Season 42: Seaside Victorian Cottage
Follow the renovation of a deteriorating Queen Ann Victorian. Working with the Historic Commission, the crew restores the original house’s exterior and replicates architectural details on an addition.
Tom installs cabinets; Window trim class; Three hot water units; Appliance shopping.
Apprentices patch plaster; installing a sprinkler system; tile shopping; glass door repair
Apprentices from YouthBuild; cabinet and counter shopping; HVAC systems for three levels.
Reinforcing a porch; fire and ice; new siding; choosing accent colors; framing begins.
This Old House returns to Dorchester, MA to follow the renovation of a triple decker.
The Seaside Victorian Cottage is restored and expanded. The crew takes a final look.
As the project deadline quickly approaches, Tom assists with final touches in the kitchen.
Trees and sod arrive. The deck hatch is installed. Inside, a Wifi lock and new rangehood.
Interior trim, electric meter and panels; limestone patio, storm windows; Victorian shed.
Yankee Gutters and corbels; a Gen Next electrician lesson; tankless hot water system.
Queen Ann Victorian windows and shingle installation. Landscape meeting with homeowners.
Repurposed bricks for the chimney. Staggered shingles on the porch. Shower drain install.