Construction Defect Repair Specialist
Lifetime Exteriors specializes in exterior construction defect repair, water intrusion repair, and remediation here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas. Construction defects are typically design flaws and building mistakes done on the structure of the building with the most common tell-tale sign of exterior construction defect being water intrusion, moisture intrusion, dry-rot and mold growth. Construction defects reduce the value of the home or building, and in some cases can be dangerous for occupancy. From a variety of different factors, like poor workmanship, inferior materials, and lack of proper waterproofing in protecting the building’s exterior envelope, this problem has become wide spread over the past 15 years.
With such an incredible recent home building boom here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas, builders and contractors have been simply more concerned with timelines of project finishing, and coming in under budget with low grade materials and labor. The integration of critical waterproofing steps and details not done, building codes not followed, and non-compliance with manufacturer guidelines of installation protocol have created this problem. The end results are wasted materials, resources, time, energy, money, and a great deal of frustration. Construction defects could have been avoided had builders focused on quality materials, detailed flashings, workmanship, and protecting homeowners from water intrusion, moisture intrusion, and building homes and structures correctly. Lifetime Exteriors for years has repaired many construction defect issues here in the Portland area on large scale projects and homes simply because of minor aspects missing that were an integral part of the building process and protection of the exterior envelope.
Lifetime Exteriors takes proper and all necessary steps in construction defect repair and remediation of correcting these mistakes. Leak repair, water damage repair, water intrusion repair, tenant improvements, siding replacement, windows, doors, roofing, stone/brickwork, decking, weather resistant barriers, integration of flashing details and other building envelope cladding materials replacement. Lifetime Exteriors accredited staff consists of some of the nation’s foremost waterproofing and building science experts with numerous certifications. Lifetime Exteriors staff has been called upon numerous times to serve as an expert witness with respect to local construction defect issues here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas. With over 20 years experience in the building industry, Lifetime Exteriors works with homeowners, attorneys, insurance companies, commercial building owners, property and real estate investment managers, and homeowner associations to help resolve and repair Portland construction defect issues, and water intrusion. Serving all of Washington and Oregon, Lifetime Exteriors is experienced and knowledgeable when it comes to helping our clients in dealing with this unfortunate process of construction defects and water intrusion. Lifetime Exteriors offers construction defect evaluation and resolution, detailed scope of repairs or targeted repairs, remediation construction proposals with review, and on-site construction quality assurance for all of our many clients.
Lifetime Exteriors is an eco friendly restoration company that implements high quality sustainable long term materials, and cares greatly about reducing our carbon footprint for the future. Some of Lifetime Exteriors specialties here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas are projects targeting the replacement of defective Stucco EIFS siding or DRYVIT Stucco siding, Louisiana Pacific siding (LP) and other failing composition siding, replacing improperly installed James HardiePlank fiber cement siding, lifetime vinyl siding, lifetime vinyl windows and doors not mounted or flashed to AAMA requirements, decking waterproofing systems, and improperly installed roofing material with insufficient roofing ventilation and waterproofing elements.
Here in the greater Portland metro and Vancouver surrounding areas, Lifetime Exteriors has assisted and helped many homeowners, community management groups, property management firms, HOA boards, and committees. Lifetime Exteriors often hosts seminars on remediation with restoration steps, explaining the process and the outline and execution of necessary repairs due to water intrusion, moisture intrusion, and construction defects. Property management services is another division of Lifetime Exteriors here in the greater Portland metro and Vancouver surrounding areas. Siding repair and replacement, windows replacement, waterproof decking systems, roofing, water intrusion repairs, and construction defect repair on residential homes, multi-family units such as townhomes, condominiums, and apartment buildings is another one of our many specialties we provide.
Lifetime Exteriors works with many different architectural waterproofing firms, as well as the top Portland and surrounding areas attorneys specializing in building defects, construction defects, water intrusion repair, and proper building envelope protection. Due to the large building boom the Pacific Northwest and especially the Portland metro area has seen over the past 15 years, construction defect repair and water intrusion repair has become an increasingly large problem. Leaking windows and doors, water entering the home, 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 more common construction defects.
Lifetime Exteriors has extensive experience in working with many owners with construction defects, and water intrusion issues from local communities like Vancouver, Camas, Washougal, Portland, Beaverton, Tigard, Sherwood, Tualatin, Newberg, Hillsboro, Aloha, Happy Valley, Clackamas, Milwaukie, Gladstone, Oregon City, Canby, Gresham, Troutdale, Boring, Sandy, West Linn, Lake Oswego, Wilsonville, Salem and many other local areas. Lifetime Exteriors is also very familiar with the many different builders in the area and their common defects and poor workmanship of the wall assembly. Warranty claims, forensic investigation measures, inspections, and non-invasive or destructive testing on the exterior cladding and building envelope are all aspects Lifetime Exteriors provides and can help assist with in the remediation of construction defects, water intrusion and building flaws.
Lifetime Exteriors is the leader and the most trusted Portland construction defect repair and Portland restoration contractor. So many contractors here in the greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas are taking advantage of an unfortunate situation and overcharging with unethical pricing. Lifetime Exteriors provides our clients with custom design ideas, the highest quality materials, specified flashing details, proper waterproofing, premium workmanship, and superior customer service all done at an affordable cost with integrity. In fact, over the years, quite a few of our local Portland construction defect repair projects have been favorable to what our clients actually received from their settlement and the project came in under budget.
Lifetime Exteriors also provides our clients with a comprehensive portfolio upon completion for resale benefit that includes pictures, documentation, scope entailment, and our exclusive workmanship warranty. Lifetime Exteriors follows strict specifications for safety, staging, and insurance regulations and has the highest standards for communication with a project manager on site for every project we do. If you are at the early stages in the process of a construction defect claim, water intrusion lawsuit, or already in litigation, just settled, or simply want the proper repairs corrected on your home with your project done right with peace of mind, please contact Lifetime Exteriors for a free consultation and a fair, detailed proposal of the scope of repairs cost. Lifetime Exteriors can also help refer you to some of the best construction defect attorneys, and forensic architectural waterproofing consultants in both Oregon and Washington State for this ever growing issue and help you resolve your problems once and for all. Lifetime Exteriors is your greater Portland metro and Seattle-Bellevue surrounding areas construction defect repair contractor, and water intrusion repair company with respect to newer and older homes, multi-family homes, property management, condominiums, apartments, duplexes, townhomes, HOA properties and commercial buildings.