Flashing and Sill Products Fresh Meadows 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

SilverLining Interiors, Inc.
2091 Broadway, third floor
New York, NY
Esopa Don Plumbing and Heating
(516)295-5757
437 Oakland Avenue
Cedarhurst, NY
Iacona Equipment Inc
(718)358-9884
16120 46th Avenue
Flushing, NY
Lawn Preservation Inc
(516)679-8171
1184 Gail Drive
Seaford, NY
Queens Garden Nursery
(718)640-9100
15410 Crossing Island Parkway
Whitestone, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Spring Mist Inc
(516)486-4550
2343 Surrey Lane
Baldwin, NY
Genesis Landscaping
(516)227-6062
1705 Bard Ln
East Meadow, NY
Woodlawn Supply
(914)663-0900
772 McLean
Mount Vernon, NY
Painting With Flowers
(516)883-4164
326 Main Street
Port Washington, 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
- Doors Review Fresh Meadows NY
The Mull Boot is a mull endcap that creates a water-resistant barrier between a door's sill and mullion. It prevents water from saturating the bottom of the mullion and wicking up the end grain of an unprotected mull, preventing the rotting and discoloring of the wood.
- Eco-Friendly Products Fresh Meadows NY
- Flashing in Siding Installations Fresh Meadows NY
- Inner Corner at Base of Wall Fresh Meadows NY
- Flashing at Sills Fresh Meadows NY
- Home Exterior Products Fresh Meadows NY
- High-Efficiency Products Fresh Meadows NY
- Flashing Factors Fresh Meadows NY
- Energy-Efficient Product Reviews Fresh Meadows NY
- Home Siding Tips Fresh Meadows NY