Wood Repairs That Drive Homeowners Nuts
If you've been in the business as long as I have, you
know exactly what wood repairs drive homeowners bonkers. When I first
started working in the construction business, I didn't have much of a
clue about the wood damage problems some of the other workers and myself
were going to be creating for homeowners in the future.
It wasn't until I started working on other peoples homes doing wood repairs that I learned a lesson that would last a lifetime. These remodeling contractor secrets that I'm about to share with you, having been acquired on the job, repairing the same wood damage over and over again for almost 30 years. You're not going to learn everything about wood repairs from reading articles like these or books on home repair, but it's a good place to start.
The biggest problem with most wood repairs is that homeowners could find themselves doing the same wood repairs in the future. If you want to avoid repairing the same wood post, outdoor decking or window sill planter box, you need to quit watering your wood. The biggest contractor secrets about wood damage repairs that I could share with anyone, is to keep the wood as dry as possible.
It doesn't get any easier than that. If you're doing any wood repairs around your home, there's a good chance that the wood is getting wet or remaining moist for long periods of time. Keep the water away from the wood and you're not going to find yourself doing the same wood repairs over and over again.
There are other things that damage the wood around your home, but water is the biggest culprit. I plan on releasing more of my fabulous remodeling contractor secrets in the future so keep reading my articles.