Bracket Foundation Support Systems Blog

Pre-Construction Causes of Foundation Failure

There are many causes of foundation failure. Here are some of them that will help you understand the problem. Under sized footings or grade beams that don’t support the building Inadequate depths of foundation components that haven’t reached solid enough soil P .... Read more...

March 19th, 2013 by Ben Brackett | No Comments »

5 ways Geology affects your Raleigh Home’s foundation future

Foundation problems in Raleigh North Carolina are sometimes caused by unstable soil.   Many houses are not built firmly on bedrock or high-load compacted dirt. Instead, they are built on expansive soils that expand and contract as they absorb water and dry. Unfortunately, .... Read more...

May 14th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Foundation Failure Repaired on Cary NC Home

Foundation failure can happen to anyone. Your home could be new, or old, made of brick, stone or concrete. You could have a basement or no basement. A chimney or none. We want to help inform homeowners about the signs of foundation failure. That’s why were posting the .... Read more...

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

Repairing Foundation Failure in Older Brick Home in Durham, NC

Our homes are one of the biggest investments we make in our lives, and they are our shelter and place of rest, so when we start seeing cracks in the walls, or gaps between doors and the door frame, it’s a shock. At Brackett Foundation Repair, we know how you feel, and .... Read more...

November 12th, 2011 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Six Causes of Foundation Failure

Chimney leaning away from the house Wide gap between the steps and the porch  What causes foundation failure? Do you know what makes foundations weaken? We know what the signs are: cracks in walls and floors; doors and windows that won’t open; stairs that come awa .... Read more...

October 14th, 2011 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

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