This Old House

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Renovation projects are undertaken to demonstrate home repair and building techniques in this Emmy-winning how-to program. Original host Bob Vila was replaced in 1989 after producers objected to his commercial endorsements. Steve Thomas took over until 2003, when he was replaced by Kevin O'Connor. Ace carpenter Norm Abram has been a staple of the show since...read more

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Season 32, Episode 24 Barrington Project

First Aired: March 17, 2012

A retractable awning is installed over the deck; the countertops are sealed with wax instead of oil in order to provide a more durable finish; the half-walls are accented with oak caps and a scotia molding; the electric floor-warming system in the master bathroom is examined. Also: why the ERV may be the most important piece of mechanical equipment in the house.

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  • Premise: Renovation projects are undertaken to demonstrate home repair and building techniques in this Emmy-winning how-to program. Original host Bob Vila was replaced in 1989 after producers objected to his commercial endorsements. Steve Thomas took over until 200… (more)

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