Pineapple Express? Atmospheric River? It’s Gonna Get Wet

2023-12-01T15:46:36-08:0011/29/2023|Categories: General Contractor, Leak Intrusion, Trending|

Understanding the incoming Pineapple Express is crucial for homeowners. This weather pattern brings intense rainfall and wind—posing unique challenges. Our checklist helps you prepare your home for rain efficiently, covering essentials from gutter maintenance to potential window leaks. It's a proactive approach to protect your home's integrity and ensure your safety during these heavy downpours.

Hardie Plank Is Seattle’s Answer To Siding

2023-11-29T18:42:40-08:0010/06/2023|Categories: General Contractor, Siding Repairs|

Seattle's distinct climate demands durable home siding. Hardie Plank, a popular choice among homeowners, offers resilience against weather extremes. Celebrated for its versatility, fire-resistance, and aesthetic appeal, this siding embodies Seattle's needs. SFW Construction specializes in Hardie Plank installations, ensuring homes remain protected and stylish for years

Think AI Can Nail It? Here’s Why AI Can’t Replace Skilled Carpenters

2023-11-10T13:49:48-08:0009/20/2023|Categories: General Contractor|

At SFW Construction, we specialize in high-quality exterior home repairs. In an era where AI like ChatGPT is automating many jobs, we stand by the irreplaceable skill and craftsmanship of our trained carpenters. From adaptability to emotional intelligence, discover five reasons why human expertise remains unmatched in carpentry.

What To Know About The Contract In General Contracting

2023-10-07T15:53:18-07:0008/30/2023|Categories: General Contractor|

If you are looking to get some work done for your home, one of the essential pieces of material involved in the process will be the contract you sign. Construction contracts come in a few different forms, each with pros and cons. This article will showcase two types of construction contracts: an estimate and a time and materials-based contract.

Holiday Light Installation Portland

2022-11-23T11:08:06-08:0010/01/2022|Categories: General Contractor|


It’s that time of the year again. It’s cold, it's raining, and you don’t want to go outside. You definitely don’t want to climb up onto your roof, but you want to be able to celebrate the holiday season and the end of 2022. Call SFW Construction, and we'll professionally install your Christmas lights and decorations on your home or business in the greater Portland metro area!

Boston Siding Contractor

2023-08-23T14:43:59-07:0003/30/2022|Categories: Boston General Contractor, General Contractor|


We will serve the Communities in Massachusetts from our new office in Boston. SFW Construction is known for high-quality siding repair work and is the first home repair contractor to specialize in properly treating dry rot for home and business owners. We work at above industry standards and use only the best products on your Massachusetts home.

Safety Comes First

2022-02-25T09:26:13-08:0002/24/2022|Categories: General Contractor|


The number one priority for professional contractors is safety. As a leading professional contractor providing a full spectrum of home construction work—from siding replacement to roofing to home refurbishment—SFW Construction follows comprehensive safety guidelines, including adherence to OSHA standards. Safety on the Jobsite is essential because it protects workers, homeowners, and your property.

How To Qualify For Home Repair Financing

2021-05-21T12:24:12-07:0011/19/2020|Categories: General Contractor|


SFW Construction offers home repair financing on loans from $1000.00 all the way up to $75,000, with monthly payments as little as $35! So whatever type of planned home renovation project or emergency repair you may have, we have the right financing option for you. In short, there is no need to wait for that small repair to become a significant construction project. Our home repair financing program is based on an easy two-tier credit score. Qualification takes less than 5-minutes.

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

2020-10-21T13:26:14-07:0010/20/2020|Categories: General Contractor|Tags: |


Fall is the time to finalize big home repair projects before shorter days make outdoor work more challenging. Sometimes this means getting your large trees trimmed, so they don't fall victim to our legendary Winter storms. We are very experienced in repairing structural damage caused by broken and fallen trees. Still, many times this type of repair could be avoided. Use our fall home maintenance checklist this season, and you can rest easy knowing that your home and yard are buttoned up and ready for Winter.

Construction Contractor Billing Models

2020-10-21T13:28:22-07:0010/08/2020|Categories: General Contractor|


A fixed-price contract (full-bid) and change orders are some of the most common types of billing methods used among construction companies. The plan is straight forward and simple to put together for construction projects such as a full house siding replacement, a new roof install, or entire house painting. The contract is an estimate of the amount of work that needs to be done, with a clearly defined scope of work, including timeframes and scope-related risk.