Detroit | Rebuilding Motor City
Coming up on this episode of This Old House Kevin introduces the city of Detroit and describes some of its history. He meets journalist Stephen Henderson in front of his childhood home, and learns about how the city and its neighborhoods came upon hard times. Kevin pulls up to the project house and meets Frank and Tamiko Polk, as well as Frank's mom Carolyn, in the front yard. He heads inside with Tamiko and Carolyn to tour the first and second floor.
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- Ch 478Ask This Old House TVComing up on the next episode of ASK This Old House Mark replaces a concrete walkway with brick pavers; Richard explains how gas piping is installed in a home; Kevin returns to upstate New York to build a farmhouse table with maker Jimmy DiResta. How to Replace a Concrete Walkway Mark replaces a concrete walkway with brick pavers. Where to find it? Depending on the size of the walkway, Mark suggests that it's easier to break apart the concrete using a pickax and a sledgehammer.This Old House TVComing up on This Old House With seven different levels, mid-century modern homes have no shortage of stairs. Kevin finds Tommy figuring out how many risers are needed for stairs going from the new living room to a loft. In the basement, demo has exposed the old concrete foundation walls on the ground floor. Kevin finds Tommy starting to insulate those walls. He uses a lightweight foam system with studs and channels for electric wires built into foam.