Watch Home Again with Bob Vila

Home Again with Bob Vila is a good show for viewers who are looking to get tips on how to build and do construction projects at home. The show also will tell you how to do restoration projects at home. The first season of Home Again started with Cape-Style home in Marstons Mills, Massachutes along with a two family grey stone in Chicago, Illinois. The third episode went to the Coach House in Chicago.

On the next season of Home Again, Bob Vila went to a split-level ranch in Plymouth and then moved onto a cracker cottage in Naples, Florida. With season three, Bob Vila went to a Victorian Martha's Vineyard home and a beach house in Malibu, California. The point was to show the vast differences between the homes while teaching you how to make the proper changes to the homes yourself with little cost to the owner.

In many of the episodes, the star will tackle a number of projects such as refinishing kitchen cabinets, how to repair floors and install different fixtures around the home. If you were looking for a simple project to do at home, this would be a good show to help you to learn what and how to do things in the home.

The purpose of the show was to let people who live in homes that need repairs to know that the simplest to the most complex projects can be handled at home with little to no knowledge of home improvement projects. The show will tell you how a complex project can be tackled at home without paying a contractor to do the improvements that you can simply do on your own. It might take you longer to do the project than what it would take a contractor but you will be able to show that project with pride the next time someone comes to your home. It doesn't matter if it's the basement that you are refinishing, the tile floor of your bathroom or even the deck on the rear of the home. Any of these projects could be seen on any of the episodes of Home Again with Bob Vila.

15 Seasons, 369 Episodes - Canceled/Ended
September 21, 1990
Home & Garden
7.1/10
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  • The finishing touches are added at the affordable housing development in Mashpee, MA. Included: energy-saving products for any home.

  • The finishing touches are added at the affordable housing development in Mashpee, MA. Included: energy-saving products for any home.

  • The exterior of the Manhattan Brownstone gets a facelift, while custom cabinetry is installed in the kitchen.

  • The exterior of the Manhattan Brownstone gets a facelift, while custom cabinetry is installed in the kitchen.

  • At the Manhattan Brownstone, tiles are set in the bathroom, and a pedestal sink is installed.

  • The affordable housing development is nearly complete; Bob Vila tours.

  • The affordable housing development is nearly complete; Bob Vila tours.

  • Workers lay down sod, install hardwood flooring, and hang interior and exterior doors at the Mashpee, MA, project house.

  • Workers lay down sod, install hardwood flooring, and hang interior and exterior doors at the Mashpee, MA, project house.

  • A new deck goes in at the Mashpee, MA, project house, while contractors drywall the interior.

  • Bob Vila returns to the affordable housing project in Mashpee, MA, where he learns more about the town's creative zoning relief strategies.

  • It's time for doors, windows, ceilings, and mechanicals to be added at the Manhattan Brownstone; Bob Vila looks on.

  • It's time for doors, windows, ceilings, and mechanicals to be added at the Manhattan Brownstone; Bob Vila looks on.

  • At the Cape Cod affordable home, contractors are at work on interior framing, window installation, and roof building.

  • Bob Vila returns to New York City's Upper West Side, where trades of all kinds are continuing work on the Brownstone floor-through apartment.

  • At the Mashpee, MA, project site, foundation and framing work is underway. Included: how nail guns revolutionized the building industry.

  • Bob Vila tours an affordable housing development in nearby Falmouth, MA.

  • Bob Vila heads to Mashpee, MA, where a state law is helping to put higher-density, affordable housing in place for families in the community.

  • Cornice molding is discovered intact, and brickwork is removed to accommodate the installation of a new fireplace in the Manhattan Brownstone.

  • Bob Vila reviews the history of Manhattan Brownstones and tours the project space Also: a tour of Central Park in New York City.

  • Bob Vila tours the completely remodeled Miami Beach condo, which has been transformed into a light filled and stylish vacation getaway.

  • The inset bar is completed; art glass is selected for the pocket doors; and the original aluminum sliders to the balcony are completely refurbished to work, and look like new.

  • The bathroom gets a contemporary update, as contractors install a suite of new. Also: the HVAC unit is set up in a closet, and Bob Vila tours a Pierce Allen designed Miami apartment.

