TV Episodes Full List of Ask This Old House Episodes

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Below is a complete Ask This Old House episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Ask This Old House episodes are listed along with the Ask This Old House episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Ask This Old House episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Vote for your favorite items on this poll, including “Staining a Deck; Replacing a Flood-control System; Removing Wood Plug,” “Cell Phone Zone Extender System; Furnishing a Timberframe Home” and more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Ask This Old House episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Season 8, Episode 5 Nov 05 2009 - General contractor Tom Silva helps a pair of homeowners install a new siding glass door. Afterward, Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscaping contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and ...more

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Season 8, Episode 6 Nov 12 2009 - Landscaping contractor Roger Cook joins plant expert Carrie Kelly at a nursery to learn about container gardening. Then, up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor ...more

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Season 8, Episode 7 Nov 19 2009 - It begins with general contractor Tom Silva helping a homeowner seal out drafts by installing weather-stripping on her front door. Then, up in the loft, host Kevin O'Connor is joined by ...more

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Season 8, Episode 8 Dec 03 2009 - Landscaping contractor Roger Cook visits Harvard University to learn about their new organic lawn-care program and shows host Kevin O'Connor how to make his own "compost tea." Then, ...more

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Repairing a Window Screen; Saving the Rain; Looking for Headroom Oct 10 2002 - In the debut episode, Steve joined Richard, Roger and Tom in the Ask This Old House loft to give viewers a chance to ask questions and get expert advice about their homes. Tom shows Steve how to ...more

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A Plumbing Toolkit; Park the Car, Quietly; Safe Swinging Oct 17 2002 - At the Ask This Old House barn loft, Roger demonstrates different ways to mend a damaged garden hose. Richard shows the basic plumbing tools he recommends for homeowners. Tom explains how to use ...more

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Covering a Concrete Stoop; Battling the Skeeters Oct 24 2002 - Tom visits homeowners in search of a modest way to hide an ugly back stoop. Back in the barn loft he shows the different adhesives and fasteners used, as well as more traditional types of ...more

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Air Eliminator; Saving the Trim; Filling the Gaps Oct 31 2002 - Richard visits a homeowner and installs an air eliminator valve on her hydronic heating system, reducing the need for annual maintenance. At the Ask This Old House barn loft, Tom shows how to ...more

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Sanding Options; Digging Post Holes; Better Boiling Nov 07 2002 - Tom and Steve demonstrate two types of floor sanders: a traditional drum sander. Roger and Steve use manual and power tools to dig post holes for a new fence. Richard travels to a historic ...more

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Repairing the Ceiling; Grinding the Stump; Shop Specs Nov 14 2002 - Tom visits a young couple and teaches them how to repair a cracked plaster ceiling in their condominium. In the workshop loft, Richard and Steve rebuild a toilet to prevent it from continuously ...more

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Jacking It Up; Chainsaw Smarts Nov 21 2002 - Tom works with a homeowner to repair a sagging floor in a three-family house. Together, they jack up the failing beam, pour new concrete footings, and install several new lally columns. Back at ...more

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Wooden Bung Holes; What Is It?; Lattice Project Nov 28 2002 - In the workshop loft, Tom shows Steve how to cut wooden bung holes and install them in decking. Jim visits a viewer and shows her why the new paint in her bathroom is cracking and peeling. In ...more

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Basement Window; Painting Panels; Weed Trimmers Dec 05 2002 - Tom hits the road on a House Call to replace a rotting basement window and install a new dryer vent for a homeowner. Back in the Ask This Old House loft, Jim shows the proper technique for ...more

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Washer Repair; Pressure-Washed Brick; What Is It?; On the Level; Drip-Free Faucet Dec 12 2002 - In the Ask This Old House loft, Richard and Steve take apart an old washing machine to determine why it's making a loud rumbling sound. Roger pays a visit to a homeowner and uses a pressure ...more

