Blindside in Hollywood

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

Solar Roofs: Challenges and Waterproofing Solutions

by Clark Ricks  The largest solar panel array in Western New York is installed on the roof of a student dormitory at the University at...

New Options for Waterproofing Decks

Whether it’s a pool deck, high-rise balcony, small private patio or a sprawling rooftop deck, the demand  for reliable waterproofing...

Waterproofing Green Roofs

Vegetated roofs offer numerous advantages, but waterproofing is the most critical component. Vegetated or green roofs are not a new...

Industrial Pit Liners

Used for everything from mining slurry to sewage, it’s absolutely essential that the membranes and liners used as pit liners remain...

Waterproofing in Expansive Clay Soils

By Dan Calabrese Cave-In Catastrophe: Expansive clay soil is a deadly enemy to foundation walls, like this one, which caved in as the...

Securing the Roof Membrane Perimeter

This flat roof at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, was damaged due to high winds from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The corner and...

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....

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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.

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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.

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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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