The prevention of water intrusion is essential for the longevity of your projects. Kuiken Brothers stocks a wide range of options to help prevent water from accessing the interior of your projects through openings in the window and door assembly areas. We stock options to effectively protect ledger boards as well as the framing joists which will seal around any screw penetrations.
GTapes (BK line)
Nichigo G-Tape Acrylic Flashing Tape features advanced backing substrate for exceptional performance in the most extreme environments. It maintains ultra high performance in all temperatures, is hand tearable and releases from face/face contact with no loss of adhesion. It is also repositionable once applied initially, but will virtually lock into place shortly after. Kuiken Brothers recommends this product as an excellent choice for joist protection for decks (new construction and resurfacing to close any previous nail penetrations).
Henry BlueSkin FortiFlash 365
Waterproof Flashing Membrane. Get year-round protection against water intrusion with Henry FortiFlash 365. It performs it harsh environments, including extreme heat and cold, can be installed year-round, and will withstand UV radiation for a whole year. A metallized surface provides an aggressive barrier to moisture intrusion, and advanced adhesive technology means it will adhere where other flashings fail.
Henry BlueSkin FortiFlash Butyl
FortiFlash Butyl provides a strong, tear-resistant, self-sealing barrier to protect windows, doors, and through-wall penetrations from moisture intrusion. It can also be used for non-roofing horizontal applications such as pot shelves, parapets, still pans, and recessed windows. Made with advanced adhesive, FortiFlash Butyl can be installed in temperatures as low as 25° F and can withstand extreme temperatures up to 250° F. It is compatible with most sealants and the split-back release liner allows for easy integration with weather-resistive barriers.
Henry BlueSkin FortiFlash Fusion Butyl Based Flashing
FortiFlash Fusion Waterproof Flashing Membrane is our next generation flashing that delivers exceptional quality, performance and value allowing installers to meet tight schedules and even tighter budgets. Fortiflash Fusion features a new butyl based adhesive technology that provides reliability in high temperatures up to 180 °F and protects against moisture intrusion so you can install with confidence even in the most demanding environments.
Henry BlueSkin FortiFlex Butyl Flashing
Blueskin Butyl is a versatile, self-adhering window and door flashing membrane that provides a strong, tear-resistant, self-sealing barrier to protect from moisture intrusion. To keep projects on schedule – even during winter months – it can be installed in temperatures as low as 25° F.
Henry BlueSkin Air-Bloc LF Liquid Applied Flashing
Air-Bloc LF is a moisture cure liquid-applied flashing. It provides a heavy-duty, seamless, rubber-like membrane with excellent weathering, water resistance, and nail sealability. Air-Bloc LF is designed to cure through reaction with airborne moisture and is compatible with all Henry® air barriers and components, including rubberized asphalt. It can be installed in temperatures as low as 20° F.
Tyvek Flex Wrap, Flashing Tape & Sealant
Kuiken Brothers stocks a complete offering of DuPont Tyvek flashing tape and sealant, including their Flex Wrap. Flex Wrap is a self-adhering butyl flashing that integrates with DuPont air and water barriers and is a one-step solution for keeping water from seeping through window and door sills.
Tyvek Flashing Tape
Enhance the long-term performance of your building openings with Flashing Tape. This easy-to-use self-adhered tape helps protect heads and jambs of rectangular windows and doors from intrusion by outdoor air, bulk water and wind-driven rain.
Grace Vycor Plus Self-Adhesive Flashing is perfect for deck-to-wall intersections & provides superior protection against water, air and moisture infiltration in window and door openings and other flashing areas. It is designed to work in severe winter climates, milder climates, and in coastal areas where wind driven rain is common. Grace Vycor Plus is ideal for sealing joints, seams, holes, and other unwanted openings in wall sheathing systems. It is 25 mil thick available in 75′ rolls in widths of 4″, 6″, 9″ and 12″.
Zip System Stretch Tape
Quickly flash tricky areas without piecing tape segments together. ZIP System stretch tape uniquely stretches in all directions to easily fit sills, curves and corners with a single piece. Made of a high-performance composite acrylic, ZIP System stretch tape conforms to challenging applications and locks out moisture even over mismatched surfaces.
Zip System Flashing Tape
ZIP System flashing tapes are not your average industrial tapes. Made with advanced acrylic adhesion specially formulated for application over a wide temperature range, ZIP System tapes are pressure-activated to create a powerful bond that gets stronger over time. When used as part of a ZIP System building enclosures system, they are covered under a 180-day Exposure Guarantee and 30-year limited warranty.
Zip System Liquid Flashing
For the ultimate versatility for sealing every rough opening, ZIP System liquid flash is a fluid-applied flashing membrane made of STPE (silyl-terminated-polyether) technology. This high-performance formulation combines the durability of silicones with the toughness of urethanes.
York Shield Copper Flashing
YorkShield 106 TS is a copper termite barrier solution, made of a single sheet of 2 oz. copper and a tough polymer layer, laminated with 100% rubber adhesive.
The copper is ﬂexible, easily formed on-site and the rubberized laminate offers excellent protection from the chemically-treated wood. Unlike aluminium termite shields, YorkShield 106 TS will not corrode or degrade when exposed to ACQ and other treatments.