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SFW Construction Home Repair Blog

What Are Targeted Siding Repairs?

04/14/2022|Categories: Targeted Home Repairs|

2 MIN READ

SFW Construction is the Pacific Northwest leader in Targeted Siding Repairs (we even coined the phrase). Our carpenters are highly-skilled craftsmen who know home exteriors and waterproofing details better than anyone else. They can inspect and repair a damaged area of your home's exterior and finish the repair with a flawless integration into your existing material without the need to "fix" or replace the rest of your home's siding that is still in good shape. This saves you money by prolonging the cost replacing all of your home's siding.

Boston Siding Contractor

03/30/2022|Categories: General Contractor|

2 MIN READ

We will serve the Communities in Massachusetts from our new office in Boston. SFW Construction is known for high-quality siding repair work and is the first home repair contractor to specialize in properly treating dry rot for home and business owners. We work at above industry standards and use only the best products on your Massachusetts home.

Safety Comes First

02/24/2022|Categories: General Contractor|

4 MIN READ

The number one priority for professional contractors is safety. As a leading professional contractor providing a full spectrum of home construction work—from siding replacement to roofing to home refurbishment—SFW Construction follows comprehensive safety guidelines, including adherence to OSHA standards. Safety on the Jobsite is essential because it protects workers, homeowners, and your property.

Fix Leaky Siding

12/01/2021|Categories: Leak Intrusion|

3 MIN READ

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.

What To Know About The Contract In General Contracting

08/30/2021|Categories: General Contractor|

4 MIN READ

If you are looking to get some work done for your home, one of the essential pieces of material involved in the process will be the contract you sign. Construction contracts come in a few different forms, and each has pros and cons. This article will showcase two types of construction contracts: an estimate and a time and materials-based contract. While you should carefully consider each type of construction agreement, the most crucial part of the contracting process is finding a trustworthy contractor.

Repairing Rotted Wood Around Your Garage

08/06/2021|Categories: Dry Rot Repairs|

4 MIN READ

The garage feels like a distinctly American component of the modern home. It’s a place you can park your car, store your extra stuff, do the laundry, or even convert into a shop or casual hang-out space. However you use it, the garage is also the unique part of your home that marks the transition between the outside world and the inner sanctity of your dwelling, which makes it especially susceptible to garage rot – areas where wood surfaces and structures are rotting.

How To Repair Or Replace Rotted Trim

06/16/2021|Categories: Targeted Home Repairs|

4 MIN READ

Protecting your home as the safe environment in which you and your family live, knowing it is one of the most significant investments you'll ever make, is a top priority for most homeowners. Part and parcel of home maintenance is repairing or replacing rotted trim on your house. SFW Construction is a recognized and established home restoration company serving the Pacific Northwest for decades and can help you improve your house trim and preserve the integrity of your home.

Common Signs Of Wood Rot Around A Window

05/27/2021|Categories: Window Repairs|

4 MIN READ

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.

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

04/26/2021|Categories: Siding Repairs|

3 MIN READ

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?

03/12/2021|Categories: Siding Repairs|

5 MIN READ

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.