Ask This Old House

Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Fo

Series Website »
Episode Guide »
General contractor Tom Silva explains to a homeowner how ice dams form and how to prevent them. He then works with an insulation contractor to apply closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shares a tip about connecting gutter downspouts. And Roger heads to Philadelphia to plant two trees on a busy city street.
 

More Episodes

  • Ask TOH | Kitchen Makeover
  • Ask TOH | Task Lights, Concrete
  • Ask TOH | Accessibility Projects
  • Ask TOH | Table, Stumps, Solar
  • Ask TOH | Special 300th Episode
  • Ask TOH | Stem Valve, Dutchman
  • Ask TOH | Privacy Screen, Ductwork
  • Ask TOH | Seeds, Spigot, Island
  • Ask TOH | Squealing Shower, Security
  • Ask TOH |Greenhouse, Pendant Light
  • Ask TOH | Fire Ladder, Clawfoot Tub
  • Ask TOH | Mattress, Light Switch
  • Ask TOH | Post Rot, Dehumidifier
  • Ask TOH | Zoning, Desert Garden
  • Ask TOH | Humidifier, Smoke & CO
  • Ask TOH | Crown Molding, Post
  • Ask TOH | Irrigation, Heat Pump
  • Ask TOH | Severe Weather Prep
  • Ask TOH | Tree, Basement Drain
  • Ask TOH | Leaky Skylight, Noisy Toilet
  • Ask TOH | Front Door, Container Garden
  • Ask TOH | No-Hands Faucet, Drain
  • Ask TOH | Chili Peppers, Flange
  • Ask TOH | Bulkhead, Recirc Pumps


Comments

Share your thoughts, questions, and comments on "Ask This Old House" here.
 

Web Series: Makin’ Friends With Ryan Miller

Vermont transplant and Guster frontman Ryan Miller seeks out far-fetched friends across the state! Available exclusively online.

Vermont Winners!

Check out winning Vermont entries to the 2014 PBS Kids Writers Contest!

Lifelong Learning

Learn about our new PLUS channel


A second HD broadcast service offering alternative programming and more content from local and regional producers.

 

Vermont PBS Weekly

Our weekly email newsletter highlighting upcoming shows and important station news. Sign Up Today!

Vermont PBS

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2014 Vermont PBS
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn Pinterest