Wrapping up the Generation Next house; a tour of the renovated house with the homeowners.
Installing a fireback on a kitchen wall; bringing in new plants; island countertop; installing a garage door; the wood stove arrives.
Laying composite decking; exterior brackets; installing quartz countertops; making a new front walk; putting in a stained glass window; dry wells.
Preventative tree work; tiling; stripping the newel post; the apprentices graduate after 10 weeks.
Installing an old door; a stone wall is installed in pre-made sections; career day; making twin built-in beds; re-installing a corner cabinet.
Trimming rough interior columns; making a stained glass window; touring a flooring factory; plumbing class; installing stair treads.
Granite hearth for a wood stove; installing a porch ceiling; exterior pine window trim; repairing holes in old plaster.
Foam shower seat; connecting steel piping; installing replacement windows; making a jig for the exterior flared shingle detail.
Roofing; putting together a Chippendale railing; new basement slab; assembling ductwork.
Using dining room flooring to make a barn door; horticulture class; uninsulated crawl space; installing radiant heat for the garage floor; adding new columns to the porch.
Framing a wall in the master bedroom; building a drain stack for the master bath; laying decking on the front porch; a visit to a kitchen cabinet designer.
The basics of framing a deck; taking down an old chimney; creating a custom pattern for the tile floor; installing a flue for the wood-burning stove.
Building a new floor; hunting for an old clawfoot tub; leveling the front porch and building the roof; Baltimore's training program.
Installing a beam to support a new opening in the kitchen; selecting finishes; the apprentices work on the front porch.
New foundation is poured as the house is readied for demolition; roses and lilacs are saved before demolition begins; mold is found in the basement.
A woman inherits her childhood home, but she and her husband make changes to accommodate their children and in-laws; Mike Rowe discusses the need for skilled tradespeople.
A tour of the completed house, citing both interior and exterior improvements.
Interior painting; repairing decorative molding with a putty knife; installing interior doors; revitalizing a fireplace.
Installing leaded glass bay windows; laying down modern wood-grain tile; urban farming in Detroit; installing a drywell; installing kitchen cabinets.
Repairing damaged oak flooring with a clever fix; repairing front steps; tile studio in Detroit.
Installing rough wiring in the kitchen; adding a new HVAC system; installing new fascia.
A modern solution for decorative molding; selecting plumbing fixtures; installing new kitchen ceiling strapping.
Removing peeling paint; beginning rough plumbing using PEX; repairing leaded stained glass windows in the living room.
Snaking a camera down a drain to check for damaged pipes; repairing a leaky parapet; opening up the kitchen.
Installing a security system; blowing in insulation from the outside.
A couple plan to renovate an abandoned home themselves, beginning with the leaky roof.
Touring the completed project house, including the new addition, updated front hall, expanded master suite and new front porch.
Installing a kitchen island countertop; fieldstone wall; covering a secret door with wallpaper; heating, cooling and ventilation systems.
Shiplap wall covering for the third floor; using reclaimed granite for steps; cutting a marble slab for the kitchen island; building a cast stone mantel around the fireplace.
Exterior features include roof detail over a bank of windows, a refinished front door and evergreen trees along the edges of the property; lazure painting in a bedroom.
New shingles; radiant tubing; fireplace makeover; side deck and rails.
Burying electrical cables; building porch base columns; laying a new brick patio; installing kitchen cabinets; trimming the front gable.
Building a new shed; installing copper on the front porch; trimming windows with a PVC product; energy-efficient home.
Framing a front porch using custom cut pieces; marble quarry in Vermont; repairing stucco panels.
Opening a hidden doorway to the kitchen; draining the master bath shower; work begins in the new powder room; replacing the living room windows.
Custom range hood; rebuilding the original chimney; options for the first floor, including the living room panels.
Working on the fireplace; designing a new kitchen with custom cabinets; changing the pitch of two dormers.
Following steel beams from fabrication to installation; working on the HVAC plan for the second and third floors; sizing a firebox.
Building a new foundation; specimen trees.
Installing a new steal beam; removing an oil tank; digging a new foundation; visits to other English-style Arts and Crafts houses.
Sorting through colors and wallpaper ideas for the living room; demolishing old plaster walls; landscape plan; removing an old silver maple tree.
Homeowners plan to restore and expand their early English-style Arts and Crafts Home; plans for mechanical and plumbing systems.
Building a custom closet; final reveal of the reproduction farmhouse.
Finishing the staircase with a maple newel post; connecting a reproduction antique light fixture to a granite lamppost; getting water from the well; installing a backup generator.
Backyard patio; adding formal wainscoting to the den; selecting interior paint colors; installing a staircase.
Installing clapboard siding; selecting salvaged granite for the yard; geothermal piping; kitchen cabinets.
Geothermal system; building stairs and wall panels; sealing ductwork.
Laying red cedar shingles on the roof; handcrafted light fixtures; installing windows; barn door.
The plan for the living/dining room; raising the roof; exterior trim.
Installing a perimeter drain; new foundation; landscape plan; framing begins.
Panelized home factory tour; blasting the rock ledge; pouring foundation.
A new project begins -- building a traditional farmhouse in Massachusetts.
Adding historical texture to the master suite wall; the fully restored Victorian includes a new front porch, restored windows, functional living space and an open kitchen.
Installing kitchen countertops; building a columned divider; mechanical improvements in the basement; applying magnetic paint for messages in the kitchen.
Plant revival; carving two newel posts; installing the refurbished clawfoot tub and marble countertop.
Treehouse; installing refurbished windows; installing wainscoting in the front entryway; restoring the parquet flooring.
Arched shingle design for the front porch gable; custom floor cloth for the kitchen; porch railings; treehouse.
Converting a storm door into a window for the mudroom porch; interior paint colors; laying tile in the master bath.
Flooring for the front porch; selecting light fixtures; fireplaces; installing the porch roof shingles.
Framing the mudroom; exterior home colors; refinishing the clawfoot bathtub; replicating Victorian molding.
Framing the front porch; ductwork; Brimfield Fair, an outdoor antique show; furnishings.
HVAC plan; replacing the old steel main water line; selecting tile for the bathrooms.
Laying blocks for the mudroom foundation; building a bay window for the kitchen; opening up the front entryway.
Mudroom foundation; kitchen cabinets; removing 100-year-old insulation from the attic; resizing an existing door to fit in a smaller opening.
Installing flitch beams in the kitchen; a tour of a laminated veneer lumber factory; rear-mounted toilet; a plan for the shade-covered backyard.
