Southern Roots | The Charleston Houses 2018
Coming up on This Old House Kevin finds Tom in the backyard of Judith's house meeting with Martín Sanchez, the foundation expert who is preparing to lay new footings for the addition. Out front there is a massive crepe myrtle, a signature ornamental tree in Charleston, but another tree is growing inside of it. Roger meets with arborist Bob Longe to see if the crepe myrtle can be saved.
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- Ch 478This Oid House Season 41The crew places a center beam to support the second story. A hole is cut in the original foundation for a new window. Kevin visits an engineered lumber factory. Tommy and Jeff raise the end gables.This Old House Season 37Kevin visits the house to see Roger and Katherine taking inventory of plants they hope to save. Tommy explains the plan for the kitchen/dining area. An architectural historian gives Norm a tour of Belmont's varied Victorian home styles, and they revisit the 1993 Belmont project. Tommy inspects open walls to determine how to provide structural support. Norm sees the repair of the window pulley systems. A salvage expert collects usable items removed during demolition, including a hidden staircase.