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Ask This Old House: Updating Bathroom Installations/ Comparing Wall Insulation

Airs Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: (L-R): Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and ASK THIS OLD HOUSE host Kevin O'Connor.

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The "Ask This Old House" team travels to homeowners' doorsteps and personally tackles viewer home improvement problems. In addition to making house calls, host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and various guest experts walk viewers through home improvement techniques and review the latest products.

In this episode, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner update the look of her bathroom by installing a new vanity cabinet, countertop and sink. Then Richard, general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O’Connor ask, “What is it?” Afterward, Tom and Kevin discuss several different types of wall insulation and how each is installed.