Reconstruction is the rebuilding of a structure after being damaged or destroyed, often due to water related issues.
The decaying of wood by the action of bacteria and decomposition, most often due to water intrusion or exposure.
Cape Coral, Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, Sanibel, Captiva, San Carlos, Pine Island, Bonita Springs, Naples and other SWFL cities depending on scope of project.
Remodeling is mostly done for cosmetic, aesthic and functional reasons. Reconstruction is done more as a necessity for structure and safety reasons. Often, remodeling is incorporated with reconstruction.
Southwest Florida is a paradise, however the wonderful climate can be very harsh to homes and buildings. The combination of high humidity, heavy rains, tropical storms with accompanying high winds, salt water and baking sun can lead to…especially id previous construction repairs were not done properly.
Yes, we've found cases where repairs after hurricanes were done improperly as well as cases where damage occurs but the homeowner was unaware.
Often the home owner does not realize there is a water damage or rot issue. Often there are structural defects that lead to water intrusion internally that unfortunately is not noticed until it rots through to be visiable.
Very - even in newer homes! WINK news reported many homes have issues especially those built during the housing boom. You can read the story here.
Many of the homes affected by Chinese Drywall have been remediated or torn down and replaced. It is not a rot issue. We consider these on case-by-case basis.