This Old House

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  • TV-G
  • 1979
  • 43 Seasons
  • 7.7  (755)

This Old House is an all American television series and magazine that covers projects involved in renovating houses within certain periods of time, usually weeks. The show is broadcasted alongside another series Ask This Old House, which are both owned by This old House Ventures. Ask This Old House, is done such that people who read the magazine are asked to send various questions that they have about all sorts of projects related to home repairs and home improvement. These questions and worries are then answered by experts in the field of home repairs and renovations. Sometimes, answers provided by guest experts feature in the magazine. Ask This Old House, which is also a part of This Old House is quite similar to the other show Ask This Old House. It is also hosted in an open space and features the same experts in This old House. The venue of the show is usually an open space in a rural area in Boston. Here, answers are provided to most of the questions sent by viewers. Sometimes, in every episode, some home owners are paid a visit by some of the handymen on the show who provide assistance in carrying out certain tasks in projects such as painting, plumbing. The show is underwritten by a series of people and associations but was originally underwritten by Weyerhauser and Owens-Corning. Since creation, the show has experienced a lot of changes with respect to its theme song. However the initial theme song used for the show was a song written by the joint collaboration of Mitchell Parish and Fred Coots and was performed by Fats Waller. This show has aired on other channels like PBS, The Learning Channel and Local TV stations where it had other names. It is produced by WGBH Productions and distributed by Warner Brothers.

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Seasons
Dorchester Triple Decker: Almost Home
25. Dorchester Triple Decker: Almost Home
May 30, 2021
Final touches are happening at the triple decker in preparation for Carol's homecoming.
Dorchester Triple Decker: Roof University
24. Dorchester Triple Decker: Roof University
May 23, 2021
Kevin joins the apprentices as they take a two-day roofing class, and back at the project, Tommy and Charlie install French doors to divide the living room from a bedroom in the second-floor unit.
The Dorchester Triple Decker: Finish Work Begins
23. The Dorchester Triple Decker: Finish Work Begins
May 16, 2021
Tom and Kevin reinstall upper cabinets that survived the fire. HVAC contractor James shows Richard the plan for hot water and heating. Kevin joins Carol and her sister to shop for appliances. Tile installation and window trim.
The Dorchester Triple Decker: Three of Everything
22. The Dorchester Triple Decker: Three of Everything
May 9, 2021
Kevin finds Mauro working with the apprentices to fix the plaster damage. Richard meets plumber Ronnette to learn about the new sprinkler system. Kevin joins Carol and her sister Willie to shop for appliances for all three levels of the house.
The Dorchester Triple Decker: A Project for Every Floor
21. The Dorchester Triple Decker: A Project for Every Floor
April 29, 2021
Kevin finds Tom working with the new apprentices on the front door. Tom and Charlie teach them about mineral wool insulation. Homeowner Carol looks at kitchen cabinets and counters. Richard works with James on the three separate HVAC systems.
The Dorchester Triple Decker: Urban Oasis
20. The Dorchester Triple Decker: Urban Oasis
April 22, 2021
Jenn brings together a team to create an urban patio. Heath rewires part of the house with intact plaster ceiling. Charlie and Tom hang a new fire rated door. Richard explains how a new tub is fitted in. Kevin and Tom install a replacement window.
House Fire Reclamation
19. House Fire Reclamation
April 15, 2021
The back porches on the triple decker are brought to code. Ice blasting is used to get rid of the fire odor. New vinyl gets installed on the entire house while homeowner Carol considers new accent colors to match the siding. Framing begins inside.
3 Decker Heaven
18. 3 Decker Heaven
April 8, 2021
Removing asbestos; a plumber works on dormant pipes; visiting a community garden; architectural historian Arthur Krim talks about three-deckers; pulling off the melted vinyl siding.
Return to Dorchester
17. Return to Dorchester
April 1, 2021
"This Old House" returns to Dorchester, Mass., to follow the renovation of a triple decker that was burned due to illegal fireworks.
A Queen Anne Revival
16. A Queen Anne Revival
February 18, 2021
The once rotting Seaside Victorian Cottage is restored to its original beauty under the guidelines of the Historic Commission. A new addition matches the existing architectural details. New hardscape and landscape anchor it to the corner lot.
Tommy's in the Kitchen
15. Tommy's in the Kitchen
February 11, 2021
The end of the project is quickly approaching and there is still much to be done. Tommy helps hang the pantry door, and tiling and backsplash work continue as the crew creates a custom surround for the gas fireplace.
Cold Weather Landscape
14. Cold Weather Landscape
February 4, 2021
Trees and sod arrive. The deck hatch is installed. Inside, a Wifi lock and new rangehood.
Naragansett Windows
13. Naragansett Windows
January 28, 2021
Interior trim, electric meter and panels; limestone patio, storm windows; Victorian shed.
Pizza Time
12. Pizza Time
January 21, 2021
While the finishes are happening inside, a pizza oven arrives and is installed outside.
Design Elements
11. Design Elements
January 14, 2021
Tom watches ceiling mounted speakers disappear. Richard oversees the startup of a new HVAC system.
Outside Details
10. Outside Details
January 7, 2021
Mark shows off a cobblestone apron at the driveway and the crew reinforces old floor joists.
Upgrading Old School
9. Upgrading Old School
January 2, 2021
Yankee Gutters and corbels; a Gen Next electrician lesson; tankless hot water system.
Back to Narragansett
8. Back to Narragansett
November 19, 2020
Queen Ann Victorian windows and shingle installation. Landscape meeting with homeowners.
Chimney Straightener
7. Chimney Straightener
November 12, 2020
Repurposed bricks for the chimney. Staggered shingles on the porch. Shower drain install.
New Light in Old Windows
6. New Light in Old Windows
November 5, 2020
Decorative Queen Anne style barge rafters are reproduced for the addition. Richard Trethewey shows how Jeff Sweenor’s team hid the mechanicals in the house. At Jeff’s shop, Tom Silva meets Jeff and Riley as they rebuild old sashes and build new ones. Back at the house, they install a refurbished original window. Tom shows a new window with simulated divided lights that resembles the originals.
Project Interrupted
5. Project Interrupted
October 29, 2020
The Generation Next initiative encourages young people to consider the building trades as a viable and rewarding career.
Anatomy of a Kitchen
4. Anatomy of a Kitchen
October 22, 2020
From demo day and design, to selecting the finishing touches, we follow every step as the homeowners decide on the components and the crew converts a decades-old butler's pantry kitchen into an up-to-date kitchen for the future.
Memorable Makers
3. Memorable Makers
October 15, 2020
Featuring talented makers who make beautiful household items we meet a lumberjack who sources his own cypress from the bottom of a river and turns it into a unique table. In Detroit, a stained-glass artist restores original window panels. A family run business creates a metal stovetop hood. A painter shows a Lazure technique for the walls of a bedroom. Blacksmithing students forge an iron gate.
Factory Made
2. Factory Made
October 8, 2020
From precast concrete foundation walls to bathtubs and doors to windows, This Old House explores the places and people who provide building and finishing materials for our projects. Kevin visits factories in US and Canada to see how foundation walls, framing lumber, and doors are made, while Richard travels to see watch how a bathtub is fabricated and glass is melted for windows.
Designing Kitchens
1. Designing Kitchens
October 1, 2020
We take a tour of kitchens
Description

