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E9 | Lexington Modern | Phased Out

Season 45 Episode 9 | 23m 42s

The renovation has reached the halfway point. Kevin O'Connor gets a lesson on stucco from Mark McCullough before meeting with homeowner Michelle and kitchen designer Melinda Guglieta to learn about the finish chosen for the kitchen cabinets. Back at the house, Tom Silva begins installing the nickel gap siding. Out back, Jenn Nawada and Charlie Silva address the drainage concern for the patio.

Aired: 01/03/24 | Expires: 01/18/24
Funding for THIS OLD HOUSE is provided by The Home Depot.
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A concrete block wall is built to connect the new mechanical space out front to the old.
A lally column is replaced by a larger ridge beam for an open kitchen and dining area.
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