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 Repair Cost in Raleigh

How much does it cost to fix a failing foundation? Some foundations that are in need of attention do not require much. They can be fixed more as a preventative measure than a reactionary one. If the foundation problem has been ignored, however, then costs quickly escalate b .... Read more...

September 6th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | 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 »

Brackett Foundation Repairs Hard at Work Repairing North Carolina Homes

We’re Brackett Foundation Repairs, and we’ve been doing foundation repair since Eric L. Brackett founded his first company in 1972, in Durham, 40 years ago. Our employees have worked with us for years. We work in teams and we warranty our work. It’s hard w .... Read more...

January 11th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Ben Brackett, President of Brackett