Why Your Waterproofing System Should Be Elastomeric

By Greg AustinPhotos courtesy of GCP Applied TechnologiesWaterproofing solutions for commercial construction projects come in a variety of materials...

Benefits of Ballasted Roofing

By Vanessa Salvia The 21,600 square foot garden roof assembly at 1225 Connecticut Ave. in Washington, DC, is an example of a ballasted...

Choosing the Right Weather Barriers

By Errol Bull, P.E., CSI SoFi Stadium, the home of the Los Angeles Rams, used Elemax 100% silicone air and water resistive barrier. Photos courtesy...

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...

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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:

Choosing the Right Weather Barriers

Choosing the Right Weather Barriers

By Errol Bull, P.E., CSI SoFi Stadium, the home of the Los Angeles Rams, used Elemax 100% silicone air and water resistive barrier. Photos courtesy of Momentive Performance MaterialsWhether it’s blazing heat and torrential downpour, or harsh winds and icy snowfall,...

Why Your Waterproofing System Should Be Elastomeric

Why Your Waterproofing System Should Be Elastomeric

By Greg AustinPhotos courtesy of GCP Applied TechnologiesWaterproofing solutions for commercial construction projects come in a variety of materials or chemical make-ups, from the asphalt-based products of traditional solutions to advanced technologies such as...

Benefits of Ballasted Roofing

Benefits of Ballasted Roofing

By Vanessa Salvia The 21,600 square foot garden roof assembly at 1225 Connecticut Ave. in Washington, DC, is an example of a ballasted roof. A ballasted roof is an assembly in which a membrane is loose laid, and then something holds it down. There's no...

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...

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...

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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