Fall 2019 News

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI), a manufacturer of spray-applied polyurea and polyurethanes has joined the VersaFlex family of companies....

Reflective Coating System Restores Florida Condo Tower’s Roof

By Karen Edwards This luxury condominium tower in Florida used a fluid-applied roofing system for successful repairs.  St. Raphael at Pelican Bay...

Waterproofing a Historic Stadium

The expansion and modernization of Bill Snyder Family Stadium at Kansas State University required a significant amount of waterproofing.The...

Crystalline Waterproofing Rescues Floating Dry Dock

A crystalline waterproofing solution was used to repair this floating concrete drydock.  It was sprayed onto the cured concrete to create a...

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

 Cold, fluid-applied roofing solutions offer a host of benefits, including improved safety, reduced fumes, less equipment, and faster cure times....

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Integral waterproofing admixtures—including crystalline and various densifiers--have proven to be a great solution for new concrete...

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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:

Waterproofing a Historic Stadium

Waterproofing a Historic Stadium

The expansion and modernization of Bill Snyder Family Stadium at Kansas State University required a significant amount of waterproofing.The football stadium at Kansas State University has seen some historic moments.  Originally built in 1968 with 35,000 seats,...

Reflective Coating System Restores Florida Condo Tower’s Roof

Reflective Coating System Restores Florida Condo Tower’s Roof

By Karen Edwards This luxury condominium tower in Florida used a fluid-applied roofing system for successful repairs.  St. Raphael at Pelican Bay is a 20-story luxury condominium with 164 tower units and 14 private villas offering sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico....

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

 Cold, fluid-applied roofing solutions offer a host of benefits, including improved safety, reduced fumes, less equipment, and faster cure times.   Originally, the phrase “cold-applied roofing” described  solvent-based built-up roofing (BUR) that did not require heat...

Crystalline Waterproofing Rescues Floating Dry Dock

Crystalline Waterproofing Rescues Floating Dry Dock

A crystalline waterproofing solution was used to repair this floating concrete drydock.  It was sprayed onto the cured concrete to create a long-lasting, durable waterproofing solution. Crystalline waterproofing is also effective for repairing previously cast...

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Integral waterproofing admixtures—including crystalline and various densifiers--have proven to be a great solution for new concrete construction. Concrete is a porous material prone to cracking.  That’s why nearly all commercial and residential concrete...

Fall 2019 News

Fall 2019 News

Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI), a manufacturer of spray-applied polyurea and polyurethanes has joined the VersaFlex family of companies. Headquartered in Lakewood, Washington, SPI is a leading manufacturer of specialty polyurea elastomers, polyurethane foams coatings,...

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

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

 Cold, fluid-applied roofing solutions offer a host of benefits, including improved safety, reduced fumes, less equipment, and faster cure times.   Originally, the phrase “cold-applied roofing” described  solvent-based built-up roofing (BUR) that did not require heat...

Green Roof for A Stadium

Green Roof for A Stadium

Adapted from Greenroofs.com For many, summer means baseball.  In 2015, the oldest baseball stadium in the U.S., the Boston Red Sox’ home field Fenway Park underwent a major upgrade, including enhanced Wi-Fi and two new 30-foot-high jumbotrons.  One of the...

Structural Repairs

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Integral waterproofing admixtures—including crystalline and various densifiers--have proven to be a great solution for new concrete construction. Concrete is a porous material prone to cracking.  That’s why nearly all commercial and residential concrete...

Carbon Fiber for Structural Repair

Carbon Fiber for Structural Repair

By Vanessa Salvia Carbon fiber is being used around the world to repair and strengthen concrete. Here, a roof deck on the island of Mauritius is being repaired after a catastrophic fire.  Carbon fiber is the strongest man-made material in the world. That...

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