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Better building products featured in the 2021 Idea House, the Cottage Community.
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2021 Cottage Community: Better Building Products | Ep. 5

Builder Jerry Effren lets us in on some of his favorite innovative building products, as featured in the TOH 2021 Cottage Community Idea House.

Sandy Effren shows off the decor in the 2021 Cottage Community Idea House.
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2021 Cottage Community: Design & Décor Details | Ep. 4

Designer Sandy Effren discusses the design and décor elements featured throughout the TOH 2021 Cottage Community Idea House.

Tiling the bathroom at the 2021 Idea House, the Cottage Community
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2021 Cottage Community: Finishing Touches | Ep. 3

Host Chris Ermides is back at the Idea House, where the finishing work is well underway. From bathroom tiles to kitchen countertops, from built-in workspaces to scenic screen porches—here’s a peek behind the scenes leading up to our big reveal.

Working on the 2021 Idea House, the Cottage Community
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2021 Cottage Community: Making Progress | Ep. 2

Work continues at a breakneck pace at the 2021 Cottage Community Idea House. Join host Chris Ermides and builder Jerry Effren for a look behind the scenes at what’s happening right now.

Host Chris Ermides and builder Jerry Effren discuss the 2021 Idea House.
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2021 Cottage Community: Introducing the Cottage Community | Ep. 1

Join host Chris Ermides and custom home builder Jerry Effren for a sneak peek at the This Old House 2021 Cottage Community Idea House in Norwalk, CT.