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Kevin's Photo Albums | Getting Started in Jamestown

Our first big undertaking in Jamestown is installing the foundation for the addition on this 1920s Net-Zero bungalow. Welcome to Season 40 of This Old House! Check local listings to find us on PBS in your town

Welcome to Season 40 of This Old House. First up in Jamestown: A fast, high-PSI (5,000) pre-insulated and studded foundation from Superior Walls gets put in for the home's new addition.

PHOTO: KEVIN O'CONNOR

Site prep was fairly easy in this case. Just make sure it's level, has proper drainage, and you're good to go.

PHOTO: KEVIN O'CONNOR

The precast foundation walls are craned into position.

PHOTO: KEVIN O'CONNOR

The individual pre-cast foundation walls are glued and bolted together.

PHOTO: KEVIN O'CONNOR

The seams are tight, and thanks to a 5,000 PSI concrete mix, the whole foundation is waterproof. Learn more about this project here. Check local listings here.

Tune in for Season 40 of This Old House. Check local listings.