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E30 | Return to Paradise | Summer Special

E30 | Return to Paradise | Summer Special

Two years after the worst wildfire in California history This Old House follows three families as they rebuild their lives in a place that many say should not be home. We follow the emotional ride as one of the families lives the dream, they move into a new house that's a spitting image of the original that burned.
S42 E30 Length 23:42 Premiere: 9.23.21

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This Old House

About This Old House

This Old House, with pros Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey, Jenn Nawada, and host Kevin O'Connor, is TV's original home-improvement show, following one whole-house renovation over several episodes.

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Auburndale Project (Part 5) - S30 E5

The new front entry and framed up kitchen; at the garage, turning the flat roof into a pitched roof with prefabricated trusses; the new kitchen design; in the backyard, the native and non-native species taking over the flood plain; Norm and Tom review the layout for the new back deck and walkways; and framing up the floor of the new sunroom using engineered lumber.

  • Wednesday September 29, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday September 29, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Auburndale Project (Part 6) - S30 E6

Framing the flat roof over the new sunroom; an expensive change order in the basement bathroom - the homeowners have decided to add air conditioning; Kevin visits the Boston Public Library to learn about the former resident of the home, one of Boston's most famous street photographers; the progress on the rough plumbing in the new back-to-back bathrooms; and installing the underlayment on the flat roof.

  • Thursday September 30, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday September 30, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project - Part 1 of 16 - S31 E1

A new season begins with work on a 300-year-old farmstead that is rich in Colonial history.

  • Friday October 1, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday October 1, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Concord | New England Cape - S43 E1

This 1880 Country Cape started as a small house on a large piece of land but was added on to over time. The crew meets the new homeowners and their architect and gets a tour both inside and outside.

  • Thursday September 30, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Thursday September 30, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET2
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  • Tuesday October 5, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Tuesday October 5, 2021 3:00 pm CT on KET2

Bedford Project - Part 2 of 16 - S31 E2

Transplanting the shrubs and plants from the front of the house and removing the front entry porch.

  • Monday October 4, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday October 4, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project - Part 3 of 16 - S31 E3

Removing the old clapboards and opening up a hole in the old fieldstone foundation.

  • Tuesday October 5, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday October 5, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project - Part 4 of 16 - S31 E4

Framing up the new roof that will overlay the existing roof and repairing the exterior chimney.

  • Wednesday October 6, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 6, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 5 of 16 - S31 E5

The plan for the rambling site, reclaiming a good percentage of the backyard from invasive vines and brambles, assembling and raising the gable wall for the new family room addition, repairing a historic windowsill, and demo of the old ceiling.

  • Thursday October 7, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday October 7, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 6 of 16 - S31 E6

The new family addition is framed up and sheathed; installing a new footing and lally column in the basement and new post supports in the kitchen; and the historic window sash is stripped, repaired, re-glazed, and repainted.

  • Friday October 8, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday October 8, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Concord | Saving What We Can

Appliances and building materials are salvaged from the house before the major demolition begins.

  • Thursday October 7, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Thursday October 7, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET2
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  • Tuesday October 12, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
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Bedford Project, Part 7 of 16 - S31 E7

The crew top off the existing cellulose insulation in the walls of the oldest part of the house.

  • Monday October 11, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday October 11, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 8 of 16 - S31 E8

Replacing an undersized and partially rotted old post in the kitchen and upgrading the electrical service.

  • Tuesday October 12, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday October 12, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 9 of 16 - S31 E9

Installing new red cedar clapboards, removing some existing plumbing that's in the way of the new kitchen, installing a new horseshoe-shaped asphalt driveway, and solving a rough plumbing problem by using a wet vent in the downstairs powder room.

  • Wednesday October 13, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 13, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 10 of 16 - S31 E10

Rebuilding the front door surround to eliminate rot, prescribing deep root injections, and where the design for the new space is headed.

  • Thursday October 14, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday October 14, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 11 of 16 - S31 E11

Installing a 3,000-pound slab of reclaimed granite for the front step, installing new wood windows, the progress on the period restoration of the Colonel James Barrett house, sealing and insulating the old ductwork, and broadcasting a rye grass mix.

