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This Old House Previous Broadcasts

Lexington Project 2015/Smart Solutions (Episode #3412H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

Kevin recaps how the roofers applied new architectural shingles to tie the old house in with the addition. Tom shows Kevin the progress on the new back deck. Kevin finds Richard and plumbing contractor Kevin Bilo fighting to keep the P-trap from the new bathtub on the second floor from interfering with the decorative ceiling of the new kitchen. They use a new German bath waste and overflow kit that allows for the flexibility needed to solve the problem. Kevin and Norm finish up the trim and decking on the new corner deck stair.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 29, 2015 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

Lexington Project 2015/Colonial Roots (Episode #3409H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

TOH kicks off the second project of the 35th Anniversary Season: an addition to a 1966 Colonial in historic Lexington, Massachusetts. Homeowners Jeremy and Jody Kieval would like a makeover that includes more sunlight and a new farmer's porch. Inside, the overflowing playroom needs to be relocated. Jeremy wants his dream kitchen to become the new heart of the home, so the old kitchen will be gutted and redesigned. A new addition will include a mudroom and access to the garage. The upstairs plan includes two more bedrooms, a laundry room and a sitting area over the garage. Roger shows Kevin how the small stream in the backyard will be protected during construction.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 11:00 AM

Lexington Project 2015/Colonial Curb Appeal (Episode #3411H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

At the Lexington project, Kevin finds the front gable wall of the second floor up and the roof framing underway. In Lexington's historic district, architect Frank Shirley shows Norm how people have been using front porches to lend character and charm to Colonial style homes for hundreds of years. Back at the house, Tom shows Kevin the framing of the new farmer's porch. Inside, Kevin sees how the homeowners are getting by without a kitchen, which has been gutted. Later, Tom presents a solution to the ceiling height challenge in the old part of the kitchen.

Lexington Project 2015/Footings & Framing (Episode #3410H)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 2:00 PM

The Lexington homeowners want to stay in the house during the renovation, so Tom shows Kevin how he's going to demo in phases, keeping the kitchen intact for as long as possible. Today, they'll tackle exterior demo only, starting with the back porch. Norm explains the framing of the first floor platform. Roger gets underway with the layout and excavation for the new footings for the first floor addition. The new prefab footings are unloaded into the backyard, set, leveled and plumbed. Kevin explains the building permit process and the role of the building commissioner, Fred Lonardo, as he comes in to make his first inspection.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 15, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

Lexington Project 2015/Colonial Roots (Episode #3409H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 3, 2015 -- 5:00 PM

TOH kicks off the second project of the 35th Anniversary Season: an addition to a 1966 Colonial in historic Lexington, Massachusetts. Homeowners Jeremy and Jody Kieval would like a makeover that includes more sunlight and a new farmer's porch. Inside, the overflowing playroom needs to be relocated. Jeremy wants his dream kitchen to become the new heart of the home, so the old kitchen will be gutted and redesigned. A new addition will include a mudroom and access to the garage. The upstairs plan includes two more bedrooms, a laundry room and a sitting area over the garage. Roger shows Kevin how the small stream in the backyard will be protected during construction.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 8, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

Episode #3408H

KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 3, 2015 -- 11:00 AM

Episode #3406H

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 3, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Episode #3407H

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 1, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

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