Tour of the Completed Workout Area

Project: Elmwood Neighborhood, Episode 13, Part 4

Bob continues to watch over the conversion of the attic into a workout area, complete with whirlpool tub. Workers from the Melrose Group explain to Bob the difficult process of renovating the turret space.

Bob takes a final tour of the finished projects throughout the Elmwood neighborhood. Then, back in the workout room, he takes a look at the finishing touches, including fiber-optic lights, sound system, and Gymsource fitness equipment.
Part 1: Preparing the Turret Room for the Spa Tub
Part 2: Installing a Granite Tub Surround, In-Floor Heat, and Fiber-Optic Lighting
Part 3: A Retrospective of Restoration Projects in the Elmwood Neighborhood
Part 4: Tour of the Completed Workout Area
One of the best features of the remodel is the reclaimed wood floor, courtesy of Howard Brickman. Marcus Early has set creative light fixtures into the floor next to the whirlpool tub. Also, Bob talks with Andrea Whalen (from the Gym Source), who shows off the Odyssey Five, a home gym. And finally, Bob talks to the homeowners about their finished third-floor remodel.
The theme of community building in the historic Elmwood neighborhood of Providence, RI, is the focus of this project. Rather than tackling one house, Bob Vila is helping 11 neighbors tackle smaller projects like porches, kitchens, bathrooms, and even a third-floor artist's studio.

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