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This Old House

Winchester, Mass. (Part 16 of 18) (#2216)

With host Steve Thomas away on assignment, master carpenter Norm Abram arrives to find landscape contractor Roger Cook unloading and inspecting the latest delivery from the garden center. On the sun porch floor, tiling contractor Joe Ferrante shows Norm how to apply grout around the new 12" x 12" Chinese slate tiles. Meanwhile, Steve and interior designer Carolina Tress-Balsbaugh visit a boutique in Boston that has been manufacturing custom lamp shades for 150 years. Things heat up in the master bath as plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tries out the new steam shower, and then shows Norm how it works. Painting contractor Jim Clark demonstrates tips and techniques for prepping and painting the interior of the house, and flooring contractor Pat Hunt installs a new oak floating floor in the master suite. In the backyard, Roger shows homeowner Kim Whittemore how creative landscaping can conceal the external air conditioning condensers. [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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