Ask This Old House: Choosing Groundcover/ Installing Hydronic Baseboard Heaters
Airs Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
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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, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plant expert Carrie Kelly discuss different types of groundcover. Up in the loft, general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O’Connor a new product that makes it easier to mark and cut openings for electrical outlets in wallboard. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner warm up her cold living room by installing new hydronic baseboard heaters.