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Essex 2012/13, A Home for Mom & Dad (Episode #3226H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 29, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

After a little antiquing at The White Elephant, Norm and Kevin help Tom install interior screens and a Dutch door. Electrician Allen Gallant shows off the exterior lighting and generator, and homeowners John and Julie Corcoran give a grand tour of the beautifully decorated "English cottage" with interior designer Keith Musinski.

Essex 2012/13, Design for Everyone (Episode #3225H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 22, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Richard and son Ross Trethewey recap the geothermal system's installation with Norm. Tile installers Mark and Erik Ferrante lay reclaimed marble tile in the foyer and designer Keith Musinski's custom-ordered hand-painted border tile in the kitchen. Kevin learns about universal design touring the Seattle home of architect Emory Baldwin.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 28, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 27, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Essex 2012/13, A Home for Mom & Dad (Episode #3226H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

After a little antiquing at The White Elephant, Norm and Kevin help Tom install interior screens and a Dutch door. Electrician Allen Gallant shows off the exterior lighting and generator, and homeowners John and Julie Corcoran give a grand tour of the beautifully decorated "English cottage" with interior designer Keith Musinski.

Cambridge 2012/Window Seat, Stairs, Knee Walls (Episode #3211H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Landscape contractor Roger Cook installs new granite steps, and host Kevin O'Connor helps general contractor Tom Silva build a timeless window seat and some MDF doors cleverly disguised as wainscoting. Master carpenter Norm Abram works on the treads and newel cap on the stairs, and the pine ceiling accents get whitewashed and lacquered.

Essex 2012/13, from Our House to Daryl's House (Episode #3224H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 15, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Kevin points out the exterior details that bring the outside into the sunroom, like the slate floor tile installer Mark Ferrante is laying. Parged plaster, salvaged hearth tile and carefully stained quarter-sawn oak floors all work to revive the look of the original cottage. Norm visits music icon and old house buff Daryl Hall at his antique home and studio.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Essex 2012/13, Design for Everyone (Episode #3225H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 14, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Richard and son Ross Trethewey recap the geothermal system's installation with Norm. Tile installers Mark and Erik Ferrante lay reclaimed marble tile in the foyer and designer Keith Musinski's custom-ordered hand-painted border tile in the kitchen. Kevin learns about universal design touring the Seattle home of architect Emory Baldwin.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 28, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 27, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Cambridge 2012/Swedish Details (Episode #3210H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 14, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Tom shows Kevin how he's installing Southern yellow pine board accents in key spots for architectural interest and to coordinate with the prefinished maple flooring that Norm is installing. Tile's going in the master bath, and the roof deck gets PVC porch boards and a custom rail treatment.

Essex 2012/13, Wooden Ships & Shiplap Boards (Episode #3223H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 8, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Norm visits Essex's last shipyard. Kevin and Tom build shiplap barn board walls and a mantel. Landscape architect Kellie Connelly and Roger show off the finished yard, and project architect Sally DeGan gives a tour of a home with accessible retrofits. Designer Keith Musinski lays out the reclaimed tile hearth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 14, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 13, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Essex 2012/13, from Our House to Daryl's House (Episode #3224H)

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 7, 2013 -- 5:00 PM

Kevin points out the exterior details that bring the outside into the sunroom, like the slate floor tile installer Mark Ferrante is laying. Parged plaster, salvaged hearth tile and carefully stained quarter-sawn oak floors all work to revive the look of the original cottage. Norm visits music icon and old house buff Daryl Hall at his antique home and studio.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 21, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Cambridge 2012/Hot Stuff (Episode #3209H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 7, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Kevin and Norm find the painters spraying the house a sunny yellow, while Tom trims out the windows with a custom detail specified by the architect. Custom copper half-round gutters and a Danish wood-burning fireplace go in, and homeowner Sally Peterson explores what commercial-grade cooking appliances can do for her kitchen.

Essex 2012/13, Rustic Plaster, Advanced Septic (Episode #3222H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 1, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Wallboard installer Brian Jones shows how he uses a panel lift to install ceilings singlehandedly. Rustic plaster and old beams complete the Old World look of the walls. Richard surveys what's new in the world of septic systems, and installs a self-contained membrane bioreactor system in the basement. A granite and cobble border adorns the driveway.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 7, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 6, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
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