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Ask This Old House | Tile Paint, New Faucet

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Ask This Old House
PBS


Kevin heads to Kansas City to help a homeowner transform an old backsplash. Then, the guys ask “What Is It?” Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner install a new kitchen faucet. Continue


The Lexington Colonial House Project | Inspections

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This Old House
PBS


Norm and Tom install reinforced fiberglass columns. Richard and plumbing inspector Duke LaConte talk about rough plumbing inspections. Fred Lonardo discusses rough mechanical and framing inspections. Progress continues on the screen porch with a storm window system and radiant floor heat. Norm, Tom and Fred Lonardo discuss insulation value. Continue


The Lexington Colonial House | Exterior Details

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This Old House
PBS


Kevin meets electrician Allen Gallant and inspector Alix Berube to see what goes into a rough electrical inspection. Tom shows Kevin how he’s using a hybrid railing system on the new deck. Kevin visits the kitchen designers to see current kitchen trends and the layout and design choices for the Kieval’s new family kitchen. Paint color expert Bonnie Krims discusses options for the exterior colors. Continue


The Lexington Colonial | Making Connections

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This Old House
PBS


Roger and landscape designer Tim Lee discuss how the backyard stream affects the landscape plan. Tom and Kevin connect the new kitchen to the old great room. Richard shows Kevin two types of drain and vent configurations. Kevin meets building inspector Fred Lonardo for a partial framing inspection. Arborist John Marquis shows Roger the proper procedures for removing 12 trees in the front yard. Continue


The Lexington Colonial | Smart Solutions

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This Old House
PBS


Norm visits the Hancock-Clarke house. Kevin shows how roofers used architectural shingles to tie the old house to the addition. Tom and Kevin build a corner stair on the new back deck. Richard and plumber Kevin Bilo use a new bath waste and overflow kit as a solution to the constraints from the decorative kitchen ceiling. Kevin and Norm finish up the trim and decking on the new corner deck stair. Continue


Lexington Colonial | Colonial Curb Appeal

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This Old House
PBS


With the front gable wall of the second floor up, roof framing is underway. Architect Frank Shirley and Norm discuss the history of Colonial style front porches. Tom shows Kevin the new farmer's porch framing. With the kitchen gutted, expansion begins with a 24-foot steel beam. Tom faces a ceiling height challenge in the old part of the kitchen, and comes up with an innovative solution. Continue


Lexington Colonial | Footings and Framing

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This Old House
PBS


Kevin discusses This Old House's history renovating Colonials & Colonial Revivals. The Lexington house demo begins with the back porch. Kevin visits a concrete shop in Amesbury, MA. Norm explains framing of the first floor platform and then helps Tom build the rear addition's gable wall. The new prefab footings are unloaded, set, leveled and plumbed. Kevin explains the building permit process. Continue


Ask This Old House | Hydroponic Garden, New Spigot

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Ask This Old House
PBS


Roger heads to Florida to help a homeowner build a hydroponic garden. Then, the guys ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner install a hot and cold water outdoor faucet. Continue


Ask This Old House | Beekeeping, Adding Outlets

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Ask This Old House
PBS


Roger follows up with a beekeeper regarding honey harvesting. Then, Kevin, along with Roger, Richard, and Tom ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Electrician Scott Caron adds outlets to a homeowner's home. Continue


Ask This Old House | Beehive, Track Lights

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Ask This Old House
PBS


Roger learns from a beekeeper how to set up a beehive for a homeowner. Then the guys ask, "What is it?" Afterward electrician Scott Caron adds lighting to a dark kitchen without having to run any new wiring. Continue


The Lexington Colonial House Project | Conservation Concerns

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This Old House
PBS


Kevin finds fabricator Mike Vidulich installing a one-piece covered gutter. Roger shows Kevin how he’s turning a section of the backyard back to nature. Allen Gallant shows Kevin how he’s updating the light fixtures over the mantel. Norm visits a window factory in Londonderry, NH. Roger shows Kevin the new infiltration system. Continue


Ask This Old House | Ductless Heat, Ceiling Fix

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Ask This Old House
PBS


Richard helps a homeowner install a whole house ductless heating and cooling system. Kevin shares some tips on hearing protection and Tom helps a homeowner repair a sagging plaster ceiling. Then, Kevin, along with Roger, Richard, and Tom ask “What Is It?” Continue


Ask This Old House | Remove Shrubs, Siding

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Ask This Old House
PBS


Roger helps a homeowner remove overgrown shrubs from the front yard and replaces them with an edible landscape. Richard shares some tips on snaking drains and Tom helps a homeowner replace some damaged pieces of vinyl siding. And the guys ask, “What Is It?” Continue


Ask This Old House | New Trim, Wiring Pool

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Ask This Old House
PBS


Tom travels to Cleveland to help a homeowner install interior window trim. Richard shares some first time plumbing tips with Kevin. Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner wire an above ground pool safely. Then, Kevin, along with Roger, Richard, and Tom ask “What Is It?” Continue


Ask This Old House | Fire Pit, Bath Faucet

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Ask This Old House
PBS


In the barn, Tom and Kevin build a watertight fire pit cover. Then Scott teaches Kevin about the evolution of fuses. Richard heads to Missouri to upgrade and vent a bathroom sink. And the guys ask “What Is It?” Continue


Ask This Old House | Broken Window, Toilet Turn

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Ask This Old House
PBS


Tom replaces a broken window with a safer solution. Then, Kevin, along with Roger, Richard, and Tom ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shows a homeowner how to rotate a toilet. Continue


Lexington Colonial | Colonial Roots

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This Old House
PBS


This Old House kicks off the second project of their 35th Anniversary Season: an addition to a 1966 Colonial in historic Lexington, Mass. Homeowners Jeremy and Jody Kieval love the neighborhood but they'd like a curb appeal makeover that includes a new farmer's porch. Jeremy loves to cook, so the 45+-year-old kitchen will be gutted and redesigned. Jody laments the lack of mudroom... Continue


Preparing Clams for Linguini with Clam Sauce

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School
PBS


Clams should be tightly shut, clean, and soaked in cold water for at least half an hour to make sure all the sand and grit are out. Continue


The Charlestown 2014 House | A Rowhouse Reimagined

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This Old House
PBS


With the exterior in Charlestown nicely restored, systems integrator Greg Smizer shows Kevin the new internet-based security system, wireless music system and remote controlled window shades inside. Closet designer Brian McSharry shows Norm the pros and cons of designing a closet around a window. Richard shows Angela the basics of cooking with induction technology. Norm and Richard see the mechani Continue


The Charlestown 2014 House | Rowhouse, Lighthouse

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This Old House
PBS


Tom builds a hidden door to the basement. Marble specialist Danny Puccio shows Kevin the new Carrara marble island top. Angela gives Roger the news that her budget is beyond stretched and she'll have to hold off on planting. Fence contractor Mark Bushway installs a new PVC fence. Richard meets a homeowner who's turning one of Boston's lighthouses into a summer home. Norm and Tom restore the old, w Continue


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