Reviewing the Demolition

Project: Two-Family Greystone, Episode 3, Part 1



Bob and general contractor Ron Gan discuss the removal and shoring up of bearing walls, which are to be replaced by special engineered beams. Bob visits David Parker at Macmillan-Bloedel's Parallam Plant in Vancouver, BC to see how those beams are manufactured. Also, plumber Don McPoland shows us how the new water service is connected to the house.
Part 1: Reviewing the Demolition
Bob and general contractor Ron Gan review the demolition and discuss replacing the bearing walls with special engineered beams.
Part 2: Tour of the Parallam Beam Factory
Part 3: New Water Service Connected
Bob Vila tracks the progress of a two-family greystone in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood that is undergoing renovation. The project documents a low-budget upgrade of the building's two apartments and concludes with a decorator's tour showcasing the eye-catching results.

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