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This Old House, with pros Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey, Jenn Nawada, and host Kevin O'Connor, is TV's original home-improvement show, following one whole-house renovation over several episodes.

E4 | Concord Country Cape | Solid Foundation

23m 42s

The foundation is waterproofed. Mauro Henrique and Kevin O'Connor survey exterior color choices. The designer discusses the new look for the newel posts with Tom Silva. Homeowner Megan lends Tom a hand turning the new posts. An architectural historian talks about the Cape style home. Site restrictions adds building challenges for Charlie Silva. The new foundation is braced for backfilling.

Episodes

  • E4 | Concord Country Cape | Solid Foundation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E4 | Concord Country Cape | Solid Foundation

    S43 E4 - 23m 42s

    The foundation is waterproofed. Mauro Henrique and Kevin O'Connor survey exterior color choices. The designer discusses the new look for the newel posts with Tom Silva. Homeowner Megan lends Tom a hand turning the new posts. An architectural historian talks about the Cape style home. Site restrictions adds building challenges for Charlie Silva. The new foundation is braced for backfilling.

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    E3 | Concord Country Cape | Fix the Foundation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E3 | Concord Country Cape | Fix the Foundation

    S43 E3 - 23m 42s

    The old foundation gets modified for the new basement. New footings must be poured under the existing foundation and prep work begins to tie the old foundation to the new. Jenn Nawada meets with the landscape designer to discuss plans for the front of the house. On the first floor, Charlie and Tom Silva install a recessed beam in order to remove some of the wall that abuts the front staircase.

  • E2 | Concord Country Cape | Saving What We Can: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    E2 | Concord Country Cape | Saving What We Can

    S43 E2 - 23m 42s

    Concord, MA is famous for the start of the Revolutionary war, but also for its literary celebrities. Appliances, building material, and radiators are salvaged from the house before the major demolition begins. Outside, an arborist sprays the old Hemlock trees on the property to protect them from an insect called Wooly Adelgid. Time to cut off the garage addition.

Schedule

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    This Old House

    Concord: Solid Foundation

    Tuesday
    Oct 26

    30 Minutes

    Waterproofing the foundation; discussing exterior paint colors; newel post options; history of Cape-style homes; bracing the new foundation for backfilling.
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    This Old House

    Saturday
    Oct 30

    30 Minutes

    This Emmy-winning home-improvement series takes the mystery and fright factors out of remodeling and carpentry chores.
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    This Old House

    Concord: Dormer Day

    Saturday
    Oct 30

    30 Minutes

    Framing starts with leveling; stone veneer; raising the rafters on the back dormer for more headroom; shopping for tile.
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    This Old House

    Concord: Dormer Day

    Sunday
    Oct 31

    30 Minutes

    Framing starts with leveling; stone veneer; raising the rafters on the back dormer for more headroom; shopping for tile.
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    This Old House

    Concord: Dormer Day

    Monday
    Nov 1

    30 Minutes

    Framing starts with leveling; stone veneer; raising the rafters on the back dormer for more headroom; shopping for tile.
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    This Old House: TVSS: Iconic

    This Old House

    Concord: Dormer Day

    Tuesday
    Nov 2

    30 Minutes

    Framing starts with leveling; stone veneer; raising the rafters on the back dormer for more headroom; shopping for tile.
  • Image
    This Old House: TVSS: Iconic

    This Old House

    Concord: Dormer Day

    Saturday
    Nov 6

    30 Minutes

    Framing starts with leveling; stone veneer; raising the rafters on the back dormer for more headroom; shopping for tile.
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    This Old House

    Concord: Tree Dr. House Call

    Saturday
    Nov 6

    30 Minutes

    Installing a five-layer flitch beam; a tree company attaches a cable on an old hemlock for support; pruning an overgrown crabapple tree; preparing a footing to support the corner chimney.
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    This Old House: TVSS: Iconic

    This Old House

    Concord: Tree Dr. House Call

    Sunday
    Nov 7

    30 Minutes

    Installing a five-layer flitch beam; a tree company attaches a cable on an old hemlock for support; pruning an overgrown crabapple tree; preparing a footing to support the corner chimney.
  • Image
    This Old House: TVSS: Iconic

    This Old House

    Concord: Tree Dr. House Call

    Monday
    Nov 8

    30 Minutes

    Installing a five-layer flitch beam; a tree company attaches a cable on an old hemlock for support; pruning an overgrown crabapple tree; preparing a footing to support the corner chimney.
  • Image
    This Old House: TVSS: Iconic

    This Old House

    Concord: Tree Dr. House Call

    Tuesday
    Nov 9

    30 Minutes

    Installing a five-layer flitch beam; a tree company attaches a cable on an old hemlock for support; pruning an overgrown crabapple tree; preparing a footing to support the corner chimney.
  • Image
    This Old House: TVSS: Iconic

    This Old House

    Tuesday
    Nov 9

    30 Minutes

    This Emmy-winning home-improvement series takes the mystery and fright factors out of remodeling and carpentry chores.
  • Image
    This Old House: TVSS: Iconic

    This Old House

    Tuesday
    Nov 9

    30 Minutes

    This Emmy-winning home-improvement series takes the mystery and fright factors out of remodeling and carpentry chores.
  • Image
    This Old House: TVSS: Iconic

    This Old House

    Wednesday
    Nov 10

    30 Minutes

    This Emmy-winning home-improvement series takes the mystery and fright factors out of remodeling and carpentry chores.
  • Image
    This Old House: TVSS: Iconic

    This Old House

    Wednesday
    Nov 10

    30 Minutes

    This Emmy-winning home-improvement series takes the mystery and fright factors out of remodeling and carpentry chores.

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