Archive for November, 2010

Durham Homeowner: “Your Product and Workmanship are Excellent”

I want you and your team to know how impressed I was with the foundation work that you did at my home. Your guys did a great job in preparing my shrubs and placing a covering on my grass before they started digging. They all worked well together and my piles were in and fin .... Read more...

November 22nd, 2010 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

How to Protect New Home Construction from Foundation Failure

Can new home construction be protected from foundation failure? In an earlier blog post we listed three reasons why new homes can have foundation failures and explained why you need to hire a soils engineer to evaluate your house plot before building. If the engineer deter .... Read more...

November 18th, 2010 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

How to Choose a Foundation Repair Contractor

So you know you need a foundation repair contractor, how do you choose one? Here’s what we recommend. Ask your friends first who has experience with foundation repair contractors. Search the lists of contractors online, on Yellow Pages, Angie’s List, the Bet .... Read more...

November 12th, 2010 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Building A New Home? Get a Soils Engineer First

You would be surprised to know that new homes have foundation repair problems. Why? They built on soil that was not well compacted They did not test the soil for load bearing capacity They did not evaluate the soil for expansive clay content So if  you’re getting r .... Read more...

November 7th, 2010 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Ben Brackett, President of Brackett