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Season 31 - The Newton Centre House Episodes

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S31 E16: The Finished Project

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.

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S31 E15: Is the Island Too Big?

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.

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S31 E14: Interior Painting Primer and Fabricating Our New Countertops

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.

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S31 E13: The New Kitchen is Coming Together

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.

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S31 E12: Stone, Tile and Oak Finishes

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.

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S31 E11: Never Paint Again

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.

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S31 E10: Inspired Openings and Insulating the House

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.

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S31 E9: Radiant Heat, Two Ways

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.

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S31 E8: Father and Son Lend a Hand

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.

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S31 E7: Pruning Hemlocks and Checking in on TOH Austin

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.

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S31 E6: Making Room for New Windows

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.

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S31 E5: New Gambrel Addition Takes Shape

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.

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S31 E4: Origins of the Dutch Colonial Revival

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.

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S31 E3: Work Begins, Homeowners Decide to Stay

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.

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S31 E2: Quality, Not Quantity

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.

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S31 E1: Welcome to Newton Centre

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.