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This Old House Crew Works To Help Harvey Victims Rebuild

Houston Matters producer Joshua Zinn went down to Eleanor Tinsley Park to meet up with the cast of Ask This Old House to discuss their work on homes affected by Harvey.

This Old House Crew Being Interviewed
Houston Matters producer Johsua Zinn (fifth from left) interviews Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor (far left) at Houston’s Eleanor Tinsley Park along with (L-R) contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook. Houston Public Media cameraman Fujio Watanabe and audio engineer Todd Hulslander assist.

Last month, the cast of This Old House came to Houston to tape a special edition of their spin-off show Ask This Old House, centered on homes that were affected by Harvey.

Houston Matters producer Joshua Zinn went down to Eleanor Tinsley Park to meet up with the cast of the show: host Kevin O’Connor, contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook.

He talked with the crew about what they hoped to accomplish with this special.

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  • Cast members of Ask This Old House talk during a taping at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park. (L-R): Landscape contractor Roger Cook, contractor Tom Silva, host Kevin O'Connor, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)
    Cast members of Ask This Old House talk during a taping at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park. (L-R): Landscape contractor Roger Cook, contractor Tom Silva, host Kevin O'Connor, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)
  • Producers for Ask This Old House set up for a taping at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)
    Producers for Ask This Old House set up for a taping at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)
  • Cast and crew members for Ask This Old House tape a segment at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)
    Cast and crew members for Ask This Old House tape a segment at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)
  • Houston Matters producer Johsua Zinn (fifth from left) interviews Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor (far left) at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park along with (L-R) contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook. Houston Public Media cameraman Fujio Watanabe and audio engineer Todd Hulslander assist. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)
    Houston Matters producer Johsua Zinn (fifth from left) interviews Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor (far left) at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park along with (L-R) contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook. Houston Public Media cameraman Fujio Watanabe and audio engineer Todd Hulslander assist. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)
  • Cast members of Ask This Old House pose along with Houston Public Media crew members at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)
    Cast members of Ask This Old House pose along with Houston Public Media crew members at Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park. (Photo Credit: Tomeka Weatherspoon)