An 1850s-era Greek Revival house in Boston is spotlighted.
A fix for a major problem: exterior walls that are bowing.
How the old chimney will be modified.
Waterproofing the dormer; installing a reclaimed brick veneer on the new kitchen bump out; shutters.
Roughing in ductwork for direct-vent gas fireplace units; adding details to window trim.
A major upgrade begins: adding a Greek Revival-style front door. On the second floor, new wood wainscoting is installed; a feature wall insert for the master shower is created with marble basket weave tile.
The team install a cararra marble island top and a new PVC fence.
The Charlestown project is completed with the restoring of the exterior with a new dormer, windows, shutters and front entry.
Work starts on the back porch and the framing of the first floor platform is outlined.
The second floor's front gable wall is completed and the roof framing begins.
Progress is made on the back deck and decking is created for a corner deck stair.
How a small stream in the backyard affects the entire yard. Also: trees are removed; shade plants are relocated to a new bed in the side yard; a five-foot section of wall is cut away to connect the kitchen to the great room.
A look at the mudroom door; the work required to patch in new clapboard; the back deck's hybrid railing system; and the layout and design choices for the kitchen. Also: what goes into a rough electrical inspection; and what's trending in kitchens.
Rough mechanical and rough framing inspections are discussed; reinforced fiberglass columns to support the farmer's porch are installed; how an arched doorway is being turned into one that's squared off.
A covered gutter is installed; the infiltration system to disperse water from gutters into the ground is detailed; native plants that will return part of the lawn back to nature are discussed; and how existing aluminum wiring is being worked with.
Some progress is made on the mudroom and kitchen.
The show offers tips on building a basic entry shelf and how to wire a basement room.
A Bluestone front walk is created and porcelain tiles are installed,
Ventilation is added and work is done on the kids's rooms.
Lightning protection is installed.