Dry Rot Repair: Estimate or Time and Materials

2024-04-24T11:21:55-07:0004/24/2024|Categories: Dry Rot Repairs, General Contractor|


When it comes to home maintenance, few issues are as deceptive and destructive as dry rot. This fungus quietly destroys the structural integrity of your home, often hidden from plain sight. Addressing dry rot effectively requires an understanding of its elusive nature. Last year, we looked into why it is difficult to estimate the cost.

Repairing Dry Rot Around Leaking Window

2024-04-17T13:01:44-07:0009/27/2023|Categories: Dry Rot Repairs, Window Repairs|

Windows are an essential component of the house you live in. As intermediaries between the outside and inside of your home, windows are especially vulnerable to large amounts of moisture. Any water damage around a window indicates that the frame is not functioning correctly or that water from the outside of the home is leaking inside—which will eventually cause the wood around your window frame to rot.

Expert Insight: Dry Rot Repair Essentials

2023-11-10T16:20:56-08:0006/09/2023|Categories: Dry Rot Repairs|

Jerry Goshaw, Senior Structural Restoration Consultant for SFW Construction, is a seasoned home restoration pro who specializes in structural dry rot repairs. He likens his work to detective's work—identifying the extent of rot, removing affected areas, and implementing preventative measures. 'It’s about honoring the home’s aesthetic while making it stronger and safer,' he says."

3-Step Targeted Siding Repair Process

2023-06-09T16:03:37-07:0004/13/2023|Categories: Dry Rot Repairs, Siding Repairs|


Our targeted siding repair process is unique, as we focus only on the damaged areas of your home. This targeted siding repair process has several advantages over comprehensive repairs that address all areas of your home. We save you time and money by isolating the source of water intrusion—eliminating it, and surgically repairing only the affected areas.

Repairing Rotted Wood Around Your Garage

2024-07-16T10:08:22-07:0008/06/2021|Categories: Dry Rot Repairs, Trending|


The garage feels like a distinctly American component of the modern home. It’s a place you can park your car, store your extra stuff, do the laundry, or even convert into a shop or casual hang-out space. However you use it, the garage is also the unique part of your home that marks the transition between the outside world and the inner sanctity of your dwelling, which makes it especially susceptible to garage rot – areas where wood surfaces and structures are rotting.

How Do You Properly Fix Dry Rot?

2020-11-19T15:38:11-08:0004/07/2020|Categories: Dry Rot Repairs|


Dry rot is a term that describes various stages of deterioration in wood which compromises its capacity to function properly in your home. Caused by a fungus that invades and feeds on moist or damp wood, dry rot can be more easily removed and the wood more readily repaired in its earlier stages.