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E1 | Water Heater Autopsy, Composting | Ask This Old House

Season 21 Episode 1 | 23m 42s

The Ask This Old House team shares their personal stories about why they like to work together; Richard performs an autopsy on a retired water heater by cutting it open to diagnose why it failed; Jenn shares her love of educating kids about the outdoors. Then, she and Nathan build a compost bin for a net zero elementary school.

Aired: 09/28/22 | Expires: 10/13/22
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