Proper Flashing Installation, Deck to Ledger Board

2023-05-31T14:15:58-07:0005/26/2023|Categories: Deck Repairs, Dry Rot Repairs, General Contractor, Popular|


Dry rot occurs when timber remains damp for an extended period, creating an environment for wood-destroying dry rot. Improper deck flashing is the main cause, as it allows water to enter the deck-home junction. Properly flashing the deck's ledger board where it meets the home is critical in preventing dry rot.

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

2022-11-21T11:29:11-08:0003/30/2022|Categories: 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.

What To Know About The Contract In General Contracting

2021-08-30T14:38:42-07:0008/30/2021|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, and each has pros and cons. This article will showcase two types of construction contracts: an estimate and a time and materials-based contract. While you should carefully consider each type of construction agreement, the most crucial part of the contracting process is finding a trustworthy contractor.

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.