Water Intrusion and Water Damage Repair Experts

Water Damage

Pacific Exteriors NW 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.

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  • Ceiling leaks
  • Water damage
  • 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
Thermal Imagery

Do you have a Siding, Windows, Roofing, Decking, or Waterproofing Project we can help with?

Water DamageOur firm is proud to be accredited as 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. Pacific Exteriors NW 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 wall moisture content, dry rot evident, and flashing omitted in critical detail areas are some common construction defects and construction problems.

Water Damage Repair

Here in Portland, Oregon, and surrounding areas, as an established siding and exterior envelope expert for waterproofing, water intrusion, and builder construction issues, Pacific Exteriors NW 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 NW provides and can help with the remediation of builder problems, construction problems, and construction defects and building flaws. We assess and fix leaking windows, doors, and decks, as well as the damage caused by the leaking window or another area of water intrusion.

Water Intrusion Damage RepairThere 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 NW 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, especially the Portland metro area has seen over the past 15 years, construction defects and water intrusion have become increasingly significant problems. Pacific Exteriors NW has developed a thorough understanding of safety guidelines, proper coordination, restrictions, air quality, tenant concerns, staging of materials and equipment, and scope and direction of our multi-family and commercial projects. In Portland, Oregon, and surrounding areas, Pacific Exteriors NW 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 NW is committed to doing 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 NW’s multi-family commercial division is equipped to handle jobs from maintenance and repairs to large multi-million dollar renovation projects.

Water damage, water intrusion, building envelope problems, and construction defects are very serious matters. 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, and commercial buildings are especially vulnerable to these issues as, typically, the builder subcontracts the exterior envelope work and wall assembly process, resulting in corners and costs being cut.

Water Intrusion Damage Repair
Common telltale signs of siding failure that can cause rain or water to come inside the home.

  • Leaking windows and doors
  • Water coming inside
  • Windows fogging up
  • Interior trim swelling
  • Trim Rotting
  • Water Damage
  • Brown drops of water on window trim
  • Water on inside windows and doors from wind-driven rain
  • No WRB (Weather Resistant Barrier)
  • No flashing
  • Reverse flashing
  • Flashing caulked in (No Egress)
  • Swelling boards
  • Mold with small black dots
  • Huge gaps or spacing in the joints/seams
  • Shrinking boards
  • Corners of siding boards cracking
  • Discoloration
  • Chalking/fly dust
  • Interior carpet-floor wet
  • Dry-rot/Mushrooms on boards                                                                                                                                                          

Common repairs due to these issues are windows and doors replacement, siding replacement, trim replacement, dry rot repair, mold remediation, decking replacement due to failing waterproof decking systems and coatings, roofing, waterproofing, and flashing integration.

Water Intrusion Damage RepairSome of the larger local communities where we provide our exterior envelope water intrusion repair and moisture intrusion repair services for the state of Washington are Battle-Ground, Camas, Kelso, Longview, Washougal, Vancouver, 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.

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