Self-adhesive tape forms flashings

Flashband peel-and-seal tape instantly and permanently forms flashings over a variety of construction surfaces. The self-adhesive tape features a weather-resistant aluminum veneer bonded to a sticky waterproof base. Available in two finishes – shiny aluminum and graphite gray – the tape comes in 33-ft-long rolls and widths ranging from 2 in. to 28 in.

  • Andek Corp., 888-462-6335,
  • Clips make grouting easier

    EZClips position and hold weld plates to make grouting easier. The clips provide a simple and effective method for securing embed plates, while ensuring that a plate is flush with the face of the wall. This method provides better grout consolidation around the anchors and increases strength. The clips are self-aligning and self-adjusting, and flex to fit most standard block wall thicknesses.

  • Trico Masonry Products LLC, 888-922-8377,
  • Mesh provides backing for drywall on ICFs

    The Grappler is a 4-in. x 8-in. 18-gauge expanded metal mesh that serves as backer block for attachments to drywall. Designed for use with ICFs, it installs easily on the foam and provides up to 175 pounds of holding power per screw. The product also helps secure crown moldings and other forms of trim.

  • Wind-lock Corp., 800-872-5625
  • Through-wall flashing handles all weather

    Gray Seal masonry through-wall flashing is a 40-mil, UV-resistant membrane that does not drool in warm climates or become brittle in cold climates. It has extreme puncture and tear resistance, and is compatible with all acids and alkali found in fresh mortar. Durable and easy to install, it is available with end dams and pre-fabricated inside and outside corners.

  • Advanced Building Products Inc., 800-252-2306,
  • Shrink wrap protects jobsite equipment

    Protect equipment against weather during storage and transportation with shrink wrap. Available in 11-ft to 40-ft widths and thicknesses up to 12 mils, it can last more than a year in any climate without becoming brittle from sun damage. Unlike tarps, plastic sheeting, and other covers, it won't chafe painted surfaces. The wrap can be ventilated to eliminate moisture and mildew. Zipper access doors allow easy entry.

  • Dr. Shrink, 800-968-5147,