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Cellulose Insulation Installation
Project: Malibu Beach House, Episode 6, Part 2
The second-floor walls are framed and erected at the Malibu beach house, and the framing of an authentic California-Spanish "hip" roof begins. Downstairs, Bob watches over the installation of blown-in cellulose insulation.
- Part 1: Framing and Erecting the Second-Floor Walls
- Part 2: Cellulose Insulation Installation
- Contractor Rick Davenport demonstrates the installation of wet-spray cellulose insulation. Jets of water moisten the insulation as it leaves the blower hose nozzle, then the damp cellulose sticks to the studs and sheathing, filling the wall cavity.
- Part 3: Hip Roof Framing
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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