Season 31 - The Newton Centre House Episodes
In the final show from Newton Centre, all hands are on deck. Lead by Tom Silva, the modest project (with a modest budget) tightened up the old house while adding on living space for the family.
Kevin O'Connor inspects the kitchen. Roger Cook goes shopping. The countertop fabricator installs a butcher block. Norm Abram and Tom Silva work with oak. The tile contractor installs the backsplash.
Roger Cook acquires some plants. The painting contractor shows how to paint a ceiling. Kevin O’Connor meets with a countertop fabricator. Kevin helps Tom Silva construct bookshelves for the living room.
Roger Cook puts down new asphalt. Norm Abram helps Tom Silva install cabinets. Kevin learns about cabinet lighting. The painting contractor strips wallpaper. Tom and Norm trim out kitchen windows.
Kevin O'Connor helps Tom Silva build a new deck. Roger Cook lays concrete pavers for the patio. A tile specialist shows Kevin options for the kitchen. Norm Abram learns about the new oak flooring.
Tom Silva and Norm Abram install copper gutters. The plastering contractor puts up a coat of plaster. Kevin O’Connor learns about a new paint product. Tom removes the old garage.
Tom Silva builds a stairway to the basement. Richard Trethewey shows how to select a faucet. Tom works on a vaulted ceiling. An insulation contractor installs spray foam insulation.
Tom Silva fabricates a decorative bracket. Richard Trethewey heats the new kitchen space. Interior designer Lisey Good demonstrates smart storage solutions. Norm Abram patches the exterior siding.
Tom Silva replicates exterior trim using cellular PVC. Norm Abram installs an exterior door. Architect Paul Rovinelli takes Kevin O'Connor on a tour. Tom gets help removing bookshelves and a wall.
Roger Cook helps prune hemlock trees. The master electrician installs a bath fan. Kevin O'Connor revisits a green building project. Tom Silva shows Kevin how he's roofing the new addition.
Tom Silva and Kevin O'Connor reframe the kitchen walls. Tom installs a large new window in the library. Homeowner Gillian Pierce envisions her new kitchen. Kevin visits a former TOH architect.
Tom Silva builds the gable-end wall. The master electrician sets up temporary power. Richard Trethewey shows Kevin the new lines to the old radiators. Tom walks Kevin through the roof framing.
Kevin O'Connor and Tom Silva reinforce and level the kitchen ceiling. Kevin visits Long Island, New York, to learn about the Dutch Colonial Revival style. Norm Abram frames the first floor platform.
The homeowners decide to stay in the house during construction. Richard Trethewey gets to work in the basement. Tom extends the old windowsills. Kevin O’Connor gets bad news from the electrician.
Norm Abram and Tom Silva remove the vinyl siding from the house’s exterior. Kevin O’Connor travels to Raleigh, North Carolina. Roger Cook breaks up the old porch slab.
The 30th anniversary season of This Old House opens with an addition to a Dutch Colonial Revival. The architect presents his plan, while Tom Silva and Norm Abram arrive to begin the demolition.