By Vanessa Salvia
Self-adhered waterproofing, or peel-and-stick, is common in the roofing industry because it is easy and fast. Self-adhesive technology has more than two decades of track record and offers unique features not found in other systems.
Basement Waterproofing Steps for New and Existing Construction
By Vanessa Salvia
Because of their below-grade location and the impact that the basement’s air quality can have on the rest of the home, it’s crucial to be knowledgeable before undertaking a home basement remodel. Here are some of the most important things to consider when remodeling a basement, either as a homeowner or a contractor who is helping someone with their basement conversion.
Leak Detection Systems Explained
By Joe Dakin
Leak detection has become an important part of the real estate and construction industries. For a long time, detecting leaks was done by visual inspection or using incredibly crude tools. But now, the leak detection industry is undergoing a revolution.
Moisture Meters Are Essential For Roofers
By Del Williams
After a disaster involving water intrusion, moisture meters are crucial to assess and document the damage prior to replacement or restoration.
Inside This Issue
It’s not too cold yet… Roofing Season is officially extended through winter with Polyglass Polar Self-Adhered Membranes! Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems, is extending roofing season once again with the...
By Del Williams Excess water in roofing materials after a disaster can lead to mold growth and material rot long after the initial incident.For roofing contractors dealing with any disaster where water intrusion plays a role, such as heavy rainstorms, hurricanes, or...
By Joe Dakin An aerial view of many leaks in a roof.Nearly all dictionary definitions state that a leak is the result of an accident — losing or admitting contents through a hole or crack in the barrier which was supposed to prevent those losses or gains. A leak is...
By Vanessa Salvia DMX dimple board moves water away from a foundation. There have always been homeowners who turned an eye toward reinventing their basements into usable space, either as another bedroom, playroom, office, or just about anything. But...
By Vanessa Salvia Installing self-adhered WindowWrap by MFM. Waterproofing in general is intended to prevent water infiltration. For the built environment, this incorporates all six sides of a traditional building, the below, four walls, and top surfaces....