Season 14 - The Lexington Ranch Episodes
Steve and Norm arrive with the entertainment center. Tom installs prefabricated cherry-veneer panelling. Don Martini shows Steve the security system. The crew and homeowners unite for the wrap party.
Jeff Hosking and crew install a floating strip floor system, while Norm continues work on the entertainment center at the workshop. Tom is installing maple stair treads.
Steve visits an iron fabrication shop to see how the front railings are being put together. Roger Cook plants pre-owned tree. Norm trims out a dormer window.
Lighting designer Melissa Guenet gives Steve a tour of the lights going into the new great room and kitchen. Norm works on the carcass and inlaid panels of the Igoes’ new entertainment center.
Steve arrives on site to find the granite steps installed but Herb Brockert’s grading work in the backyard halted by the snow. Norm puts in the columns at the front entrance.
Steve finds Tom Silva installing the doors. Tom shows the process of installing french doors.
Steve arrives and they talk about the debate over a doorway in the library. Norm goes to view a fire test.
om Worth gives Steve an update on the layout. Inside, Rich Trethewey shows Steve the plastic tubing that has made rough plumbing proceed quickly.
Roger Hopkins is at work on the new landscaping. Norm and Tom Silva struggle to make the mitred corners on the redwood clapboards match up.
Tom Silva and Norm prepare an opening to accept a new window. Steve discusses various parts of the library’s design, and we see how mason Lenny Belleveau built the library’s fireplace.
The timber trusses are craned into place in the new addition, with stressed-skin panels following to form the new roof. Norm and Steve examine the architectural shingles that are going on the new roof.
Landscape architect Tom Wirth visits the site and accepts the challenge of reworking the approach to the house’s front entrance. Norm Abram visits timber-framer Tedd Benson.
Homeowner Jan Igoe gives Steve a tour of the developing spaces inside this old house. Norm shows Steve how he is attaching closet sills to the concrete floor.
With the roof demolished, Tom Silva and crew begin to deck over the new second floor. Norm and architect Rick Bechtel discuss plans for the new front entrance.
Lumber arrives on the site, and mason Lenny Belleveau applies a hard cement coating to the above-grade portion of the styrofoam foundation forms.
Arborist Matt Foti and crew remove a large swamp maple from the site. Tom Silva takes Steve to see another, simpler ranch expansion he did in a nearby town.
Norm and Tom discuss laying down fiberboard to protect the house’s oak floors during construction. Tom tracks down Rich Trethewey to find out how he plans to heat the new addition.
Architect Graham Gund reveals his plans for the Igoes’ ranch, using a model and drawings. Steve takes viewers back to London to see Jeremy and Carla Vogler in their now-complete flat.
Norm investigates a new style of insulated concrete foundation forms. Architect Graham Gund takes Steve to look at a house he designed in MA.