Cast-In-Place Concrete vs. Shotcrete: The CIP Advantage
By Stacy Byrd
Below-grade concrete can be cast-in place using forms or high-pressure shotcrete. A waterproofing expert evaluates the advantages of each method.
By Mario Baggio
Crystalline waterproofing and modified silicate gel-based approaches may look similar, but they work in different ways, and each has its own advantages.
Effective Waterproofing for ICFs
By Brian Corder
Insulated concrete forms (ICFs) become increasingly popular and are incompatible with solvent-based waterproofing. Manufacturers recommend water-based or self-adhered systems.
A Green Roof for Liberty Island
By Linda Velazquez
In New York Harbor, a new Statue of Liberty Museum in the shadow of the iconic statue boasts a state-of-the art sloping green roof.
Inside This Issue
By Brian Corder PolyWall Detail Strip applied to primed footing Protecting a structure from moisture is a critical part of any construction, especially below grade. There are two levels defined by building codes to protect a structure from water. Dampproofing protects...
By Linda Velazquez The Statue of Liberty Museum is the most monumental addition to Liberty Island since the statue herself. More than that, it allows millions more visitors to enjoy the Statue of Liberty experience and be inspired by her history and message of freedom...
By Mario Baggio A vertical, below-grade application of biochemically modified gel. In the ongoing search for a waterproofing system that not only protects but also extends the lifespan of a concrete structure, the focus has shifted from short-term surface...
By Stacy Byrd Proper waterproofing is critical to the long-term success of a structure, yet making shotcrete watertight is often problematic. Be sure to team up with a waterproofing manufacturer who understands the nuances of waterproofing shotcrete. With a history...
In September, Tamko Building Products LLC celebrated 75 years in business. Employee events at its downtown operations facility in Joplin, Missouri, included a picnic. Tamko was born in 1944, when founders E.L. and Mary Ethel Craig named their new roofing company...
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