4 MIN READWindows 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.
2 MIN READMost home repair projects require a licensed contractor, and dry rot is one type of project that does. When dealing with dry rot, no matter how complex the issue is, many different systems in the home can be affected if the area is not repaired correctly.
4 MIN READDry 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.
2 MIN READBeing in business since 2005, we often hear from clients that we are the only contractors who offered a lasting solution to water damage. Whether a customer has wood rot, a leaking window, window replacement, skylight repair, and/or other water damage occur to their house we are able to identify the targeted problem and solve the issue restoring your home to it's natural state or better.
2 MIN READTargeted home repairs focus on the source of your problem, rather than the treatment of your problem. Many contractors will simply patch damaged siding with new siding, or worse sell you a complete re-siding project—and call it good. On the other hand, SFW Construction investigates the underlying symptoms, usually dry rot that caused the siding to fail in the first place.
3 MIN READWood decay can be a big problem for both new and experienced homeowners but particularly plagues those of us who live in the often damp Pacific Northwest. Despite its colloquial name, dry rot is most often caused by communities of fungi growing in wood with high moisture saturation.