Flashing and Sill Products Syracuse 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

Executive Estates Landscaping
(315)452-1908
5607 Business Avenue
Cicero, NY
Scenic Surroundings Landscaping and Nursery
(315)689-6824
Hamilton Road
Jordan, NY
Lawn-A-Mat of Syracuse Inc
(315)682-1580
8515 Woodbox Road
Manlius, NY
American Dreamscapes
(315)498-5590
4238 Young Rd
Syracuse, NY
Osier Landscaping & Construction Inc
(315)463-5600
110 Arterial Road
Syracuse, NY
McClurg Remodeling & Construction
60 East Main Street
Marcellus, NY
Squire Gardens
(315)689-3590
1133 State Route 5
Elbridge, NY
Designcrete
(315)423-4100
102 Luther Avenue
Liverpool, NY
A Galeazza & Assocates
(315)468-3858
1175 State Fair Boulevard
Syracuse, NY
Chemlawn
(315)437-9000
6730 Vip Parkway
Syracuse, 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
- Energy-Efficient Product Reviews Syracuse NY
Year after year, the diversity of our Editors' Choice winners continues to reflect the many ways in which the pro supply industry changes and evolves. We hope many of these products will strike your fancy and reveal themselves to you as valuable tools.
- Home Exterior Products Syracuse NY
- Doors Review Syracuse NY
- High-Efficiency Products Syracuse NY
- Flashing at Sills Syracuse NY
- Inner Corner at Base of Wall Syracuse NY
- Eco-Friendly Products Syracuse NY
- Home Siding Tips Syracuse NY
- Flashing in Siding Installations Syracuse NY
- Flashing Factors Syracuse NY