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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Sat Jun 24 1:00pm
Arlington Arts & Crafts: A New Look, Inside and Out(Season 38, Episode 2) PBS

Color and wallpaper ideas for the living room are contemplated; the old plaster walls are demolished; the landscape architect presents her plan; and an arborist begins removing the old silver maple.

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Sat Jun 24 1:30pm
Arlington Arts & Crafts: Make Way for the Family Room(Season 38, Episode 3) PBS

A steel beam is installed to provide support for the addition; an oil tank is removed; and digging the new foundation commences. Also: visiting local examples of English-style Arts and Crafts houses.

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Sat Jul 1 1:00pm
Arlington Arts & Crafts: Make Way for the Family Room(Season 38, Episode 3) PBS

A steel beam is installed to provide support for the addition; an oil tank is removed; and digging the new foundation commences. Also: visiting local examples of English-style Arts and Crafts houses.

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Sat Jul 1 1:30pm
Arlington Arts & Crafts: Foundation Fundamentals(Season 38, Episode 4) PBS

A new foundation is built using insulated concrete forms and precast stairs; and the old foundation is reinforced and waterproofed. Also: shopping for specimen trees.

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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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