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New Construction Foundation Cracks

So, you’ve bought a new construction home. It’s clean and new and you are proud to call it your own. Then, you start to notice a few cracks like perhaps a stair-step crack that breaks a brick, block or solid concrete, horizontal cracks, wide cracks (the thickness of you .... Read more...

August 6th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | Comments Off on New Construction Foundation Cracks

Get Your Foundation Repaired while Renovating Your Raleigh Home

When you are renovating your home, your foundation might be at the bottom of your list.  Having a foundation in demand of repair can lead to cracked walls, uneven doors, and problems throughout your whole home.  This can cost you even more cash from patching each little i .... Read more...

July 5th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Identifying Foundation Settlement Problems in Cary NC

You may have asked yourself “What is the meaning of that crack in the side of my home or foundation?” Most foundation failure results from soil-related problems: poor compaction, overloading, excessive organic materials, erosion or expansive soils that expand an .... Read more...

May 28th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

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 .... Read more...

February 20th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Signs of Foundation Failure: Cracks in Bricks

One of the many signs of possible foundation failure is cracks in bricks – brick siding, brick foundations, brick walls and brick fireplaces. Take a look at some of these pictures. Cracks in brick sometimes cut through the mortar, and other times crack the bricks in t .... Read more...

February 13th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Ben Brackett, President of Brackett