Grouts for Waterproofing and Structural Repair
Grouts can repair leaking manholes and sinking foundations, being injected into or behind the failure to eliminate moisture or restore structural strength.
The Crawlspace: Link to a Healthy Home
By André Lacroix
Encapsulating the crawlspace, conditioning it, and providing exhaust ventilation can create a healthy crawlspace.
Waterproofing Your Crawlspace
By Ben Rogers
Waterproofing, proper monitoring, and air quality control, can make crawlspaces a healthy, usable, and more pleasant area of the home.
High Performance Crawlspace Liners
By Ryan McCoy
High performance membranes can be used to encapsulate crawlspaces to improve air quality, energy bills, and the risk of mold and mildew.
Working In an Era of Covid
By Diana Parks
As the coronavirus spreads and threatens to derail construction projects, a legal expert explains how the industry can prepare for its effects.
Elastomeric Coatings: Misconceptions, Myths, and Key Considerations
By Chadwick Collins
Fluid-applied roof membranes made of high-tech resins cure to form a rubber-like elastomeric waterproof membrane that greatly prolongs the life of the roof.
Inside This Issue
By Chadwick Collins Roof coatings have been an essential part of the roofing industry for decades. While the long, proven track record for these products is a testament to their value, the roof coatings industry is constantly looking for new opportunities...
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....
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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