Season 43- The West Roxbury Victorian Episodes
S43 E26: A Modern Victorian
A little over a year ago, the 1890s West Roxbury Victorian was a tired-looking house. Now, it’s all dressed up and looking good. The crew and homeowners give a tour of the changes.
S43 E25: Focus on Finishes
Countertops are going in and doors are being hung. A local stone fabrication shop is visited. A distressed stained finish is applied to trim. Under-cabinet receptacles and crown molding are installed.
S43 E24: Boho Chic
Cabinets and a vent hood are being installed in the kitchen. The homeowners’ daughter chooses a paint color for her room. A stained glass window is repaired, and floor tiles are laid out for installation.
S43 E23: A Match Made Perfect
Antique windows are installed in Dracut, MA. The original foundation is repaired. The wood floors are patched, and a bathroom is prepped for tile. Then, the team explores aluminum gutters that look like wood.
S43 E22: Father and Son
Headway on the 1890s Victorian continues as the crew installs lighting on the front porch and preps the primary bathroom for in-floor heating. Later, the homeowners pick lighting for the dining room and install drywall in the attic.
S43 E21: Exploring Flooring
The old front steps are replaced in this episode, and the homeowners decide on interior flooring. Kevin visits a trade school. Then, a cable railing and new door are installed out back, and a brick walkway out front.
S43 E20: Outdoor Oasis
Ipe is installed on the front porch. The existing furnace gets a new heat pump coil. Back at the house, a brick patio is built. At the Dracut Centre School, original corbel replicas are installed.
S43 E19: Drainpipe Puzzle
The windows are trimmed with PVC, and the house is sided with fiber cement clapboards. An American Elm resistant to Dutch Elm disease is planted. Inside, a drainpipe puzzle is solved.
S43 E18: Pruning 101
The inside of the house is demo’d. The homeowners select kitchen cabinets, then a wider window opening is created. Beams are installed to replace a load-bearing wall, a willow tree is pruned, and house wrap is installed.
S43 E17: Small Town in a Big City
It’s a new project. We meet a new builder Deliandro and homeowners Robyn and Derek in the West Roxbury section of Boston. Robyn gives a tour. Derek is an architect and drew the construction plans.