How Single-Ply Roof Membranes Revolutionized the Low-Slope Market

By Mike Ennis Wausau High School in Wausau, Wisconsin, chose this EPDM single-ply roofing system for its superior puncture resistance....

Blindside in Hollywood

The foundation for this 118-unit apartment complex extends three stories below grade and spans an active fault line.  Geofoam and...

Drainage Systems for Athletic Fields

New drainage options for synthetic turf fields reduce downtime after storms and improve player safety during games. We’ve all witnessed...

Fall 2018 News

Soprema, Inc., the Ohio-based roofing and waterproofing company, has acquired Derbigum Americas Inc., the U.S. division of a Belgian roofing...

The Importance of Certified Installers

By Melissa Morton On many projects, the quality of waterproofing depends on the quality of the installer.  Certification can bring peace...

Houston Country Club Innovative Waterproofing

by Phil Funkhauser The Houston Country Club now has a new underground parking garage that has room for more than 400 vehicles.  This...

Options for Floor Coatings

By Vanessa Salvia Epoxy and polyurethane are powerful waterproofing allies. While concrete is the most popular building material in the...

Taking the Vents Out of Vented Crawlspaces

By Lindsay Brecheisen and Jonathan Coulter Enclosed crawlspaces improve the air quality and energy efficiency of the living space above....

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Taking the Vents Out of Vented Crawlspaces

By Lindsay Brecheisen and Jonathan Coulter Enclosed crawlspaces improve the air quality and energy efficiency of the living space above. Crawlspace foundations are a popular feature in building construction throughout the United States. They are a go-to...

Fall 2018 News

Soprema, Inc., the Ohio-based roofing and waterproofing company, has acquired Derbigum Americas Inc., the U.S. division of a Belgian roofing multinational. The move allows Soprema to add Derbigum's line of roofing adhesives, mastics and primers to the Resisto and Chem...

Blindside in Hollywood

The foundation for this 118-unit apartment complex extends three stories below grade and spans an active fault line.  Geofoam and blindside waterproofing ensures it stays dry. Blindside waterproofing systems are among the most difficult to design and...

Options for Floor Coatings

By Vanessa Salvia Epoxy and polyurethane are powerful waterproofing allies. While concrete is the most popular building material in the world, it does have drawbacks. Water is used in the formation of concrete, and water moves through concrete even after...

Residential Below Grade

Commercial Above Grade

Waterproofing Green Roofs

Vegetated roofs offer numerous advantages, but waterproofing is the most critical component. Vegetated or green roofs are not a new concept.  The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, built thousands of years ago, is one famous example.  This show of rooftop...

Air Barriers

It’s important to consider the whole of your factors when making this key decision for your building. Ask any air or vapor barrier professional what the first step is in determining the proper barrier for your building and they’ll likely say that climate zone is one...

Structural Repairs

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