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SFW Construction Home Repair Blog

How To Care For Western Red Cedar Siding

10/27/2020|Categories: Siding Repairs|

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Western Red Cedar Siding is some of the most beautiful materials used for siding. This product’s exterior application requires annual maintenance to keep the material looking great regardless of the finishing applied to the siding. Remember: homes with Western Red Cedar Siding are stunning, but they require more homeowner commitment to maintenance than other materials. If you see any soft or deteriorating siding on your home, have dry rot repaired by a professional contractor.

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

10/20/2020|Categories: General Contractor|Tags: |

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Fall is the time to finalize big home repair projects before shorter days make outdoor work more challenging. Sometimes this means getting your large trees trimmed, so they don't fall victim to our legendary Winter storms. We are very experienced in repairing structural damage caused by broken and fallen trees. Still, many times this type of repair could be avoided. Use our fall home maintenance checklist this season, and you can rest easy knowing that your home and yard are buttoned up and ready for Winter.

What Are Targeted Siding Repairs?

10/15/2020|Categories: Siding Repairs, Targeted Home Repairs|

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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.

Construction Contractor Billing Models

10/08/2020|Categories: General Contractor|

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A fixed-price contract (full-bid) and change orders are some of the most common types of billing methods used among construction companies. The plan is straight forward and simple to put together for construction projects such as a full house siding replacement, a new roof install, or entire house painting. The contract is an estimate of the amount of work that needs to be done, with a clearly defined scope of work, including timeframes and scope-related risk.

Can You Repair Siding From Wildfire Damage?

10/02/2020|Categories: Siding Repairs|

3 MIN READ

Wildfires thrive in dry conditions, which areas across the country seem to be transitioning to with so many homes at high or extreme wildfire risk. As wildfires spread, we will become familiar with hot temperatures, resulting in persistent droughts. This is why homeowners will have to take proactive steps like using safer siding products to protect homes.

Bend Siding Contractor With A Rock Solid Reputation

09/23/2020|Categories: General Contractor|

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SFW Construction is announcing the opening of our 9th regional location in the Pacific Northwest and the 3rd this year. We will be bringing our siding and dry rot repair services, along with our lofty reputation for excellence, to Bend to provide Central Oregon with high-quality exterior home repair services they can count on.

Window And Door Installations

09/08/2020|Categories: Window Repairs|

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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.