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This Old House

Description

Renovation projects are undertaken to demonstrate home repair and building techniques in this Emmy-winning how-to program. Original host Bob Vila was replaced in 1989 after producers objected to his commercial endorsements. Steve Thomas took over until 2003, when he was replaced by Kevin O'Connor. Ace carpenter Norm Abram has been a staple of the show since its inception. Spin-offs include 'Ask This Old House,' while vintage episodes air on HGTV as 'This Old House Classics.'

Upcoming Episodes

  • Arlington Arts & Crafts: A New Look, Inside and Out

    Color and wallpaper ideas for the living room are contemplated; the old plaster walls are demolished; the landscape architect presents her plan; and an arborist begins removing the old silver maple. (30 minutes)

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  • Arlington Arts & Crafts: Make Way for the Family Room

    A steel beam is installed to provide support for the addition; an oil tank is removed; and digging the new foundation commences. Also: visiting local examples of English-style Arts and Crafts houses. (30 minutes)

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  • Detroit: Going Old School for Tile and Molding

    The family starts painting; decorative molding is repaired; and the fireplace gets a facelift with a new tile surround. (30 minutes)

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  • Detroit: Rebirth in Detroit

    A tour of the completed project in Detroit spotlights the major areas of improvement and preservation. (30 minutes)

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  • Arlington Arts & Crafts: Foundation Fundamentals

    A new foundation is built using insulated concrete forms and precast stairs; and the old foundation is reinforced and waterproofed. Also: shopping for specimen trees. (30 minutes)

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  • Arlington Arts & Crafts: A Steely Den

    The fabrication and installation of the steel beams are detailed. Also: working on the HVAC plan for the second and third floors; removing the front porch and placing new footings; and sizing a new firebox. (30 minutes)

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