Ask This Old House | Spitting Faucet, Painting 101 (S16E15) | FULL EPISODE


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Richard diagnoses and repairs a water system with air in it; in Open House, Tom analyzes a staircase that is not to code; Mauro makes a house call to teach a homeowner the basics of painting a room.

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Solving a Spitting Faucet Mystery:
Richard used a ball valve with the handle removed as a flow restrictor, which can be found at home centers and plumbing supply stores.

Richard recommends that homeowners test their water for radon. Those kits can be purchased at home centers and have easy-to-follow instructions.

How to Paint a Room Like a Pro
All the painting supplies Mauro used on this project, including the brushes, rollers, drop cloths, and paint additive, can all be found at home centers and paint supply stores.

Mauro demonstrated Masking Liquid H20, a water-based clear coating that can mask window panes when painting a window. It is manufactured by Associated Paint Inc.

Products and Services from this episode

Interior paint
Category: Materials, Paints & Finishes
Mauro’s Painting
Masking Liquid H2O
Associated Paint, Inc

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