Replacing lally columns in the basement; removing the marble sink and claw-foot tub so they can be restored; saving the hardwood floors.
Plants are removed to make way for the new porch; opening up the kitchen; repairing the window pulley systems.
The revival of an 1895 Victorian in Belmont, Mass., will focus on salvage and restoration.
More than 150 local volunteers help lay down sod, mulch the beds and plant; special design for the master closet; designing and building a table for the dining room; the family moves in.
Some requirements for ADA-approved and Energy Star-rated homes; touchless faucets and toilets; creating an ADA-compliant threshold in the shower; automatic door opener; benefits of the hybrid-styled faucet.
Plans for an army veteran's specially adapted home from Homes for Our Troops; framing the exterior walls.
Reviewing the transformation of the 1966 Garrison Colonial; customizing spaces over the garage; updates to the older part of the house; the finished space, new breakfast area, screen porch and back deck.
Installing tall fescue; great room entertainment center; closing the loop on the final heating and cooling decisions.
New plants for the landscaping; radiators; upstairs laundry room; insulated steel garage doors; installing a wrought-iron chandelier.
Adding LED ribbon strip lights under the cabinets and in the butler's pantry; mudroom storage system; ventilation; applying wallpaper to a ceiling; painting decorative stripes on an accent wall.
Bluestone front walk; installing porcelain tile; selecting antique granite.
The progress on the floors and in the kitchen; repurposing a chest of drawers for a sink base in the powder room.
Progress on the mudroom and kitchen; installing a porcelain plank floor tile; fishing wires to a new electrical box; patching holes; painting shutters.
Installing a one-piece covered gutter; updating recessed light fixtures; adding sconces over the mantel; testing two types of windows; infiltration system.
Installing reinforced fiberglass columns to support the farmers porch; storm window system for the screen porch; electric radiant floor heat.
A rough electrical inspection; hybrid railing system with cedar posts and railing caps; the layout and design choices for the new kitchen; options for the exterior.
Landscaping plans for the front yard; connecting the new kitchen to the old great room; properly removing 12 trees in the front yard.
Progress on the back deck; a bath waste and overflow kit is used to solve a problem; finishing the trim and decking on the corner deck stair.
The front gable wall of the second floor is raised and the framing of the roof begins; framing the farmer's porch; a solution to the ceiling height challenge in the old kitchen.
Framing of the front floor platform; new prefab footings are set, leveled and plumbed; building permit process.
An addition to a 1966 Colonial includes a new farmer's porch, kitchen, mudroom and access to the garage.
Restored exterior includes a new dormer, windows, shutters and front entry; Internet-based security system; mechanical room; third floor master suite; sitting room; new kitchen.
Cararra marble island top; PVC fence; restoring weather-beaten front steps; installing a marble mantel.
Adding a Greek Revival-style front door; kitchen cabinets; wall insert for the master shower; installing a small section of copper roof.
Roughing in ductwork for new direct vent gas fireplace units; adding Greek Revival details to the interior window trim; painting the exterior window trim; color choices for the front door.
Waterproofing the dormer; installing a reclaimed brick veneer on the new kitchen bump out; replacing fake shutters with operable shutters made of fiberglass.
Modifying the old chimney for gas fireplace units; framing the third floor master suite; options for rebuilding the retaining walls; progress on rough plumbing and electrical.
A major problem -- exterior walls bowing out from the weight of the roof -- is solved; opening up the back wall for the new bump out.
The renovation of a home in Boston's oldest neighborhood, Charlestown; a plan for the basement; testing for lead paint.
Steam shower; newly finished basement spaces; finished bedrooms, baths and laundry spaces; period-inspired decor; the group gathers in the eat-in kitchen to celebrate the finished house.
Installing a replica ceiling medallion; installing a custom copper vent hood; garbage disposer; crown molding; installing a pedestal sink; customizing the master closet.
Installing a teak island top in the kitchen; installing a solid surface vanity top in the master bath; building a small electronics nook; grouting the pebble tiles on the shower floor; hanging handmade wallpaper; installing a new front door.
Installing a custom PVC fence and arbor; creating a marble herringbone pattern in the powder room; grout options for the faux slate floor in the mudroom; building a sliding barn door; alternatives to the usual shade plants.
Adding the final edge detail to soapstone countertops; cutting down 12-inch marble tiles for wainscoting; oval mirror frame; oak stair treads; darkening soapstone countertops with carnauba wax and walnut oil.
Installing a new front walk; chair rail; selecting tile; fitting a new four-panel door into an old door jamb; cabinet installation.
Arlington's Spy Pond; installing a new water line to the house; installing pre-finished Brazilian chestnut flooring; fiberglass gutters.
Removing a hydrangea; working with messy red paint; indoor hailstorm; keeping water at bay in the basement.
Setting granite steps with ice; repairing plaster by hand; making repairs in a computer; design options for the front porch railing.
Patching cracks in the plaster walls; raising the height of a railing; removing concrete stairs at the front entry.
Exterior color schemes; patching old oak veneer floors; solution for PVC intake and exhaust pipes that come out of the boiler; applications for radiant heat.
Selective tree pruning; benefits of using PEX instead of copper for water supply lines; converting a former doorjamb into a cased opening.
Installing vertical beaded siding; replicating 150-year-old corbels; connecting cast iron waste pipes.
Leveling out the ceiling in a new open kitchen and the floor in the finished basement; cutting a hole for a window; solutions for a shady front yard.
Securing the new roof to the old; waterproofing mortar; reopening a door in the foyer.
Replacing foundation and pouring a new slab in the basement; secret ceiling uncovered.
Discoveries are made during the demolition of the kitchen and baths; moving a massive rhododendron; Victoria mansion in Portland, Maine.
Remodeling an 1872 Italianate-style home in Arlington, Mass.
Three projects conclude on the Jersey Shore; garage doors; designing a planter.
Surfing the Jersey Shore; sea level foundation footings; white stone veneer, fiber cement siding and composite decking; finishing the modular home.
Barrier island; installing breakaway walls and flood vents.
Structural hardware and window installation in Bay Head; garage conversion; modular home.
Reviving the pier and boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J.; new mahogany decking is added to the porch at the Bay Head, N.J., house; the house in Manasquan, N.J., is built in a factory.
Touring Mantoloking, N.J., in a beach rescue vehicle; the Bay Head, N.J., home's first floor is framed; the Point Pleasant, N.J., home is screwed in place; timber piles are driven into the ground for a modular home; bakery is rebuilt.