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Garden Pruners; Saving the Shutters; What Is It?; A Tankless Job Dec 19 2002 - In the Ask This Old House loft, Roger and garden tool expert Paul Schneider discuss different types of hand pruners. Tom helps two homeowners repair and reinstall their broken shutters. Back in ...more

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Sawhorses; Frost-Free Faucet; What Is It?; Collecting and Composting Leaves Dec 26 2002 - In the loft, Tom shows different types of store-bought sawhorses and teaches Steve how to build a pair from scratch. Richard hits the road and installs a new frost-proof outdoor faucet for a ...more

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Spray-Painting; Chimney Dampers; What Is It?; Splitting Logs Jan 02 2003 - In the loft, Jim shows the several different types of paint sprayers and demonstrates the proper technique for using a spray painter to paint a shutter. Steve enlists the help of chimney expert ...more

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No More Scalding; Robotic Mowers; Critter-Proofing Jan 09 2003 - Richard visits a homeowner and installs a new shower faucet that will eliminate the chance of scalding. Roger and Steve head outside to test the latest robotic lawn mowers. Tom and an animal ...more

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Stubborn Ivy; What Is It?; Replacing a Bathroom Window Jan 16 2003 - Roger helps homeowner Mark Wegener remove the ivy covering his home in Madison, Wisconsin. Back in the loft, Roger, Steve, Tom and Richard examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how ...more

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Aerating the Lawn; What Is It?; Hanging Pictures Jan 23 2003 - In the barn loft, Jim shows Steve the proper way to paint the exterior of a double-hung window. Roger helps homeowners Paul and Claire Blumenfeld aerate and fertilize their lawn. Then Roger, ...more

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Washer/Dryer Shutoff; What Is It?; Finishing Drywall; Plumbing Torches Jan 30 2003 - Richard visits a homeowner and installs an automatic water shutoff valve on her combination washer/dryer. Then Richard, Tom, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how ...more

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Protecting the Gutters; What Is It?; Steadying the Toilet Feb 06 2003 - Tom visits homeowners Roy and Sandra Lynn and shows them several products that are designed to keep leaves and other debris out of rain gutters. Then Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two ...more

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Insulating Window Pockets; What Is It?; Sewage Injection Pump Feb 13 2003 - Tom helps homeowner John Hill prevent drafts near his windows by installing insulation around the weight pockets. Then Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to ...more

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A New Sill; What Is It?; Rolling Paint; Sharpening Knives Feb 20 2003 - Tom helps homeowners Annette Ritchie and Charlie Bubar remove the aluminum siding around their window and repair the damaged sill. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two ...more

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Snow Removal; What Is It?; Fixing a Sash Feb 27 2003 - Steve and Roger head outside to demonstrate different types of snow shovels and snow throwers. Back in the loft, Steve, Roger, Richard and Tom examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how ...more

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A Leaky Tub Faucet; What Is It; Removing Wallpaper; Glue Guns Mar 06 2003 - Richard examines homeowner Kerry Goodwin's leaky shower tub faucet. Together, they purchase the replacement parts from a local plumbing supply company and repair the fixture. Then Richard, Tom, ...more

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Crown Molding; What Is It?; Keeping Out the Cold Mar 13 2003 - Tom installs crown molding with homeowners Sheila and Karen Fitzpatrick. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're used. Then ...more

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Kitchen Disposer; What Is It?; Hearing Protection Mar 20 2003 - Richard is off to Chicago to help homeowner Dave Skena install a new garbage disposer. Back in the loft, Ricard, Tom, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar objects and try to guess how they're ...more

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The Dutchman; What Is It?; Flood Prevention Mar 27 2003 - Tom helps Chicago-area homeowners Daryl and Catherine Katauskas repair their exterior door jamb by installing a dutchman. Back in the loft, Tom, Richard, Roger and Steve examine two unfamiliar ...more

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Clearing a Toilet; What Is It?; Attic Access; Tomatoes From Seed Apr 03 2003 - In the loft, Richard shows Steve several different ways to clear a toilet stoppage. Then Richard, Steve, Tom and Roger examine an unfamiliar object and try to guess how it's used. Tom and ...more

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Fixing a Kitchen Sink Drain; Quieting Squeaky Hardwood Floors Nov 24 2011 - The crew helps a homeowner fix a kitchen sink train and track down and repair a squeak in a hardwood floor.

