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Forest Grove Dry Rot Repair

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SFW Construction Specializes In Dry Rot Repair Throughout Washington County, Oregon

SFW Construction is the go-to company for top-quality dry rot repairs. The small, historic town of Forest Grove has a few thousand homeowners, each of whom strives to maintain their home – which is challenging with all the rain and wind that is part and parcel of the northwest Forest Grove, Oregon climate. One of the most prevalent problems Forest Grove homeowners face is wood rot – a condition that severely weakens the wood structures in your home, creating a dangerous situation for you and your family. SFW Construction is a professional Forest Grove dry rot removal specialist that can address any dry rot concerns or problems you have in your home.

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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

“These guys came to fix another contractors mess. They did it right! They fixed mold and rot issues. Fast work!”
∼ Casey B., Portland, OR – (12/2022)

“Did a terrific job repairing trim on our home, including difficult work on our chimney. Professional and responsive.”

∼ Yvette B., Portland, OR (09/2022)

“Top of the line contractor. If you want it done right, call them. They have years of experience in the area .”

∼ Devin E.  Portland, OR – (06/2022)

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

Dry Rot Removal And Structural Restoration Service

It is ironic that a condition is known as ‘dry rot’ is caused by excessive moisture penetrating the structure of your home. Dry rot is caused by a wood fungus that eats away at healthy wood and destroys its coherence so that the wood deteriorates, breaks apart and crumbles. Because of this, dry rot is a significant threat to the structural integrity of your home and is best addressed sooner rather than later. Wood rot is a progressive condition that eats away at healthy wood in your Forest Grove home and continues until it is eradicated.

As a full-service home contractor, SFW Construction is well-positioned to remove your Forest Grove dry rot entirely and restore your home to sound structural condition. We also provide professional siding repair and comprehensive construction services if the dry rot in your home is excessive and necessitates larger-scale repair work.

How Do I Know If My Home Has Dry Rot?

There are a few predominant signs of dry rot that homeowners often notice. Any significant changes in the appearance, odor or functionality of wood surfaces or structures in your home are good indications that there may be a problem. For instance, when your floor has an area that ‘give’ or squeaks when walked upon it may be due to dry rot in the wood beneath the floor. Discolored wood or wood that is too soft or pliable may indicate dry rot as well.

Because wood rot feeds on moist wood, it often occurs in kitchens and bathrooms, under sinks, on countertops or even in walls of your Forest Grove home. Dry rot can also invade the exterior of your home, in the frames around windows and doors, under shingles, and around gutters.

Forest Grove Dry Rot Blog

Repairing Rotted Wood Around Your Garage

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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.

Exterior Targeted Home Repairs

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2 MIN READ

Targeted home repairs focus on the source of your problem, rather than the treatment of your problem. Many contractors will simply patch damaged siding with new siding, or worse sell you a complete re-siding project—and call it good. On the other hand, SFW Construction investigates the underlying symptoms, usually dry rot that caused the siding to fail in the first place.