During storms, prompt action is key when facing ceiling or window leaks. This guide outlines essential steps for storm leak repair, from identifying water spots and drips to mitigating immediate damage. Learn how to protect your home and when to call professionals like SFW Construction for comprehensive, long-term solutions.
Windows are an essential component of the house you live in. As intermediaries between the outside and inside of your home, windows are especially vulnerable to large amounts of moisture. Any water damage around a window indicates that the frame is not functioning correctly or that water from the outside of the home is leaking inside—which will eventually cause the wood around your window frame to rot.
Many homeowners are dealing with leaky windows. Leaking windows can not only be a nuisance but can also cause considerable damage to your home if left unrepaired. Water can seep through the cracks and cause rot, mold, and structural damage.
4 MIN READWindow leaks are some of the most common home repairs we do. Stop making the same mistakes other homeowners make by looking for the "cheapest" DIY solution or Handyman—as it will most likely be short-term. Instead, look at the long-term for a solution that will last.
4 MIN READIn the exceedingly moist rainforest climate of the Pacific Northwest, wood rot in homes is a very common occurrence. Window frames are especially vulnerable places for wood rot to develop because rain and moisture tend to collect around windows that don’t have proper flashing and can seep in through cracks in the window frame sealing. Depending on the year and style of home you have, the issue could present itself differently.
5 MIN READPart of owning a home includes cleaning, maintaining, and repairing the house when necessary so you can continue to enjoy your space and its surroundings. Unfortunately, things happen; one thing in the Pacific Northwest that is common is window leaks. This can sometimes be a challenge, especially if you have not experienced a specific issue, like a water leak before, and need to call a window leak repair expert.
2 MIN READIt's summertime in the northwest—the few nice and dry months we get to enjoy. It's also the perfect season to complete your home repairs before the cold and rainy pacific northwest weather returns. In the wintertime, we tend to receive a large number of emergency water leak repairs.