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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 sig .... Read more...

November 13th, 2012 by Ben Brackett | 1 Comment »

Leaning Chimney problems in Apex NC Home

Because your chimney is the heaviest portion of your home, there is a lot of weight for such a small area.  If your foundation or soil isn’t stable, your chimney will start to lean or bricks can crack.  Chimney brick cracks are a sign that you have a house settlement pr .... Read more...

April 1st, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | 2 Comments »

Chimney Separating from a House in Cary NC

Outside Signs of Foundation Failure Under a Chimney Chimney separating from the house Inside Signs Signs of fire place mantle separating from the wall .... Read more...

November 4th, 2011 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

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 h .... Read more...

October 21st, 2011 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Foundation Repair in Chapel Hill: A Leaning Chimney

Chimney’s often begin to separate from the houses they are connected to. Foundation repair is often the solution. Brackett Foundation Repairs has worked on a lot of chimneys in our thirty plus years of being in the business. We’ve stabilized chimney’s in C .... Read more...

July 26th, 2011 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

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