The Lexington project is two-thirds of the way complete, and the therapy pool, which will assist Caffrey with stretching his muscles, is scheduled to be delivered onsite.
Although freestanding, the pool is treated like an inground pool for electrical purposes. To reduce the risk of shock, Heath Eastman installs an equipotential bonding, or simply—bonding, grid around the pool’s perimeter.
Inside, tile installation is in progress. Interior designer Rachel Dunham explains to Kevin O’Connor the reasoning behind the tiles chosen for Caffrey’s bathroom and the laundry room before helping homeowner Michelle select the tile for the living room fireplace.
The integrated accessibility ramp with zero threshold entry into the home is starting to take shape. Tom and Charlie Silva recap the construction processes leading up to the final pour of concrete.
On the lower level, the elevator hoistway and mechanical room are constructed, allowing Heath to install two heavy-duty electrical disconnects as required by the elevator company for future maintenance.
Lastly, the therapy pool is craned in.
Original Air Date: Jan 18 2024, Season 45; Ep. 11 23:42
Products and Services from this Episode
- Architect: Ruhl Jahnes
- Framing contractors: TJ Berky Builders
- Landscape contractor: K & R Landscape
- Tiling assistance: Artistic Tile & Design, Inc.
- Interior design assistance: Rachel Dunham Design
- Plumbing contractors: Bilo Plumbing & Heating
- Concrete floor installers: Town and Country Masonry, Gloucester, MA
- Crane operators: Quinn Brothers of Essex, Inc.
- Therapy pool supplier: Mainely Tubs