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This Old House - Episode #3209
Master Carpenter Norm Abram and Host Kevin O'Connor arrive to find the painters putting up a tinted primer with airless sprayers, turning the house from a bland grey to a sunny (and Swedish) yellow. Inside, General Contractor
Tom Silva and Norm get to work trimming out the double hung widows on the second floor with an elegant, modern detail specified by the architect. Back outside, Norm finds custom gutter fabricator Augustin Crookston on site again to form and install the custom copper half round gutters for our project. Kevin meets homeowner Sally Peterson and appliance expert Sandy Lashway to explore the benefits of upgrading to professional grade ranges and ovens at a hands-on showroom. Back at the house, Plumbing and Heating Expert Richard
Ttethewey meets fireplace specialist John Sullivan to see the Danish-designed zero-clearance wood burning fireplace insert he's providing for the living room. With the fireplace installed, homeowner John Stone shows Kevin the design and storage options they considered for fireplace wall, including the final design.
Products and Services
Kitchen Showroom visit
Clarke Distribution Corp
Copper gutter installer
Classic Gutter Systems, L.L.C.
Tool Storage Box
KNAACK Jobsite Storage Equipment
Marcus Gleysteen, AIA
? Body - Chesterton buff, HC-9
? Trim - Navajo white
? Windows - Black
? Lattice - Essex green
Morso Jernstoberi A/S
Energy Unlimited of New England, Inc.
B.A.C. Sales, Inc.
Ask This Old House - Episide #1109
General contractor Tom Silva installs interior window trim. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new device that will heat a swimming pool for free using the excess heat produced by a central air conditioner.
Installing Interior Window Trim
Tom installs interior window trim using hand tools.
Where to find it?
Tom used 1x4 primed pine lumber for the window trim, which is available at lumberyards.
All of the hand tools that Tom used, including a hand saw, hand plane, nail set, and hammer are available at hardware stores and home centers.
Heating a Pool with AC
Richard installs a new device that will heat a swimming pool for free using the excess heat produced by a central air conditioner.
Where to find it?
Richard installed the HotSpot FPH pool heater, manufactured by HotSpot Energy.
Expert assistance for this project was provided by Alternative Creative Energy & HVAC Inc of Blackstone, MA.