Season 36 - The Lexington Colonial House Episodes
Kevin and Tom meet the Building Commissioner to see if they passed inspection. Richard and Kevin tour the new kitchen and spaces above the garage. Tom joins to celebrate another job well done.
Roger installs new turf while Kevin meets with inspectors. The design for the entertainment center is finalized. Richard exhibits the finished mechanical room and heating system.
Roger places new plants while Richard installs two types of radiators to heat the garage and sitting room. A chandelier and garage door are fitted.
LED strips are installed in the kitchen. Richard reviews the need for insulation, and wallpaper is put up in the girl’s rooms. Kevin finds a painter painting decorative stripes on an accent wall.
Kevin finds Roger starting on the new bluestone front walk. Around back, Norm finds the tile contractor installing porcelain made to look like slate in the screen porch. Kevin recaps the vanity project and meets Richard to see the sink and faucet set. In Acton, MA, Roger visits a stone salvage yard to see how antique granite is selected and fabricated for the front walk. At the end of the day, Kevin sees the granite steps in place and lends a hand as Roger sets the house marker.
Kevin finds the second floor sanded, stained, and sealed as Tom oversees the first floor. Norm sees custom refrigerator panels. Kevin meets the designer of an inn. Norm makes a sink base.
A contractor installs new floor tile while an electrician shows Kevin how to wire an electrical box. Kevin patches the walls. Tom squares an arched doorway.
Kevin sees the installation of a new gutter and how Roger is restoring a patch of lawn to nature. An electrician updates the wiring while Norm visits a window factory in New Hampshire.
Norm and Tom reinforce the porch and review ways to meet the insulation value needed in the walls. Richard meets a plumber for info on inspections, and Kevin sees the new storm window system.
Kevin meets electricians to see a rough electrical inspection, and Tom installs a hybrid railing system. The homeowner designs a new family kitchen.
A stream requires trees and plants to be removed from the yard. Tom and Kevin connect the kitchen to the old great room. Richard shows Kevin the rough plumbing conditions in the kitchen.
Norm visits the Hancock-Clarke House. Tom and Kevin help install a corner desk stair, and Richard helps offset a tub trap.
Roof framing begins in Lexington with Tom and Kevin. They build a new farmer's porch reminiscent of Colonial style homes, as well as a structural ceiling.
Kevin discusses This Old House’s history renovating Colonials & Colonial Revivals. Demo on the Lexington house begins with the back porch.
This Old House kicks off the second project of their 35th Anniversary Season: an addition to a 1966 Colonial Revival in historic Lexington, Mass. which extends back to the American Revolution.
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