Home Again with Bob Vila

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  • TV-G
  • 1990
  • 15 Seasons
  • 7.2  (55)

Home Again with Bob Vila was a television series that premiered in 1990 and ran for thirteen seasons, with the last episode airing in 2007. The show was hosted by Bob Vila, a well-known home improvement expert and television personality who became famous for his work on the home renovation show, "This Old House."

The premise of Home Again with Bob Vila was simple: each episode would focus on one home renovation project or building a new home from the ground up. Whether it was a kitchen remodel, bathroom renovation, or the construction of a brand new house, Bob Vila was there to offer his expertise and guide viewers through the process, step-by-step.

The show wasn't just about practical DIY tips, though. Home Again with Bob Vila also highlighted the importance of good design and showcased some of the most beautiful and innovative home interiors and exteriors. The show was a great source of inspiration for anyone looking to improve their living space, regardless of their skill level or budget.

Each episode of Home Again with Bob Vila followed a similar structure. Bob Vila would introduce the project of the day and explain the scope of the renovation or construction. Then, he would get to work with his team of experts, including architects, builders, and designers. The team would discuss the plans and the viewers would see the progress at each stage of the project.

Throughout the show, Bob Vila provided a wealth of information about home improvement techniques, tools, and materials. Viewers could learn about everything from plumbing to heating and cooling systems, to landscaping and gardening. Bob Vila's easy-going style made the information accessible and easy to understand, even for people who had never tackled a home improvement project before.

One of the highlights of Home Again with Bob Vila was the wonderful projects the show featured. The show demonstrated there was no limits to what could be achieved with a little imagination and hard work. The team did some incredible things over the years, including turning an old barn into a stunning living space, building a lighthouse from scratch, and completely transforming outdated homes into modern masterpieces.

The show's focus was not solely on new builds or extravagant home renovations. Bob Vila was equally happy to take on small projects that even the most novice DIYer could achieve. In one episode, he showed viewers how to make a planter box for their garden, using simple tools that are easily accessible in a home's garage.

Aside from Bob Vila, the show also featured appearances from the Langley family - husband and wife, Gavin and Michelle with their two sons, Mark and Michael. They were a perfect fit for the show and their contributions added a level of relatability and intimacy to each episode. Gavin and Michelle were both experts in their respective areas, but their amateur status made their involvement all the more enjoyable. Additionally, their sons provided a fun family dynamic, while also learning about the world of home renovation and DIY projects.

Home Again with Bob Vila was a groundbreaking show and was one of the first dedicated entirely to home renovation and construction. Bob Vila's experience and expertise were apparent in every episode, as was his passion for helping people create their perfect living space.

In conclusion, Home Again with Bob Vila was an excellent show for anyone interested in home improvement, and it offered a unique blend of informative content and inspirational design ideas. Bob Vila's personable demeanor was the perfect fit for the show, and his expertise was both educational and entertaining. The show provided a lasting legacy in the home renovation and construction genre and continues to inspire people today.

