About The Show

This Old House unlocks America's passion for home improvement by demystifying the process and celebrating old-world craftsmanship with modern technology. From floor to ceiling, projects highlight different architectural styles and renovation issues.

Episodes

Season 39, Episode 8

Newton: Duct Dynasty

While the apprentices get a lesson in roofing, Kevin visits Rhode Island to watch how an elaborate Chippendale railing is put together. A new slab of concrete goes in the basement for moisture prevention, and Richard shows how ductwork is put together.

Saturday
Jul 3
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 39, Episode 9

Newton: Tommy's Flair for Flares

Tommy builds a shower seat made of foam, and Richard connects steel piping. Then, Tommy shows how to install replacement windows and teaches Kevin and Joe how he makes a jig for the exterior shingled flair detail.

Saturday
Jul 10
9am | 8c
Season 39, Episode 10

Newton: Time for Trim

Granite goes down for the wood stove, and Nathan installs the porch ceiling. Then, Richard reviews the placement of components at a mechanical wall, and Mauro Henrique shows how to repair holes in old plaster.

Saturday
Jul 10
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 39, Episode 11

Newton: Homeowners Pitch In

Tommy trims the rough interior columns, and homeowner Liz makes a stained glass window. Then, Kevin tours a flooring factory in Pennsylvania, and Norm shows Kevin a few new tricks he learned for installing stair treads.

Saturday
Jul 10
10am | 9c
Season 39, Episode 12

Newton: Salvage Helps the Bottom Line

Norm installs an old door in the hallway while Roger watches a stone wall being installed in pre-made sections. Kevin visits a career day for the trades, and Tommy re-installs a corner cabinet in the dining room.

Saturday
Jul 10
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 40, Episode 1

Jamestown: The Net-Zero Bungalow

Tom and Kevin show the 1920s Jamestown, RI, bungalow that will become a larger net-zero house, and they meet the family and builder. Then, Richard and Kevin visit another net zero home, and demo begins.

Saturday
Jul 17
8am | 7c
Season 40, Episode 2

Jamestown: Net Zero From the Ground Up

Asbestos shingles are removed. Then, Kevin visits a manufacturer in Pennsylvania that makes precast concrete walls and gets a historic tour of Jamestown, RI. After the hole is prepped, the foundation wall panels arrive and are placed.

Saturday
Jul 17
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 40, Episode 3

Jamestown: HVAC of the Future

Jeff shows Kevin how he's framing the net-zero house. Richard demonstrates heat loss and gain to design a balanced HVAC system, and he visits the International Builders Show. Now that the house is open, Kevin can see the old wiring and plumbing.

Saturday
Jul 17
9am | 8c
Season 40, Episode 4

Jamestown: A Charleston Family House Is Reborn

New apprentices join the team in Rhode Island as the roof goes up, and the homeowners visit a cabinet showroom to finalize their plans. Then, the house gets sheathed, and it's the finish line at the house in Charleston, SC, so Kevin and Tom take the grand tour.

Saturday
Jul 17
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 40, Episode 5

Jamestown: Ramp Up the R-Value

Insulation is crucial to a net-zero house, and Kevin finds Jeff and the apprentices starting the work. Homeowner Dana shops for efficient yet decorative lighting. Then, Tom and Jeff work with the apprentices to build false rafter tails, and they install them.

Saturday
Jul 24
8am | 7c
Season 40, Episode 6

Jamestown: Net-Zero Blanket

Roof insulation is the next step at the net-zero house. Then, Richard tours the basement of The Breakers in Newport, RI, and Kevin meets Congressman Norcross, who is also an electrician. Apprentices install and flash windows.

Saturday
Jul 24
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 40, Episode 7

Jamestown: Modern Barn Raising

Tom teaches the apprentices the correct application of cedar roof shingles, and Kevin and Jeff add basement insulation. Then, Tom shows Mary how to block behind walls with future cabinets and fixtures, and a post and beam barn gets raised.

Saturday
Jul 24
9am | 8c
Season 40, Episode 8

Jamestown: Airtight House

The home is sealed against air leaks, and Kevin sees the landscape plan. Then, Jeff fabricates porch columns and rails, and Tommy puts on shingles as the final layer of the exterior wall system.

