Installing a Grade Beam

Project: Malibu Beach House, Episode 4, Part 3

Bob and the architects review the newly completed caissons, and demolition continues-- a tree from the courtyard is removed, the roof is torn off, and the question of what to do with the debris is considered. Also, Bob installs a grade beam in the garage to comply with California seismic code.
Part 1: Demolition Continues
Part 2: Malibu Beach House Demolition
Part 3: Installing a Grade Beam
Bob oversees the installation of a grade beam in the garage, which is in compliance with California seismic code.
Bob Vila transforms a California beach house on stilts into an elegant Spanish-style villa, worthy of its glamorous location—Malibu. Projects include an elegant winding staircase, a state-of-the-art sprinkler system, environmentally friendly blown-in cellulose insulation, and seismic code compliance.

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