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The This Old House Hour

PBS's home-improvement series, 'This Old House' followed by 'Ask This Old House,' an offshoot in which 'House' regulars field viewer questions.

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Sat., July 11, 2015
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Charlestown Project 2014: A Bridge to Charlestown  

How the old chimney will be modified for gas fireplace units. The framing progress is also spotlighted, including in the breakfast area and the third-floor master suite; and rebuilding the backyard retaining walls commences. Also: a chat with a structural engineer about one of Charlestown's most iconic structures, the Zakim Bridge. In the second half: beneficial insects are discussed; a front door is resized; and an outdoor garden faucet is repaired.

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Sat., July 11, 2015
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Charlestown Project 2014: A Bridge to Charlestown  

How the old chimney will be modified for gas fireplace units. The framing progress is also spotlighted, including in the breakfast area and the third-floor master suite; and rebuilding the backyard retaining walls commences. Also: a chat with a structural engineer about one of Charlestown's most iconic structures, the Zakim Bridge. In the second half: beneficial insects are discussed; a front door is resized; and an outdoor garden faucet is repaired.

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Sat., July 18, 2015
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Charlestown Project 2014: Wood and Water  

The progress on the now-approved dormer is spotlighted. Elsewhere, Insulation and wallboard are put into place; and a reclaimed brick veneer is installed on the kitchen bump out. Also: the world's last wooden whaling ship is observed arriving at the Charlestown Navy Yard. In the second half: practical solutions for drought, including replacing a water-guzzling lawn with a desert-appropriate alternative; and replacing an old-fashioned toilet with a "water sense" solution.

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Sat., July 18, 2015
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Charlestown Project 2014: Wood and Water  

The progress on the now-approved dormer is spotlighted. Elsewhere, Insulation and wallboard are put into place; and a reclaimed brick veneer is installed on the kitchen bump out. Also: the world's last wooden whaling ship is observed arriving at the Charlestown Navy Yard. In the second half: practical solutions for drought, including replacing a water-guzzling lawn with a desert-appropriate alternative; and replacing an old-fashioned toilet with a "water sense" solution.