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Ask This Old House: Transplanting Trees; Hooking Up Plumbing To A Washing Machine

Airs Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Pictured (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.

The ASK THIS OLD HOUSE team travels to homeowners' doorsteps and personally tackles viewer home improvement problems.

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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, landscape contractor Roger Cook and arborist Matt Foti help a homeowner transplant two trees. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O’Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask “what is it?” Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner hook up the plumbing to her washing machine.

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