Flashing and Sill Products Hempstead 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
Plant Doctor
(516)759-7042
81 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Cove, NY
Water Wise Irrigation CO
(631)271-0686
3 Barclay Street
Huntington Station, NY
Lawns Beautiful Landscaping and Design
(516)735-1831
3659 Lynn Lane
Wantagh, NY
Robert Ilsley
Strata-Tek LLC

866-787-2829
162B Cabot Street
West Babylon, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Jeffco
(631)549-7343
115 Goose Hill Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Earth Works Organics by Saxon
(516)872-2858
33 Adams Street
East Rockaway, NY
G P M Lawn Sprinkler Parts
(516)775-0007
1104 Jericho Turnpike
New Hyde Park, NY
Crystal Clear Contrctng
(631)777-7370
70 Dale Street
West Babylon, 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
- Home Siding Tips Hempstead NY
After installing window and door trim, either make flashing using a sheet metal brake or apply flashing pre-bent to the correct trim size. Nail your flashing to the wall, not to the trim, because if you put holes in the flashing, you've defeated its purpose.
- Flashing in Siding Installations Hempstead NY
- Flashing at Sills Hempstead NY
- High-Efficiency Products Hempstead NY
- Eco-Friendly Products Hempstead NY
- Doors Review Hempstead NY
- Flashing Factors Hempstead NY
- Energy-Efficient Product Reviews Hempstead NY
- Inner Corner at Base of Wall Hempstead NY
- Home Exterior Products Hempstead NY