Flashing and Sill Products Mahopac 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

TR Building & Remodeling
20 Pocahontas Road
Redding, CT
DreamMaker of Danbury
4 Sand Cut Rd., # 2
Brookfield, CT
John Jay Land Management Corporation
(845)278-5929
62 Marvin Avenue
Brewster, NY
Millwood Garden Center
(914)762-5552
83 Millwood Road
Millwood, NY
Belle Fair Management
(914)737-3900
3255 Crompond Road
Yorktown Heights, NY
The Brush's End
37A Padanaram Road
Danbury, CT
Franzoso Contracting
33 Croton Point Ave.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Troys Garden Nurseries
(914)234-3400
Greenwich Road
Bedford, NY
Trees Plus II
(845)357-9165
44 Ramapo Road
Garnerville, NY
Quest Landscaping Corporation
(845)226-2919
24 Honeysuckle Court
Stormville, 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
- Inner Corner at Base of Wall Mahopac NY
The concrete masonry can be connected to the corner column with a debonded shear anchor. This type of anchor resists out-of-plane (but not in-plane) shear forces and permits movement between the steel column and concrete masonry.
- Flashing in Siding Installations Mahopac NY
- High-Efficiency Products Mahopac NY
- Flashing at Sills Mahopac NY
- Eco-Friendly Products Mahopac NY
- Home Exterior Products Mahopac NY
- Doors Review Mahopac NY
- Flashing Factors Mahopac NY
- Home Siding Tips Mahopac NY
- Energy-Efficient Product Reviews Mahopac NY