Season 39 - The Newton Generation NEXT House Episodes
It’s the wrap of another great project. Kevin tours the renovated house with the homeowners. Their kids and Joe’s parents arrive to check out the new and improved home.
Kevin finds Tommy and Charlie installing a fireback. Roger returns the flowers he saved. The island countertop goes on. Kevin watches a crew install a garage door. The wood stove arrives.
Norm lays composite decking. Charlie makes exterior decorative brackets. Kevin watches a quartz countertop get installed. Roger paves the front walk. Liz fits her stained-glass window.
Roger explains why preventative tree work is needed. Homeowner Liz gets a tiling lesson. The original newel post is discovered to be walnut. The apprentices graduate after ten weeks of hard work.
Norm fits an old door. Roger sees a premade stone wall installed in sections. Kevin visits a career day for the trades. Twin built-in beds are made in Rhode Island. Tommy reinstalls a corner cabinet.
At the Newton Project, trim interior columns, stair treads, and stained-glass windows are installed. Kevin tours a flooring factory. Richard teaches a plumbing class.
Granite is laid for the stove. Nathan installs a porch ceiling. Kevin sees a Rhode Island home with pine trim. Richard reviews component placement at the mechanical wall. Mauro fixes holes in plaster.
Kevin reviews the progress being made upstairs. Most of the new work is at the back of the house. New gas lines are installed. Tommy builds a shower bench and double hung replacement windows.
The apprentices get a lesson in roofing, Kevin watches how an elaborate Chippendale railing is put together, the basement gets moisture prevention, and Richard shows how ductwork is put together.
Flooring is used to make a barn door. Roger teaches a horticulture class. Tommy and Charlie find an uninsulated crawl space. The garage floor gets radiant heat and the front porch gets columns.
The apprentices learn how to frame a wall in the master bedroom, build a drain stack for the master bath, and lay decking on the front porch. The homeowners visit their kitchen cabinet designer.
The apprentices learn the basics of framing a deck while the chimney gets demo’ed. The interior designer creates a custom pattern for the floor. The flue for the wood burning stove is installed.
Kevin and Tom build a new subfloor. Richard hunts for an old clawfoot tub. Tom demonstrates how to check porch level and build a hip roof. Kevin learns about a job training program in Baltimore.
Kevin checks on the foundations at the site. The homeowners request an open floor plan and enlist an interior designer. Tommy and Kevin discuss the future of their apprentices on the Newton site.
Tom finishes the forms for the new foundation. Richard gets the house safe for demolition. Roger saves roses and lilacs from being trampled by construction. Mold is found in the basement.
A homeowner inherits her childhood home but wants to accommodate their children and in-laws. Mike Rowe visits to discuss the need for a new generation of skilled tradespeople.
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