Bracket Foundation Support Systems Blog

Is your roof causing a foundation problem in Durham NC

Sometimes a foundation problem can stem from your roof. How? Architects like roofs with multiple peaks. Hip roofs tend to be popular but can cause a foundation problem in Durham NC. Roof discharge tends to be the biggest culprit for foundation problems. Gutters on a house H .... Read more...

December 4th, 2012 by Ben Brackett | No Comments »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Ben Brackett, President of Brackett