Lake Forest Park Dry Rot Repair

SFW Construction Specializes in Dry Rot Repair

SFW Construction is the number one Lake Forest Park dry rot contractor.

Dry rot is a destructive problem that can lead to dilapidation and decay in your home. If you think your home has dry rot, the best course of action is to call SFW Construction LLC for a free phone consultation—because the longer you wait to address dry rot, the worse it will get. Fortunately, wood rot is very treatable by trained professionals who can eradicate the dry rot fungus and restore your Lake Forest Park home to healthy condition.

“They paid careful attention to preparing the work site so it would affect as little of the rest of the house as possible. The workers were all extremely prompt and polite. The finished product has exceeded our expectations.”

Julie Bosket, Tualatin, Oregon

“Great experience!!! Steve and his crew were professional, available and completed the job timely. I love the outcome and confidently refer him to everyone else.”

Misty C, Tigard, Oregon

“I would recommend Steve Wade to everyone. From start to finish, he will not only perform beyond your expectation but he will be a reliable guide through what can be complicated repairs/remodels to your home. Here is what you can expect: 1) He will help you make a detailed plan and if you are not sure about what you want, he will help by providing options 2) He will give you a detailed estimate that will include material and labor costs and he will be 100% accurate 3) He will show up on time, work incredibly efficiently and complete your project on time 4) He will maintain a level of professionalism that will give you peace of mind 5) The finished product will meet/exceed your expectation”

Linda H, Eugene, Oregon

“The end result was flawless. I was extremely impressed with the attention to detail and the quality of work completed. I could not have asked for a better job! As a result, I recommended SFW to my boss. My boss used SFW Construction to paint her home, and she was equally pleased with SFW construction.”

Jeromy G, Tigard, Oregon

“Steve was great to work with! He did an excellent job on my exterior painting project, showing up on time and putting in the extra effort needed to make my house look new again. He was a good communicator and reliable.”

Karen N, Tigard, Oregon

“I would recommend them to anybody, I am now enjoying the high quality of their work and my friends have complemented me on the quality of the paint job.”

Gerald W, Portland, Oregon

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How Dry Rot Takes Hold and Corrodes Your Home

Dry rot is, ironically, a condition caused by a wood fungus that feeds on wet or damp wood, robbing it of its vigor and strength. Though dry rot is progressive and advances through a few stages, the end condition of dry rot is wood that is basically worthless—cracked, crumbling and breaking apart under pressure. Obviously, wood that has been reduced to dry rot is not fit to support your home structure or surfaces, and must be repaired.

Professional Dry Rot Repair

Removing wood rot from your Lake Forest Park home and restoring wood surfaces and structures that have been invaded by dry rot is a complex procedure. The first step involves removing all the wood fungus that cause dry rot, which includes the microscopic spores from which it is born (otherwise it will only continue). Then the dry rot itself must be removed, along with all the wood infected with dry rot. This process can entail structural restoration if previously healthy wood structures have been compromised by the dry rot.

SFW Construction LLC is a comprehensive general contractor, licensed and certified to provide the full gamut of home construction, carpentry and remodeling. You may not need a whole lot of structural renovation, but it’s good to know that you have an experienced and qualified professional at your disposal if you do. We are a recognized and reputable Lake Forest Park dry rot repair specialist, providing high quality and cost-effective dry rot removal to homeowners for over a decade.

Lake Forest Park Dry Rot
Lake Forest Park Dry Rot

What to Look for if You Think you Have Dry Rot

Dry rot affects wood surfaces and structures in your home is distinguishable ways. While most symptoms are visual, dry rot is also often accompanied with a musty or fungus-like odor. It can also be detected by feeling concave areas on your floor that “give” when walked upon. Visual cues related to dry rot mostly center around wood that is darker or discolored from its original condition or wood that looks cracked, like cotton or has cobweb or mushroom growths on it. Wood rot also causes wood to shrink and become loose, so any significant changes in the functionality of wood structures or surfaces in your Lake Forest Park home may also indicate dry rot.

Dry rot can occur in interior as well as exterior portions of your home, typically in places that have excessive moisture or exposure to the elements. The kitchen, bathrooms, areas around windows and doors are prominent, but dry rot can also happen in wood around gutters and under loose shingles in the roof.

Lake Forest Park’s SFW Construction Has A Painting Division; SFW Painting

As construction contractors, we handle the repairs–like siding, dry rot, or anything else construction-related. Once we are done if you have any painting projects SFW Painting can handle your needs.