  • Bob Vila confronts the remodeling challenge of choosing a flooring material that attenuates sound while retaining a sleek, clean look. In the kitchen, counter tops are installed.

  • Semi-custom cabinets are installed in the condo's kitchen, and contractors complete the shower stall with vitreous glass tile.

  • Bob Vila surveys the condo in its post-demolition state. Plumbing work is underway, and pocket doors are installed. Also: a tour of Lincoln Road in Miami Beach.

  • The crew proceeds to remove carpets and cabinets, while Bob Vila tours a recently remodeled condo in the same complex to gather ideas about small-space design.

  • Bob Vila zeroes in on the Miami condominium market and, with help from architect Michael Pierce, lays out plans to achieve a fresher, airier look and feel in this one-bedroom unit.

  • Bob Vila takes his final tour through Elm Court, paying special attention to the fully restored sections of the exquisite historic mansion.

  • Bob Vila continues his tour of the fully-restored rooms at Elm Court in Lenox, MA.

  • Bob Vila makes his first visit to Elm Court, a historic home in Lenox, MA, abandoned for 50 years before restoration.

  • Bob Vila takes a final tour of the interior. Also: a visit to one of the Berkshires' artistic centers, Shakespeare and Company.

  • Bob Vila takes a final tour of the interior. Also: a visit to one of the Berkshires' artistic centers, Shakespeare and Company.

  • Progress continues to be made on the exterior of the modular mountain retreat.

  • Progress continues to be made on the exterior of the modular mountain retreat.

  • Easy-to-install crown molding is installed, along with a gas fireplace. Meanwhile, decking gets underway outside.

  • The metal roof system is fabricated and set into place. Included: a tour of The Mount, a lavish retreat formerly owned by Edith Wharton.

  • The metal roof system is fabricated and set into place. Included: a tour of The Mount, a lavish retreat formerly owned by Edith Wharton.

  • The project site is buzzing with activity. As the assembly of the home's main sections nears completion, shingles are installed and stone veneer is applied to the foundation.

  • The main sections of the modular house arrive from the Simplex factory, and the building lot quickly transforms into a home site.

  • Work continues at the Simplex Industries plant in Scranton, PA. The interior finishes are being installed (hardwood floors, kitchen cabinets and counters, etc.), along with the windows and exterior siding.

  • The work underway includes roof assembly, subfloor installation, wall framing, and drywall application in the main living areas of the home.

  • The work underway includes roof assembly, subfloor installation, wall framing, and drywall application in the main living areas of the home.

  • Bob Vila talks on-site with contractors-and in Scranton, with Simplex Industries-about the manufacture and assembly of pre-cast foundation panels.

  • Bob Vila and crew travel to the Berkshires, located in western Massachusetts, for the prefab construction and on-site assembly of a modular home.

  • The roof, deck, and bathroom remodeling near completion. Included: a tour of famed Coney Island.

  • The roof, deck, and bathroom remodeling near completion. Included: a tour of famed Coney Island.

  • Marble tile work is started in the bathroom. In the kitchen, new cabinets are installed, along with a center island. Also: a tour of the historic Brooklyn Academy of Music.

  • Marble tile work is started in the bathroom. In the kitchen, new cabinets are installed, along with a center island. Also: a tour of the historic Brooklyn Academy of Music.

  • Work on the roof deck continues, while Bob and Chris Vila confer with HVAC and plumbing contractors and hardwood flooring is installed indoors.

  • Power washing is underway on the fa├žade and new windows are installed. Included: Bob Vila tours the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.

  • Interior work and demolition are progressing simultaneously. A new tongue-and-groove plywood subfloor is being installed and basic wall framing has begun. Also: Bob Vila takes a water taxi tour of New York harbor.

  • Interior work and demolition are progressing simultaneously. A new tongue-and-groove plywood subfloor is being installed and basic wall framing has begun. Also: Bob Vila takes a water taxi tour of New York harbor.

  • Bob Vila tours the Sweeney Building, which boasts stunning views. Back at the warehouse, demolition is underway. Included: a consult with a preservation expert.

  • A new project begins in Brooklyn, NY. Bob Vila tours the abandoned warehouse slated to become a three-unit residential building with ground-floor commerical space.

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