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From This Old House, Clearstory is a window that sheds light on the surprising stories behind our homes. Host Kevin O'Connor digs into the systems, structures and materials in our homes from unexpected angles. Will future skyscrapers be built out of wood? Why is the American Chestnut heralded as “the perfect tree”? Did the Romans have a better recipe for concrete than what we use today? How will we build on Mars? You’ll hear from industry leaders, historians, and builders. Clearstory – your home in a new light.
Introducing Clearstory from This Old House
Water: The Ultimate Recyclable
Framing: They Don’t Build ‘Em Like They Used To
Windows: No Pane, No Gain
Wood: Dead in the Water?
[Bonus] Who is Worse Off? The Turkey or the Plumber?
Roofs: Coming Out On Top
Building Science: If These Walls Could Talk
Toilets: Humanity’s Greatest Invention?
Electricity: What’s Current and What’s Next?
[Bonus] Proof from America’s Test Kitchen
Construction Waste: A Dumpster Dive
Rebuilding Paradise: Holding onto Home
[Bonus] Introducing the Ask This Old House Podcast
[Bonus] The Walk-In from America’s Test Kitchen
Season 2: Premiering May 13, 2021
The Post-Pandemic Home
The (Second) Rise of Concrete
Our Perpetual House Guests
Life On Mars?