Season 45 - Lexington Modern
Construction is complete on the renovation of a 1960 mid-century modern home made accessible for a family whose son has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The crew is back to check out the transformation.
A final review of the geothermal system in the newly completed mechanical room is done. Accessible kitchen appliances and a fire-rated door are installed. A blower door test is performed.
The homeowners sit down for an interview about their son's diagnosis with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The new metal staircase with floating oak treads is installed. The landscape is planted.
The new mechanical room is revealed. In-wall lights are installed at the front ramp. Inside, an offset drain and grab bars are installed in the son’s bathroom. A glass-blowing studio is visited.
Progress continues on the project house in Lexington. The elevator cab is built, and the kitchen island gets a decorative modern finish. Audio-visual technologies are explored for accessibility.
Bonding is installed for the therapy pool. The interior designer talks tile selections, and the entrance ramp is completed. Electrical work for the elevator begins. The therapy pool is craned in.