Choosing a Peel-and-Stick

Self-adhered membranes are popular for waterproofing foundations, pedestrian tunnels and other below-grade concrete work in residential...

Green Rooftops

By Clark Ricks The garden roof atop Chicago’s City Hall was one of the first in the city, using more than 100 species of plants, arranged by...

Underslab Retrofits: Sealing Slabs

Concrete slabs are not impervious to water.  In fact, given the right environmental conditions, the floor slab can transmit gallons of...

Working In an Era of Covid-19

By Diana Parks As the coronavirus continues its debilitating impact on the health of  individuals, economies, and world markets, it’s only a matter...

Retractable Stadium Roofing: A Waterproofer’s Perspective

By Dan Calabrese “We wanted a material that would require simple periodic maintenance without time-intensive cleaning or repair.” Take...

Livable Basements

Behind-the-scenes choices for a comfortable space. By Vanessa Salvia As a homeowner buying a house, you’re paying for any space in the...

Case Study: Shoshone Power Plant

The Shoshone Power Plant was built nearly a century ago, deep in a river canyon near Cody, Wyoming.The town, located 50 miles east of...

Library of Congress Green Roof

One of the largest green roofs built in the past decade covers the audio-visual archives of the Library of Congress in Culpepper, Va,...

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The stories and features in the magazine are geared toward hardworking contractors and small business owners who need relevant information, written in plain English, applicable to his business and jobsite.

WATERPROOF! Magazine reaches virtually every segment of the waterproofing industry. Coverage includes:

Residential Below Grade – Spray-applied foundation sealants, self-adhered sheet goods, footing drain tiles, dimple membranes and sump pump systems, crack repair, carbon fiber straps, piering, basement finishing, crawl-space, mold remediation, and moisture management.

Commercial Above and Below Grade – Subway tunnels, wastewater treatment plants, all facets of commercial and industrial waterproofing, underslab barriers, crystalline admixtures, polyurea coatings, curtain grouting, waterstops, blindside, above-grade air barriers, joint sealants and more.

Commercial Roofing – Single-ply, built-up, and ballasted roofing, reflective cool roofing, electronic leak detection, vegetated “green roof” systems, and spray-on coatings.

In the Current Issue:

Working In an Era of Covid-19

Working In an Era of Covid-19

By Diana Parks As the coronavirus continues its debilitating impact on the health of  individuals, economies, and world markets, it’s only a matter of time before Covid-19 directly affects U.S. construction projects. There are some things those in the U.S....

High Performance Crawlspace Liners

High Performance Crawlspace Liners

By Ryan McCoy A typical crawlspace liner installation by Central Illinois Insulation Humidity levels inside an unsealed or poorly encapsulated crawlspace are often higher than anywhere else in the home. Moisture can come from several different sources,...

Waterproofing Your Crawlspace

Waterproofing Your Crawlspace

By Ben Rogers We all tend to think of crawlspaces as dark and damp places in our homes, full of mold, must, and mildew that are to be feared and avoided. But with the proper care and maintenance, almost any crawlspace can become a useful part of the home...

The Crawlspace: Link to A Healthy Home

The Crawlspace: Link to A Healthy Home

   By André Lacroix A fact you won’t soon forget: Human beings breathe up to 70,000 times per day.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tells us that “the air in the average American home is a minimum of five times (and can be as much as 100...

Void Fill and Underpinning at the University of Florida

Void Fill and Underpinning at the University of Florida

A biomedical building on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainsville was showing signs of foundation failure.  There were visible stress stair-step cracks in the brick veneer, the veneer was pulling away from the building and a large crack...

Grouts for Waterproofing and Repair

Grouts for Waterproofing and Repair

Polyurethane grouts can stabilize soils, fill voids, and seal leaking infrastructure. There are many options for repairing leaks in concrete structures. One of the oldest, yet least understood repair methods utilizes polyurethane chemical grouts that react...

Summer 2020 News

Summer 2020 News

Polyglass U.S.A., a manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems, opened a new 62,000-sq.-ft. facility in Phoenix, Arizona, in December.  The facility is dedicated to manufacturing premium roof coatings and primers. The company is based in Deerfield Beach,...

Residential Below Grade

High Performance Crawlspace Liners

High Performance Crawlspace Liners

By Ryan McCoy A typical crawlspace liner installation by Central Illinois Insulation Humidity levels inside an unsealed or poorly encapsulated crawlspace are often higher than anywhere else in the home. Moisture can come from several different sources,...

The Crawlspace: Link to A Healthy Home

The Crawlspace: Link to A Healthy Home

   By André Lacroix A fact you won’t soon forget: Human beings breathe up to 70,000 times per day.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tells us that “the air in the average American home is a minimum of five times (and can be as much as 100...

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