A tour of Bay Head, N.J., revetment project; the Bay Head house is raised from the second floor structure; a house is torn down in Manasquan, N.J.
Three homeowners along the New Jersey Shore vow to rebuild following Superstorm Sandy.
Installing interior screens and a Dutch door; exterior lighting and generator; a tour of the English cottage.
Geothermal system; laying reclaimed marble tile in the foyer and hand-painted border tile in the kitchen; the Seattle home of architect Emory Baldwin.
Slate floor; parged plaster, salvaged hearth tile and stained quarter-sawn oak floors help revive the look of the original cottage; singer Daryl Hall's antique home and studio.
The last shipyard in Essex; shiplap barn board walls and mantel; tour of a home with accessible retrofits; reclaimed tile hearth.
Installing ceilings; rustic plaster and old beams; septic systems; self-contained membrane bioreactor system; granite and cobble border.
Digging for clams; finishing the barrier-free walk with granite and bluestone; adding the standing-seam metal roof; installing a non-reactive lightning protection system.
Geothermal bore holes are filled and grouted; weaving shingles around a corner to achieve a cottage look; installing custom PVC window trim.
Reviving a neglected water feature; drilling for a water well and for geothermal wells; running an electrical service underground.
Keeping water out of the house while preserving a level grade; a home designed for a woman with physical challenges.
Removing a bad shed dormer; work begins on a barrier-free entry.
A couple hopes to turn a 1935 English-style cottage into an in-law residence.
Granite posts; vintage doorbell in the foyer.
Finishing the driveway, walk-in closets, home automation and wallpaper; building a workbench.
Lining the hearth and woodbox with rustic sandstone; butcher block countertop; installing wall-mounted lavatory faucets.
Installing plastic drywells to prevent flooding in the yard; kitchen cabinets; thermostats that program themselves; deck tiles.
Installing new granite steps; building a window seat and MDF doors; pine ceiling accents.
Adding Southern yellow pine accents; maple flooring; installing tile in the master bath; custom rails for the deck.
Painters spray the house bright yellow; adding custom copper half-round gutters and a Danish wood-burning fireplace; commercial-grade cooking appliances.
Exterior trim details; creating a staggered shingle pattern on the half walls; adding floor warming radiant heat; condensing boiler fuels both the radiant heat and hydro air systems.
Replacing the concrete front walk with a new bluestone design; modifications for replacement windows; shower waterproofing system; paint prep.
Repointing the old brick foundation; repairing the front porch; rebuilding the rotted historic porch railing; spray foam insulation.
Removing steps to roof deck; keeping ducts out of roof rafter bays; hiding the air handler.
Ceiling work on the first floor; Swedish style; skylight for the master suite.
Relocating a load-bearing partition wall; color choices for the home's exterior; interior styles.
Removing a central chimney brick by brick; eco-resale store; removing a sick Norway maple.
Homeowners hope to turn a two-family Victorian-era house in Cambridge, Mass., into a one-family home; energy audit; a deconstruction expert removes all the old and unneeded house parts.
Advanced programmable thermostat; solar shades; dividing the master closet into his and hers spaces; girl's room includes timeless pieces and colors.
Glass tile; installing a garage storage system; cable railing system; installing a gas stove; LED down light.
Retractable awning; Saratoga soapstone; light fixtures; electric floor warming system.
Replacing cracked asphalt with new concrete pavers in the driveway; using cherry veneers in the kitchen; wall cabinets; setting the new tub.
The Brazilian hardwood garapa is installed on the new deck; red cedar shingles; red oak flooring; decorative polyurethane brackets.
Installing a custom copper gutter and scupper; coastal tolerant and native plants; lighthouse.
Exterior shingles; hydronic system integrated with a solar hot water system on the roof.
Installing windows using a custom copper pan for flashing; installing architectural shingles.
The crew prepares the house for Hurricane Irene; framing the second floor; challenges of living by the water.
Demolition begins on the 1950s porch addition; the first floor is gutted.
Installing new and old plant material; installing ceramic backsplash tile; brightening up the parlor and dining room.
Finishing the driveway; installing a new LED strip light at the old fireplace; a Colonial-inspired boot scraper and doorknocker; hot water heater.
Restoring the panel front door with flexible epoxy and new paint; a hole in the marble island top conceals a compost bin; upgrading the ducted HVAC system; using two old doors to make sliding barn entry doors.
Using old-style bricks for a winding entry path; fitting a modern kitchen into an ell from the 1700s; zero-clearance gas fireplace; wainscoting; painting the farmhouse; installing white oak floor boards.
Installing decorative timbers in the new family room; A/C condenser; fastening mahogany boards to the front entry deck; installing a garden shed; closed-cell spray-foam insulation.
Installing a 3,000-pound slab of reclaimed granite for the front step; installing new windows in the addition; period restoration of the Colonel James Barrett house; insulating old ductwork; rye grass mix.
Rebuilding the front door surround to eliminate rot; deep root injections to amend and aerate soil; antique home; the new space design blends modern and rustic elements.
Installing red cedar clapboards; removing plumbing that is in the way of the new kitchen; installing a horseshoe-shaped asphalt driveway; solving a plumbing problem using a wet vent.
Replacing a partially rotted old post in the kitchen; reinstalling the restored historic window sashes; upgrading the electrical service; removing the narrow strip flooring.
Topping off cellulose insulation in walls; building raised beds out of fieldstone; waterproofing the roof.
The family room addition is framed up and sheathed; new post supports in the kitchen accommodate a new stove vent hood; repairing the window sash.
Work begins on clearing the backyard; assembling and raising the gable wall for the family room addition; repairing a historic windowsill.
Framing up the new roof that will overlay the existing roof; repairing the exterior chimney; weaving in bricks.
Removing old clapboards; opening up a hole in the old fieldstone foundation that will connect the old basement space to the new; patching a rotted sill.
Transplanting shrubs and plants to a safe place until the job is complete; clearing small trees and overgrowth that are in the way of the new family room addition.
Work begins on a 300-year-old farmstead.
Replicating plaster detail on the walls; bathroom fan; HVAC system; antiques, reproductions, and upholstery create inviting spaces.
Walkways made with broken concrete; edging material for the planting beds; custom garage door; front gates.
Wrapping kitchen cabinets in plaster; pedestal sink; soapstone countertops; ceiling star; balcony.
Red oak flooring; terrace; low-water plants; installing the California-made terra cotta tile.
Last two steps of the stucco system; period-appropriate ornamental ironwork; hand-glazed reproduction tile; black and yellow tile for the powder room.
