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.
New rafters get a decorative flair like the old rafters. New light in the antique windows.
A Queen Anne Seaside Victorian Cottage restoration begins…and begins again.