Proper dryer vent flashing is crucial for protecting your home from potential hazards and damage, especially as cooler temperatures arrive. This simple yet effective measure ensures your home remains safe, dry, and energy-efficient. Properly flashed dryer vents prevent moisture intrusion, fire hazards, and pest infiltration, safeguarding the longevity of your home. Ensure your dryer vent is flashed correctly to maintain a safe and efficient home environment.
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
From the looks of it, your siding appears to be the main barrier that keeps rain from permeating your home. While siding sheds water away quickly, without other essential safeguards and layers of protection, siding can't control the rain from seeping into the structure or interior of your home. And like any other building materials, siding ages and weathers with time and eventually breaks down and falls apart.
3 MIN READWoodpeckers damage home siding, chimneys, and trim. Every Spring about this time, we get calls and emails from homeowners in the Pacific Northwest to repair bird damage caused by Woodpeckers and Flickers. Most damage takes less than a day to repair, but left unchecked–can turn into thousands of dollars of damage.
3 MIN READOur 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.
3 MIN READWhat is fiber cement siding? Why is it popular? What brands do you recommend? These are all common questions homeowners ask when deciding what type of siding is best for their home. First, let's talk about what fiber cement is—made by combining wood fiber with Portland cement, sand, and other components. Fiber cement is designed to look like wood but has outstanding durability and lasts longer than most siding materials.
5 MIN READIf interest rates are low or dropping, it's probably time to start thinking about financing your home renovation projects. The perfect lender for you will offer the lowest interest rate and the best terms. Many times your contractor can provide great rates and terms. Best of all, general contractors can provide easy, no-hassle financing quickly.
2 MIN READCedar is an incredibly durable wood species with a much longer service life than other materials and is naturally durable throughout its heartwood. It offers a unique, natural performance characteristic and an exceptional finish that brings warmth, character, and longevity to interior and exterior residential projects worldwide.
2 MIN READWestern Red Cedar Siding is some of the most beautiful materials used for siding. This product’s exterior application requires annual maintenance to keep the material looking great regardless of the finishing applied to the siding. Remember: homes with Western Red Cedar Siding are stunning, but they require more homeowner commitment to maintenance than other materials. If you see any soft or deteriorating siding on your home, have dry rot repaired by a professional contractor.
3 MIN READWildfires thrive in dry conditions, which areas across the country seem to be transitioning to with so many homes at high or extreme wildfire risk. As wildfires spread, we will become familiar with hot temperatures, resulting in persistent droughts. This is why homeowners will have to take proactive steps like using safer siding products to protect homes.