Construction Defect Contractor

Repairing construction defects for 14+years.

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SFW Construction is the premier Construction Defect Contractor for the Pacific Northwest. What sets us apart from other contractors is our willingness to perform targeted repairs. Our experts integrate professional repairs with existing materials which is part of the reason we are the go-to siding and waterproofing experts to call that is if you want high-quality and high-performance from your repairs. From Northwest and Southwest Washington and through Portland and the Willamette Valley SFW Construction is the clear choice for your next construction defect.

SFW Construction Repairs 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 will identify any construction defects and photo document the affected areas. Our certified installers are constantly updated on current defect issues and resolutions. We use only the best products suited to your specific project. Not only do we repair your construction defects, we also repair any damage to your home caused by these problems. It’s time to let the professionals at SFW Construction repair your home before your safety is compromised and escalating damages devalue your property.

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What Are Construction Defects?

Almost any condition that reduces the value of your home can be defined as a defect in design or workmanship. Common defects include:

  • Foundation Leaks or Cracks

  • Faulty Drainage

  • Termite Infestation

  • *Structural Failure or Collapse.

*Structural failures can present both personal injury and substantial property damage.

What You Should Do if You Notice One, or Many, of These Conditions

Your first call should be to SFW Construction. We encourage homeowners to do their homework and find a reputable contractor they can trust. It is important to find a contractor that specializes in this specific field. What sets SFW apart from other contractors is our proficiency and willingness to perform high-quality repair work.

Siding Repair

Why Are Construction Defects Becoming So Frequent?

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 lack proper training or don’t have the requisite construction experience needed. Often times these individuals will substitute knowledge and expertise for common sense when installing construction components. Even when quality products are used, improper installations and applications can result in defects. As building techniques and products constantly evolve SFW’s certified installers receive constant education and training to make sure they are up to date on current installation methods and applications.

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Do I Have Defective Siding?

There are numerous kinds of defects that 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. This is due to 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’s experts are her to help. SFW employees certified dupont installers that are trained in numerous siding applications including James Hardie Products. As well as natural and primed cedar. And SFW Painting is there to finish the job.

Construction Defect

We Only Use High Grade Materials To Conduct Repairs Preventing The Chance of Return

Dupont Tyvek

DuPont Tyvek

Building envelope or wrapper that creates a barrier between moisture and the precious wood below. An industry standard for ensuring that water won’t penetrate the precious wood underneath your siding.

James Hardie

James Hardie Siding & Trim

We are proud of our teams certifications to install a variety of industry leading James Hardie exterior siding materials. Easy to maintain and built to withstand Pacific Northwest weather for years!