The primary bathroom gets a plaster treatment, AND Windowsills are replicated in Dracut, MA. A kitchen garden, recessed lighting, and floating countertop are installed. Then, new wood floors change directions.
Installation of a composite deck is complete. The team adds insulation to the basement and discusses unconventional HVAC zoning. Then, Kevin tours a stove factory in Reading, PA. Solar panels and their backup system are installed.
In this episode, the roof gets different types of underlayment. Then, an oak mantle is installed on the fireplace, and brickwork is corrected. The old boiler is disassembled, and exterior clapboards are painted inside. Finally, the team installs a linear drain.
In this episode, new material is used for the house’s exterior trim. Kevin O’Connor visits a window restoration shop, and radiant floor heating is installed in the garage. Finally, the homeowners tile the basement bathroom.
This week, framing is complete on the multi-angled roof, and a remote-controlled skylight is installed. The team discusses a mini-duct system, and the homeowner’s mother makes a glass mosaic table. Finally, a rotted wood gutter is replaced.
In this episode, Tom Silva discusses the use of I-joists and LVL beams. Kevin O’Connor meets with woodworker Paul Grothouse. Then, Kevin and Charlie Silva insulate the original dormers of the house. Later, the landscape designer shares her vision for the front yard.
We witness an exterior wall framed on the ground and raised into place. The crew learns about the history of framing tools and talks about recessed lighting and electrical panels. Then, three laminated veneer lumber beams replace an old ridge beam.
A bay window is removed and reframed for a new one. An old school is being restored into apartments for veterans. The underside of a deck is the "roof" of the living space below. Pipe locations are discussed.
In this episode, a block wall is constructed to accept the framing of the addition. The old floor joists are shimmed to make a smooth transition to the new part of the house, and the kitchen designer lays out the kitchen.
A Flitch beam is installed on the house. Tree maintenance is performed, and a new footing is poured under the kitchen chimney. Then, the crew explores different heating systems. Kevin tours a high-tech sheathing factory in Georgia.