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E3 | Lexington Modern | The Big Dig

Season 45 Episode 3 | 23m 42s

Accessibility is at the forefront of this renovation, which requires major changes. A new mechanical space is being created out front and will be connected to the old mechanical space by a new concrete block wall. Out back, a new foundation has been poured for a larger walkout basement. The new HVAC ducts are installed considering the new energy code. Framing for the new elevator begins.

Aired: 10/11/23 | Expires: 10/26/23
Funding for THIS OLD HOUSE is provided by The Home Depot.
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Restoration of the 1887 Victorian in Glen Ridge, NJ is complete. The crew gets a tour.
A built-in bench is constructed. The primary bathroom vanity gets a new durable finish.
A baseboard detail becomes a focal point, and a prefabricated shower niche is installed.
A new brick walkway and wood fiber insulation are installed. ERVs and HRVs are discussed.
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