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Ask This Old House

Episode #211

Unable to install a handrail in his split-level stairway, homeowner Leverett Flint in Winchester, Massachusetts, solves the problem with help from general contractor Tom Silva. Back in the loft, Tom, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor try to guess quirky objects in the "What is it?" segment. Then, in Melrose, Massachusetts, Roger shows homeowners Mario and Jennifer Finocchiaro how to transplant a large Rhododendron to another area of their yard. [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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