Lead & Lead Substitute

Lead & Lead Substitute

Setting new standards in flashing, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies is pleased to offer the Ubbink Ubiflex range of non-lead flashing material.

Perfect for use in all applications where lead is traditionally installed Ubiflex is simple to install, environmentally friendly, non-toxic and recyclable.

  • A special compound with aluminium mesh, is 80% lighter than lead – giving handling, structural and health and safety advantages

  • Fully malleable, can be worked in both directions and is self-sealing if punctured

  • Ubiflex allows aprons up to 12m long to be formed without seams

  • There is less wastage with Ubiflex than with traditional materials

  • Up to 50% quicker to install than lead

  • Compatible with all common building materials and components, such as thermal panels, extract flues, ventilators and rooflights

  • Does not cause unsightly staining

  • Ubiflex is only of value to the installer; it has no re-sale value as scrap

  • Available in eight widths - from 150mm to 1000mm

Your local Howarth Timber & Building Supplies also stocks a complete range of traditional lead and accessories.

  • Forests Forever
  • British Woodworking Federation
  • Secured by Design
  • Wood Window Alliance
  • Timber Trade Federation
  • Timber Decking & Cladding Association
  • Federation of Master Builders

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