Belmont Victorian | Bracing the Basement
Tommy jacks up the basement ceiling with braces and installs a new support to fix the floor. To save a marble tub, Norm disassembles the fixtures for cleaning. Tommy gets beam specifications and explains to Kevin the plan for holding up the back of the house. Richard tours Belmont's 1853 Homer House, which has original plumbing and AC. In the future master bathroom of the project house, Tommy pulls up flooring for patching other areas. Tommy and Kevin finish the basement with new lally columns.
This Old House TV Season 37
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- Ch 478Ask This Old House Season 14Tom heads to Salem, MA, to install a bookshelf that doubles as a hidden doorway. The guys ask, "What is it?" Scott Caron explains how two tools are all he needs to do many electrical projects. Richard installs a house hydrant to replace a leaky outdoor spigot.This Old House Season 37As work winds down, Kevin and Roger assess the exterior transformation. Erik Kaminski and Kevin build a custom closet from off-the-shelf piping. Norm and Tommy walk through the mudroom and living room to see Kristina's designs. Richard shows Kevin the new geothermal heating and cooling system. April and Kristina give Kevin a tour of the second floor. Downstairs, Norm and Tommy chat with Erik and Mike Connor about the building process. The entire team meets to celebrate another job well done.