a new, long-lasting windowsill. 

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva teaches a homeowner to patch small holes in her wall. 

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to permanently patch a damaged ceiling.

Scott Caron, master electrician for Ask This Old House, replaces a broken chime on a doorbell. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.)

Electrical Videos

Lighting expert Scott Caron shows a homeowner how to brighten up a dark closet and never have to flip on a light switch. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.)

Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron uses wireless technology to install a light and new switch.

In this video, This Old House electrical contractor John Barros shows how to swap a light fixture for a ceiling fan. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

This Old House host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a fan on a cathedral ceiling.

Ask This Old House lighting expert Scott Caron gives Kevin a tutorial on electrical testers to make sure you never work on live wires.

Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron explains the differences between wire nuts size and color. 

 Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron adds dimmable overhead lighting to a dark bedroom.

Ask This Old House's Electrician Scott Caron adds outlets to baseboards as well as floors. He runs electric wiring from the fuse box and gets the homeowner the coverage she needs.

 

Kitchen, Bath and Plumbing videos

Plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey shows how to replace an old, corroded water-supply valve, without soldering. 

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner replace a tank water heater. 

Richard Trethewey replaces a three-handle shower valve with a single-handle anti-scald valve. 

 Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tracks down the source of a clogged drain using some high tech equipment.

Repairman Richie Isaacson shows host Kevin O'Connor how to maintain kitchen appliances. 

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to install a wall-mounted microwave oven with ducted fan hood. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

Kevin O'Connor learns how to maintain clothes washers and dryers. 

Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to prevent ice buildup from shutting down an air-conditioning system. 

 

General Structure Videos

Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor shows a homeowner how to install a Bluetooth-enabled smart-lock dead bolt for his front door. 

Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows a homeowner how to install and operate an energy-saving smart thermostat. 

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares expert tips and techniques for installing new kitchen cabinets. 

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner patch a large hole in painted baseboard molding. 

Tom Silva helps a homeowner solve the mystery of her melted vinyl siding.

 

Lawn and Landscape Videos.