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Ask This Old House

Episode #105

From the Ask This Old House barn loft, general contractor Tom Silva and host Steve Thomas demonstrate two types of floor sanders: a traditional drum sander and a random orbital sander. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to an historic district in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for a House call and helps a viewer replace a corroded pipe. Back in the barn loft, Tom gives Steve a lesson in proper caulking technique. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: 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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