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This Old House

Charlestown, Mass. Project House (Part 3) (#2003)

The Charlestown townhouse can be found on the route of one of the country's oldest parades, the Bunker Hill Day Parade. Host Steve Thomas gets the scoop on the parade's 225-year-old history and its annual events from the locals. Afterwards, he checks in on the flurry of activity at the job site including Tom's removal of the old brick patio and the asbestos-abatement crew's work in the kitchen and basement. Later, Steve meets with homeowner Dan Beliveau and project architect Jack French to review the two options for expanding the structure and the building permit and zoning approvals needed. Norm reviews choices for improving the old windows, while Tom and Richard discuss the challenges of updating the home's cooling and heating systems. Finally, homeowner Dan Beliveau rolls up his sleeves and works alongside the crew to demolish the old kitchen. [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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