Flashing and Sill Products Utica 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

General Property Maintenance
(315)853-7506
7914 State Route 5
Clinton, NY
Elsenbeck Landscape CO
(315)733-6599
8 Root Street
New Hartford, NY
Stephan William H Sand & Gravel
(315)737-7873
Mill Place
Sauquoit, NY
Terra Landscaping Maintenance
(315)735-3586
10485 Doyle Road
Utica, NY
Fred Burrows Trucking & Excavating
(315)736-1971
437 Oriskany Boulevard
Whitesboro, NY
Express Travel of Clinton
(315)853-3097
29 College Street
Clinton, NY
Carefree Lawn Care
(315)732-5296
8 Erie Av
New Hartford, NY
K G Garden Supply
(315)339-0540
1327 Floyd Av
Rome, NY
Ritparco Containers
(315)738-7667
2435 State Route 5
Utica, NY
Gotta-Grow Greenhouse
(315)861-5919
Mason Road
Waterville, 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
- Flashing in Siding Installations Utica NY
A constant problem that contractors see in siding installations is improper flashing or, even worse, no flashing at all. Relying on caulk alone to keep water from leaking into homes is not a good practice. Whether you're talking about wood, fiber-cement, or vinyl siding, three areas in particular can prove problematic.
- Inner Corner at Base of Wall Utica NY
- Flashing Factors Utica NY
- High-Efficiency Products Utica NY
- Flashing at Sills Utica NY
- Doors Review Utica NY
- Eco-Friendly Products Utica NY
- Energy-Efficient Product Reviews Utica NY
- Home Siding Tips Utica NY
- Home Exterior Products Utica NY