Custom foam forms are used to create a tray ceiling; kitchen cabinets; rain causes leaks and damage.
Replicating arch details from the front living room in various openings in the house; stucco system; batt insulation in the basement.
New clay roof tiles, custom windows and doors meet strict California energy codes; stucco.
A facility where earthquakes are replicated to assist builders in developing ways to protect buildings; heating and cooling systems are installed in the basement.
Work begins on the expansion and renovation of a 1933 Spanish Colonial Revival project house.
Finishing the exterior low-voltage lighting; carpets; composite shutters; master bedroom and bathroom.
Wood island top; his and hers closets; wireless security system; high-efficiency two-stage air conditioning system.
Custom pergola; prepping the beds for planting; adding perennials to the garden; installing a click-together laminate floor.
Installing nine tons of rustic Pennsylvania fieldstone for the entry walkway; assembling the kitchen island; installing black and white tile.
Composite decking; painting; updating the fireplace mantel.
Pergola; concrete stoop; window trimming; vines for front yard; new shower.
Perennial beds for front yard; plaster; cutting down a tree; Boston tour; shingles.
Exterior progress; acrylic stucco system for basement addition; kitchen layout; roof work; insulation.
Hand-patching sidewall shingles; installing ductwork for the hydronic heating and cooling system; pocket door kit.
Completing the installation of the floor-warming radiant heat; vinyl clad casement windows.
Framing the flat roof over the sunroom; back-to-back bathrooms.
Turning the flat roof into a pitched roof; layout for the back deck and walkways; framing the floor of the sunroom.
Framing the new mudroom and powder room; repairing a termite-damaged window sill.
Pouring the foundation and walls; testing for lead; gutting the kitchen.
Demolishing the sun porch; outside excavation; cutting through the 10-inch-thick concrete foundation walls; making way for the family room addition.
Renovation begins on a 1940s house on Boston's Charles River; asbestos is found throughout the house; erosion control.
Installing an entry gate on the perimeter fence; installing the final light fixtures and window treatments; wrap party.
Installing meshed white subway tiles for the kitchen backsplash; installing the stair treads and newel post for the new stairs.
Spreading soil, planting low-maintenance ground cover and an ornamental dogwood tree; removing stains from marble countertops; tankless hot water heater.
Progress on the puddingstone retaining walls and front entrances; custom arches for the front of the house; antique marble fireplace surround and mantel.
Installing a plaster crown molding; painting an accent wall in the back bedroom; slabs for oak front doors and sidelights; marble fireplace surround.
Spreading soil and putting down sod in the backyard; PVC privacy fence; ceiling medallions.
Paneling on the front bay window resembles what may have been there originally; waste and water configuration; high-efficiency two-stage hot air system.
Architectural shingles look like slate to reflect the house's original roof; energy-efficient vinyl windows; installing the pre-primed and pre-painted siding.
Foundation walls for the rear addition; laminated veneer lumber is used to correct a structural problem; framing the new addition.
An abandoned two-family house is turned into two units of affordable housing.
Plant material for the yard; installing a butcher block island top; installing face frames for the base cabinets.
Painting the dining room; countertops; built-in bookshelves for the formal living room.
Laying down asphalt for a new driveway; installing new cabinets; under-cabinet lighting.
A small deck connects the kitchen to the patio; laying concrete pavers for the new patio; installing oak flooring.
Exterior painting; custom copper half-round gutters; veneer plaster; removing the garage.
Decorative bracket supports the rear entry porch roof; heating the new kitchen space; patching old siding.
Installing pre-hung Douglas fir exterior door; removing bookshelves and plaster wall to gain entry into the new library addition.
Pruning hemlock trees; installing a bath fan; architectural asphalt shingle roof.
Reframing the existing walls to accommodate new door and window openings; installing a large window in the library.
Framing a first floor family room; gable-end wall; using a composite pipe made up of PEX and aluminum to run new lines to the radiators.
The entire kitchen ceiling is reinforced and leveled; the origins of the Dutch Colonial Revival style; framing up the first floor platform.
Heating system is removed; extending the old windowsills with wood and epoxy; nearly all of the house needs to be rewired to meet building code.
Removing old vinyl siding; new kitchen calls for a modest expansion; smart ideas for affordable remodels.
The plan for an addition to a 1915 Dutch Colonial Revival includes a new kitchen, home office and family room.
Sod is laid down in the backyard; installing spindles at the base of the main staircase; rental apartment is finished.
Reinstalling white oak entry doors; installing a pot filler over the range; new technology for smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Old interior door trim is installed in the library area; countertops; the mechanical room; grouting the floor tile.
A painting technique disguises old and damaged woodwork; custom kitchen; window treatments; a mud bed for tile.
Installing vintage spiral stairs; plaster medallion is installed in the parlor; linoleum floor tiles are laid down.
Installing white oak flooring in the top floor apartment; showerhead combination; installing a privacy fence.
White oak flooring with two accent strips of cherry is installed in the parlor; plaster crown mouldings; retaining wall; brick patio.
Restoring wood finishes; tile combinations for the bathrooms and kitchen; converting old steam radiators to hot water.
Framing; kitchen layout; options for updating and/or upgrading the old steam heating system.
Demolition begins on a neglected 1904 brownstone in Brooklyn; paint is stripped from the back of the house.
Preparing for the new oak floors; final heating installation; LED under-cabinet lights.
Adding sod, a bocce court and irrigation system; rustic granite hearthstone for the fireplace; laying handmade tile over the sinks.
Installing a berm and fence in the front yard; concrete countertops and sink; split-type air conditioning system.
Installing porous pavers in the driveway; installing window trim; installing the industrial steel staircase.
Land's Sake Farm; composite decking; cladding a wall in reclaimed galvanized metal; neutral paint color palette.
Installing granite steps, precast footings and Goshen stone; installing rough sawn and reclaimed white oak flooring.
Solar panels; installing red distressed vertical boards; timberframer carves 2008 into Douglas fir timber.
Building a new stairway to the basement; selecting a good faucet; vaulted ceiling; spray foam insulation.
Solar hot-water system; installing Home Slicker and prestained cedar shingles; prepping a shower stall for tile.
Synthetic slate roofing material; New England fieldstone natural stone veneer; custom wainscoting, chair rail and horizontal wallboards.
Roof panels; cupola; shingles; copper roof; window installation.
Water-supply lines and drainage pipes; landscape plan; rain garden; scarf joint.
