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E11 | Babyproofing, Septic Systems | Ask This Old House

Season 21 Episode 11 | 23m 42s

Nathan Gilbert, Heath Eastman, and Mauro Henrique help a homeowner babyproof her house by testing for lead, testing smoke detectors, replacing old receptacles with tamper-resistant ones, and installing cabinet locks and baby gates; Jenn Nawada breaks down the basics of caring for houseplants; Richard Trethewey explains how septic systems works, how they can fail, and how to maintain them.

Aired: 01/18/23 | Expires: 02/02/23
E11 | Babyproofing, Septic Systems | Ask This Old House
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