House Hazards

June 2017
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S1 Ep7 - Infestation

Expired 3.0 4 x
From buggy insect zappers to hare-triggered house fires, the House Hazards team discovers what happens when pest control goes horribly wrong. They unleash an army of energized rabbits to help demonstrate the gnawing problem with rodents. Brendan then explores the flammable nature of insect repellent while Francesca trips over some combustible rattraps. Not to be outdone, Dan undertakes a lamb leg chainsaw massacre.
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S1 Ep6 - Natural Disasters

Expired 3.0 2 x
From lethal landscaping to a very windy game of dodge ball, the House Hazards team investigates if home is where the heart should be when mother nature comes calling.
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S1 Ep5 - Security Overload

Expired 3.0 3 x
From not-so-safe rooms to boundary-violating fences, the House Hazards team sounds the alarm on things designed to protect your home. And the results will have viewers hitting the panic button, not the panic room! Brendan and Francesca literally punch holes in Dan’s DIY panic room theory. The domestic scientists then reveal the shocking truth about electric fences. Plus, Dan and Brendan put a damper on the supposed safety levels of fire extinguishers.
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S1 Ep4 - Reckless Abandon

Expired 3.0 4 x
From second storey plunges to hair-raising soaks in the tub, crash test dummies get a serious workout as the House Hazards experts dig deeper into the scary science behind hidden household harms. Sparks fly when Dan separates bathtub electrocution facts from fiction. In the bedroom, Francesca short-circuits the fuse box when she tests the limits of an electric blanket. Meanwhile, Brendan proves the downfall of outdoor patios.
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S1 Ep3 - Home Entertainment

Expired 3.0 5 x
From ear popping stereos to airborne air mattresses, a red-hot pool party becomes a backyard blowout bash when the House Hazards experts scientifically explore the less inviting aspects of home entertainment. To study the downside of sound amplification, Brendan plugs in his guitar and turns it up to 11. Dan and Francesca place a ‘bar’ bet on which is more dangerous: the tiki bar or the barbecue. Then, an air mattress gives new meaning to the song ‘Smoke on the Water’.
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S1 Ep2 - Freak Accidents

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Freak Accidents - This week the team expose the explosive science behind potential domestic disasters. To test the real-life phenomenon of bursting toilets due to methane gas build-up, Brendan creates this bathroom experiment by stuffing manure, food scraps, and diapers into a septic tank. To prove the common dangers of cooking, Francesca rigs up a grease fire that really blazes. Meanwhile, engineer Dan demonstrates the danger of pressurized cylinders commonly used at birthday parties. (S.1,Ep....
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S1 Ep1 - Cleanliness

Expired 3.0 4 x
Cleanliness - Enter the world of domestic disasters as this series puts potential home hazards to the test in a real house. Using scientific measuring equipment, high-speed cameras, and mischievous experiments, this is a super-sized look at everyday household dangers. This episode, Brendan maxes out a laundry machine to simulate a common mishap while Dan faces extreme heat as he disables a dryer. Francesca and Dan wonder if the dirtiest room in the house is the bathroom or the kitchen. And Bren...
July 2016
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S1 Ep14 - Jack Of All Trades

Expired 3.0 8 x
Jack of All Trades - The pressure builds in the test home when Dan disables the safety on a steel drum full of heated water to demonstrate what can happen if the safety malfunctions. Francesca and Brendan debate the threat levels of garage doors versus garage openers. After slicing chicken fingers in the workshop, Brendan heads out back to expose the hazards lurking in the garden shed. (S.1 Ep.14) (From Canada) (Documentary Series) PG
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S1 Ep12 - Load-Bearing Wall

Expired 3.0 9 x
Load-Bearing Wall - The walls come tumbling down and the furniture reaches a tipping point when the House Hazards experts discover how home renovations can quickly turn into home demos when left to not-so-handy-men.The team reveals how a badly planned open concept makeover can leave homeowners homeless. Then Brendan explores the phenomenon of furniture that will light itself on fire, while Francesca avoids falling shelves. Then, Dan grills Francesca on the dangers of coal barbecues and Brendan ...
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S1 Ep11 - Car Through House

Expired 3.0 7 x
Car Through House - A drive-through window is unintentionally created, and dinner is spoiled, when the team shares the “braking” news about runaway cars. Brendan and Dan debate the dangerous drawbacks of lawn mowers. And breakfast is almost toast when Francesca gets into toaster trouble. (S.1 Ep.11) (From Canada) (Documentary Series) PG
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