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Happy Valley Dry Rot Repair

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SFW Construction Specializes In Happy Valley Dry Rot Repair Throughout Clackamas County, Oregon

SFW Construction is the go-to company for top-quality Happy Valley dry rot repairs. The rainy Pacific Northwest weather results in the perfect environment for wood fungus. Happy Valley homeowners know all about safeguarding their homes against the rain and the wet Oregon climate. But when dry rot has taken hold in the wood structure of your home, you need to call a Happy Valley dry rot removal specialist to get the job done right. To achieve a professional and long-lasting result, you need a contractor who specializes in exterior repairs.  One who understands the proper process and importance of integrating new waterproofing into existing materials.  SFW is dedicated to high-quality repairs, elite craftsmanship, and superb customer service.

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How Dry Rot Invades And Corrodes Home

Although it’s called ‘dry rot,’ this nasty problem is caused by a wood fungus that thrives on wood that is moist or wet, which means it is very prevalent in Happy Valley and throughout Oregon. Beginning as a microscopic spore, the fungus feeds on the aspect of healthy wood that makes it strong and durable, eventually causing it to crack and crumble and fall apart – which means it will no longer do its job in your home very well.

The wood fungus that results in dry rot isn’t content to eat just one portion of wood; like a contagion, it continues to spread throughout any moist wood it can feed upon. This common Northwest problem requires professional dry rot removal treatment to rid it completely, so it won’t reoccur. With over a decade of dry rot removal and structural home restoration, SFW Construction is well-suited to resolve any dry rot problems in your home.

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How Do You Know If Your Home Has Dry Rot?

While there are a few tell-tale signs of dry rot, it’s always best to consult a professional Happy Valley dry rot specialist to obtain a comprehensive understanding of what’s going on in your home. SFW Construction provides free phone consultations and cost-effective in-home dry rot inspections. If we identify dry rot in your home, we’ll devise a workable plan to remove it and restore your home to health.

Wood rot tends to occur in those areas of your Happy Valley home that are prone to excessive moisture, such as the bathroom and the kitchen. It can occur in wood countertops, in the wood structures of walls and in wood flooring. Dry rot also occurs in exterior wooden parts of your home, including the roof under loose shingles, wood around gutters, and frames and sills around windows and doors.

The following are common symptoms of dry rot:

  • A mildew-like or musty odor around wooden areas
  • Floors or wood surfaces that are darker than usual or discolored
  • Flooring with areas that become concave, “give” or squeak when walked upon
  • Wood surfaces or structures are shrinking or cracked
  • Wood surfaces or structure are softer than normal or seem to be loose
  • Cobweb, cotton or mushroom-like growths appear on wood surfaces

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