This Old House

May 2017

S36 Ep26: Detroit | Rebirth In Detroit

Expired 4.0 7 x
Kevin, Tommy and Richard tour the completed Russell Woods project, highlighting the major areas of improvement and preservation, and celebrate a job well done with the homeowners and contributors.

S36 Ep25: Detroit | Going Old School For Tile And Molding

Expired 4.0 9 x
Frank and Tamiko bring the family in to start painting. Tommy repairs decorative molding with a putty knife. The fireplace gets a facelift with a new tile surround.

S36 Ep24: Detroit | Stained Glass Revival

Expired 4.0 4 x
The restored leaded glass bay windows are installed. A heated floor and tile go down in the kitchen. Kevin and Roger explore urban farming in Detroit.

S36 Ep23: Detroit | A Mason Steps Up

Expired 3.0 7 x
Tommy uses a clever fix for some damaged oak flooring. Mark McCullough repairs the front steps. Kevin heads to a famous Detroit ceramic studio to see how they’ve been making tile for a century. Then he heads to the Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhood to show the progress.

S36 Ep22: Detroit | Fixing The Fascia

Expired 3.0 4 x
Rough wiring is installed in the kitchen. A new HVAC system goes in. Richard heads to Flint, MI to learn about their ongoing water crisis. Back at the house, Tommy installs new fascia.
April 2017

S36 Ep21: Detroit | Plumbing Road Trip

Expired 3.0 5 x
Tommy uses a modern solution for some traditional decorative molding. Frank and Tamiko travel to Wisconsin to select their plumbing fixtures. Tommy works with Frank to install new kitchen ceiling strapping.

S36 Ep20: Detroit | Windows Of Detroit

Expired 3.0 3 x
Tommy helps the family remove peeling paint. Work begins to restore the original leaded stained glass windows in the living room. Richard learns all about Motown, a major Detroit institution.

S36 Ep19: Detroit | Peering Down The Rehab Rabbit Hole

Expired 4.0 10 x
Richard snakes a camera down a drain to look for damaged pipes. Tommy repairs a leaky parapet. Kevin tours a famous automaker’s estate.

Detroit | Ready For Rehab

Expired 3.0 5 x
Kevin meets the Mayor of Detroit before touring an abandoned home in the Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhood that the city plans to renovate and sell. Back at the Russell Woods project, work continues with a security system install and insulation.
March 2017

Detroit | Rebuilding Motor City

Expired 4.0 12 x
A new series begins in Detroit, Michigan, where terms like “bankrupt” and “deserted” are out and “revitalization” is in. Kevin meets homeowners who plan to renovate a formerly abandoned home themselves.