Flashing and Sill Products Poughkeepsie 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.

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Nielson Water Systems Inc
(845)255-0340
167 Plains Road
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Mid-Hudson Landscaping & Maintenance Inc
(845)485-7478
179 Van Wagner Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
Precise Landscape & Lawn Maintenance Inc
(845)778-2414
226 Wallkill Road
Walden, NY
Candlelight Landscaping Inc
(845)463-2600
110 Airport Drive
Wappingers Falls, NY
John Porco
VisionScape Landscape Design

845-849-1469
20 Bray Farm Lane
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589 State Route 28
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Two Brothers Tree Svce
(845)565-9244
3 Napale Dr
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BL Companies
(914)471-0610
2678 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
Winum Landscape Specialists
(845)778-1950
150 East Main Street
Walden, NY
Eastern View Landscape MGMT & Horticultural SVCS
(845)838-6122
58 Holly Loop
Wappingers Falls, NY

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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 ...

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