Timber frame; custom kitchen; exterior walls.
Mechanical room module; floor panels; radiant heating and insulation.
Prefabricating interior and exterior wall systems; Douglas fir and live oak timbers frame the dining area.
Setting the pre-cast foundation walls; timber frame office; pouring the slab for the basement and garage floor.
Demolishing a chimney and foundation; salvaged material; 3-D software program; sawing timber.
Designing and prefabricating an environmentally friendly house.
Installing a hoop-and-scroll iron fence; protecting the house from termites; final paint-color scheme; two custom tables.
Plants arrive as a master mason lays brick on the front walk; custom composite shutters; lights.
Installing a green privacy fence, arbor and gates; standby generator; Willis Reed, Robert Parish and Tyson Chandler.
Kitchen cabinets; templates for the new quartz countertops; making a window stool and apron.
Trimming the side porch; an organization helps homeowners deconstruct their ruined properties; the Green Project in St. Roch, New Orleans.
The homeowner obtains rough inspections; spray foam insulation gets underway in the new addition; French doors; music education and performance center.
Plumbing layout; installing windows with a group renovating a house for a wheelchair-user; landscape design for the yard and gardens.
The carpenter works on the side porch, while the homeowner strips paint from the historic windows; bright color schemes.
Proposed work on a shotgun single; discovery of toxic mold is a setback until work begins on a whole-house remediation and prevention program.
Musicians Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis help provide new housing for musicians in New Orleans through Habitat for Humanity.
New lighting fixtures; installing the security system, plasma televisions, audio systems and window treatments.
Installing the end-grain teak island top; stripping and refinishing the old clawfoot tub; custom closet system.
Installing sod in the backyard; quartz and resin countertops; high-efficiency air conditioning system; wainscoting for the kitchen.
Installing custom garage doors; adding an oak veneer and oak moldings to a stock masonite door; adding sprinkler heads and drip irrigation to landscape.
Rotting problems in the garage; kitchen garbage disposers; installing a new standing seam copper roof over the back porch.
Wrapping the columns under the back porch in shingles; saving old plaster; replicating an authentic corner bead detail from the 1890s.
Prepping the exterior for paint; bluestone patio and stairs; adapting an antique light fixture to meet modern needs.
Fieldstone and mortar wall; termite treatment; decking; high-velocity miniduct system.
Digging up an established shrub to transplant in the backyard; fieldstone sitting wall; adding radiant heat panels under the entry hall.
Installing new windows; an update on the mechanical systems; installing Milford Pink granite; matching the old mortar.
Exterior paint; 12-foot wall; the restoration and rebuilding of four historic windows.
A retaining wall defines the perimeter of the backyard; framing an old wall for a new window.
Removing a support beam; framing materials; a beam installation; shoddy wiring; kitchen design; reframing the floor structure.
Porch columns; a perk test for a landscape plan; removing a rotted tree.
Creating a large, new patio; demolishing a kitchen; loosening a sewer cap; chimney flues.
Structural issues in a Victorian-era house include the plaster, the kitchen and the bathroom.
Setting sod, plants and pine straw; drip irrigation system; custom shades and shutters; high-efficiency toilets; Energy Star appliances.
Using limestone on the porch wall caps, vanity top and in the landscape borders; recycled glass and concrete countertops.
New stair treads; installing handmade tile on the master bathroom floor; high-efficiency two-stage air conditioning.
Stabilizing the foundation with a French drain and moisture barrier; flooring, French doors and kitchen cabinets; composite decking.
A solar contractor begins work; interior doors and glass knobs; circulator pump; fixing the sagging front-porch pad.
Standing seam metal roof; green home for a family of six; custom cedar brackets; nontoxic borates prevent future insect damage.
What is needed to qualify for a five-star rating from Austin Energy's Green Building Program; draining and recycling an old A/C unit.
Adding a second floor addition to a bungalow and some strategies for increasing the efficiency of the house.
Custom cafe shutters; finishing the grout on the glass tile backsplash; boutique look; cottage kitchen and bath.
New fence, sod and plants; countertop for the laundry area; shopping for tile; installing subway tile in the bathroom.
Decorative trellises; replacing old aluminum trim; painting the kitchen; custom banquette.
Removing old plants and dead lawn; new kitchen cabinets; repairing an old railing; dust collection system.
Stripping paint off the front door trim; patching the kitchen floor; replacing the original stage floor.
Work begins on the exterior of the building; updating the original front doors; applying an elastomeric coating to the stucco.
New roof; custom copper shower pan and drain; updated service panels and external surge-suppression system for the whole house.
Replacing old basement windows; stainless steel double wall chimney; spray foam insulation.
Replacing rotting wood trim boards with rot-resistant PVC material; oil tanks; installing IC-rated recessed lights; roofing.
The second-floor front deck; installing new thermostatic valves; removing a broken stained-glass window.
Digging holes for the deck footings using a compact utility-loader; detectors for smoke and carbon monoxide; patching stucco.
Rot problems on the front porch and failures in the old stucco exterior; removing ivy from the building.
Making way for the new kitchens; bath designer unveils plans to install a full bathroom in the attic.
Two kitchen designs; a new pipe-relining system; a carrying beam allows for an open floor-plan on the second floor.
Urban landscape plans; asbestos-laden flooring and mastic are removed from the first floor kitchen; original mouldings are removed from upstairs.
Three options for opening up the kitchen; heating systems are drained and radiators removed to prepare for demolition.
An architect agrees to draft plans for the house; stucco exterior; tree roots may be clogging pipes and causing sewage backups in the basement.
Two single female homeowners hope to renovate a 1916 two-family house on a modest budget.
Replacement roof-turret; teak furniture and annuals add to the backyard; elaborate tile medallion.
Steel edging, pea stone and plant material for the backyard garden; linoleum flooring; prefinished strip-oak floor.
Neighbor-friendly shadow-box fence and saltbox shed; quartz kitchen-counters; fireplace mantel.
Repointing and rebuilding the decorative brickwork; front entrance stairs; maple cabinets.
Exterior brickwork begins; replicating wood casings; high-efficiency, two-stage gas furnace.
Framing is almost complete; the architect's new design features a more open floor-plan; repairing and rebuilding the brick on the front of the house.
Extensive water damage means that the project house must be gutted almost completely; low-maintenance urban gardens.
Nonprofit developer Mi Casa Inc. plans to renovate an 1879 row house in Washington.
New custom garage system; finished kitchen boasts state-of-the-art appliances; central vacuum system; installing vented gas logs in the corner fireplace.
