This Old House
Host Kevin O'Connor, master carpenter Norm Abram, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva demystify the home-improvement process.
Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/Lines in the Sand (#3305H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
A Texas contractor explains how they're dredging sand shoaled in Barnegat Bay after Sandy; structural hardware and windows are installed in Bay Head. The Point Pleasant garage, now 10 feet in the air, becomes the new dining room; Rita's modular home gets trucked in and craned onto timber piles in Manasquan; Kevin visits the 19th-century Great Auditorium and tent city in Ocean Grove, New Jersey.
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Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Made in the Shade (#3323H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Fence contractor Mark Bushway installs a custom PVC fence and arbor. Tile contractor Eric Ferrante creates a marble herringbone pattern in the powder room, while his brother Mark presents the grout color options for the faux slate floor in the mudroom. Tom builds a sliding barn door using salvaged antique wood from the attic. Horticulturist Laurie Sullivan presents alternatives to the usual, run-of-the-mill shade plants.
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Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/Go with the Flow (#3306H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Roger learns about barrier island ecology, while the Bay Head job is in limbo waiting for FEMA. Breakaway walls and flood vents are installed in Point Pleasant, and Rita's modular cape is steaming along. Alex Burke shows Roger which plants and trees survived Sandy's salty onslaught, which didn't, and how to landscape for the future on a barrier island.
Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Sod, Garbage Disposers, Crown Molding (#3325H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Roger rolls out a truckload of fresh sod. Tom installs a replica ceiling medallion made using a 3D printer; then he installs a custom copper vent hood. Richard selects the right garbage disposer at a local home center. Norm gives a lesson in crown molding, while Richard installs a pedestal sink in the powder room. Closet designer Mary Cool shows Kevin how she's customizing the master closet for maximum storage.
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Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Additional Details (#3314H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin appreciates the new windows from inside the new eat-in kitchen, while outside, Tom installs vertical beaded siding. Norm catches up with a former TOH carpentry apprentice, while Tom replicates 150-year-old corbels. Richard shows Kevin a time-honored way to connect cast iron waste pipes - with a lead and oakum joint.
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Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/Stories from Sea Level (#3307H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin surfs with pro Sam Hammer and cruises the bay with marine biologist Chris Wojcik. Sea-level foundation footings go in in Bay Head, while stone veneer, fiber cement siding and composite decking dress up the Point Pleasant exterior. Richard takes a victory lap in Manasquan as flooring and fixtures are in and Rita's house is finished.
Arlington Italianate Project/Italianate Renaissance (#3326H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Arlington Italianate Project finale: Landscape designer Cricket Beauregard completes the exterior with a pair of classically inspired urns. Tom details how he modified the master bath to accommodate a steam shower. Malcolm and Richard check out the newly finished basement spaces. Heather shows Norm the finished bedrooms, baths and laundry spaces. Designer Christine Tuttle shows Kevin the decor choices that give the home a period inspired but unfussy feel. The whole group gathers in the new eat-in kitchen to celebrate the renaissance of this Italianate home.
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Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Arlington Heights (#3315H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Arborist Matt Foti does some selective tree pruning, while Richard revisits the benefits of using PEX instead of copper for the water supply lines. Norm tours an 1872 Stick Style home in the neighborhood, and Tom shows Kevin how to convert a former doorjamb into a cased opening.
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Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/One Year Later (#3308H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
One year after Sandy, three projects conclude on the Jersey Shore. Richard visits the "Mantoloking Miracle": garage doors, designing a planter, and an interior design that repurposes what was once a garage. Kevin, Norm, Richard and Roger all meet up at a wharf-side wrap party to celebrate new friends determined to restore the shore!
Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/Sandy and The Jersey Shore (#3301H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Months after Superstorm Sandy wreaked historic destruction on the Jersey Shore, Kevin, Norm and Richard find three homeowners determined, despite the seemingly insurmountable challenges, to stay and rebuild: stronger, smarter and up out of harm's way. In Bay Head, Point Pleasant, Manasquan and communities like them along this hard-hit barrier island community, there's nowhere to go but up.
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Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Italianate Inspiration (#3316H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Paint color consultant Bonnie Krims presents exterior color schemes, while Norm and Tom patch old oak veneer floors. Richard presents a new solution to the ugly PVC intake and exhaust pipes that come out of a typical boiler. Kevin tours an 1870 Italianate style home in Dedham, Massachusetts. Tom shows Kevin some of his favorite applications for radiant heat.
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Arlington Italianate Project 2014/A New Project in Arlington, MA (#3309H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Kevin and Tom introduce us to the popular suburb of Arlington, Massachusetts, and to a new project: the first Italianate Style home THIS OLD HOUSE has tackled in years. Malcolm and Heather's 1872 home has seen some changes over the years, leaving it with an awkward layout. Now it's time to polish it and make it work for this century's busy family. Richard and Roger are on site to help the demolition work get started.
Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Old House Discoveries (#3310H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG
Richard tours a neighborhood curiosity: a water tank disguised as a Greek temple. Tom and Kevin make some dramatic discoveries while demolishing the kitchen and baths, Roger moves a massive rhododendron and Norm checks out one of the finest surviving examples of the Italianate Style: the over-the-top Victoria Mansion in Portland, Maine.
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