Saturday
Jul 24
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 40, Episode 9

Jamestown: Designing Their Dream Home

Kevin shows interior design choices, Richard demonstrates how a heat pump works, and a wall-hung toilet tank is installed behind the wall. Stone veneer is applied at the Idea House in Narragansett, RI.

Saturday
Jul 31
8am | 7c
Season 40, Episode 10

Jamestown: Powering Net Zero

Tom discusses the differences between hanging blue board and hanging drywall, and Richard learns about the process to size a solar array. Plus, Jeff and Tommy install a wood ceiling, and Richard visits a boat building school.

Saturday
Jul 31
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 40, Episode 11

Jamestown: Roger's Nod to Sod

Roger visits a nearby sod farm with Jenn and Kevin, and Richard inspects the HVAC installation. A gas fireplace goes in the living room, and Tom and Jeff attach screens on the side porch. Outside, a new well is dug to provide water for the landscaping.

Saturday
Jul 31
9am | 8c
Season 40, Episode 12

Jamestown: Energy-Saving Installations

Kevin learns about induction cooking, and the solar panels are installed on the barn. Outside, Jeff installs a unique lattice, and Richard demonstrates how an energy recovery ventilator works. Jenn finds the landscaping and hardscaping is well underway.

Saturday
Jul 31
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 40, Episode 13

Jamestown: Net-Zero Comes Together

The net-zero house is complete. Kevin and Tom discuss challenges with Jeff, and Kevin tours the yard and barn. Tom checks out the upstairs bedrooms and the main floor. Then, Richard reviews mechanicals, and everyone gathers in the transformed kitchen.

Saturday
Aug 7
8am | 7c
Season 40, Episode 14

Brookline: Midcentury Modern Makeover

Tommy and Kevin cruise around Brookline, MA, in a 1957 Chevy before rolling up to the latest project: a lackluster 1957 midcentury modern house in need of a total overhaul. They learn about the full scope of work from the homeowners and architect, then demo begins.

Saturday
Aug 7
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 40, Episode 15

Brookline: Next-Generation Demolition

While old fixtures are salvaged, and asbestos is removed at the house, Norm, Richard and Kevin head back to where it all began 40 years ago in Dorchester, MA. Later, Roger starts to remove a tree that's threatening the property.

Saturday
Aug 7
9am | 8c
Season 40, Episode 16

Brookline: Apprentices in Sill School

Norm teaches the apprentices how to lay a sill on the new foundation, while Richard scopes the sewer to see what might be lurking inside. Kevin, the homeowners and their designer start in on a plan to create a sleek, modern space.

Saturday
Aug 7
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 40, Episode 17

Brookline: Beam Me Up, Tommy

The foundation of the house has no footings, so Mark McCullough pours a buttress. Kevin visits the 2001 Manchester, MA, project. Back at the house, Richard solves a ductwork puzzle, while Kevin and Tommy install a PVC trim overhang.

Saturday
Aug 14
8am | 7c
Season 40, Episode 18

Brookline: Norm Revisits a Skylight

Kevin meets electrician Heath Eastman to learn about in-counter outlets. Tommy visits former apprentice Nathan Gilbert to see what he's been up to over the past year. Back at the house, Norm teaches an apprentice how to frame a skylight.

Saturday
Aug 14
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 40, Episode 19

Brookline: Stone Cold Pavers

Jenn and the homeowners select pavers for hardscape. Tommy and Norm install a skylight in the bathroom, and the sewer line and water main are completely replaced out front. The original foundation is also repaired.

Saturday
Aug 14
9am | 8c
Season 40, Episode 20

Brookline: Eight Is Enough Stairways

Tommy teaches Kevin how to calculate the riser height for a set of stairs. The foundation is insulated with a DIY foam system, and radiant heat is installed. Then, Norm and Richard head to Santa Fe, NM, to visit the project they did 30 years ago.

Saturday
Aug 14
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 40, Episode 21

Brookline: Can We Cantilever

Tommy shows Kevin the careful process of installing rafters for a cantilevered roof. Inside, Richard solves a venting problem for the kitchen sink before tackling the AC ductwork puzzle. Later, Tommy and Kevin install snow cleats on the roof.

Saturday
Aug 21
8am | 7c