Original Air Date: Week of December 27, 2004
Landscape Contractor Roger Cook re-seeds a damaged lawn for homeowner Mary Brintnall of Beverly, Massachusetts. Back in the loft, Roger, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and host Kevin O'Connor ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard heads to the Detroit suburb of Sterling Heights, Michigan to install a new kitchen sink for homeowners Donna and Tim Mackey.
Planting a New Lawn
Roger decides that a homeowner's lawn is a lost cause and must plant a new one. He removes the old lawn using a sod cutter and prepares the lawn for seeding using a roto-tiller. He then adds compost, lime and fertilizer to the soil before seeding and watering.Where to Find It
Roto-tillers and sod-cutters can be rented at your local home center or rental store
Aged-leaf compost is available at some municipal compost facilities, garden centers, and nurseries.
Lime, fertilizer and seed is available at your local home center, nursery, or garden centerWhat Is It?
Roger shows a device for watering a Christmas Tree.Where to Find It
Santa's Magic Water Spout: manufactured by Keystone Products, Inc.
300 South Stratford Rd. Suite G
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Available at hardware stores and home centersReplacing a Kitchen Sink
Richard replaces an old kitchen sink with a new one. He also replaced the faucet and garbage disposer.Where to Find It
Kitchen sink: manufactured by American Standard
Silhouette 33" Double Bowl Kitchen Sink
Kitchen faucet:: manufactured by American Standard