Flashing and Sill Products Massena 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

Potsdam Agway Cooperative Inc
(315)265-8660
14 Pine Street
Potsdam, NY
Home Depot
(315) 764-9930
41 Stephenville St
Massena, NY
Js-Vh General Contractor Corp
(516) 868-5773
365 Babylon Tpke
Roosevelt, NY
X L Home Improvements
(718) 263-2500

Mineola, NY
Repel Restoration Inc
(631) 274-9200
246 E 2nd St
Deer Park, NY
Woodchop Shop
(315)769-2360
9398 State Highway 56
Norfolk, NY
Randall Frank & Son
(315)265-4439
Russell Turnpike
Potsdam, NY
Lakeview Contracting & Home Improvement
(845) 621-4006
48 Salem Ridge Rd
Mahopac, NY
Kenco Designs Inc
(516) 785-8866
1524 Broad St
North Bellmore, NY
MacAr's Home Improvements
(315) 788-3732
161 Coleman Ave
Watertown, 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

Related Articles
- Home Exterior Products Massena NY
The Distinction Doors Signature Series of fiberglass entry doors has been expanded with the Rustic Collection. The Southwestern-style doors use the manufacturer's Hydroshield Technology to protect against moisture and water damage and prevent rotting and rusting.
- Flashing in Siding Installations Massena NY
- Flashing at Sills Massena NY
- Home Siding Tips Massena NY
- Inner Corner at Base of Wall Massena NY
- Flashing Factors Massena NY
- Eco-Friendly Products Massena NY
- High-Efficiency Products Massena NY
- Energy-Efficient Product Reviews Massena NY
- Doors Review Massena NY