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.

We Need To Talk About Your Dryer Vent Flashing

2023-11-10T13:50:14-08:0010/30/2023|Categories: Siding Repairs|

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.

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

Leaky Siding: Where Is The Water Coming From?

2024-01-12T09:05:43-08:0009/03/2023|Categories: Leak Intrusion, Siding Repairs|

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-Step Targeted Siding Repair Process

2023-06-09T16:03:37-07:0004/13/2023|Categories: Dry Rot Repairs, Siding Repairs|


Our 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.

What Is The Best Fiber-Cement Siding For My Home?

2021-06-17T09:29:48-07:0004/26/2021|Categories: Siding Repairs|


What 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.

Can My Contractor Provide Home Renovation Financing?

2021-03-29T08:39:36-07:0003/12/2021|Categories: Siding Repairs|


If 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.

Why Do We Use Cedar For Trim And Fascia?

2021-06-18T12:14:59-07:0002/09/2021|Categories: Siding Repairs|


Cedar 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.

How To Care For Western Red Cedar Siding

2021-06-18T12:23:48-07:0010/27/2020|Categories: Siding Repairs|


Western 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.