Season 1, Episode 20 The This Old House Hour

First Aired: February 20, 2003

Program 2 of the kitchen renovations at a 1928 Tudor house in Lake Forest, Ill. Included: plumbing and electrical rough-ins; reframing the new adjoining bath; brickwork associated with new windows; and dealing with asbestos found wrapped around pipes. Also: a visit to Lake Forest's Market Square, an auto-friendly shopping center built in 1916; and a tour of a converted 1920s carriage house. Then, in “Ask This Old House,” aluminum siding is removed from around a window and a damaged sill is repaired. Also: advice on how to use different types of paint rollers and knife-sharpening stones.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 2002
  • Rating: TV-G
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  • 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)

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