Season 1, Episode 15 The This Old House Hour
First Aired: January 16, 2003
A new front walk is put into place at the Winchester, Mass., colonial-revival while contractor Tom Silva measures storm windows. Inside, cabinetmaker Jeff Peavey shows off his kitchen cabinets, and plumbing-heating expert Richard Trethewey explains heating strategies for each floor of the house, including the basement. Meanwhile, carpenter Norm Abram visits a Connecticut firm that makes storm windows, and host Steve Thomas tours a suburban-Boston park known as Middlesex Fells Reservation. And on “Ask This Old House”: “Housecall” segments feature the removal of ivy covering a house and the replacement of a third-floor bathroom window.
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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)