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Basement Remodels and Emergency Egress

Every year, hundreds of basements are remodeled and converted into additional living space. This renovation trend plus an influx of...

The Thick and Thin of Fluid-Applied Air Barriers

Applied correctly, both thick- and thin-coat systems can be effective at enhancing energy efficiency. Air barriers are a relatively new...

Relieving Hydrostatic Pressure

Drainage systems are a key component of any below-grade waterproofing job.  Here, a dimple drain sheet will direct water to the...

Sealed Crawlspaces: Concrete vs. Plastic

Data shows that sealed crawlspaces dramatically outperform traditional dirt-floored ones.  The choice between concrete and plastic...

Green Walls, A Different Direction

Fashion Valley Mall near San Diego, features this 18’ tall and 51’ wide green wall with 4,000 plants. It uses a system from Tournesol...

Vapor Barriers and the Underslab Solution

By Clark Ricks It’s perhaps the most overlooked area of the building envelope.  Builders and designers who always specify waterproofing...

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Integral waterproofing admixtures—including crystalline and various densifiers--have proven to be a great solution for new concrete...

Air Barriers

It’s important to consider the whole of your factors when making this key decision for your building. Ask any air or vapor barrier professional what...

Current Issue

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:

Residential Below Grade

Commercial Above Grade

Green Roof for A Stadium

Green Roof for A Stadium

Adapted from Greenroofs.com For many, summer means baseball.  In 2015, the oldest baseball stadium in the U.S., the Boston Red Sox’ home field Fenway Park underwent a major upgrade, including enhanced Wi-Fi and two new 30-foot-high jumbotrons.  One of the...

Options for Underslab Waterproofing

Options for Underslab Waterproofing

By Ashley Gee Perm Ratings and Puncture Resistance – Striking the Right Balance for Optimum Performance The use of underslab vapor retarders/barriers has long been regarded as an effective, economical way to control moisture migration through concrete. The...

Structural Repairs

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