Dramatic three-story stair; installing the teak handrail; concealing a 61-inch plasma television in the living room and adding acoustical panels.
Installing a brushed nickel mortise lockset on the custom oak door; the mechanical room includes a gas-fired boiler and a fine mist humidifier.
Setting bluestone treads on a stringer over the water; low-maintenance plants; cleaning, drying and repairing Oriental rugs.
Installing two concrete storage tanks to help control water in the yard; two-party epoxy coating; custom mill shop.
Installing a pre-fabricated pitched structural foam trench drain; radiant tubing; high-velocity mini duct system; stain formula.
Applying the exterior finish; black pebble finish is installed on the bed of the water feature; steel stairs; installing exterior redwood siding.
America's first landscaped cemetery; using minimal wood trim around the windows; using bluestone in the front courtyard.
Exterior cladding system; solving problems of water infiltration; a chimney specialist works with the new gas fireplace.
The final design for the entry courtyards and water feature; replacing a steel slider with a more energy-efficient insulating glass unit.
Installing natural quartzite veneer on the landscape walls; obscure glass, custom shoji screens and low-E coatings.
Water damage in the old kitchen; building up the lower landscape wall; framing the pocket door.
Framing the roof above the library; software program for designing HVAC system; hardscape materials.
Installing a flush frame beam; treatments for termite and carpenter ant damage; new landscape walls; Six Moon Hill.
A front-yard plan includes stone walls and courtyards; a horticultural oil treatment for hemlocks; a tour of Longfellow House.
Form work begins; a problem with understructured framing from previous renovations.
Dismantling the carport; evaluating the landscape; a 3-D model of the new house.
Work begins on a mid-century contemporary-style house in Cambridge, Mass.
The finished house; rustic barn court; sophisticated library hallway; first-floor laundry.
Extending the sliding barn door; a 6-foot whirlpool tub and walk-in shower room.
Dramatic foyer; saddle thresholds; completed kitchen; TV hutch.
Modern cable lighting system; limestone tub deck; workshop storage system; handcrafted teak furniture.
Motorized screen system; mudroom and master closet; custom-made interior double doors; African mahogany wood countertops.
High-density polyurethane trim; new cabinets; built-ins for the library.
Installing a pre-finished cherry floor; railing system; wine cellar.
Bluestone terrace and retaining wall; parging on the chimney; laying out handmade tile.
Sodding the front yard; plastering; installing custom garage doors; floor heating system.
Plant material; birch trees; barn insulation; hanging wallboard.
Gas connection; lower driveway; fiber cement siding; home automation; staircase.
Barn; new flue for fireplace; submersible pump; pressure-treated lumber; porch.
Water in a well; garage; veneer; granite countertops; painting.
Planting Princeton elms; prospecting for water; creative lighting solutions.
Renovated farmstead; roofline; fieldstone hearthstone; panels on a barn.
Exterior window casings; water supply lines; fireplace; French neoclassic home; proposed cabinetry.
Granite steps; windows; floor decks; timber treatment; fireplace; raising ceilings.
Landscaping; new windows; fieldstone; kitchen designer Kathy Marshall.
Landscape architect Stephanie Hubbard; septic tank; plumbing; windows; borate solution protects against insect infestations.
Cannonball; framing progress; connecting ell; carpentry students; scarf joints; architecture students; insulated structural floor.
Beams to support a barn; floor panels for new ell; wall system; tree removal.
Stone footing; insulated foundation system; septic tank.
New basement; 3-D model; septic system; barn foundation.
Parking lot; 3-D model; barn; floor plan; ell; master suite.
Design work and bylaws for a farmstead in Carlisle, Mass.
Renovated house in 1979; 1849 farmstead in Carlisle, Mass.
Sink; range; refrigerator; closet; washer and dryer; fiberglass Bermuda shutters; master bath; hot tub; composite decks; living room; dining room; master suite.
Landscaping; cedar French doors; countertop; faux Bermuda stone; bathroom; painting; flora; Mexican river rocks; courtyard; flooring.
Container ship; heating and cooling system; kitchen elevations; sovereign; shipyard tour; kitchen cabinets.
Renovation; mantel; bond beam; firebox; masonry; cedar antiques.
Exploring Crystal Caves of Bermuda; a military fort turned catchment; building a cedar mantel for the dining room fireplace.
Bermuda; building permit; budget; steel beam; new concrete block walls; collecting rain water for drinking; masonry work.
Bermuda; design plans for the Georgian renovation; slate-roof repairs; cedar rafters; window frame replacement.
The search for a winter project leads to an old Georgian-style home circa 1805 in St. George, Bermuda.
A look at the finished bathrooms and mechanical room, including a central vacuum system; semi-custom furniture created for the cottage.
Concord, Mass.; yellow pine roof shingles; kitchen countertop installation; stain resistant carpet; custom windows.
Concord, Mass.; sod installation; laying Irish limestone tiles; maple floor; retractable screen; painting.
Concord, Mass.; installing granite bollards; tiling; remote controlled gas fireplace; sliding windows.
Concord, Mass.; fence installation; concealing the utility shed with plants; custom front-door; built-in hutch.
Concord, Mass.; decorative wall panels; shed; kitchen cabinets; setting cobblestones.
Concord, Mass.; driveway; brick walkway; pantry; landscape plants; bathroom tiling.
Laying a bluestone patio using stone dust and cement; wallboard product that's non-combustible, moisture resistant and mold resistant.
Concord, Mass.; hard-scape installation; seamed copper roof; cast-iron bathtub; European towel warmer.
Installing red cedar sidewall shingles in decorative courses; coating residential window glass with silver.
Installing exterior trim that resembles wood; finalizing the lighting plan; installing clad windows; residential window glass.
Concord, Mass.; rough plumbing; shower; staircase redesign.
Options for relocating porch stairs; protecting a Concord grape vine; setting 2x6 press-treated sills.
Installing PVC conduit two feel below the surface of the driveway; pushing the old roof section out.
Progress on the new utility trench; how an interior designer made a 600-square-foot apartment feel more spacious.
Concord, Mass.; building permit; floor plans; bracing a bowed wall; temporary walls.
Concord, Mass.; building permits; shed's architectural history.
Concord, Mass.; converting a garden shed into an in-law cottage.
The completed kitchen includes 40 lights which create different lighting scenes; chef Rick Bayless provides a tour of his functional kitchen.
Lake Forest, Ill.; stone fabrication; countertops; cast-iron farm sink; faucet installation; water-filtration unit.
