SFW Construction Home Repair Blog

Water Leaks From Ice Dam After A Snowstorm

02/23/2023|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.

Do Your Windows Leak When It Rains?

11/02/2022|Categories: Leak Intrusion|


Do you notice your windows leaking when it rains? Leaking windows cause household damages. A leaking window presents many household complications. Unwanted water seeping into your home and down your walls can cause structural and property damages as well as electrical hazards. Sopping wet carpet is not healthy, and wet floors are slippery and present potential slip and fall situations. Keeping warm and dry is a priority, as is keeping the rain and moisture outside of your home.

Holiday Light Installation Portland

10/01/2022|Categories: General Contractor|


It’s that time of the year again. It’s cold, it's raining, and you don’t want to go outside. You definitely don’t want to climb up onto your roof, but you want to be able to celebrate the holiday season and the end of 2022. Call SFW Construction, and we'll professionally install your Christmas lights and decorations on your home or business in the greater Portland metro area!

Repairing Rotted Wood Around A Window

04/27/2022|Categories: Dry Rot 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.