Blindside in Hollywood
With a seismic fault line running through the property and a multi-level water table, this apartment project in Southern California required unique below-grade waterproofing.

Single Ply Roofing: A Primer
By Mike Ennis
Single-ply roofing membranes, including PVC, TPO, and EPDM have become a popular and economical option for commercial flat roofs.

Options for Floor Coatings
By Vanessa Salvia
Epoxy and polyurethane formulations are both used to seal floors.  Each system has advantages, and can be used successfully if properly installed.

The How and Why of Enclosed Crawlspaces
By Lindsay Brecheisen and Jonathan Coulter
Over the past decade, enclosed crawlspaces have become “best practice.”  They improve efficiency and air quality, and are often a profitable retrofit options for waterproofing contractors to add to their list of services.

Inside This Issue
Fall 2018 News

Fall 2018 News

Soprema, Inc., the Ohio-based roofing and waterproofing company, has acquired Derbigum Americas Inc., the U.S. division of a Belgian roofing multinational. The move allows Soprema to add Derbigum's line of roofing adhesives, mastics and primers to the Resisto and Chem...

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Options for Floor Coatings

Options for Floor Coatings

By Vanessa Salvia Epoxy and polyurethane are powerful waterproofing allies. While concrete is the most popular building material in the world, it does have drawbacks. Water is used in the formation of concrete, and water moves through concrete even after...

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