Are There Temporary Fixes For Leaking Windows?

2024-04-17T13:03:26-07:0002/14/2024|Categories: Window Repairs|

Leaking windows can cause dry rot, mold, and health risks. This article suggests some temporary fixes, such as caulking, weather stripping, window film, and absorbent materials. However, these are not enough to solve the problem. You need a professional evaluation and repair to prevent further damage and save money in the long run.

What To Do When You Discover A Leak During A Storm

2024-01-12T09:05:16-08:0012/02/2023|Categories: Leak Intrusion, Roof Repairs, Window Repairs|

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.

Repairing Dry Rot Around Leaking Window

2024-04-17T13:01:44-07:0009/27/2023|Categories: Dry Rot Repairs, Window Repairs|

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.

Common Signs Of Wood Rot Around A Window

2021-06-18T12:18:40-07:0005/27/2021|Categories: Window Repairs|


In 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.

Window Leak Repair – Why Are My Windows Still Leaking?

2021-05-28T10:16:14-07:0001/14/2021|Categories: Window Repairs|


Part 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. 

Window And Door Installations

2021-01-22T09:57:26-08:0009/08/2020|Categories: Window Repairs|


It'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.

Home Window Replacement

2021-06-30T15:05:14-07:0012/17/2019|Categories: Window Repairs|


With Oregon's rainy season upon us lookout for water damage, dry rot, roofing issues, and other home repair concerns that might delay or complicate the beauty of your home. If damage occurs around your windows, it may require a window replacement.