Season 1, Episode 14 The This Old House Hour
First Aired: January 9, 2003
Recovering contractor Tom Silva returns to the Winchester, Mass., colonial-revival house as polystyrene crown moulding is installed. In the kitchen, soapstone counters are being put into place by Glenn Bowman, who also takes host Steve Thomas to the Vermont quarry from which he mines soapstone. And in the garage, craftsman Roger Jurczak installs doors designed to look like the 1920s originals. On “Ask This Old House”: “Housecall” segments include a home “critter-proofing” and the installation of a shower faucet that prevents scalding. Also: robotic lawnmowers are examined by landscaper Roger Cook and host Steve Thomas.
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- Premiered: October 10, 2002
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: PBS's home-improvement series and 'Ask This Old House,' an offshoot in which 'House' regulars field viewer questions (and make weekly 'house calls' to make actual home improvements). 'This Old House Hour' debuted in the fall of 2002. (more)