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The Westerly Ranch House

For a growing family that needs more space, the solution is to move up, not out. Tommy, Richard, Jeff, Norm, Kevin and the This Old House experts help a family in Westerly, RI achieve its American dream by transforming its cramped ranch house into a spacious Dutch colonial.

Video thumbnail: This Old House A Ranch Out Westerly | Westerly Ranch House

This Old House

A Ranch Out Westerly | Westerly Ranch House

TOH help a family in Westerly, RI transform a tiny ranch into a spacious Dutch colonial

A Ranch Out Westerly | Westerly Ranch House

Video thumbnail: This Old House The Open Concept | Westerly Ranch House

This Old House

The Open Concept | Westerly Ranch House

Second story support, new basement window, lumber factory visit, and raising gables.

The Open Concept | Westerly Ranch House

Video thumbnail: This Old House Raise a Second Story | The Westerly Ranch House

This Old House

Raise a Second Story | The Westerly Ranch House

The crew stands up the second floor walls. New apprentices arrive.

Raise a Second Story | The Westerly Ranch House

Video thumbnail: This Old House Decking for Beginning | The Westerly Ranch House

This Old House

Decking for Beginning | The Westerly Ranch House

Framing a deck and exterior flair; Westerly granite; installing a window; drain stacks.

Decking for Beginning | The Westerly Ranch House

Video thumbnail: This Old House Return to Paradise | The Westerly Ranch House

This Old House

Return to Paradise | The Westerly Ranch House

Main staircase; clapboard at the Idea House; Westerly granite; furnace build.

Return to Paradise | The Westerly Ranch House

Video thumbnail: This Old House The Doors | The Westerly Ranch House

This Old House

The Doors | The Westerly Ranch House

Coffered ceiling; Westerly granite; Septic system review; Interior doors.

The Doors | The Westerly Ranch House

Video thumbnail: This Old House Tanks for the Propane | The Westerly Ranch House

This Old House

Tanks for the Propane | The Westerly Ranch House

Propane tanks; composite decking; coffered ceiling; shelves; chimney.

Tanks for the Propane | The Westerly Ranch House

Video thumbnail: This Old House Rockin' the Granite | The Westerly Project

This Old House

Rockin' the Granite | The Westerly Project

Shelves and a mantel; Paneling; Timber framing school; Westerly; Granite steps

Rockin' the Granite | The Westerly Project

Video thumbnail: This Old House Pining for Old Pine | The Westerly Project

This Old House

Pining for Old Pine | The Westerly Project

Old pine coffee table; Whitewashing pine paneling; Pergola for the deck; Shutter assembly

Pining for Old Pine | The Westerly Project

Video thumbnail: This Old House Save the Flagpole | The Westerly Project

This Old House

Save the Flagpole | The Westerly Project

Televisions installed; Blinds, curtains; Water heater; Plants, outdoor lighting; flagpole

Save the Flagpole | The Westerly Project

Video thumbnail: This Old House Seaside Transformation | The Westerly Project

This Old House

Seaside Transformation | The Westerly Project

Reveal; house tour; pine coffee table; hydroseeding and garden tour; flag raising

Seaside Transformation | The Westerly Project

Video thumbnail: This Old House No Pain No Gain | Paradise Rebuilds

This Old House

No Pain No Gain | Paradise Rebuilds

Moving in; Fire test lab; Roof shingles. Stone veneer; Farm tour; Town memorial

No Pain No Gain | Paradise Rebuilds

Video thumbnail: This Old House Paradise Strong | Paradise Rebuilds

This Old House

Paradise Strong | Paradise Rebuilds

Paradise residents rebuild; Engineered siding, fire-rated sheathing. Solar backup battery

Paradise Strong | Paradise Rebuilds

Video thumbnail: This Old House Cape Ann Shingle Style | Cape Ann

This Old House

Cape Ann Shingle Style | Cape Ann

Homeowners John and Molly plan to put the history back into a 1890s Shingle-style home.

Cape Ann Shingle Style | Cape Ann

Video thumbnail: This Old House Between a Rock and Hardwood | Cape Ann

This Old House

Between a Rock and Hardwood | Cape Ann

Tom and Kevin start laying subfloor. Charlie drills granite. Tom moves a doorway.

Between a Rock and Hardwood | Cape Ann

Video thumbnail: This Old House Losing Our Truss | Cape Ann

This Old House

Losing Our Truss | Cape Ann

Cathedral ceiling. Sun tunnels. A plan for cooling.

Losing Our Truss | Cape Ann

Video thumbnail: This Old House Hard Work Ahead | Cape Ann

This Old House

Hard Work Ahead | Cape Ann

Granite Veneer. Kitchen design inspiration. Barrel ceiling.

Hard Work Ahead | Cape Ann

Video thumbnail: This Old House Shingled Out | Cape Ann

This Old House

Shingled Out | Cape Ann

Rounded-top window install. Easier roof shingle. Roger Cook goes fishing.

Shingled Out | Cape Ann

Video thumbnail: This Old House Tiling is a Family Affair | Cape Ann

This Old House

Tiling is a Family Affair | Cape Ann

Pocket Door repair. Solar installation. Modern Furnace. Mosaic tile

Tiling is a Family Affair | Cape Ann

Video thumbnail: This Old House Window on Restoration | Cape Ann

This Old House

Window on Restoration | Cape Ann

Leaded glass windows repaired. Mini splits installed. Tom tackles tricky original trim.

Window on Restoration | Cape Ann

Video thumbnail: This Old House Don't Rip It, Restore It | Cape Ann

This Old House

Don't Rip It, Restore It | Cape Ann

Old plaster repair. Norm repairs baluster. Electrical Panel install. Venetian plaster.

Don't Rip It, Restore It | Cape Ann

Video thumbnail: This Old House Master Craftsmen | Cape Ann

This Old House

Master Craftsmen | Cape Ann

Brass handrail fabrication. Understanding make-up air. Custom table. Smart electricity.

Master Craftsmen | Cape Ann

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