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Ask This Old House

Episode #319

Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows homeowner Doug Ferguson of Hudson, Massachusetts, how to recycle his yard waste through composting. They visit a compost bin test site where they meet compost expert Ann McGovern from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. Then Roger and general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O' Connor ask, "What is it?" in the ASK THIS OLD HOUSE loft. Later, Richard helps homeowner Kate Smukler of Arlington, Massachusetts, remove an old cast-iron house trap on her main sewer line so that a clog can be easily cleared. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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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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