Pacific Exteriors is certified in using the Thermal Imaging camera. We have taken the classes to know how to interpret the images to know what is causing the heat loss or water damage source. Other companies may not have taken the classes to become certified.
We can find:
Uninsulated stud bays
Missing insulation in your roof or rafters
Residential heat loss
Blockages in pipes
Cold air return
Circuit breaker problems
Loose HVAC junctions
Do you have a Siding, Windows, Roofing, Decking, or Waterproofing Project we can help with?
Our firm is proud to be accredited the leading water intrusion repair, forensic leak detection, water damage, construction problems, and construction defect repair contractor based in the greater Portland metro and Vancouver surrounding areas, as well as the Seattle and Bellevue areas. Pacific Exteriors has assisted and helped many condominium and townhome owners, apartment owners, commercial building owners, homeowners, community management groups, property management firms, HOA boards, and committees from holding seminars to remediation outline and execution of necessary repairs due to moisture and water intrusion and construction defects. Leaking windows and doors, water intrusion, building envelope repair issues, construction problems, siding installed without a moisture barrier, high moisture content in the walls, dry rot evident, flashing omitted in critical detail areas are just some of the common construction defects and construction problems.
Water Damage Repair
Here in the Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas, as well as Seattle and Bellevue surrounding areas, as an established siding and exterior envelope expert for waterproofing, water intrusion, and builder construction issues, Pacific Exteriors provides warranty claims, forensic investigation measures, inspections, leak detection, leak repair, solutions to wind driven rain issues, construction problems. construction defect repair, water intrusion repair, and non-invasive or destructive testing on the exterior cladding and wall assembly. These are all aspects Pacific Exteriors provides and can help assist with in the remediation of builder problems, construction problems, and construction defect and building flaws. We assess and fix leaking windows, leaking doors, decks, as well as the damage caused by the leaking window or other area of water intrusion.
There are many Pacific Northwest properties such as apartments, condominiums, townhomes, commercial buildings, Hotels, residential homes etc. dealing with water damage and water intrusion or moisture or mold issues, often having siding problems and failed siding products such as synthetic stucco like EIFS siding, DRYVIT siding, or HardiePlank or Certain Teed Weatherboards siding installed wrong or incorrect due to construction defects with flashings, and overall waterproofing protection of the building envelope. Pacific Exteriors also provides for the entire Portland metro and surrounding areas and the Seattle metro and surrounding areas our insurance recovery support on first party insurance claims and multifamily financing especially for HOA communities.
Due to the large building boom the Pacific Northwest and especially the Portland metro area has seen over the past 15 years, construction defect and water intrusion has become an increasingly large problem. Pacific Exteriors has developed a thorough understanding of safety guidelines, proper coordination, restrictions, air quality, tenant concerns, staging of materials and equipment, scope and direction of our multi-family and commercial projects. Here in the Portland, Oregon, and surrounding areas, Pacific Exteriors multi-family and commercial division provides all necessary equipment for mobilization from scaffolding, boom lifts, bucket trucks, pump jacks, extension poles and ladders, and even fencing if applicable. Pacific Exteriors is committed to doing each and every project right the first time, and we are often called upon to repair or replace Pacific Northwest and the Portland and Seattle area water intrusion and construction defects with building flaws due to poor workmanship or building codes not adhered to. Pacific Exteriors multi-family commercial division is equipped to handle jobs from maintenance work and repairs, to large multi-million dollar renovation projects
Water damage, water intrusion, building envelope problems, and construction defects are a very serious matter. Here in Portland, Oregon, Vancouver, Washington and the surrounding areas are experiencing countless issues due to leaking windows and doors, water and wind driven rain damage. Senior living facilities, apartments, condominiums, townhomes, hotels, commercial buildings are especially vulnerable to these issues as typically the builder subcontracts the exterior envelope work and wall assembly process, therefore resulting in corners and costs being cut.
Common telltale signs of siding failure that can cause rain or water coming inside the home.
Leaking windows and doors
Water coming inside
Windows fogging up
Interior trim swelling
Brown drops of water on window trim
Water on inside windows and doors from wind driven rain
No WRB (Weather Resistant Barrier)
Flashing caulked in (No Egress)
Mold with black small dots
Huge gaps or spacing in the joints/seams
Corners of siding boards cracking
Interior carpet-floor wet
Dry-rot/Mushrooms on boards
Common repairs due to these issues are windows and doors replacement, siding repair, siding replacement, trim replacement, dry rot repair, mold remediation, decking replacement due to failing waterproof decking systems and coatings, roofing, waterproofing, and flashing integration among others.
Some of the larger local communities we provide our exterior envelope water intrusion repair and moisture intrusion repair services for the state of Washington are: Auburn, Battle-Ground, Bellevue, Bellingham, Bremerton, Camas, Edmonds, Everett, Federal Way, Kelso, Kennewick, Kent, Kirkland, Lakewood, Longview, Lynwood, Ocean Park, Olympia, Puyallup, Redmond, Renton, Richland, Sammamish, Seattle, Shoreline, Spokane, Tacoma, Washougal, Vancouver, Yakima, and many other local areas as well as the coastal towns.
Some of the larger local communities we provide our exterior envelope water intrusion repair and moisture intrusion services for the state of Oregon are: Aloha, Beaverton, Bend, Canby, Clackamas, Cornelius, Damascus, Eugene, Fairview, Forest Grove, Forest Heights, Gresham, Happy Valley, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, McMinnville, Milwaukie, Newberg, Oregon City, Portland, Sandy, Salem, Scappoose, Sherwood, St Helens, Tigard, Troutdale, Tualatin, West Linn, Wilsonville, Woodburn, and many other local areas as well as the coastal towns.