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E10 | Newburyport Forever House | Powering Through

Season 44 Episode 10 | 23m 42s

The 1902 house is ready for demo. The main power is disconnected, and temporary power is run for safe working. Asbestos abatement is performed at the house after a linoleum sample collected and tested confirms the presence of asbestos. The back bump out is removed. A 75-year-old carpenter talks about working with Parkinson's disease. The front porch is demoed, leaving the roof intact.

Aired: 01/11/23 | Expires: 01/26/23
Funding for THIS OLD HOUSE is provided by The Home Depot.
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