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This Old House

Episode #1712

In this episode of THIS OLD HOUSE, viewers accompany host Steve Thomas as he observes the final workings of the project. Tom Silva explains the system sequence for painting a house, while Seth Knipe describes the process for keeping the paint looking rich and fresh for years. Don Sawyer reviews the method for insulating the media room, the master bedroom, and crawl spaces throughout the house. Meanwhile, as the final steps of landscaping continue, Roger Cook , Ken Moura, and Bob Sparker finish the installation of the in-ground sprinkler system and the seeding of the lawn. Paving contractor Larry Torti takes the audience through the steps and costs for finishing the driveway. While Norm Abramson works on the screens for the house's porch, Thomas finalizes the kitchen designs with Phil Mossgraber. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: America's favorite home improvement series, the Emmy Award-winning THIS OLD HOUSE, with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and master carpenter Norm Abram.

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