We Repair Construction Defects
Construction Defects Compromise The Integrity Of Your Home
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We find ourselves repairing many construction defects due to poor design, material selection, or workmanship. Let’s face it; construction defects are frustrating occurrences for homeowners. What sets us apart from other contractors is our willingness to communicate with homeowners. We explain what caused the defect and how we repaired it so it won’t be problematic in the future. Our expert crews integrate a repair solution with existing materials. It’s essential to select a contractor who can do it right and has a proven record for professional repairs and top-notch installations.
We Repair Construction Defects
SFW Construction’s dedicated team of professionals are construction defect repair experts with material and installation methods that exceed industry standards. Upon our initial site visit, we identify construction defects and photo-document the affected areas. Not only do we repair your construction defects, but we also repair any damage, like dry rot, to your home caused by these problems. We use only the best products suited to your specific residential or commercial project.
Why Do Construction Defects Happen?
In today’s competitive market, builders are under pressure to keep costs down, so homes are affordable and profitable. Consumer’s demands for energy efficiency, as well as environmentally sound products, mean that homes are becoming more complicated to build. Many companies employ unskilled labor that lacks proper training or doesn’t have the requisite construction experience needed. Often these individuals will substitute knowledge and expertise for common sense when installing construction components.
Continuous Education And Training
Quality product selection doesn’t ensure improper installations and applications. As building techniques and products continuously evolve, our certified installers receive continuous education and training to keep them up to date on current installation methods and applications.
Do I Have Defective Siding?
Construction defects can occur in siding, siding components, and the envelope underneath. Poor installation, improper nailing, inadequate flashing or moisture/air barrier, poor paint coverage, weather and moisture exposure, improper maintenance, and faulty caulking is the most common defects in siding. Siding and building envelope defects can lead to the occurrence of dry rot in the structural framing. Dry rot is due to the accumulation of excessive moisture and can be a significant problem if not addressed.
Some defects are due to manufacturers’ errors and lead to different types of damage to the siding. Swelling along the edges, cracking, swelling around nails, wavy appearance, discoloration, siding coming apart, or siding turning soft are the most common. If you notice any of these characteristics or defects in your home’s exterior, SFW Construction’s experts are here to help. Our employees are trained and certified using DuPont Tyvek and James Hardie Siding Products.