MFM PowerBond™ Adhesive Advantages Over Butyl-Based Adhesives

MFM PowerBond™ Adhesive Advantages Over Butyl-Based Adhesives

Learn how the MFM PowerBond™ Adhesive System can help you install products in colder temperatures, while still realizing savings over comparable butly-based adhesive products. Same performance characteristics at a much lower price point to save material costs on your project.

Recessed Windows and Stucco - the Best Way to Waterproof

FutureFlash® is a specially designed waterproofing membrane for use with stucco buildings. It is a patented product which as of today, has yet to experience a failure on the jobsite. Read more about this very unique product...

Peel & Seal - 101 Uses and Counting...

Peel & Seal - 101 Uses and Counting...

Peel & Seal® is so versatile, it can be used to waterproof almost anything and we have a list to prove it. Over the years, we've heard from customers around the globe telling us how they've used Peel & Seal in ways we never dreamed of. Just for fun, we thought we'd publish the uses we have received.

Tiling Your Outdoor Balcony or Deck? Remember the Waterproofing...

Tiling Your Outdoor Balcony or Deck? Remember the Waterproofing...

A growing trend is turning previously unusable outdoor living space into an oasis complete with tile, torches and plenty of smiles. You may also be contemplating installing tile or stone in place of or over traditional concrete. Many of these projects include upgrading an exterior balcony, patio or flat roof spaces above a garage or sunroom. 

AAMA 711 - What Does It Mean?

AAMA 711 - What Does It Mean?

Building Codes are a part of every construction project. They affect the builder, distributor, manufacturer and building owner in one way or another. Until recently,specific codes had not been established for the group of building products commonly know as "window flashing tapes." 

Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal™ - Takes the Heat of Metal Roofing Systems!

Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal™ - Takes the Heat of Metal Roofing Systems!

When it comes to installing metal roofing systems, contractors need to be aware of the high heat generated under these systems for total roof protection. Unless the underlayment installed is rated for high temperature applications, you could run into troubles down the road.

WindowWrap PowerBond for Cold Weather Installations

WindowWrap PowerBond for Cold Weather Installations

When the temperature drops and you have windows to flash, MFM provides two excellent products designed for these cold weather applications. WindowWrap PowerBond and WindowWrap Flex PowerBond are specifically designed to flash windows and doors in temperatures as low as 25°F (-4°C). 

Practical Tips for Installing Underlayments in Cool Weather

Practical Tips for Installing Underlayments in Cool Weather

MFM Building Products produces a number of self-adhering, or self-stick, underlayments that typically have a minimum installation temperature. In general, MFM recommends installing its roofing underlayments in fair weather at temperatures at 50°F (10°C). 

Building a New Deck? Don't Forget This Option.

Building a New Deck? Don't Forget This Option.

Stone pavers, stamped concrete, fieldstones and even brick, but nothing seems more American than a great deck to fire up the grill and enjoy your backyard. According to NADRA, more than 2.5 million new or replacement decks were constructed just last year. That's a lot of decks! 

Installing Asphalt Shingles? Save a Step and Some Money!

Installing Asphalt Shingles? Save a Step and Some Money!

Roofing contractors for years have relied on cutting 3 tab shingles down to make a starter course when installing an asphalt shingle roof. Not only is this a waste of expensive shingles, but the time it takes to complete this process is a costly one.

A Few Good Pointers for Installing Self-Adhered Roofing Underlayments

A Few Good Pointers for Installing Self-Adhered Roofing Underlayments

Self-adhering or "self-stick" roofing underlayments have been around for more than 30 years protecting steep slope roofing applications from moisture damage caused by wind-driven rain, ice dams or failure of the finished roofing surface. A number of insurance companies and code bodies have begun requiring contractors...

To Prime or Not to Prime...That is the Question

To Prime or Not to Prime...That is the Question

The headline says it all. And builders, whether the more experienced contractor, manufacturer, or dealer, should be asking this question. Priming the surface can be a critical step in the success or failure of the waterproofing membrane being installed.

WindowWrap - Let's Wrap This Up Right...and Airtight!

WindowWrap - Let's Wrap This Up Right...and Airtight!

Recently, a friend of the industry shared with me a project he was on for Habitat for Humanity. An experienced contractor that years of experience installing windows, he told me that most of the volunteers had never heard of window flashing tape. It’s one of those products that is not seen...

Installing Peel & Seal in Cool Weather...A Few Good Tips to Follow

Installing Peel & Seal in Cool Weather...A Few Good Tips to Follow

During the cold fall and spring seasons, you might want to consider some of these tips for installing Peel & Seal® in temperatures below the recommended 55° F. These steps are critical in installing the product successfully for a complete waterproof bond.