This Old House, with pros Norm Abram, Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey, Roger Cook, and host Kevin O'Connor, is TV's original home-improvement show, following one whole-house renovation over several .. Arlington Arts & Crafts | Shiplap for a Ship Shape House ... Tommy lays down the flooring for the new front porch
The porch on my 95-year-old bungalow has a tongue-and-groove floor that is in great shape except at the outside edge, where the ends of the wood are splintered and worn. Should I put a brass or stainless steel cap over this area to protect it? Or maybe you know of a better way to fix these otherwise solid boards
A Porch Makeover for $367. Craftsman-style pillars give a tired front entry a welcoming face. By Katelin Hill of This Old House magazine. front porch with white squared-off craftsman-style porch columns, white painted steps. After: Wood-wrapped columns, a refinished floor and steps, and cheery accessories lend curb..
You can patch in new wood pieces into areas where the old wood has rotted. Tongue and grooved fir porch flooring is readily available in nearly the exact same dimensions as historic porch flooring. Be sure to hand-pick your new fir floor boards at the lumber yard. As you sift through the stack of fir flooring, look for quarter..
Our first built-from-the-ground-up Idea House puts a fresh spin on a classic American house style. A storybook cottage with a steeply pitched roof, it combines historical architectural details with modern amenities. An open floor plan, a flexible layout, and a wraparound porch maximize space indoors and out for a home that's..
Aug 13, 2013 . See before and after photos of a front porch makeover on a 1900 Colonial home. The makeover included repairing wooden flooring and painting the floor
This Old House is an American home improvement media brand with television shows, a magazine and a website, ThisOldHouse.com. The brand is headquartered in Stamford, CT. The television series airs on the American television station Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and follows remodeling projects of houses over..
A carpenter replaced all the old deck boards on our front porch with 1x4 tongue-and-groove fir graded "D & BTR Mix-grain." They were then primed and painted. Now every winter the floor buckles, and in the spring it flattens out again. What went wrongand how can I fix it?nailing T & G KDAT porch flooring | This Old House
Jul 20, 2017 . I have built a covered porch off the back of our house, about 15' to the deck off of the ground, which will ultimately be screened in and is about 400 sq ft in area. I will install PT, Tongue & Groove, KDAT, flooring on a 2 x 12, 12" (on center). The material has been sealed all 6 sides (per mfg recommendation)..
Aug 15, 2017 . SKOKIE, Ill., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Building Products' Premium Decking and Porch Featured on the 2017 This Old House Idea House. AZEK's..
Jul 28, 2012 . There are three reasons for sloping (out-of-level) floors in an old house. One of them was built-in when the house was constructed and the other two have occurred over the years. Let's start with the built-in slope. It's necessary to pitch the floor on an open porch slightly to cause blown rain to run off, thereby..
Oct 30, 2016 . Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva fixes a front porch by replacing a deck board. Watch the entire episode: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/watch/a..
Aug 10, 2010 . I'd replace closet doors in upstairs bedroom with a matching panel door to the rest of the house. Paint the room. Add a huge oriental rug on the floor to give a texture. 4. Repaint every room. Again in the old houses paint is how to bring the modern look while spotlighting trim and keeping it flow. 5. Front porch..
In the next week or so we are starting the process for renovating our porch. The deck was cut about 18 from the end, the whole length. I am thinking this wasWood Decks, Porches and Fences - Old House Web
Learn more about structure, repair tips and materials for wood decks, porches and fences in your old house. . Replace the decking. If your deck boards are splintered or otherwise damaged, look at the other side before throwing them out--many boards can simply be turned over, sanded down, and used again. If you must..
Nov 15, 2017 . Barn door from flooring. Horticulture class. Cl space. Radiant floor. New porch columns
Sat., March 31, 2018 10:00 am (60 minutes). Episode 1617. Two projects begin in Charleston, S.C.: a brick 1840s "single house"-unique to Charleston-and a multi-generational 1890s home. In the second half: Mark installs a metal railing; Richard analyzes steam heat; and Tom replaces broken tile. WETA TV 26 Logo
Tom Silva pulls nails from old porch flooring. Photo by Anthony Tieuli. These square-edged deck boards were face-nailed to the joists. To remove a board, Tom looks for a telltale row of nailheads, then uses a cat's paw to pry out each nail in the board. If a nail is missing a head, he uses nail-pulling pliers, as shown