  • Friday October 15, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday October 15, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Concord | Fix the Foundation

The old foundation gets modified for the new basement with an opening for a doorway, and the new foundation has to be tied into the old.

  • Thursday October 14, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Thursday October 14, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET2
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  • Sunday October 17, 2021 5:00 pm ET on KET
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  • Tuesday October 19, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Tuesday October 19, 2021 3:00 pm CT on KET2

Bedford Project, Part 12 of 16 - S31 E12

Installing the massive decorative timbers in the new family room, how to set the new A/C condenser on a prefabricated concrete mounting pad, the Parson Capen House, the progress on the new front entry deck, installing a new garden shed, and adding closed cell spray foam insulation to the new addition.

  • Monday October 18, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday October 18, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 13 of 16 - S31 E13

Creating a winding path to the new entry door, installing the kitchen cabinets, the zero-clearance gas fireplace, installing wainscoting for the powder room out of old sheathing boards, and painting the red farmhouse gray-blue.

  • Tuesday October 19, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday October 19, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 14 of 16 - S31 E14

Restoring the circa 1720 raised panel front door with flexible epoxy and a new paint job, the 1,300-pound marble island top is hefted into the kitchen, upgrading the ducted HVAC system, making the custom farm table top out of reclaimed floor joists, making sliding "barn" entry doors for the new walk-in pantry, and installing the new raised brick hearth.

  • Wednesday October 20, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 20, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 15 of 16 - S31 E15

The finish goes down on the driveway, installing a new LED strip light, a bright custom canvas wall covering, making a Colonial-inspired boot scraper and doorknocker, the new single garage door that's made to look like two carriage doors, and why antique homes can be challenging to sell.

  • Thursday October 21, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday October 21, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Bedford Project, Part 16 of 16 - S31 E16

Installing both the new and old plant material, installing the ceramic backsplash tile with a crackle finish, hanging the new hand-woven wallpaper from Japan, installing the reproduction boot scraper and doorknocker, the finished kitchen is revealed, and other final touches.

  • Friday October 22, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday October 22, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Concord | Solid Foundation

The foundation is waterproofed. Mauro and homeowners discuss exterior paint colors. The new foundation is braced for backfilling.

  • Thursday October 21, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Thursday October 21, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Friday October 22, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
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  • Tuesday October 26, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Tuesday October 26, 2021 3:00 pm CT on KET2

Barrington Project, Part 1 of 10 - S31 E17

Work begins on a Rhode Island beach home by removing everything that is outdated in the kitchen.

  • Monday October 25, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday October 25, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Barrington Project, Part 2 of 10 - S31 E18

The new open floor plan requires structural steel that gets bolted and then welded in place, Hurricane Irene hits the area, the crew gets back to work framing the second floor, and Kevin learns about the challenges of living on the coast.

  • Tuesday October 26, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday October 26, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Barrington Project, Part 3 of 10 - S31 E19

Installing the windows using a custom copper pan for flashing, installing architectural shingles with the requisite "hurricane nailing" pattern that is required by local code, and a clambake down on the beach.

  • Wednesday October 27, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday October 27, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Barrington Project, Part 4 of 10 - S31 E20

Using red cedar shingles instead of white, using a hydronic system that is integrated with a solar hot water system on the roof, a look at one of Newport's most famous mansions, and installing spray foam insulation.

  • Thursday October 28, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday October 28, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Concord | Dormer Day

Kevin helps Tom to adjust where the old house is out of level with new addition. Charlie needs to raise the rafters on the back dormer for more headroom.

  • Thursday October 28, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Thursday October 28, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Friday October 29, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Friday October 29, 2021 3:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Saturday October 30, 2021 12:00 am ET on KET2
  • Friday October 29, 2021 11:00 pm CT on KET2

Barrington Project, Part 5 of 10 - S31 E21

Creating a sustainable coastal landscape, finishing up the shingles and trim at the master bedroom porch, installing the custom copper gutter and scupper, a lighthouse that is also an off-the-grid bed and breakfast, and installing the solar hot water system.