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Upgrading Electrical Service; Attracting Butterflies to Gardens Jan 12 2012 - The Ask This Old House crew sends out an electrician to upgrade an electrical service from 100 to 200 amps. Roger tours a garden designed to attract butterflies.

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Transplanting Tress; Hooking up Plumbing to a Washing Machine Oct 06 2011 - A homeowner plants two trees. The crew helps hook up plumbing to a washing machine.

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Restoring Old Windows; Installing a Kitchen Sink Water Filter Mar 15 2012 - Tom shows how to restore old windows while Rich helps a homeowner install a kitchen sink water filter.

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Pruning an Overgrown Hedge; Installing a Kitchen Tile Backsplash Oct 27 2011 - The crew helps one homeowner prun an overgrown evergreen hedge and another with installing a tile backsplash in the kitchen.

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Insulating a Wall; Repointing a Fieldstone Foundation Nov 03 2011 - The crew shows a homeowner the proper way to insulate a wall using fiberglass batts and helps repoint a fieldstone foundation.

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Removing Overgrown Shrubs; Quieting a Noisy Baseboard Heater Nov 10 2011 - Roger helps a homeowner remove several overgrown shrubs and plants new perennials. The crew quiets a noisy baseboard heater.

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Installing a Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney Feb 09 2012 - Rich works on installing a recirculation pump while the crew works with a homeowner to line a fireplace chimney.

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Installing a Manual Transfer Switch; Fixing a Clogged Sewer Line Mar 22 2012 - The This Old House crew brings in an electrician to Install a manual transfer switch, and Rich helps a homeowner fix a clogged sewer line.

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Repairing a Shower Valve; Rebuilding a Wobbly Stair Banister Oct 13 2011 - The crew helps repair a faulty shower valve and rebuild a wobbly stair banister.

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Replacing a Corroded Fitting on a Water Heater; Installing a Vented Range Kitchen Hood Oct 20 2011 - The crew helps replace a corroded fitting on a water heater and installs a vented range kitchen hood.

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Repairing a Crack in an Asphalt Walkway; Getting Rid of Mold Nov 17 2011 - The guys repair a crack in an asphalt walkway and help a homeowner get rid of mold.

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Building a Porch Railing; Selecting Stone for Building Walls Dec 01 2011 - Tom Silva helps building a porch railing while Roger helps a homeowner select stone for building walls.

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Finishing a Backyard Pizza Oven; Working With Threaded Pipe Connections Dec 08 2011 - The crew finishes a backyard pizza oven and shows a homeowner how to work with threaded pipe connections.

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Installing a Front Porch Light; Splitting Firewood Dec 15 2011 - The crew helps a homeowner install a front porch light. Roger provides tips on splitting firewood.

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Installing a Battery Back-up Sump Pump; Fixing a Rusty Metal Railing Dec 22 2011 - Rich installs a battery back-up sump pump while Tom helps a homeowner fix a rusty metal railing.

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Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic Dec 29 2011 - The crew shows a homeowner how to prevent ice dams and helps another apply closed-cell spray foam Insulation in their attic.

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Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground Jan 05 2012 - Tommy helps a homeowner install a solid oak front door and the crew gives tips on driving rebar into the ground.

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Staining a Cedar Fence; Installing Window Boxes Jan 19 2012 - Kevin helps a home owner stain a cedar fence while Roger and Tom provide some tips for installing window boxes.

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Reusing Water From a Washing Machine; Maintaining Small Gasoline Engines Jan 26 2012 - Rich shows a home owner how to reuse water from a washing machine. The crew talks about maintaining small gasoline engines.