Granite is laid for a stove. A porch ceiling is installed. Component placement at the mechanical wall. Mauro fixes holes in plaster.
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Kevin arrives onsite and takes a look at the pre-painted shingles that are going on the house.
A wood stove will go in the corner of the family room. According to code, a nonflammable base is required. Mason Mark McCullough and his team pour a concrete slab and install granite at floor height for the base.
At the front porch, Kevin works with apprentice Nathan as he begins to install the fir beadboard ceiling.
Kevin travels to the Idea House in Rhode Island, where builder Jeff Sweenor is using a new product to trim the windows on the exterior. It’s pine that might last longer than more exotic materials.
Richard meets up with plumber about the placement of system components at a new mechanical wall. The HVAC/plumbing geniuses plan the control and distribution paths for heating, air conditioning and plumbing.
Our painting expert Mauro Henrique shows Joe how to repair holes in the old plaster.
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Bryant Heating & Cooling
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SL28-160 high efficiency boiler
Exterior pine trim
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Lifespan Solid Select
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Bilo Plumbing and Heating
Stone hearth installation
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