Tualatin Dry Rot Repair2020-07-28T15:51:05-07:00

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SFW Construction Specializes In Tualatin Dry Rot Repair Throughout Washington County, Oregon

SFW Construction is the go-to company for top-quality Tualatin dry rot repair. Dry rot in Tualatin is a common problem due to the wet, rainy weather that presides throughout Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. It is an annoying condition with which many Tualatin homeowners have to contend. Luckily, SFW Construction specializes in Tualatin dry rot removal services that rid your home of this pernicious problem and restore it to good health. Our dedication to high-quality craftsmanship, solid material, and excellent customer service are just a few reasons to chose SFW Construction for your next home repair.

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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

What The Heck Is Dry Rot?

Dry rot, also known as wood rot, is caused by a wood fungus that feeds on wood that is moist or wet, which makes it such a common problem in Tualatin, Oregon. The dry rot fungus eats away at healthy wood, digesting the aspect of the wood that makes it sturdy and strong. The result is wood that cracks, crumbles, falls apart, and is useless to provide a functional structure for your home. Dry rot can also make the wood in your home look very strange, as if it is made of cotton, cobwebs or mushrooms, and can make it smell like mildew. All in all, dry rot creates a dangerous situation for your home and should be addressed immediately.

How Do I Know If My Home Has Dry Rot?

There are a few predominant signs of dry rot that homeowners often notice. Any significant changes in the appearance, odor or functionality of wood surfaces or structures in your home are good indications that there may be a problem. For instance, when your floor has an area that ‘give’ or squeaks when walked upon it may be due to dry rot in the wood beneath the floor. Discolored wood or wood that is too soft or pliable may indicate dry rot as well.

Professional Tualatin Dry Rot Removal

Removing wood rot from your Tualatin home is critical because dry rot deteriorates the wood structures of your home, making your home unsafe. It is also essential to have a Tualatin dry rot professional address your home’s dry rot problem to make sure the condition is completely eradicated and the structure of your home is restored to good working order. If all of the dry rot fungi is not eradicated, right down to the microscopic pores from which it is born, then the dry rot will likely continue to grow.

SFW Construction has a decade of dry rot removal and structural restoration experience in Tualatin, Oregon. As a general contractor and full-scale construction company, we are also equipped to address any issues that are associated with dry rot, such as siding repair and other home construction to repair wood damaged by the dry rot.

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