Fall 2008

Waterproof Magazine Fall 2008 Issue

Waterproofing ICFs: Why it’s Important to get it Right
By David Polk
Insulating Concrete Forms are hollow foam blocks. Filled with reinforced concrete, they create a strong, and energy efficient foundation.
They are also notoriously difficult to waterproof. Here’s how to do it right.


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Waterproofing in Expansive Clay Soils:
By Dan Calabrese
Expansive soils are strong enough to crack foundations if they get too wet or dry. Designers and builders must use specialized materials and techniques
to ensure their foundations stay intact.


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Traditional Roofing vs. New Alternatives
The roofing industry has changed substantially in the last decade or so. New materials have emerged, and old ones can look completely different. Here’s how they compare in price, performance, and durability.

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