Basement Waterproofing Steps for New and Existing Construction

By Vanessa Salvia DMX dimple board moves water away from a foundation.  There have always been homeowners who turned an eye toward...

Leak Detection Systems Explained

By Joe Dakin An aerial view of many leaks in a roof.Nearly all dictionary definitions state that a leak is the result of an accident — losing or...

Moisture Meters Are Essential For Roofers

By Del Williams Excess water in roofing materials after a disaster can lead to mold growth and material rot long after the initial incident.For...

Self-adhered Waterproofing

By Vanessa Salvia Installing self-adhered WindowWrap by MFM. Waterproofing in general is intended to prevent water infiltration. For the...

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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:

Moisture Meters Are Essential For Roofers

Moisture Meters Are Essential For Roofers

By Del Williams Excess water in roofing materials after a disaster can lead to mold growth and material rot long after the initial incident.For roofing contractors dealing with any disaster where water intrusion plays a role, such as heavy rainstorms, hurricanes, or...

Leak Detection Systems Explained

Leak Detection Systems Explained

By Joe Dakin An aerial view of many leaks in a roof.Nearly all dictionary definitions state that a leak is the result of an accident — losing or admitting contents through a hole or crack in the barrier which was supposed to prevent those losses or gains. A leak is...

Basement Waterproofing Steps for New and Existing Construction

Basement Waterproofing Steps for New and Existing Construction

By Vanessa Salvia DMX dimple board moves water away from a foundation.  There have always been homeowners who turned an eye toward reinventing their basements into usable space, either as another bedroom, playroom, office, or just about anything. But...

Self-adhered Waterproofing

Self-adhered Waterproofing

By Vanessa Salvia Installing self-adhered WindowWrap by MFM. Waterproofing in general is intended to prevent water infiltration. For the built environment, this incorporates all six sides of a traditional building, the below, four walls, and top surfaces....

Residential Below Grade

Creating a Livable Basement

Creating a Livable Basement

By Vanessa SalviaPhoto courtesy of Santa Fe Dehumidifiers  A Santa Fe Advance90 unit installed in a finished basement. According to the National Association of Homebuilders, more new homes are being built on slab foundations, without basements — 60.1% of all new...

Commercial Above Grade

Protecting Parking Deck Systems

Protecting Parking Deck Systems

By Amir Hassan, M.Sc., P.E., P.Eng. These open-to-the-elements structures need precautions. It’s hard to imagine any urban setting without parking garages. Given the limited availability of usable areas in busy cities, parking structures efficiently provide stalls for...

Structural Repairs

Leak Detection Systems Explained

Leak Detection Systems Explained

By Joe Dakin An aerial view of many leaks in a roof.Nearly all dictionary definitions state that a leak is the result of an accident — losing or admitting contents through a hole or crack in the barrier which was supposed to prevent those losses or gains. A leak is...

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