Pacific City Dry Rot Repair2021-03-09T10:40:10-08:00

Pacific City Dry Rot Repair

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SFW Construction Specializes In Pacific City Dry Rot Repair Throughout Tillamook County, Oregon

SFW Construction is the premier dry rot repair contractor for Pacific City, Oregon, and the surrounding Oregon coastal areas. We specialize in conducting targeted to damaged areas and preventing the return of dry rot. The Oregon coast is one of the most humid regions in our state. If you have any open-source in your home’s water barrier, moisture can gain access to the structure of your home and cause dry rot, brown rot, or wood rot to form. Moisture intrusions most often occur from construction defects, failed exterior paint, failed siding, or window or door leaks. Once dry rot has started, it can move fast, affecting large portions of your most significant investment, your home.  SFW Construction is a highly-skilled dry rot repair contractor in the Pacific City area who can assist you through the repair experience.

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What Is Dry Rot?

Dry rot is also known as brown rot or wood rot. Dry rot is a fungus that quickly consumes wood materials and causes the wood structure to become weak and eventually turn to dust. If your Pacific City homes has been exposed to the dry rot fungi, the damage can spread quickly through your home with little moisture present. This makes predicting dry rot damage challenging before it spreads.

Where Can Dry Rot Be Found?

Dry rot can enter your home via interior and exterior sources and infest any wood structure. Dry rot is more commonly found where moisture is likely to be present, but you can find it in posts, beams, kitchen and bathroom floors and walls, deck framing, deck boards, eaves, roofs, near damaged gutters, foundations, sill plates, window and door framing, siding, cripple walls and crawl spaces, among others. Spotting dry rot is not always easy, but there are some things you can look for.

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Signs That You May Have A Wood Rot Problem:

  • Wood beginning to shrink, darken, or crack.

  • You can easily penetrate wood surfaces with a screwdriver.

  • A musty odor is present. Dry rot thrives in damp environments, and a musty smell is a potential indicator of dry rot.

  • Wood surfaces are covered in something resembling the skin of a mushroom, or mold.

  • Floors, particularly in the bathroom and kitchen, feel “springy” or creak when you walk on them.

What Should You Do If You Notice One, Or Many, Of These Conditions?

If you notice any of these signs, it’s imperative to the health of your home that you call and arrange for a dry rot expert to take a look. Waiting or Ignoring the signs just means the rot is likely to spread, and a relatively minor issue can turn into a major one–with high associated costs! Your first call should be to SFW Construction. What sets SFW Construction apart from other contractors is our proficiency and willingness to perform high-quality repair work.

About Us

At SFW Construction, we treat our customer’s homes as if they are our own homes. SFW Construction performs targeted dry rot repair on your Pacific City area home, removing the damaged material and preventing the rot’s ability to reform. After the repairs are completed, we have a full-service paint department, SFW Painting, who can handle any of your painting needs.

Pacific City 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.

Repairing Rotted Wood Around A Window

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4 MIN READ

Windows are an essential component of the house you live in. As intermediaries between the outside and inside of your home, windows are especially vulnerable to large amounts of moisture. Any water damage around a window indicates that the frame is not functioning correctly or that water from the outside of the home is leaking inside—which will eventually cause the wood around your window frame to rot.

Exterior Targeted Home Repairs

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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.