Durham North Carolina resident, Eric Brackett, founded the business in 1972 and has over 40 years of experience. We’re locally founded, owned and managed. We know foundation repair so well that we designed, manufacture and distribute the key pieces of equipment nationally. We keep records. Even if we don’t work on your home, our evaluation…
Before building your home, if a soils engineer finds that the soil where the foot print of your house will be can’t support the load, there are techniques to handle that. Steel reinforcing bars, larger and deeper footings, and installing new construction piles often solves the problem.
Do new homes have foundation failures? You bet. Before you build yours, get a soils engineer to test the load bearing capacity and content of the soil, and the discuss the results with your builder.
While older buildings definitely need foundation repair more often than new construction, when building is done on ground that doesn’t provide adequate support, new construction helical piles that are cemented into the footing become invaluable for preventing future foundation failure.