Chimney’s can separate from homes and when they do, foundation repair is one of the solutions. Brackett Foundation Repair has worked on hundreds of chimneys in it’s decades of doing business in North Carolina. This blog post shows the signs of foundation failure inside a house and the supports installed for the chimney.
Brackett Foundation Repair travels to provide foundation solutions, and in this blog post shows images from work done on a historic building at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina.
Many times, foundations for steps or stoops are less substantial than those for the main structure of the house, so we frequently see separations of stoops, steps and front porches from the main part of the house. The ground under the steps gives way, and the steps move away from the porch.
Brackett Foundation Repair participated in the 17th Annual Chamber Golf Classic held by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce in June 2011.
Brackett Foundation Repair works with developers in providing foundation support in the early construction phase to ensure durable foundations for future home owners. These pictures show work done on porches for new homes.
Cracks in buildings are everywhere. But which ones are signs of foundation failure? That’s where you have to bring in experienced professionals to piece together the story that the cracks are telling. In this Chapel Hill, North Carolina brick building, there were exterior cracks in the bricks, and interior cracks in cinder blocks.
Brackett Foundation Repair serves residential and commercial customers throughout North Carolina. This building in Fayetteville, NC showed signs of foundation failure through cracks in the brick walls.
Learning about a regions soils helps us understand foundation stability issues. North Carolina’s Regions from the shore to the mountains each have their own soil conditions. There are several main areas: Tidewater, Inner Coastal Plain, Piedmont, (where Brackett Foundation Repair is located), and Mountains (or Blue Ridge). The Tidewater region is often considered part of…
Boys and Girls Clubs across the US are known for the good work they do for kids needing a place to go after school. In early March 2011, we received a letter requesting support for 2011 Positive Place for Kids fundraiser for the Wake County Boys and Girls Club. We were pleased to send a…