Eight Is Enough Stairways | Brookline Mid-century Modern House
Coming 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.
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- Ch 478This Old House TVComing up on This Old House Kevin introduces Brookline, MA, the setting for the newest renovation project. Tommy picks him up in a beautifully maintained 1957 Chevy and drives him to the house, which was built in the same year but hasn't stood the test of time. They talk about the exterior features that define the mid-century label. Kevin and Tommy meet homeowners Sunil and Neha, and their daughter Nisa.This Old House TVComing up on This Old House Kevin walks through the first floor, which is full of activity with finishing touches. The new cabinets, counters and appliances have been installed in the kitchen. Dana is with Chef Will Gilson, who has come to teach her how to operate her new induction stove. He shows which types of pots to use and demonstrates the quick amount of time it takes to heat up and control cooking temperatures.