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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 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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Bedford: Final Touches - 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: Final Reveal - 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 - S43 E4

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
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  • Tuesday October 26, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
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An Introduction to Barrington - 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Work begins on a Rhode Island beach home by removing everything that is outdated in the kitchen.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: Hurricane Irene - 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: Building a Clambake - 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: A Newport Mansion - 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

Barrington: Coastal Landscape - 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

Concord | Dormer Day - S43 E5

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
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  • Tuesday November 2, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
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Barrington: The Finishes Begin - S31 E22

Installing the new deck, installing the red cedar shingles, the progress on the flooring, and using decorative polyurethane brackets for the exterior.

  • Monday November 1, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday November 1, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Barrington: Cherry Kitchen - S31 E23

Replacing the old cracked asphalt with new concrete pavers in the driveway, using high-end cherry veneers for the kitchen cabinets, setting the new soaking tub, and using a "full spectrum" paint that relies on other pigments to deepen the colors.

  • Tuesday November 2, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday November 2, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Barrington: Wall Dressing - S31 E24

Installing a new retractable awning over the deck, sealing the soapstone countertops with wax, dressing up the half-walls at the stair with oak caps and a scotia molding, and installing the electric floor warming system in the master bathroom.

  • Wednesday November 3, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday November 3, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Barrington: The Finish Line - S31 E25

Installing a glass tile backsplash in the kitchen, installing a garage storage system, finishing up the cable railing system on the front deck, installing a gas stove, and installing a new LED down light in the front hall.

  • Thursday November 4, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday November 4, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Barrington: Another Project Wraps - S31 E26

Installing solar shades on the first floor, dividing up "his and hers" spaces in the master closet, a daughter's suite that employs timeless pieces and colors that allow the accessories to change as tastes change with age, and the guest room will do double-duty as an "away" space for adults.

  • Friday November 5, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday November 5, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Concord | Tree Dr. House Call - S43 E6

Kevin, Tom and Charlie install a five-layer Flitch beam. Jenn watches a tree company attach a cable on an old Hemlock for support and then prune an overgrown Crabapple tree. Tom and Charlie prepare for a footing to support the corner chimney.

  • Thursday November 4, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET2
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  • Tuesday November 9, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
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Roxbury Project (Part 1) - S29 E17

Partnering with the city of Boston and local non-profit Nuestra Comunidad, the team will take a foreclosed and abandoned two-family house from the 1870s and turn it into two units of affordable housing in Roxbury, Mass.

  • Monday November 8, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday November 8, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Roxbury Project (Part 2) - S29 E18

Major engineering challenges, the work of Nuestra Comunidad in Roxbury, the foundation walls for the new rear addition have been poured and backfilled, and a framing crew arrives to start raising the walls for the new addition.

  • Tuesday November 9, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday November 9, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Roxbury Project (Part 3) - S29 E19

Extensive framing work is completed but more is needed, a concrete truck arrives to pour the footing for the new front entry, putting down the new roof using architectural shingles, the new energy-efficient vinyl windows are installed, installing the new siding, and a classic color scheme.

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

Roxbury Project (Part 4) - S29 E20

The landscape work begins, roofing and siding of the house are completed, the new high-efficiency two-stage hot air system is installed, spray foam insulation is installed, selecting flooring and kitchen cabinet finishes, and using low-maintenance PVC decking and prefabricated railings to dress up the rear entrance decks.

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

Roxbury Project (Part 5) - S29 E21

Spreading soil and putting down sod in the backyard, installing a PVC privacy fence along the perimeter of the yard, installing custom casings and paneling, and replacing plaster ceiling medallions.

  • Friday November 12, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday November 12, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Concord | Masonry Lesson - S43 E7

Kevin and Mark cut a slot in the chimney for flashing to keep moisture out. Homeowners get a tiling lesson, transitioning from old to new flooring and laying out the kitchen.

  • Thursday November 11, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Thursday November 11, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET2
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  • Sunday November 14, 2021 5:00 pm ET on KET
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  • Tuesday November 16, 2021 4:00 pm ET on KET2
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Roxbury Project (Part 6) - S29 E22

Installing a plaster crown molding, painting an accent wall in the back bedroom, a matching marble fireplace surround, and the new front doors arrive.

  • Monday November 15, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Monday November 15, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Roxbury Project (Part 7) - S29 E23

The progress on the puddingstone retaining walls and front entrances; fabricating custom arches for the front of the house; installing a decorative antique marble fireplace surround and mantel; laying out and installing a pre-finished, solid birch floor; and designing the cabinetry and countertop details for the new kitchen.

  • Tuesday November 16, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Tuesday November 16, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Roxbury Project (Part 8) - S29 E24

Landscape apprentices from YouthBuild Boston spread new soil and plant low-maintenance ground cover, the progress at the front entry and in the second unit kitchen, how to clean and remove stains from new marble countertops, the historical aspects of Roxbury, and installing a new tankless hot water heater.

  • Wednesday November 17, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday November 17, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Roxbury Project (Part 9) - S29 E25

How to install meshed white subway tiles with a rail cap; a visit to the Washington, DC, project house; and customizing and installing the stair treads and newel post.

  • Thursday November 18, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Thursday November 18, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Roxbury Project, Part 10 of 10 - S29 E26

The final landscaping is compeleted in the front and back yards, installing the entry gate on the perimeter fence, final light fixtures and window treatments are installed, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino stops by to see how the house has progressed, and everyone gathers for the wrap party.

  • Friday November 19, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
  • Friday November 19, 2021 10:30 am CT on KET

Concord | Roughing It

Tom and Charlie remove a window and frame for new double-hung windows. A non-profit creates affordable housing for vets by renovating an old school. A new deck has living space below and new bathrooms in an old house create plumbing challenges.

  • Thursday November 18, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Thursday November 18, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET2
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Bedford: Doors and Tabletops - S31 E14

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

Bedford: On the Right Path - S31 E13

  • Tuesday October 19, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Bedford: A Major Milestone - S31 E12

  • Monday October 18, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Concord | Fix the Foundation - S43 E3

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Bedford: Milestones In and Out - S31 E11

  • Friday October 15, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Bedford: Interior Design Ideas - S31 E10

  • Thursday October 14, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Bedford: A New Driveway - S31 E9

  • Wednesday October 13, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Bedford: Kitchen Inspiration - S31 E8

  • Tuesday October 12, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Bedford: Insulation, Roofing - S31 E7

  • Monday October 11, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Concord | Saving What We Can - S43 E2

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Bedford: New Space Revealed - S31 E6

  • Friday October 8, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Bedford: Yard and New Gable Wall - S31 E5

  • Thursday October 7, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Bedford: New Entrance, Old Bricks - S31 E4

  • Wednesday October 6, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Bedford: Work on the Addition Begins - S31 E3

  • Tuesday October 5, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Bedford: And the Work Begins - S31 E2

  • Monday October 4, 2021 11:30 am ET on KET
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Concord | New England Cape - S43 E1

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Welcome to The Bedford Project - S31 E1

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Auburndale Project (Part 6) - S30 E6

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Auburndale Project (Part 5) - S30 E5

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Auburndale Project (Part 4) - S30 E4

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Auburndale Project (Part 3) - S30 E3

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Auburndale Project (Part 2) - S30 E2

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Auburndale Project (Part 1) - S30 E1

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 16 - S29 E16

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Newton Centre Project - Pt. 15 - S29 E15

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