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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., October 25, 2014
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., October 25, 2014
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., November 1, 2014
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Charlestown Project 2014: Gardens & Greek Revival Style  

The ductwork for the new direct vent gas fireplace units is worked on; subtle Greek Revival details are added to the interior window trim; and the exterior window trim is painted. Also: repairing structural problems in a home; and running wiring for a new ceiling fixture and switch.

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Sat., November 1, 2014
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Charlestown Project 2014: Gardens & Greek Revival Style  

The ductwork for the new direct vent gas fireplace units is worked on; subtle Greek Revival details are added to the interior window trim; and the exterior window trim is painted. Also: repairing structural problems in a home; and running wiring for a new ceiling fixture and switch.