  • Friday October 29, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday October 29, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET
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Auburndale Project (Part 4) - S30 E4

  • Tuesday September 28, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday September 28, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Auburndale Project (Part 3) - S30 E3

  • Monday September 27, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday September 27, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Auburndale Project (Part 2) - S30 E2

  • Friday September 24, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday September 24, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Auburndale Project (Part 1) - S30 E1

  • Thursday September 23, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday September 23, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Newton Centre Project - Pt. 16 - S29 E16

  • Wednesday September 22, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 15 - S29 E15

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 14 - S29 E14

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 13 - S29 E13

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 12 - S29 E12

  • Wednesday September 15, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 11 - S29 E11

  • Tuesday September 14, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 10 - S29 E10

  • Monday September 13, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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A Queen Anne Revival

  • Tuesday September 14, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Tuesday September 14, 2021 3:00 pm CT on KET2
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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 9 - S29 E9

  • Friday September 10, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 8 - S29 E8

  • Wednesday September 8, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 7 - S29 E7

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 6 - S29 E6

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 5 - S29 E5

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 4 - S29 E4

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 3 - S29 E3

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 2 - S29 E2

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 1 - S29 E1

  • Monday August 30, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Tommy's in the Kitchen

  • Tuesday August 31, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Tuesday August 31, 2021 3:00 pm CT on KET2
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Season 42 Seaside Victorian Cottage Episodes

E30 | Return to Paradise | Summer Special

S42 E30 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 9.23.21

E29 | Rebirth of Detroit | Summer Special

S42 E29 Length 23:57 Premiere Date 9.16.21

E28 | Generation Next | Summer Special

S42 E28 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 9.2.21

E27 | Scandinavian Modern | Summer Special

S42 E27 Length 23:12 Premiere Date 7.8.21

E26 | Dorchester Triple Decker | Our 3 Decker

S42 E26 Length 23:11 Premiere Date 6.3.21

E25 | Dorchester Triple Decker | Almost Home

S42 E25 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 5.27.21

E24 | Dorchester Triple Decker | Roof University

S42 E24 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 5.20.21

E23 | Dorchester Triple Decker | Finish Work Begins

S42 E23 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 5.13.21

E22 | Dorchester Triple Decker | Three of Everything

S42 E22 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 5.6.21

E21 | Dorchester Triple Decker | A Project for Every Floor

S42 E21 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 4.29.21

E20 | Dorchester Triple Decker | Urban Oasis

S42 E20 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 4.22.21

E19 | Dorchester Triple Decker | House Fire Reclamation

S42 E19 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 4.15.21

E18 | Dorchester Triple Decker | 3 Decker Heaven

S42 E18 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 4.8.21

E17 | Dorchester Triple Decker | Return to Dorchester

S42 E17 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 4.1.21

E16 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | A Queen Anne Revival

S42 E16 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 2.18.21

E15 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Tommy in the Kitchen

S42 E15 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 2.11.21

E14 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Cold Weather Landscape

S42 E14 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 2.4.21

E13 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Narragansett Windows

S42 E13 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 1.28.21

E12 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Pizza Time

S42 E12 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 1.21.21

E11 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Design Elements

S42 E11 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 1.14.21

E10 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Outside Details

S42 E10 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 1.7.21

E9 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Upgrading Old School

S42 E9 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 12.31.20

E8 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Back to Narragansett

S42 E8 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 11.19.20

E7 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Chimney Straightener

S42 E7 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 11.12.20

E6 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | New Light in Old Windows

S42 E6 Length 23:42 Premiere Date 11.5.20

E5 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | Project Interrupted

S42 E5 Length 23:43 Premiere Date 10.29.20

E4 | Behind the Build | Anatomy of a Kitchen

S42 E4 Length 23:43 Premiere Date 10.22.20

E3 | Behind the Build | Memorable Makers

S42 E3 Length 23:43 Premiere Date 10.15.20

E2 | Behind the Build | Factory Made

S42 E2 Length 23:43 Premiere Date 10.8.20

E1 | Behind the Build | Designing Kitchens

S42 E1 Length 23:43 Premiere Date 10.1.20

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