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Ask This Old House: Special New York Episode With Jimmy Fallon

Landscape contractor Roger Cook, special guest Jimmy Fallon, general contractor Tom Silva, ASK THIS OLD HOUSE host Kevin O'Connor and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey in the middle of Times Square, New York.
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Landscape contractor Roger Cook, special guest Jimmy Fallon, general contractor Tom Silva, ASK THIS OLD HOUSE host Kevin O'Connor and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey in the middle of Times Square, New York.

Airs Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

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.

Meet The Crew

Find out more about the guys who make house calls to help you solve your home repair problems

In this special episode, the guys visit New York. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tours a scale model of the entire city in Queens. Host Kevin O’Connor works with a local electrician to add task lighting to a dark kitchen in Brooklyn.

Then, Richard, Kevin, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva play “What Is It” with special guest Jimmy Fallon in Times Square. Afterward, Roger visits a new park built atop an old train line. And Tom helps a homeowner in Greenwich Village add a cable railing system to her deck.

The entire episode became available for online viewing at thisoldhouse.com/watchAskTOH on Sunday, November 11, 2012.

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