Wood Siding Maintenance: Where to Start

Wood Siding Maintenance: Where to Start

Wood siding is a beautiful investment that can last a lifetime ‚Äď 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‚Äôre 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‚Äôll 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, ‚Äėdry rot‚Äô 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‚Äôs 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‚Äôt 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

5 Reasons to Call Your Local Contractor

Portland Local Contractor – 5¬†Reasons you should give us a call! Like most things in life your home requires maintenance, yet there is so little time to devote to home repairs and remodeling projects. ¬†That’s were SFW Construction LLC can help. ¬†Consider this list of 5¬†Reasons to Call your Local Contractor – and stay tuned,… Continue Reading

Portland Handyman

Portland Handyman

Ever just needed someone to do repairs around your home? ¬†Why not give SFW Construction – your local Portland Handyman a call! ¬†We are insured, licensed, and bonded in Oregon so you don’t have to worry about anything. ¬†On top of that, just look at the list of services we offer! General Remodeling Bathroom Remodeling… Continue Reading

House Painting Tips from Portland Painting Pros

House Painting Tips from Portland Painting Pros

Is Painting Your House Overwhelming You? Here are 4 professional house painting tips! Painting your house¬†can be time consuming and a bit overwhelming, especially when it comes to painting your home’s¬†exterior. ¬†In this article I am going to discuss some of the fine details¬†that will make the painting process easier from the start. ¬†In fact,… Continue Reading

Portland Siding Repairs, Roofing Repairs, and Dry Rot Repairs

Construction Repairs for Siding, Roofing, and Dry Rot Portland Repairs Repairs are one of those things that many contractors are simply not interested in doing.¬† Why is that you ask?¬† Good question!¬† The reason is that there is a lot more money in new construction and complete replacement than there is in repairs.¬† Sometimes replacement… Continue Reading

Don’t Wait for July!

As the weather heats up, so do Exterior Painting and Siding Jobs for Portland Contractors April has only just begun and we’ve already seen intense hot weather. ¬†Do you know what happens when the sun comes out and weather gets warm? ¬†Everyone decides its time to do those exterior home repairs. ¬†This includes exterior painting,… Continue Reading

Exterior Home Painters and Summer Scheduling

Exterior Home Painters in Portland are filling up their schedules right now. ¬†SFW Painting is no exception to this rule. ¬†Summer time is the busy season. ¬†Every year it seems like everyone wants their home painted at the same time – early summer… ¬†This can cause scheduling problems – especially if there is a very… Continue Reading

What is a Construction Defect?

A construction defect could be defined as any condition related to design, materials, and/or workmanship that compromises the integrity of a structure. ¬†Perhaps the most common construction defects here in Portland come in the form of water seepage through roofs, windows, doors, siding, or any other sturcture exposed to the elements. ¬†Water seepage can cause… Continue Reading

Portland Exterior Painters

Portland Exterior Painters

Portland’s Finest Exterior Painters Offer Siding, Dry Rot Repair, and more! Sometimes Exterior Painters have to offer more than just painting. ¬†Fortunately, exterior home painting is just one of our specialities! ¬† The project began at 7100 SW Shady Ct. in¬†Tigard, 97223. ¬†The damage was extensive as you can see below. ¬†Before we could do… Continue Reading

Portland Exterior paint

Portland¬†Exterior Paint – Spring is just around the corner Are you ready for Spring? ¬†SFW Painting can’t wait! ¬†This is going to be our best season yet as we gear up with all the new colors and new styles from all of your favorite Portland exterior paint brands. ¬†In honor of the changing seasons, we… Continue Reading

Kitchen Remodeling

Kitchen Remodeling

SFW Construction can remodel your kitchen with high quality, aesthetically beautiful, cost efficient, and space saving features!  We do everything from custom counters, tile floors, hanging cabinents, faucet and sink installation, mounted or floating islands, if you can dream it, we can build it! Continue Reading

Gutter and Downspouts

Gutter and downspout maintenance and replacement is¬†essential here Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas.¬† Though rain is wonderful thing, it can be damaging to not only to the exterior of your home but also to its foundation. Here at SFW we will aid you in the process of choosing the correct gutter and downspout options for… Continue Reading

Hiring the right siding contractor

Every successful home improvement project begins with hiring the right contractor.¬† There are a lot of siding contractors to choose from, but not all are the right siding contractor for your job.¬† Make sure that the contractor you hire is licensed, bonded, insured, and experienced in the type of siding that you want installed. To… Continue Reading

Why use SFW to install my siding?

¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† We use quality flashing, self adhesive flashing materials, and caulking to ensure that water will not leak into the building. ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† We follow all of the manufactures best practices/installation guides. ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† We use the latest technology to ensure that the siding on your building is always perfect. ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† An experienced owner works with the… Continue Reading

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