Lake Forest, Ill.; Frank Lloyd Wright design; cabinets; plaster repair.
Lake Forest, Ill.; minimizing transitions between drywall and brick; oak floor installation.
Custom cedar siding for the exterior of the kitchen addition; radiant heat under the floors and in walls of eating area.
Lake Forest, Ill.; bracketed posts; floor repair; windows; drywall; testing countertop materials.
Lake Forest, Ill.; bathroom electric and plumbing; brickwork; asbestos.
New custom cabinets and appliances will help add more space in a cramped kitchen.
Garage storage system with diamond-plated cabinets, toolboxes and adaptable gear walls; custom shades and drapes.
Winchester, Mass.; stainless steel appliances; fencing; gate; master closet; chandelier; bookshelves.
Winchester, Mass.; porch tile floor; steam shower; interior painting; oak floating floor; concealing air conditioner condensers.
Winchester, Mass.; front walk; kitchen cabinet installation; measuring for storm windows; radiant heat; mahogany stairs.
Extruded polystyrene crown molding affixed with joint compound, not nails; customizing soapstone counters.
Winchester, Mass.; living room; wood flooring; patching floor holes; planting spruce and white pines for privacy.
Winchester, Mass.; replanting a tree; media room; harvesting rain water; weathervane.
Winchester, Mass.; sun porch's double-hung windows; kitchen insulation; architectural asphalt roofing; water supply lines.
A 1950s ranch replaced by a new Colonial Revival; using a centrifugal hammer to break up a chimney's old flue.
Experimenting with paints on the front of the house; keeping exterior concrete basement stairs ice-free.
Winchester, Mass.; chimney; kitchen's reinforced framing; cantilever; deck structure.
Winchester, Mass.; kitchen foundation; sun porch demolition; master suite's plumbing.
Winchester, Mass.; cutting a doorway in the foundation; non-toxic chemical paint stripper; roof dormers; windows.
Winchester, Mass.; kitchen foundation; steel support column; master suite layout; vintage greenhouse.
Jacking up the second floor; draining the heating system and disconnecting old radiators; taking down the chimney.
Dismantling the top of an unused kitchen chimney; saving hemlocks from an infestation of woolly adelgids.
Winchester, Mass.; stripping lead paint from the home's exterior; moving trees and shrubs; master suite sketches.
Winchester, Mass.; 1922 Colonial revival home.
Smoke detectors; frameless shower door; closet system; facades; house tour.
Music room's mahogany paneling finish; demonstration cook; appliances; mortise set; master bath.
Inglenook assembly; wood floor medallion; oval sink; glass conservatory roof installation; curved crowned molding.
Kitchen cabinets; trim painting; oak floor; bumper system; garage.
Inglenook in the music room; recessed alcove; built-in seating; wiring; fuse panels; mahogany paneling.
Outdoor spa; dining room ceiling molding; cabinets; paint preparation; radio-floor heat; tiling work.
Sealed gas fireplace; driveway; energy-recovery ventilator; inglenook; beadboard.
Window stripping and reglazing; sander; flexible molding.
Spa; portico columns; the Alcott House in Concord, Mass.; windows.
Open vistas; fireplace renovation; coved ceiling in the music room; portico restoration; stone patio.
Lighting choices; plumbing; patios; landscaping plans; porch column.
Sash restoration; foam system; plastering; mock vignettes.
Heating; patio; pine flooring; second floor decks.
Tearing of the old asphalt driveway; restoring the turn-of-the-century portico; installing an outdoor hot tub.
Porch; red cedar shingles; regulations for thinning a tree thicket; copper roof; plastic water piping.
House exterior; dormers; second-floor deck; window installation; landscaping; kitchen design.
Preserved Georgian home at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History; chimney system; wood floor; fireplace.
Computing heat-loss; heating and cooling costs with various insulations; roof joist system; sliding-glass door installation.
Roofing; window factory; cutting studs; bowed ceiling; chimneys.
Game room; re-siding with cedar shingles; shingle-style home replica.
Dormer restoration; floors; windows; cabinets.
The new foundation is backfilled; the lay-out of the kitchen, pantry and office begins.
A review of the costs involved with the new addition's foundation.
Options for improving space and light in the kitchen and living room.
Photographs; landscaping; tree relocation; kitchen renovation; butler's sink.
A Massachusetts coastal home is returned to its turn-of-the-20th-century grandeur.
West Palm Beach, Fla.; landscaping; appliances.
West Palm Beach, Fla.; granite countertops; driveway; pool; irrigation system; patio.
West Palm Beach, Fla.; kitchen renovation; garage; landscaping; patio.
Cabinets; appliances; tile; countertops; bath fixtures.
Renovation; pool; kitchen expansion; home office.
Hurricanes; windows; shatterproof glass; space station; space shuttle Atlantis.
Termite and water damage; stucco; proposed redesign; architect Roger Janssen.
West Palm Beach, Fla.; bungalow.
Lighting fixtures; wallpaper; carpeting; appliances.
Inspecting the 1865 townhouse as it nears completion; installing the bamboo flooring in the basement hallway.
Kitchen faucet; landscaping; cabinets.
Fiberboard; custom doors.
Door restoration; public works project in Boston.
Living spaces; plaster finish; china cabinet.
Stone lintels; roofing.
Spiral staircase; landscaping outdoor spaces.
Rental unit bedrooms; close-cell foam spraying; plaster restoration.
Boston Harbor; roof deck.
Fireplace safety; windows; wiring; plumbing; kitchen showroom visit.
Master bath; roof deck; duct system.
Removing a granite curb; gravestone; fireplaces; floor joists; Navy Yard.
Scaffolding; roof deck; flue channel; plumbing; basement.
Boston Harbor; scaffolding; kitchen; building inspectors; basement; pipes.
Charlestown, Mass.; parade; removing a brick patio; building permit; zoning; windows; cooling/heating systems; demolishing a kitchen.
Charlestown, Mass.; Rich Johnson; school; restored townhouse.
Charlestown, Mass.; USS Constitution; Bunker Hill; architecture; brick townhouse.
Bungalow; kitchen; front entrance; fireplace; vintage lighting-fixtures.
Windows; landscape; design expert.
Bungalow; master suite; tiles; non-flammable materials.
Bungalow; garage; walkway; oil industry.
Sod; central vacuuming system.
Shutter installation; lighting fixtures; cabinets; copper gutters; whirlpool bath.
Landscaping; Oriental carpets; front door.
