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Wood Siding Maintenance: Where to Start

Wood Siding Maintenance: Where to Start

Wood siding is a beautiful investment that can last a lifetime – if your treat it correctly. Repairs for neglected siding can run into the thousands when small wood siding maintenance projects turn into dry rot, water intrusion, or failed paint. If you want keep your clapboard, shingle, or board-and-batten exterior system for decades, keep… Continue Reading

Our Siding and Dry Rot Process

Our Siding and Dry Rot Process

Our Siding and Dry Rot Process We get a lot of questions on how our crews operate for siding repairs and dry rot repairs. On many small jobs, it may make sense to send a crew out to diagnose and repair your home. Here is a little more about how we run our small repair… Continue Reading

Exterior Paint Stains and Where They Come From

Exterior Paint Stains and Where They Come From

Where are your exterior paint stains from? We’re pretty big restoration and historic painting nerds here at SFW Construction. An old USFS article about different mechanisms of paint discoloration was circulating our office today and we thought you might like it. We’ll give you the rundown, but check out the original article for more delicious details.… Continue Reading

Wood Decay 101: Set your prior-rot-ies straight.

Wood Decay 101: Set your prior-rot-ies straight.

Wood decay 101 – Set your prior-rot-ies straight. Dry rot can be a big problem for both new and experienced homeowners but particularly plagues those of us who live in the often damp Pacific Northwest. Despite its colloquial name, ‘dry rot’ is most often caused by communities of fungi growing in wood with high moisture… Continue Reading

Change the idea of Portland Remodeling Contractor

Run My Own Renovation: Let’s Change the Idea of the Portland Remodeling Contractor SFW Construction LLC has become a leading Portland remodeling contractor. If services like Uber, Netflix, and Redfin have leveraged technology to give their customers more choices and flexibility while cutting costs in their industries, why can’t the contracting industry follow suit? This… Continue Reading

Change the idea of Portland Remodeling Contractor

How can masking make for better house painting?

Masking can be the difference between lackluster and superior painters in the Portland area. At SFW Construction, we not only mask your home with superior detail, but we will cover cars, outdoor appliances, plants, and other important structures around your home. Our painters take pride in creating no over-spay with their electric airless sprayers and drop… Continue Reading

Scraping and Sanding

Need painters in Portland that will scrape your cracked or bubbling siding? Scraping and sanding can have a huge impact upon the outcome of your painting project. Rest assured that we’ll paint, sand, and caulk your siding to give your a great final coat! Cracked and bubbling paint can be warning signs that something has… Continue Reading

Are siding repairs necessary before painting begins?

Are siding repairs necessary before painting begins? At heart SFW Construction is not only a painting contractor, but we’re a full service exterior contractor. Currently, we have 8 construction crews rolling through the Portland, Vancouver and metro area. The process of house painting is simple, but a great paint job takes attention to detail. Occasionally,… Continue Reading

All season painting

ALL SEASON PAINTING Why wait until summer to schedule your whole house exterior paint job. You might not realize you can successfully paint your home in all four seasons. That’s right…all season painting! All that is required is a few days of dry weather and temperatures above 45 degrees. Paint work scheduled in the summer… Continue Reading

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