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Coming up on this episode of This Old House Kevin arrives at the job site and sees that the new addition foundations are poured and backfilled. Inside, not much is happening in the front rooms but the old dining room, kitchen and old addition have all been gutted. The homeowners want an open floor plan but that means one thing - beams. Kevin finds Tommy in the kitchen as they figure out how to support the new opening from the dining room to the kitchen.
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- Ch 478This 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.This Old House Season 37An 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.