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This Old House

Episode #1612

Host Steve Thomas opens this episode with a visit to Dr. Tim Lepore. Lepore, an avid falconer, discusses tick-borne diseases. Lepore tells how red tail hawks consume the mice that spread the ticks and what people can do to avoid getting Lyme's Disease. Back at the house, Richard Trethewey surveys the heating and cooling distribution system. Trethewey meets with Ken Wiggin Jr. to learn how the metal ducts for the distribution system are fabricated. Norm Abram teaches Thomas how to do side wall shingling. Thomas tours Nantucket's landfill and learns what Nantucket is doing to recycle. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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

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Series Description: America's favorite home improvement series, the Emmy Award-winning THIS OLD HOUSE, with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and master carpenter Norm Abram.

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