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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 »

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

Brick Chimney in Raleigh Separates from House

Brick Chimney Separating from Raleigh Home Believe it or not, a lot of chimneys in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area of North Carolina begin to separate from the house after a number of years. If you’re noticing some changes around your fire place indoors, or a gr .... Read more...

January 6th, 2012 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No 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 »

Ben Brackett, President of Brackett