Flashing and Sill Products Vestal 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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Alfred Gorick CO Inc
(607)775-5100
Track Drive
Binghamton, NY
Hillside Garden Center
(607)722-4208
1449 Upper Front Street
Binghamton, NY
RDR Landscape & Design Construction Inc
(607)786-5136
1709 Newell Road
Endicott, NY
Northern Scapes Inc
(607)862-3630
2990 Route 26 North
Maine, NY
Spring Run Equipment
(570)247-2423
RR 1 Box 91
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Stella Ireland Gardens
(607)729-7612
1029 Middle Stella Irelan
Binghamton, NY
American Handyman
(607)723-1244
12 Stuyvesant 2nd Floor
Binghamton, NY
Painted Daisy
(607)722-6944
1 Gee Street
Binghamton, NY
Stefano Paving and Landscaping
(607)754-8337
320 Squires Avenue
Endicott, NY
Sunnybrook Nursery
(607)687-1453
East Beecher Hill Road
Owego, 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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