North Shore Farmhouse | Truck In The New House
An inspector arrives to approve the foundation. Kevin sees how Erik Kaminski installs the perimeter drain, which keeps groundwater away from the house. The first shipment of precut framing lumber arrives on-site via multiple flatbed trucks. Landscape architect Kim Turner explains her landscape plan to Richard and the homeowners, with a focus on making the property look antique. Matt Khoury leads the start of the framing process as Richard checks out the numbering system for the panels.
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- Ch 478This Old House TVComing up on This Old House The crew is in high gear putting on finishing touches at the house in Newton. Kevin finds Tommy and Charlie at the kitchen stove installing a final detail. For hundreds of years, firebacks sat at the back of fireplaces to retain and reflect heat into the room. Liz and Joe want to use one behind their stove as decoration. Liz had a sentimental attachment to the roses and lilacs in the back yard, so Roger dug them up and kept them in his yard during construction.This Old House TVOn this episode of This Old House Kevin arrives onsite and takes a look at the pre-painted shingles that are going on the house. Inside, a wood stove will go in the corner of the family room. According to code, a nonflammable base is required. Mason Mark McCullough and his team pour a concrete slab and install granite at floor height for the base. At the front porch, Kevin works with apprentice Nathan as he begins to install the fir beadboard ceiling.