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.

What Is Fiber Cement Siding

2024-04-17T13:03:08-07:0004/10/2024|Categories: General Contractor, Siding Repairs|

Fiber cement siding combines durability with aesthetic versatility, offering a resilient, low-maintenance exterior that mimics wood, stucco, or masonry. James Hardie leads with sustainable, fire-resistant materials that withstand extreme weather, pests, and time. Ideal for homeowners seeking style without compromise, it's an investment in your home's safety, comfort, and curb appeal. Choose sustainability and durability with James Hardie.

Carpenter Ant and Termite Damage Repair Guide

2024-04-17T16:00:05-07:0003/26/2024|Categories: General Contractor, Trending|


Discover essential strategies for identifying and addressing carpenter ant and termite damage in Oregon and Washington. Learn the signs of infestation, the importance of professional extermination, and why timely repairs are crucial. Protect your home's structure and ensure its safety with our comprehensive guide, tailored for the Pacific Northwest. Start safeguarding your property today.

Can You Finance Home Repairs?

2024-04-17T12:59:01-07:0002/27/2024|Categories: General Contractor|

Home maintenance can demand urgent attention, often at inconvenient times. This challenge extends to financing repairs. Fortunately, homeowners have several options, including bank loans, government programs, and direct financing through SFW Construction. Each option offers different advantages, from low-interest government loans to flexible financing plans tailored to a wide range of credit scores, ensuring access to necessary funds for repairs.

Home Renovation Trends of 2024

2024-04-17T13:02:24-07:0002/01/2024|Categories: General Contractor|

Discover the latest home renovation trends for 2024 with SFW Construction. Dive into the evolution of home improvements that blend functionality and style. From transforming starter homes into forever homes to fortifying against extreme weather and revitalizing with a fresh coat of paint, explore innovative approaches shaping the 2024 home improvement landscape. Your dream home awaits!

A Tree Fell On My House, Now What?!

2024-02-27T15:07:47-08:0001/18/2024|Categories: General Contractor|

Experiencing a tree fall on your home in Portland? Our blog guides you through safety steps, damage documentation, insurance claims, and selecting the right contractor. SFW Construction provides comprehensive repair services for effective recovery from winter storm damage. We ensure your home's quick and thorough restoration, enhancing its resilience against future challenges.

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

2024-01-10T12:27:33-08:0011/29/2023|Categories: General Contractor, Leak Intrusion|

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.