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Federal Way Dry Rot Repair

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SFW Construction Federal Way Specializes In Dry Rot Repair Throughout King County, Washington

SFW Construction is the go-to company for top-quality Federal Way dry rot repair. Is there a musty or fungus-like smell in your home? Do the wood surfaces appear discolored or have strange growths on them? Does the floor have areas that bend in when walked upon or are wooden structures becoming loose or shrinking? If your Federal Way home has any of these symptoms, it may have been invaded by wood rot and the fungus that promotes it. Dry rot represents a state of decay in which the health of the wood structures in your home becomes seriously compromised. If you think your home may have dry rot, call SFW Construction—Federal Way’s premier dry rot repair service—today for a free phone consultation!

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3-Step Dry Rot Removal Process

Find The Root Cause

Perform A Targeted Repair

Seal The Exterior

The SFW Construction team is experienced and knowledgeable. We specialize in resolving all your dry rot issues and eliminating your problem from the source. With our targeted repair process we can restore your home’s structural integrity to its pristine condition and provide you with a long-lasting solution. SFW Construction understands the skill, care, and work needed to inspect, locate, and effectively remove and remediate moisture along with making the necessary repairs caused by dry rot. If you do not want the structural support of your property at risk, give our professionals a call we would be glad to help.

Professional Dry Rot Repair Experts

Being a homeowner can be challenging, especially when unexpected problems arise where you need a contractor. If you have not hired a contractor recently, the search can feel time-consuming and daunting. However, before you hire just any contractor or handyman, we recommend doing some research to understand your problem, what the solution entails, and how to pick the right contractor. Picking the right contractor will be well worth all the effort you choose to put into the search as it could save you from having to re-do the project in the future

“Great company, great reviews. I certainly recommend SFW. I found carpenter ant damage and dry rot on the front of our home. SFW showed up with a team very quickly and came back on time every day until the job was complete. If your job needs to be done right – give SFW Construction a call. ”∼ Chris C. • Google – (09/2020)

“They repaired rotten wood and painted so that new gutters could be installed. I did not get a second bid because we used the company before and felt confident they would do a good job. I would highly recommend SFW Construction and would use them again.” ∼ Linda H. • Google – (09/2020)

“SFW Construction exceeded our expectations with the quality of staff and people working on-site. They were personable and friendly. They recommended job opportunities they saw, including ones they could complete beyond the scope of the job, giving me options.” ∼ Patrick P. • Guild Quality – (08/2020)

“SFW is exceptional at repairing dry rot, which included tear-out, rebuilding, insulating, and painting. Their carpentry is precise; they clean up after themselves and are pleasant to deal with. The finished work was much nicer than the rest of the existing house.” ∼ Rhonda H. • Facebook – (07/2020)

“The crew showed up on time, explained their approach, and got right to work. As a team SFW worked quickly and efficiently, removing bad siding, repairing areas that had rot, and replacing it with new siding. The siding looked amazing, was done expertly, and we are delighted.” ∼ Kevin R. • Angie’s List – (06/2020)

“Excellent experience! SFW was professional and thorough in their explanation of water damage, what they found, and the process to repair it. No half-way measures or just cosmetics, the work was done correctly! Very pleased with the clean-up and result. Will hire them for future projects.” ∼ Kate M. • Home Advisor – (05/2020)

Common Signs Of Dry Rot

Dry rot, also known as wood rot, is a serious problem that can threaten the structural integrity of your home by eating away and deteriorating the wood. While discovering dry rot you may also notice the discoloration of wood surfaces, a dank mildew smell, or areas in your floor that “give” when you walk upon it are all common indications of dry rot in your home.

Dry rot occurs in areas that are subject to excessive moisture including, but not limited to:

  • Areas of your kitchen and bathroom
  • Deck floorboards, ledger, and posts
  • Floor covering, subfloor, and joists
  • Framing around windows and doors
  • Inside posts, beams, joists, and sills
  • Roof shingles, gutters, soffit, and fascia
  • Walls, baseboards, stiles, and rails

Professional Dry Rot Removal

SFW Construction provides expert Federal Way dry rot removal and structural repair services that eradicate all wood rot and restore your home to a safe and healthy condition. As a general contractor, we are extensively experienced with all relevant home repairs that may be necessary to address any damage the wood rot has inflicted upon the structure of your Federal Way home. Whether it’s siding repair, roofing or general structural restoration work, we do it all.

The Tricky Problem Of Dry Rot

Dry rot is, ironically, caused by a wood fungus that feeds on moist or damp wood. It inhabits the wood in your home through the proliferation of tiny reddish spores that spread out across healthy wood. As the fungus advances, it devours the properties of healthy wood that make it strong and durable. In later stages, dry rot represents a state of total decay in which previously healthy wood is dilapidated—as such, it cracks and crumbles easily and falls apart when pressure is applied to it.

Dry rot often occurs in out-of-view places, like inner walls and floorboards, crawl spaces and attics. So if you think your home may have dry rot it’s a good idea to schedule a professional in-home dry rot inspection. As trained Federal Way dry rot repair experts, SFW Construction can thoroughly examine and diagnose your home for dry rot, and is well-equipped to effectively address and remediate any dry rot problems.

Most Common Signs Of Dry Rot Include:

  • Wood that is discolored, cracking or appears to be shrinking.
  • An appearance like cobwebs, cotton, or mushrooms on wood.
  • An earthy, rotting or unusual musty odor around wood or in enclosed wooden spaces.
  • Flooring with concave areas that sink in when walked upon.
  • Any wood surface or structure that is no longer functioning properly.

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