This Old House

  • 1979
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

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 s (more…)

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Detroit | Rebirth in Detroit Season 38, Episode 26 Jun 3, 2017 Subscription

Kevin, Tommy and Richard tour the completed Russell Woods project, highlighting the major areas of improvement and preservation, and celebrate a job well done with the homeowners and contributors.

Detroit | Going Old School for Tile and Molding Season 38, Episode 25 May 27, 2017 Subscription

Frank and Tamiko bring the family in to start painting. Tommy repairs decorative molding with a putty knife. The fireplace gets a facelift with a new tile surround.

Detroit | Stained Glass Revival Season 38, Episode 24 May 20, 2017 Subscription

The restored leaded glass bay windows are installed. A heated floor and tile go down in the kitchen. Kevin and Roger explore urban farming in Detroit.

Detroit | A Mason Steps Up Season 38, Episode 23 May 13, 2017 Subscription

Tommy uses a clever fix for some damaged oak flooring. Mark McCullough repairs the front steps. Kevin heads to a famous Detroit ceramic studio to see how they've been making tile for a century.

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Sat Apr 28 1:00pm
Charleston: Southern Roots(Season 39, Episode 20) PBS

A new foundation starts out back while out front Roger determines if a crepe myrtle can be saved. Kevin visits Fort Sumter. The single house mantel and windows are restored and the old kitchen house will be connected to the main house.

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Sat Apr 28 1:30pm
Charleston: Good WoodNew(Season 39, Episode 21) PBS

Kevin meets a lumberjack on the Edisto River. In a house with no stud walls, Tommy watches how pipes are disguised and Richard seeks out places for HVAC equipment. Kevin learns about Single Houses. A crepe myrtle is pruned and Tommy talks termites.

Sat May 5 1:00pm
Charleston: Good Wood(Season 39, Episode 21) PBS

Kevin meets a lumberjack on the Edisto River. In a house with no stud walls, Tommy watches how pipes are disguised and Richard seeks out places for HVAC equipment. Kevin learns about Single Houses. A crepe myrtle is pruned and Tommy talks termites.

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  • Rating: TV-G
  • 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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