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Ask This Old House, April 18, 2024, PBS, “Rain Barrel; Pooling Patio”

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Kevin O’Connor hosts this episode of Ask This Old House, guiding viewers through a range of home improvement projects and offering his expertise. In this installment, airing on PBS on Thursday April 18, O’Connor and the team tackle the installation of a rain barrel and address issues with a pooling patio.

Rain barrels have gained popularity as a way to conserve water and promote sustainable practices. With rising water bills and concerns over dwindling rainfall, homeowners are increasingly turning to rainwater collection as an eco-friendly alternative. Rain barrels capture rainwater from roofs and gutters, providing a free source of water for lawns, gardens, and other outdoor uses. The team will demonstrate the benefits of rain barrels and provide insights into their installation and maintenance.

Additionally, the episode will address the issue of a pooling patio, offering solutions to divert water away from the patio area and ensuring proper drainage.

O’Connor, a former banker who transitioned into a career in television, has been the host of Ask This Old House since 2003. His journey to becoming the host began when he and his wife purchased a fixer-upper and reached out to the show for advice. His passion for home improvement and hands-on approach have made him a well-loved figure in the world of home renovation shows.

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Ask This Old House airs on PBS at 8:30 PM on Thursday, April 18, 2024.


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