Paving a driveway; controlling excess water; pastry board; linoleum production.
Rebuilding after a fire.
Rebuilding after a fire.
Rebuilding after a fire.
Rebuilding after a fire.
Rebuilding after a fire.
Rebuilding after a fire; raised-panel door; arc-fault arrestor; window flashing; cementaceous clapboards.
Rebuilding after a fire; wiring; futuristic home audio, video and computer systems; kitchen; sprinkler system.
Rebuilding after a fire; synthetic slate roofing with a 50-year warranty; woodworking shop; waste pipes.
Rebuilding after a fire; composite windows; corner trim with a 50-year warranty; a hearth.
Rebuilding after a fire; fire-training academy; constructing shed dormers.
Rebuilding after a fire; framed first floor; wooden I-joists for a column-free space; three-car garage; raising the walls.
Rebuilding after a fire; a new foundation; radiant-heat system; brick-veneer foundation exterior.
Rebuilding a burned house; architectural model; clearing fire damage; environmental testing; water table.
Rebuilding a burned home after a complete loss; insurance claims; an inventory of surviving plants.
Rebuilding a Massachusetts home destroyed by fire.
Testing the air conditioning system at the Key West house; landscape renovation with native plants; Ernest Hemingway's home.
Building an Italian kitchen in the Key West home; how wooden shutters are made; putting on a v-crimp galvanized roof.
Library; insulation; windows; cabinets; Key West.
Rebuilding a porch in the refined Key West-style; a tour of the Truman Annex and the planned town of Celebration, Fla.
Water; interior design; water conservation; Harry S. Truman; Key West.
Lumber; weather; siding; roofing; fishing relic; excavation; Key West.
Expanding a Conch captain's house built in Key West, Fla., in 1866.
Finishing up the media room and two home offices at the Watertown project; installing lighting fixtures.
Alarm; closet; stained glass; termites.
Kitchen; garden; tile; stairway.
Ore; copper; wainscoting; oak paneling.
Oak doors; copper shingling; porch roofs.
Fiber optics; lighting; windows; heat; floor.
Plants; painting; trellis; kitchen; drain; granite; foundation.
Deck; chimney; thinner; lawn; oak paneling.
Trees; porches; clapboards; windows; plumbing; shingles; skylight; granite.
Drainage; water main; paint; skylight.
Termites; sill; studs; kitchen.
Water damage; heat; architecture.
Reframing; appliances; kitchen.
Zoning; safety; oak staircase; flues; fireplaces.
Cabin restoration; scaffolding; landscape challenges.
Buying and renovation; basement; asbestos; oak staircase.
Architectural tour; systems evaluation; removing paint.
Renovation of 1886 classic home.
Renovating a church into a home.
Renovating a church into a home.
Renovating a church into a home.
Renovating a church into a home.
Renovating a church into a home.
Renovating a church into a home.
Renovating a church into a home.
Tour of finished project.
Lawn; sink; wine cellar; office; lighting; locks.
Cabinets; appliances; painted woodwork; wallpaper; ceiling mural.
Granite curb; courtyard; barbecue; flooring.
Tub; exterminator; iron fountain; fence; counters.
Gutter system; wine cellar; hot water; wainscoting; kitchen; cabinets; plants.
Lightning arrester; brick patio; latticework; garden; tile; pine paneling.
Sprinkler system; cedar clapboards; painting; macadam driveway; fiberglass; screen doors; kitchen; cabinets; counters; flooring.
Redwood garage doors; sills; window; lighting; garden.
Weather vane; driveway; bathroom; French doors.
Julia Child; deck; shingles; roof; dining room.
Kitchen; primer; shingles; speaker wires; lighting.
Sheathed kitchen; windows; metal roof.
Panels; beam; roofing; restoring furniture; driveway.
Colonial farmhouse; red barn.
Colonial farmhouse; red barn.
Colonial farmhouse; red barn.
Colonial farmhouse; red barn.
Colonial farmhouse; red barn.
Pueblo Revival: appliances; pool; courtyard landscaping.
Pueblo Revival: water treatment; walnut paneling; bookshelves.
Pueblo Revival: mesquite cabinets; concrete countertops; leaky fountain.
Pueblo Revival: walnut inlay; windows; stucco.
Pueblo Revival: mesquite cabinets; Biosphere 2.
Pueblo Revival: courtyard; red concrete floors; Old Tucson Studios.
Pueblo Revival: termites; plumbing; Mission San Xavier del Bac.
New project: a 1930s Pueblo Revival stucco house in Tucson, Ariz.
Nantucket: walls; bathroom fixtures; front doors; light fixtures; kitchen.
Nantucket: wood floor; heat exchanger; cabinets; landscaping; fence.
Nantucket: metal ceiling; bath stall; floor tiles.
Nantucket: fence; window trim; plaster moldings.
Nantucket: clapboards; deck; fence.
Nantucket: insulation; etched glass; kitchen; deck.
Nantucket: double doors; heating/cooling; shingling.
Nantucket: windows; insulation; front door.
Nantucket: Life Saving Museum; rounded firebox; electrical workboxes; vacuum systems; plumbing; Victorian brackets.
Nantucket: African Meeting House; new door frame; Switzerland.
Nantucket: geothermal heat pump; kitchen; floors.
Nantucket: extra framing; parging concrete foundation; cedar roof; front doors; lighting.
Nantucket: adding a gable; cedar shingle roof; geothermal heat pump.
Nantucket: lighthouse; divided lights; interior energy panels; paint; coastal erosion.
Nantucket: new chimney; mixing mortar; concrete block foundation.
Nantucket: insulation; upgrading wiring and plumbing; new windows and trim; floor plan; lead-paint removal.
Nantucket: new dormers and shingling; energy sources.
Nantucket: folk-style Victorian; contractors.
Savannah Mayor Floyd Adams presents the key to the city to Steve Thomas and Norm Abram.
Gulfstream Aircraft; woodworking.
Blacksmith; balustrade; wood flooring.
Savannah's Lucas Theater; ornamental molding; central venting system.
Author John Berendt; Savannah house; recycled-cotton insulation; rear addition.
Savannah house; plumbing/electrical work; siding panels; a new terne metal roof.
Owens-Thomas House in Savannah; plumbing and heating; demolishing rear porches; framing a new addition.
Italianate Victorian row house; rotting porches; wood floors; exterior painting; wrought-iron balcony.
Salem home: carpet; alarm system; slate countertop; appliances; lights; furniture.
Salem home: wallpaper; clawfoot tub; Federal-style fence.