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Season 30 - The Weston House Episodes

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S30 E16: The Weston Timberframe Complete

The project draws to a close and everyone puts their own prospective finishing touches on the house. Builder Tedd Benson joins the crew to celebrate a job well done both in the shop and on site.

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S30 E15: Amy Lends a Hand

In Weston, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin O’Connor the house’s new cooling system. General contractor Tom Silva installs a handcrafted copper owl weathervane.

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S30 E14: LEED Requirements

Woodworker Kevin Bittenbender shows host Kevin O'Connor how they build window trim kits in the Bensonwood shop and general contractor Tom Silva shows Norm the new industrial steel staircase.

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S30 E13: Keeping it Green Outside

The Favats takes Kevin O'Connor to see a local farm. Tom Silva puts down composite decking. Commissioner Brian Donahue explains how the town is working towards sustainably harvesting trees.

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S30 E12: Natural Surfaces and the Latest Appliances

Landscape contractor Roger Cook installs granite steps and general contractor Tom Silva installs the flooring on the first floor. Host Kevin O'Connor takes homeowner Amy to test drive new appliances.

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S30 E11: Making A Mark

Host Kevin O'Connor finds solar energy specialist Jeff Wolfe installing solar panels. General contractor Tom Silva shows Kevin some of the special details beind put into the house.

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S30 E10: Bringing Things Together

With the rough plumbing and electrical nearly complete and the cabinets in, Kevin O’Connor takes a look at the water system while Tom Silva lends a hand to finish the exterior wall panels.

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S30 E9: Rock Stars

Host Kevin O'Connor arrives in Weston and finds masons just in from Wisconsin to help. Tom Silva shows homeowner Amy the new synthetic slate roofing.

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S30 E8: Closing Up the House

Three weeks into the house raising, and the Bensonwood crew is placing the last of the roof panels. Tom Silva shows Kevin O'Connor how the windows are flashed and installed in the workshop.

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S30 E7: Modular Rooms

Two weeks into the new house raising, master carpenter Norm Abram meets architect Chris Adams for a tour. At the end of the day, the homeowners join the builders for a dedication ceremony.

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S30 E6: Raising Timbers

The second week of the house raising. Homeowner Pete Favat shows Kevin the new kitchen space, while master carpenter Norm Abram travels to New Hampshire to see the custom kitchen being finished.

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S30 E5: Raising in the Rain

Despite continued rain, the crew completes the basement level, and Amy gives host Kevin a tour of that floor. In New Hampshire, floor panels and insulation are made in a controlled environment.

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S30 E4: Prefabricating Inside and Out

General contractor Tom Silva meets up with builder Tedd Benson to see about wall systems while master electrician Allen Gallant works to pre-wire the building with a new wiring system.

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S30 E3: Even the Foundation is Prefabricated!

General contractor Tom Silva begins building the new house. In New Hampshire, builder Tedd Benson shows Kevin the work in the timberframe office. Landscape architect Wes presents a plan for the yard.

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S30 E2: House Plan Virtual Tour

Host Kevin finds contractor Tom Silva finishing demolition on the house. In New Hampshire, Kevin meets architect Chris and homeowner Amy to take a virtual tour of the house before construction begins.

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S30 E1: A Prefab Timberframe Project House Begins

For the new season, host Kevin O'Connor and master carpenter Norm Abram reveal that This Old House will be building a new, prefab, eco-friendly home that will feel like an old barn.