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This Old House

Manchester, Mass. (Part 20 of 26) (#2120)

Fireplace specialist Mark Schaub shows host Steve Thomas the new sealed gas fireplace unit in the guestroom. Landscape architect David Hawk walks host Steve Thomas along the rapidly developing new driveway, which gives an entirely different arrival experience than the old 16-foot-wide straight approach. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows off a new energy-recovery ventilator. Homeowner David McCue visits master carpenter Norm Abram in the New Yankee Workshop to help in the making of the inglenook. Back at the house, general contractor Tom Silva puts up beadboard, showing Steve a trick involving a baseboard rabbet. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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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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