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E16 | Seaside Victorian Cottage | A Queen Anne Revival

Season 42 Episode 16 | 23m 42s

Tom Silva, Kevin O'Connor and Richard Trethewey recount the project's challenges. Jeff Sweenor meets them outside and walks the front yard with Kevin. Inside, designer Kristen Martone gives Tom a tour of the second floor. Richard looks at the basement mechanicals with Kevin. Jenn Nawada and Jeff show off the backyard. Kevin meets the homeowners to see their living room and kitchen.

Aired: 02/17/21 | Expires: 09/28/21
Funding for THIS OLD HOUSE is provided by The Home Depot.
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