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An Introduction to Piering

Piering and foundation repair work is a great addition for many waterproofing businesses.  It can make the company more marketable and...

Hybrid Sealants for Crack Repair by Richard Catley

Hybrid sealants are gaining popularity due to various performance properties. Here, a hybrid sealant is being used to seal a large...

Waterproofing Sports Stadiums

New and renovated stadiums, such as this soccer arena in Berlin, Germany, pose many daunting challenges.  This particular structure was...

Backup Sump Pump Systems

Every Homeowner Should Consider this Basic Upgrade By Blake Jeffery Most homeowners understand that they have a primary sump pump in...

Integrating Green Roofs with Solar

The Soka University Performing Arts Center roof combines green and solar.  On a recent 100 degree day, the green roof was 50 degrees...

A Watertight Urban Oasis

Renovations of the famed water features at Fountain Place focused on waterproofing with seamless, flexible, chemical and UV resistant...

Deep Foundations: Waterproofing Way Below Grade

By Clark Ricks Deep foundations are becoming more common, as land prices encourage taller buildings and developers build on poorer...

The Importance of Dehumidifiers

Dehumidifiers are an important component of a waterproofing system.  Homeowner Danny Burns in Marysville Tenn. solved his wet crawlspace...

Current Issue

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:

Case Study: Shoshone Power Plant

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 Yellowstone Park, was founded by the famous wild west showman William “Buffalo Bill” Cody in the late 1890s. His vision...

Electronic Leak Detection: An Update

Electronic Leak Detection: An Update

New electronic leak detection methods can locate even the smallest leaks with pinpoint accuracy on both vertical and horizontal surfaces For almost two decades, electronic leak detection (ELD) has been used in North America to test for leaks in new and...

Joints and Waterstops

Joints and Waterstops

Available in a range of profiles and materials, waterstops can play a major role in preventing water leakage in concrete joints. In addition to membranes, coatings, and drainage, large commercial structures usually require some type of waterstop to keep...

Options For Structural Repair

Options For Structural Repair

Residential foundation repair is a growing and profitable opportunity for waterproofers. Solutions can include piering, grouting, crack injection and carbon fiber. Many older homes are considered beautiful because of their character. It’s not unusual to...

Spring 2020 News

Spring 2020 News

A new report predicts that the waterproofing membrane market will see solid growth for the next decade, averaging 8% annually.The report was researched and published by Fact.MR, a consulting firm with offices in Ireland and the UAE.“Waterproofing membranes are...

Residential Below Grade

Below Grade Waterproofing 101

Below Grade Waterproofing 101

By Kevin Smith Selecting the appropriate below-grade waterproofing solution for your specific project and unique conditions is not always an obvious choice. A wide variety of issues must be considered in order to make the proper selection — basically the...

Drying Out a Waterfront Crawlspace

Drying Out a Waterfront Crawlspace

By Vincent Boccia This was not just any crawlspace – it was a crawlspace located within 30 feet of the Great Peconic Bay, on Long Island, New York. The north fork of the bay is home to the island’s well-known wineries, and its south fork is where New York City...

Commercial Above Grade

Joints and Waterstops

Joints and Waterstops

Available in a range of profiles and materials, waterstops can play a major role in preventing water leakage in concrete joints. In addition to membranes, coatings, and drainage, large commercial structures usually require some type of waterstop to keep...

Structural Repairs

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