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Shopping for Tile
After catching up with a progress report in Malibu, Bob demonstrates how to "distress" woodwork to make it look antique. This technique is used on interior exposed beams, as well as on the massive California-Spanish front door, which Bob shows how to hang. Last, Bob goes shopping for tile at Elon Tile, a local L.A. showroom.
- Part 1: Distressing Wood Beams
- Part 2: Shopping for Tile
- Bob makes a visit to Elon Tile, a local Los Angeles showroom.
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.
Also from Malibu Beach House
In sunny California, Bob goes on a helicopter tour over Los Angeles. Afterward, he and a realtor tour some potential houses for him to remodel as his next project. Upon winding up in Malibu, Bob decides to undertake an ambitious overhaul of a beach house in one of America's most exclusive neighborhoods.
Bob tours his the Malibu beach house with contractor Joe Fitzgerald. The two discuss structural improvements that could be made. Next, Bob tours the Adamson Estate Museum for a look at authentic California-Spanish architecture. Back on the site, architects present their plans to convert the beach shack into a Cal-Span showcase home for the 90s.
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