a New Home: Show Index
eight-part series covers the construction of a new home from the initial planning
stages to the
broadcast November-December 1992, and rebroadcast July-August 1993)
a New Home: Framing
stages of building a new house from planning to framing.
a New Home: Roofing, Windows & Siding
windows and exterior finishing products, and roofing.
a New Home: Mechanical Systems
electrical, plumbing, and HVAC.
a New Home: Insulation & Exterior Elements
costs and benefits of options for insulation, fireplaces, and gutters.
a New Home: Drywall & Cabinets
and priming drywall, and discussing cabinet options.
a New Home: Ceramic Tile & Flooring
within budget when selecting ceramic tile, millwork, and vinyl and wood flooring.
a New Home: Countertops & Landscape
cost effective countertops, painting, wallpapering, and basic landscape elements.
a New Home: Trim-outs & Finishing Touches
plumbing and electrical fixtures, installing carpet and other finishing elements.