This Old House is an all American television series and magazine that covers projects involved in renovating houses within certain periods of time, usually weeks. The show is broadcasted alongside another series Ask This Old House, which are both owned by This old House Ventures.

Ask This Old House, is done such that people who read the magazine are asked to send various questions that they have about all sorts of projects related to home repairs and home improvement. These questions and worries are then answered by experts in the field of home repairs and renovations. Sometimes, answers provided by guest experts feature in the magazine.

Ask This Old House, which is also a part of This Old House is quite similar to the other show Ask This Old House. It is also hosted in an open space and features the same experts in This old House.

The venue of the show is usually an open space in a rural area in Boston. Here, answers are provided to most of the questions sent by viewers. Sometimes, in every episode, some home owners are paid a visit by some of the handymen on the show who provide assistance in carrying out certain tasks in projects such as painting, plumbing.

The show is underwritten by a series of people and associations but was originally underwritten by Weyerhauser and Owens-Corning.

Since creation, the show has experienced a lot of changes with respect to its theme song. However the initial theme song used for the show was a song written by the joint collaboration of Mitchell Parish and Fred Coots and was performed by Fats Waller.

This show has aired on other channels like PBS, The Learning Channel and Local TV stations where it had other names.

It is produced by WGBH Productions and distributed by Warner Brothers.This Old House is a series that is currently running and has 43 seasons (1033 episodes). The series first aired on February 20, 1979.

Where to Watch This Old House

This Old House is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch This Old House on demand at Amazon, Apple TV, PBS, Tubi TV, Pluto TV and Peacock.

  • Premiere Date
    February 20, 1979
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (755)