Archive for June, 2012

Expansive Soil Around Your Foundation Needs a Soaker Hose in Dry Hot Weather

Summertime brings days and weeks of endless sunshine and brief rain showers. While homeowners water to protect their lawn, trees, plants and shrubs, they often forget to water one of their most important investments: their home. By forgetting to care for the foundation of t .... Read more...

June 29th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Brackett Foundation Repairs is Careful with Landscaping

At this foundation repair job in Fayetteville, North Carolina, there were rose bushes growing along the wall where we had to dig. This photo shows how we carefully position our equipment to protect the shrubs. Foundation repair often requires digging next to the foundation, .... Read more...

June 25th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Sloping or uneven floor might be a sign of a foundation problem in North Carolina

What if you were going to buy a home and notice the floors seem a bit sloping or uneven? A.    Extra charm at no additional expense (the owner’s perspective) B.    A structurally-unsound home (the inexperienced home inspector’s perspective) C.    An abi .... Read more...

June 4th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | 1 Comment »

Ben Brackett, President of Brackett