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SFW Construction Specializes In Puyallup Dry Rot Repair Throughout Pierce County, Washington

SFW Construction is the leading contractor for dry rot repair and structural repair in Puyallup Washington since 2005. Puyallup homeowners are a rugged bunch. You have to be to maintain a home in the rural Pacific Northwest, where problems like dry rot assail homeowners regularly. Caused by a wood fungus, dry rot can inflict permanent damage upon the wood structure of your home. Fortunately, SFW Construction has provided dry rot repair in Puyallup for over a decade and can help struggling homeowners eradicate this serious problem from their homes. What sets SFW Construction apart from other companies is that we specialize in offering final solutions to dry rot, wood rot, and fungal growth colonies.

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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

“Project started with SFW painting the outside of my house and garage. 40+ years since the house had any paint. SFW took care of some repairs before the paint team could begin. The carpenter team and pre-paint prep teams were wonderful. Everyone was thorough and professional about containing and cleaning up the old lead house paint. The finished repairs and the new paint job looks spectacular.”

∼ Courtney S. • Google – (04/2022)

“The crew showed up daily, on time, and eager to work. Ensuring my project’s scope was completed correctly was priority #1. I appreciated the friendly and efficient work of the crew and the receptive manner of the office staff to any questions. Outstanding attention to detail, constantly and consistently showing up on time, with a great “can do” attitude. In addition, your financing assistance.”

∼ Christopher K. • Guild Quality – (04/2022)

“We asked SFW Construction to repair dry rot and replace railings on our deck. We are delighted with their work – starting with the team supervisor and crew. They were always on time every morning, very clear and respectful in communicating updates, and maintained/cleaned up the worksite well. The results (the deck support and railings) look terrific! We would certainly use them again. Thank you, SFW Construction. ”

∼ Eugene E. • Google – (02/2022)

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

How Wood Dry Rot Can Invade And Decay Your Home

Dry rot is caused by a wood fungus that is prevalent in Puyallup as it feeds on wet, damp or moist sources of wood that are abundant in the rainy Northwest climate. The wood fungus can spawn on any wood in your home that is exposed regularly to moisture or humidity, as is common in the kitchen and bathroom as well as around windows and doors. Beginning as a sheen of tiny reddish spores, the wood fungus proceeds to permeate and decay the wood in your home. In fact, it will not usually stop until completely eradicated.

In advanced stages, the wood fungus causes the state known as dry rot, a condition in which the wood structures and surfaces of your home are decayed and dilapidated. Such wood is not fit to provide stability for your home and must be repaired.

Professional Dry Rot Repair And Structural Restoration

SFW Construction provides expert Puyallup dry rot removal and repair services for homeowners. As a licensed general contractor, we are fully skilled and experienced at performing the whole range of repairs necessary to remove the wood rot, along with the fungus that causes it and restores your Puyallup home to a state of structural integrity and safety. In advanced stages, dry rot can cause damage throughout your home—as such, siding repair, carpentry, and roofing work may be necessary.

If you think your home may have dry rot, call us today. We’ll schedule an in-home inspection to examine your home with you. If dry rot is found, we’ll create a repair plan that works with your budget and schedule. The goal is to restore your home to safety for you and your family.

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