Season 1, Episode 21 The This Old House Hour

First Aired: February 27, 2003

Breakfast-room work in the Lake Forest, Ill., kitchen project includes installing drywall and a concrete floor, along with bracketed posts crafted by carpenter Norm Abram. Elsewhere, a dip in the kitchen floor has been addressed with a steel beam in the basement, the floor has been resheathed with plywood and polyurethane foam insulation blown into the walls. Meanwhile, host Steve Thomas and homeowner Heidi Smith visit a kitchen designer in Hinsdale, Ill. Then, in “Ask This Old House,” Thomas and landscaper Roger Cook demonstrate snow shovels and snow blowers, while contractor Tom Silva repairs a broken sash cord on an old window.

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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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