Chimney Foundation Problem Durham NC

Chimneys lean. Why call a foundation repair company vs a general contractor? The house can’t lean away from the chimney so the chimney would have to lean away from the house.  The only thing that can cause a chimney to lean away is failure of the foundation. Telltale signs that you would look for. Gap…

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…

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…

Foundation Failure and Repair in the Back of a Durham Home

No one is ever ready to see the damage that foundation failure causes. If you’re lucky you see it when it starts and can watch it to see if it’s serious. Sometimes, life keeps us busy, and when we notice, there’s a crack like this one, in an older Durham home. There is a chimney…