Season 42 - The Seaside Victorian Cottage Episodes
The abandoned Seaside Victorian Cottage is restored to its original beauty. A new addition matches the existing architectural details, and the new hardscape and landscape anchor it to the corner lot.
Work happens in the kitchen. Kevin and Tom tackle the molding, and the pantry gets a secret door. Countertops, backsplash, and tile are installed, and a new wood mantle goes around the gas fireplace.
Trees and sod arrive at the house. The deck hatch is installed, and inside, a Wifi lock and new rangehood are placed.
In this episode, Tom assists with interior window trim and custom storm windows. Richard checks out an electric meter and panels. Mark follows work on the hardscape, and Kevin watches the assembly of a decorative shed.
Inside the house, the work is busy with floor installation, and the design plans for the master bath are finalized. Outside, a custom pizza oven and fireplace arrive, as well the plants and the new pool cover.
Ceiling mounted speakers disappear in plaster. The new HVAC system gets turned on. New garage doors are side-mounted. The pool is lowered into place. The homeowner makes kitchen design choices.
Mark McCullough explains cobblestone aprons. The crew reinforces floor joists. Tom Silva and Jeff Sweenor install a drop finial and a swinging window. Kevin O’Connor meets with paint experts.
Original house details such as the Yankee gutters and corbels are installed. Host Kevin O’Connor catches up with the electrician’s apprentice. Richard Trethewey looks at the new tankless hot water system.
After months of meticulous restoration, the stained glass windows are ready to be reinstalled. Electrician Ben Giles has an apprentice. Tom Silva re-creates original shingles. Landscape meeting with homeowners.
Chimney bricks are cleaned and repurposed for a new, straight chimney. Staggered shingles are reapplied. Kevin O’Connor learns about glass orbs hidden on Block Island. Richard Trethewey shows a new shower drain.
Decorative Queen Anne style barge rafters are reproduced for the garage addition. The antique windows get restored and primed in the shop, re-glazed, and then returned to the house for installation.
The guys begin restoration of an 1887 Queen Anne Victorian Cottage. Kevin hears about preserving historic details while updating the interior space and creating a new garage and master suite
Follow the renovation of a deteriorating Queen Ann Victorian. Working with the Historic Commission, the crew restores the original house’s exterior and replicates architectural details on an addition. Check your local PBS listings.