Home Restoration Resources

What Is Fiber Cement Siding

04/10/2024|Categories: General Contractor, Siding Repairs, Trending|

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.

Carpenter Ant and Termite Damage Repair Guide

03/26/2024|Categories: General Contractor, Trending|

Discover essential strategies for identifying and addressing carpenter ant and termite damage in Oregon and Washington. Learn the signs of infestation, the importance of professional extermination, and why timely repairs are crucial. Protect your home's structure and ensure its safety with our comprehensive guide, tailored for the Pacific Northwest. Start safeguarding your property today.

Can You Finance Home Repairs?

02/27/2024|Categories: General Contractor, Trending|

Home maintenance can demand urgent attention, often at inconvenient times. This challenge extends to financing repairs. Fortunately, homeowners have several options, including bank loans, government programs, and direct financing through SFW Construction. Each option offers different advantages, from low-interest government loans to flexible financing plans tailored to a wide range of credit scores, ensuring access to necessary funds for repairs.

Are There Temporary Fixes For Leaking Windows?

02/14/2024|Categories: Trending, 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.

Home Renovation Trends of 2024

02/01/2024|Categories: General Contractor, Trending|

Discover the latest home renovation trends for 2024 with SFW Construction. Dive into the evolution of home improvements that blend functionality and style. From transforming starter homes into forever homes to fortifying against extreme weather and revitalizing with a fresh coat of paint, explore innovative approaches shaping the 2024 home improvement landscape. Your dream home awaits!

A Tree Fell On My House, Now What?!

01/18/2024|Categories: General Contractor|

Experiencing a tree fall on your home in Portland? Our blog guides you through safety steps, damage documentation, insurance claims, and selecting the right contractor. SFW Construction provides comprehensive repair services for effective recovery from winter storm damage. We ensure your home's quick and thorough restoration, enhancing its resilience against future challenges.

Water Leaks From Ice Dam After A Snowstorm

01/12/2024|Categories: Leak Intrusion|


Water leaks from an ice dam can result in window and roof leaks after a snowstorm. Many times, you can see water leaking into your home from outside around window frames or where your ceiling meets your wall. This happens if your roof, siding, window flashing, or weather-resistant barrier is damaged.

Home Preparation Checklist: Oregon and Washington Snow

01/11/2024|Categories: General Contractor|

With the winter season ushering in the Arctic Blast, homeowners in Oregon and Washington must brace for heavy snow and frigid temperatures. Preparing your home is crucial for comfort and safeguarding against potential damage and ensuring safety. This guide offers a detailed checklist for home preparation for the impending snow.

What Causes Water Stains On Your Ceiling And Walls?

01/05/2024|Categories: Leak Intrusion|

December in the Pacific Northwest, with its heavy rains and winds, reminds us of the challenges storms can bring, such as ceiling, window, and roof leaks. This guide provides knowledge to effectively respond to water intrusion during storms, offering steps for containing leaks, protecting belongings, and employing temporary fixes.