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Seasons
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable Kitchens Feng Shui and Energy Star Homes
25. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable Kitchens Feng Shui and Energy Star Homes
February 28, 2005
The finishing touches are added at the affordable housing development in Mashpee, MA. Included: energy-saving products for any home.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Kitchens, Feng Shui, and Energy Star Homes
25. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Kitchens, Feng Shui, and Energy Star Homes
February 27, 2005
The finishing touches are added at the affordable housing development in Mashpee, MA. Included: energy-saving products for any home.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable Refurbishing Wrought Iron Custom Kitchen Cabinets Profile Molding
24. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable Refurbishing Wrought Iron Custom Kitchen Cabinets Profile Molding
February 21, 2005
The exterior of the Manhattan Brownstone gets a facelift, while custom cabinetry is installed in the kitchen.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Refurbishing Wrought Iron, Custom Kitchen Cabinets, Profile Molding
24. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Refurbishing Wrought Iron, Custom Kitchen Cabinets, Profile Molding
February 20, 2005
The exterior of the Manhattan Brownstone gets a facelift, while custom cabinetry is installed in the kitchen.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Installing Glazed Wall Tile and a Pedestal Sink
23. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Installing Glazed Wall Tile and a Pedestal Sink
February 13, 2012
At the Manhattan Brownstone, tiles are set in the bathroom, and a pedestal sink is installed.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable Affordable HVAC Painting Kitchen Cabinets and Counters
22. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable Affordable HVAC Painting Kitchen Cabinets and Counters
February 7, 2005
The affordable housing development is nearly complete; Bob Vila tours.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Affordable HVAC, Painting, Kitchen Cabinets and Counters
22. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Affordable HVAC, Painting, Kitchen Cabinets and Counters
February 6, 2005
The affordable housing development is nearly complete; Bob Vila tours.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable Installing Pre Hung Doors Hardwood Floors and Gutters
21. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable Installing Pre Hung Doors Hardwood Floors and Gutters
January 31, 2005
Workers lay down sod, install hardwood flooring, and hang interior and exterior doors at the Mashpee, MA, project house.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Installing Pre-Hung Doors, Hardwood Floors, and Gutters
21. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Installing Pre-Hung Doors, Hardwood Floors, and Gutters
January 30, 2005
Workers lay down sod, install hardwood flooring, and hang interior and exterior doors at the Mashpee, MA, project house.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Installing a Composite Deck and Fiberglass Drywall
20. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Installing a Composite Deck and Fiberglass Drywall
January 23, 2005
A new deck goes in at the Mashpee, MA, project house, while contractors drywall the interior.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Cladding, Insulating, and Zoning for an Affordable Home
18. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Cladding, Insulating, and Zoning for an Affordable Home
December 27, 2004
Bob Vila returns to the affordable housing project in Mashpee, MA, where he learns more about the town's creative zoning relief strategies.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Installing Drop Ceilings, Custom Windows, and Mechanicals
16. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Installing Drop Ceilings, Custom Windows, and Mechanicals
December 27, 2004
It's time for doors, windows, ceilings, and mechanicals to be added at the Manhattan Brownstone; Bob Vila looks on.
Installing Drop Ceilings Custom Windows and Mechanicals
16. Installing Drop Ceilings Custom Windows and Mechanicals
December 27, 2004
It's time for doors, windows, ceilings, and mechanicals to be added at the Manhattan Brownstone; Bob Vila looks on.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Affordable Framing, Roofing, and Windows in Mashpee
15. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Affordable Framing, Roofing, and Windows in Mashpee
December 20, 2004
At the Cape Cod affordable home, contractors are at work on interior framing, window installation, and roof building.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Hardwood Floors, Traditional Plaster, and Fiberglass Drywall
14. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Hardwood Floors, Traditional Plaster, and Fiberglass Drywall
December 13, 2004
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.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Foundations and Framing
13. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Foundations and Framing
December 6, 2004
At the Mashpee, MA, project site, foundation and framing work is underway. Included: how nail guns revolutionized the building industry.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Falmouth's Model for Quality Affordable Housing
12. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Falmouth's Model for Quality Affordable Housing
November 29, 2004
Bob Vila tours an affordable housing development in nearby Falmouth, MA.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Building Affordable Homes On Cape Cod
11. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Building Affordable Homes On Cape Cod
November 22, 2004
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.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Demolition in the Manhattan Brownstone
10. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: Demolition in the Manhattan Brownstone
November 15, 2004
Cornice molding is discovered intact, and brickwork is removed to accommodate the installation of a new fireplace in the Manhattan Brownstone.
Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: A New Lift for a Manhattan Brownstone
9. Manhattan Remodel and Cape Cod Affordable: A New Lift for a Manhattan Brownstone
November 8, 2004
Bob Vila reviews the history of Manhattan Brownstones and tours the project space Also: a tour of Central Park in New York City.
Miami Beach Condo: Finishes Make the Remodel Complete
8. Miami Beach Condo: Finishes Make the Remodel Complete
October 31, 2004
Bob Vila tours the completely remodeled Miami Beach condo, which has been transformed into a light filled and stylish vacation getaway.
Miami Beach Condo: Inset Bar, Art-Glass Pocket Doors, and Refurbished Aluminum Sliders
7. Miami Beach Condo: Inset Bar, Art-Glass Pocket Doors, and Refurbished Aluminum Sliders
October 24, 2004
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.
Miami Beach Condo: Installing Bath Fixtures and a Water Cooled HVAC System
6. Miami Beach Condo: Installing Bath Fixtures and a Water Cooled HVAC System
October 17, 2004
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.
Miami Beach Condo: Cork Floors and Custom Countertops
5. Miami Beach Condo: Cork Floors and Custom Countertops
October 10, 2004
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.
Miami Beach Condo: Installing Kitchen Cabinets and Using Glass Shower Tile
4. Miami Beach Condo: Installing Kitchen Cabinets and Using Glass Shower Tile
October 2, 2004
Semi-custom cabinets are installed in the condo's kitchen, and contractors complete the shower stall with vitreous glass tile.
Miami Beach Condo: Feature Installations and Touring Lincoln Road
3. Miami Beach Condo: Feature Installations and Touring Lincoln Road
September 26, 2004
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.
Miami Beach Condo: Demolition & Designer House Tour
2. Miami Beach Condo: Demolition & Designer House Tour
September 19, 2004
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.
Miami Beach Condo: Miami Real Estate Search
1. Miami Beach Condo: Miami Real Estate Search
September 12, 2004
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.
Description
  • Premiere Date
    September 3, 1990
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (55)