Detroit | Rebirth in Detroit: 3826

From This Old House. Kevin and Tommy pull up to the completed Russell Woods, recalling their time in the city and the restoration efforts they’ve witnessed. Frank meets Tommy out front to review the exterior changes to the house. Tamiko shows Kevin the new living room, dining room and den, featuring the restored bay windows,…

How to Install a GPS-Enabled Smart Thermostat

From This Old House. Ask This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey installs a thermostat that can be programmed automatically from a smart phone. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 2 hours Cost: $400 Skill Level: Moderate Tools List for Installing a Smart Thermostat: Screwdriver…

Detroit | Stained Glass Revival: 3824

From This Old House. Kevin stops by the Grandmont Rosedale project to find the kitchen tile and cabinets installed. He watches as the granite countertops go in. Back in Russell Woods, Tommy works with Josh and Frank to reinstall all of the restored leaded glass bay windows. Now that drywall is up in the kitchen,…

Detroit | A Mason Steps Up: 3823

From This Old House. At the Russell Woods project, Tommy uses a clever fix for some damaged oak flooring in the living room. Frank and Tamiko meet with Jerusha Kaffine, a local kitchen designer, to see her plan. Mark McCullough joins the crew in Detroit to repair the front steps, and then new gutters go…

Detroit | Fixing the Fascia: 3822

From This Old House. At the Grandmont Rosedale project, a new exterior wall goes up, from the inside. In Russell Woods, Scott Caron and local electrician Shane Masters rough-in new kitchen wiring. Richard finds Joe Burke installing a brand new HVAC system. Richard then heads to Flint, MI to learn about the ongoing crisis that…

Detroit | Plumbing Road Trip: 3821

From This Old House. At the Russell Woods project, Tommy repairs crumbling decorative molding with a plastic replica created by a 3D printer. Frank and Tamiko head to Kohler, Wisconsin to look at plumbing fixtures, while Richard gets a tour of the nearby factory. Back at the house, Richard and Frank repair some compromised joists…

What Is It? | Black Pads

From This Old House. Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a black device with pads, but What Is It? Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Resources: The Travel Head Rest, an added support for an existing car head rest, is manufactured by Cardiff Products (https://www.cardiffproducts.com/products/cardiff-travel-headrest). Ask…

TOH: Trade School- Exclusive Preview of The Big Finish!

From This Old House. Norm finds Tom reinstalling a little piece of nostalgia from the old house: an old-school door-bell that the homeowners wanted to keep. Next, Kevin finds Sally and kitchen designer Kathy Marshall settling Sally’s stuff into her new kitchen and showing off its functional features: appliances, storage, sink, faucet, chopping block drawer,…

TOH: Trade School- Exclusive Preview of Secondary Spaces!

From This Old House. Kevin arrives to find Roger finishing up the driveway and the planting. Inside, Norm finds the first floor nearly complete—and very white—except for the small powder room where wallpaper installer Mike Bradshaw is putting up a bold hand-drawn wave pattern made in England. We see his technique for cutting and installing…

Detroit | Windows of Detroit: 3820

From This Old House. At the Grandmont Rosedale project, Kevin tours the demo on the house, and then meets electrician Lenny Rodriguez to learn about his electrical plan. Back in Russell Woods, Tommy teaches Tamiko, Monet and Christian techniques to remove all the peeling paint in the living room. Richard and Frank begin rough plumbing…

Pro2Pro Live Event | Focus on Sanding

From This Old House. TOH Host Kevin O’Connor (@kevinoconnortoh) explores the sanding process with TOH Painter Mauro Henrique (@maurospainting) and Festool trainer Joe Ali. Mauro illustrates how he chooses the right grit for the job and his sanding technique. Mauro and Joe also answer viewers’ questions.

Detroit | Ready for Rehab: 3818

From This Old House. Kevin meets Detroit’s Mayor, Mike Duggan, to learn about the city’s efforts to eliminate blight and revitalize the neighborhoods. Kevin meets Land Bank Executive Craig Fahle, who shows him around an abandoned home in the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhood. Through a program called Rehabbed & Ready, the city plans to renovate the…

Detroit | Rebuilding Motor City: 3817

From This Old House. Kevin introduces the city of Detroit and describes some of its history. He meets journalist Stephen Henderson in front of his childhood home, and learns about how the city and its neighborhoods came upon hard times. Kevin pulls up to the project house and meets Frank and Tamiko Polk, as well…

Pro2Pro Live! | Focus on Sanding

From This Old House. TOH Host Kevin O’Connor (@kevinoconnortoh) will explore the sanding process with TOH Painter Mauro Henrique (@maurospainting) and Festool trainer Joe Ali. Mauro will illustrate how he chooses the right grit for the job and his sanding technique. Mauro and Joe will also answer viewers’ questions during this live event. Join us at 4pm EST. The livestream will…