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Waterproofing And Geofoam

EPS foam is becoming familiar to an increasing number of waterproofers, such as this crew working on a highway project near San Rafael,...

Roofing a Historical Landmark

By Clark Ricks Frank Lloyd Wright called the tabernacle “one of the architectural masterpieces of the country and perhaps the world.”...

Basement Remodels and Emergency Egress

Every year, hundreds of basements are remodeled and converted into additional living space. This renovation trend plus an influx of...

Insulation, Air Barriers, and Waterproofing

Continuous insulation, seen here on a military housing project near Fairbanks, Alaska, can create complications in vapor barrier design....

Retractable Stadium Roofing: A Waterproofer’s Perspective

By Dan Calabrese “We wanted a material that would require simple periodic maintenance without time-intensive cleaning or repair.” Take...

Above Grade Waterproofing for Commercial Construction

by Clark Ricks This view of the Zlote Tarasy center in Warsaw, Poland is an excellent demonstration of the many horizontal and vertical...

Specialty Applications: Monterey Bay Aquarium

By Steven H. Miller New Digitally-Fabricated Aquarium Tank Liner Can Stand the Test of the Giant Tuna In 2011, the Monterey Bay Aquarium...

Prepping the Basement

By Lou Cole Before installing any basement finishing system, all structural and moisture issues must be corrected. Finishing a basement...

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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