Contractors are on-site taking care of last-minute details and finishes. Bob demonstrates using computer-aided design to customize the family room with a new flooring product. Outside, landscape designer Ruth Foster offers tips on landscaping on a budget.
Part 1: Amtico Flooring Installation
Flooring specialist Mary Docker introduces Bob to Amtico. A flooring product from England, Amtico is vinyl that mimics the look of wood and marble. It's water resistant, does not swell or shrink, and is available with custom inlays.
A master bedroom suite in a compact 1930s Colonial Revival home in suburban Newton, MA, gets a makeover. Bob Vila details the process of building the foundation, from forming and cement pouring to inspection and backfilling. Also, Bob sees how the interior baseboard molding and window trim is milled to match what exists in the rest of the home.