Bracket Foundation Support Systems Blog

How to Choose a Foundation Repair Contractor

So you know you need a foundation repair contractor, how do you choose one? Here’s what we recommend. Ask your friends first who has experience with foundation repair contractors. Search the lists of contractors online, on Yellow Pages, Angie’s List, the Bet .... Read more...

November 12th, 2010 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Foundation Repairs?

Usually homeowners insurance  does not cover “settlement” related damage. It is excluded from homeowner’s insurance policies. Still it never hurts to ask in the event there are extenuating circumstances such as broken water pipes and such that might quali .... Read more...

October 26th, 2010 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

How Soon Do I Need to Do Something about the Foundation Crack I Found?

Cracks in the foundation can change quickly or slowly. How fast they’re changing is an important factor. If a crack isn’t showing signs of movement, and you keep an eye on it, it may be that you don’t have to do anything about it. We say “may be̶ .... Read more...

September 29th, 2010 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

You’ve Found a Crack in Your House, Now You’ve Got Questions

You’ve just found a crack in your house. An inside wall. The foundation, whether brick, or stone or concrete. Between the house and the steps or the chimney. Something’s definitely not right. You’re going to have a lot of questions. Cracks in the walls abo .... Read more...

September 17th, 2010 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

There’s a crack in my foundation, what do I do?

You’ve just seen what might be a crack in your foundation. It might be inside your basement, (the few of us in North Carolina who have basements). Might be on the floor, or the walls. Or you might have seen a crack on your front steps, the stones or bricks or cement a .... Read more...

September 6th, 2010 by Brackett Foundation Repairs | No Comments »

Ben Brackett, President of Brackett