North Shore Farmhouse | This Old New House
On the North Shore of Massachusetts, Bill and April Harb begin building their dream home. The farmhouse will look 200 years old, but use innovate building methods. Bill shows Kevin and Roger the site plan and walks them around the property. Norm and Tommy tour factory homes built 5 and 105 years ago to learn about assembly methods. Kevin meets contractor Erik Kaminski, who leads the tree-removal. Richard meets town official Brendhan Zubricki, who performs a perc test to assess the soil.
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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.