Integral Waterproofing With Crystalline Admixtures

By Vanessa Salvia How do they work and what can they do? Spray membranes and sheet goods can do a great job of protecting concrete. With...

Project Spotlight: Atlas Luxury Apartments

The tower is located next to a busy street, and because of this, membranes could not be used. The ProjectThe Atlas is the tallest residential tower...

Waterproofing Agricultural Buildings

By Vanessa Salvia Crews marked the locations with spray paint where the CFRP straps would be applied to restore a silo.  It’s possible...

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...

Project Spotlight: Niagara Falls

Pedestrian decks beneath Niagara Falls are sealed with Thompson’s WaterSeal. There’s a place where the chance of precipitation is always...

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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:

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...

Integral Waterproofing With Crystalline Admixtures

Integral Waterproofing With Crystalline Admixtures

By Vanessa Salvia How do they work and what can they do? Spray membranes and sheet goods can do a great job of protecting concrete. With the addition of a water-repellent sealer, concrete can be very well protected. But these external systems can also be...

Project Spotlight: Atlas Luxury Apartments

Project Spotlight: Atlas Luxury Apartments

The tower is located next to a busy street, and because of this, membranes could not be used. The ProjectThe Atlas is the tallest residential tower in downtown Oakland, California. It comes under the umbrella of Carmel Properties’ portfolio of high-end residences. It...

Project Spotlight: Niagara Falls

Project Spotlight: Niagara Falls

Pedestrian decks beneath Niagara Falls are sealed with Thompson’s WaterSeal. There’s a place where the chance of precipitation is always 100% and the winds can gust up to 75 miles per hour. At the Cave of the Winds at Niagara Falls, protecting its more...

Waterproofing Agricultural Buildings

Waterproofing Agricultural Buildings

By Vanessa Salvia Crews marked the locations with spray paint where the CFRP straps would be applied to restore a silo.  It’s possible that if all of your agricultural buildings are pole barns, you might not need to worry about waterproofing them. But even...

Residential Below Grade

Selecting Dehumidifiers

Selecting Dehumidifiers

By Vanessa Salvia Many homeowners select dehumidifiers based on the size listed on the box, which is often insufficient in a real-world basement environment. There are so many different types of dehumidifiers in different sizes and with different features....

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

Great Work, Wrong Problem

Great Work, Wrong Problem

By Dave Hutcher   To seal or not to seal, that is the question . . .  I’ll never forget the wonderful couple I met in the fall of 1999. They called me out to their home in central Pennsylvania to see what could be done about water entering their basement...

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