Ask This Old House

Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard.

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Installing Bluestone Patio/Hanging Bikes In A Gara
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Building A Custom Fireplace Mantel/Repairing A Lea
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Laying Sod In The Backyard/Installing A Wireless
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Building A Porch Railing; Selecting Stone For Buil
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Finishing A Backyard Pizza Oven; Working With Thre
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Installing A Front Porch Light; Splitting Firewood
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Installing A Battery Back-Up Sump Pump; Fixing A R
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Planting Palm Trees/Replacing An Old Heating Syste
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Special New York Episode
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Installing A New Kitchen Sink And Faucet/Installin
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Installing A Privacy Fence/Replacing A Clogged Sho
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Installing Interior Window Trim/Heating A Swimming
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Properly Mulching Garden Beds/Installing A Natural
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Using Hand Planes/Repairing A Cracked Stone Walkwa
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Installing A Ceiling Fan/Installing A Water Soften
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Transplanting A Mature Rose Bush/Replacing Old Out
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Restoring Terrazzo Floors/Repairing A Cracked Floo
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Installing A Toilet/Patching A Lawn With Grass See
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Hanging A Flat Panel Tv/Controlling Insects Withou
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Maintaining Kitchen Appliances/Installing A Rain G
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Building A Storage Bench/Making Watertight Connect
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Caring For Orchids As Houseplants/Purchasing A Kit
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Solving A Melted Mystery/Performing A Whole-House
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Insulating Ductwork/Maintaining Clothes Washers An
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#1225
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#1226
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Replacing An Old Door/Hot Water Without Waiting
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Building A Garden Bed In New Mexico/Repairing A Le
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Replacing A Kitchen Faucet With A Hands-Free Model
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Installing A Pre-Hung Front Door/Using Big Contain
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Installing A Ductless Heat Pump/Led Lighting
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Making Custom Concrete Countertops/Cordless Landsc
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Painting Kitchen Cabinets/Installing A Smart Therm
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#1205
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#1206
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Planting A Maple Tree/Working On An Underground Ba
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Preparing For Severe Weather"
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#1209
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#1210
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Transforming Stock Shelving/Installing A New Wash
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#1211
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Installing A Whole-House Humidifier In North Carol
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#1213
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Repairing A Rotted Porch Post/Dealing With High In
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Fitting A Mattress Up A Narrow Staircase/Repairing
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#1216
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Building A High Tunnel Greenhouse In Mississippi/C
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Quieting A Squealing Shower In New Hampshire/Insta
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Starting Plants From Seed/Building A Moveable Kitc
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Planting A Low-Cost Privacy Screen/Sealing Ductwor
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Celebrating 300 Episodes
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Building A Simple Table/Getting Rid Of Tree Stumps
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