Flashing and Sill Products Cortlandt Manor NY

We've all seen the images of mold-infested homes that headlined media and courtrooms a few years ago–or experienced it firsthand–with faulty window installation often front and center as a main point of failure.

Local Companies

Horticultural Design Solutions LLC
(914)666-0955
555 North Bedford Rd
Bedford Hills, NY
POZA Verde Lawn & Landscaping
(845)426-5084
6 Secora Road
Monsey, NY
Crosby Brian
(845)634-5911
134 Kings Highway
New City, NY
Pound Ridge Stone & Landscaping Inc
(914)533-0277
2 West Road
South Salem, NY
Adams Peter Landscaping
(845)268-6879
5 Huffman Road
Valley Cottage, NY
Franzoso Contracting
33 Croton Point Ave.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Mahopac Mulch And Garden Supply
(845)628-7432
1085 Route 6
Mahopac, NY
Scapes Professional Landscape MGMT Inc
(845)368-8687
12 Murray Drive
Monsey, NY
Precision Mower & Power Equipment
(845)624-2159
3 West Orchard Street
Nanuet, NY
Green Bud Irrigation
(845)735-7264
32 Red Schoolhouse Rd
Spring Valley, NY
Data Provided by:
  

Provided By:

Source: TOOLS OF THE TRADE Magazine
Publication date: September 18, 2006

By Section Editor Katy Tomasulo

We've all seen the images of mold-infested homes that headlined media and courtrooms a few years ago–or experienced it firsthand–with faulty window installation often front and center as a main point of failure. But since that time, the industry has stepped-up efforts to provide training and manufacturers have responded with a range of products that protect window openings from moisture intrusion.

Robert Hagood, market manager for DuPont Flashing Systems, says that litigation has brought more attention to this vulnerable part of the building envelope; training and product solutions have both increased as a result. "I think what you're seeing there is some improvement in the codes as well as the materials that are offered," he says.

DuPont Tyvek led the way several years ago with its revolutionary FlexWrap, a moldable, peel-and-stick flashing tape that offers seamless protection around window curves and corners, and the companion StraightFlash product. This summer, the company added StraightFlash VF, a dual-sided flashing for installation with non-flanged windows and doors.

Several other manufacturers now offer peel-and-stick flashing tapes in straight and conformable versions, including Pactiv GreenGuard Flashing and GreenGuard SuperStretch Flashing; Dow Weathermate Straight Flashing and Flexible Flashing; and Typar Peel & Stick Flashing and ...

Click here to read full article from Tools of the Trade

Related Articles
- Flashing in Siding Installations Cortlandt Manor NY
A constant problem that contractors see in siding installations is improper flashing or, even worse, no flashing at all. Relying on caulk alone to keep water from leaking into homes is not a good practice. Whether you're talking about wood, fiber-cement, or vinyl siding, three areas in particular can prove problematic.
- Flashing Factors Cortlandt Manor NY
- Eco-Friendly Products Cortlandt Manor NY
- Inner Corner at Base of Wall Cortlandt Manor NY
- Energy-Efficient Product Reviews Cortlandt Manor NY
- Flashing at Sills Cortlandt Manor NY
- Home Siding Tips Cortlandt Manor NY
- High-Efficiency Products Cortlandt Manor NY
- Home Exterior Products Cortlandt Manor NY
- Doors Review Cortlandt Manor NY