Flashing and Sill Products Elmira 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

Cedar Street Market
(607)962-5981
128 Cedar Street
Corning, NY
Bobcat of Twin Tiers
(607)733-6572
3000 Lake St
Elmira, NY
Parker Randy
(607)734-6426
1825 Grand Central Av
Elmira, NY
Wassel Excavating Landscaping
(607)733-8567
918 Hoffman Street
Elmira, NY
Davis Building Maintenance
(570)596-7070
Doty Hill Road
Gillett, PA
Davis Garden Center
(607)562-3787
454 Main
Big Flats, NY
Scenic Surroundings
(607)936-4300
213 Walnut Street
Corning, NY
General Fabrication & Equipment CO Inc
(607)733-3381
1702 Cedar Street
Elmira, NY
R And R Landscaping
(607)733-3738
Obrien Pl
Elmira, NY
PA Field and Creek Stone
(607)727-8885
309 Riverside Drive
Athens, PA

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