Foundation Cracks and Repairs Inside and Out a Durham Home

Signs of foundation failure come in the form of subtle and not-so-subtle cracks. In this Durham home, we photographed both interior cracks that might not alarm anyone, and cracks in the brick exterior and in the cement block in the crawl space which should definitely catch your attention. In the case of this Durham home,…

Brackett Foundation Repairs Hard at Work Repairing North Carolina Homes

We’re Brackett Foundation Repairs, and we’ve been doing foundation repair since Eric L. Brackett founded his first company in 1972, in Durham, 40 years ago. Our employees have worked with us for years. We work in teams and we warranty our work. It’s hard work we do. Digging, shoveling, drilling, lifting very heavy brackets and…

Three Top Criteria for Choosing a Foundation Repair Company

In 2010 we wrote a post about how to choose a foundation repair contractor. We’d like to update that post with this one, and focus on the 3 top criteria for choosing a foundation repair company. Experience. Reputation. Locally Owned and Managed. 1. Experience. Generally the company with the most experience is the one that…

Repairing Foundation Failure in Older Brick Home in Durham, NC

Our homes are one of the biggest investments we make in our lives, and they are our shelter and place of rest, so when we start seeing cracks in the walls, or gaps between doors and the door frame, it’s a shock. At Brackett Foundation Repair, we know how you feel, and we want to…

Signs of Foundation Failure in Chapel Hill

Brackett Foundation Repair has been repairing foundations for almost four decades, so we’ve been in thousands of neighborhoods in the Triangle area of North Carolina. This home in Chapel Hill showed signs of foundation failure through cracks on the inside walls near the windows, and most visibly, in cracks between and in the bricks on…

Brackett Foundation Repairs Working on a Foundation in Raleigh

At this older Raleigh, North Carolina home, the back left side of the house had a big crack in it, showing that there was inadequate foundation support. Because the back yard was fenced, we had to remove one section of the fence. We understand foundation failure and foundation repair. We’ve been doing foundation repair in…