Addition: Show Index
A series of six shows on adding a two-story
addition to a 1920's colonial-style home.
(Series originally broadcast October - December 1998)
Addition: Foundation and Framing
and Robin break ground for a two-story addition to a 1927 colonial-style home.
As the addition is framed up they explain how the new floor plan will solve existing
layout problems, which include a tiny kitchen, single bathroom, and poor traffic
Addition: Roofing, Windows, and Doors
and Robin frame the opening between the house and the addition and move partition
walls in the house. Shingles, windows, and doors are installed.
Addition: Mechanical and Wall Systems
and Robin explain the upgrades in the home's electrical, plumbing, and radiant
heat systems as insulation and wallboard are installed.
and Robin install the kitchen, bath, and utility cabinets. Concrete is poured
over the new radiant floor heating tubes.
Addition: Floors and Fixtures
and Robin discuss which flooring options work best over radiant floor heat. The
new plumbing fixtures are installed.
and Robin install appliances, hardware, and lights while wrapping
up the final decorating, landscaping, and installation of home control
Colonial Addition: Millwork
and Robin repair walls, add built-ins, and install wainscoting as
they begin redecorating the living room and dining room of a typical
Colonial Addition: Color, Pattern & Texture
and Robin paint walls and trim, refinish wood floors, and blend
old and new furniture to finish redecorating the living room and
dining room of a typical colonial-style home.