Flashing and Sill Products Hamburg 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

English Gardener Limited
(716)834-1911
1400 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo, NY
Adams Nurseries
(716)683-4885
5799 Genesee Street
Lancaster, NY
Stedman Old Farm Nurseries
(716)648-1734
4090 Southwestern Boulevard
Orchard Park, NY
Longo Landscaping
(716)692-1100
115 Fillmore Av
Tonawanda, NY
Russell
RJM Contracting

716-595-2811
1604 E. Delavan Ave.
Cheektowaga, NY
C & R Landscaping
(716)626-5414
3475 Genesee
Buffalo, NY
Westwood Landcaping
(716)200-2356
91 Rowley Ave
Kenmore, NY
Mister Green Lawn
(716)681-5440
516 Aurora Street
Lancaster, NY
Huron Plumbing & Heating Inc
(716)692-3950
61 Fillmore Avenue
Tonawanda, NY
Total Landscape Services
(716)662-3462
186 Ellicott Road
West Falls, NY

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