Membranes for Water Tanks

Epoxies, acrylics, polyurethanes and cementitious slurries (shown here) are all used as tank coatings. Most Americans take drinking...

Carbon Fiber for Structural Repair

By Vanessa Salvia Carbon fiber is being used around the world to repair and strengthen concrete. Here, a roof deck on the island of...

Cast-In-Place Concrete vs. Shotcrete: The CIP Advantage

By Stacy Byrd Proper waterproofing is critical to the long-term success of a structure, yet making shotcrete watertight is often problematic. Be...

Mold Growth in New Construction

By Michael Rubino It’s More Common Than You think Tips on how to prevent a costly remediation. As a mold expert, I am constantly...

Low Pressure Injection Repair for Residential Foundations

By Louis F. Cole When repairing a foundation wall with an epoxy or polyurethane foam polymer, the preferred method is low pressure...

A Watertight Urban Oasis

Renovations of the famed water features at Fountain Place focused on waterproofing with seamless, flexible, chemical and UV resistant...

Roofing America’s Largest Buildings

by Vanessa Salvia Enormous roofs—such as this one covering Ford Field in Detroit—require exceptional planning, logistics, and...

Cool Roofing: Reflective v. Planted

Two totally different roof systems are described as “green” roofs. Vegetated, or garden roofs, are built like a ballasted roof system,...

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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

High Performance Crawlspace Liners

High Performance Crawlspace Liners

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,...

Commercial Above Grade

A Green Roof for Liberty Island

A Green Roof for Liberty Island

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...

Structural Repairs

Grouts for Waterproofing and Repair

Grouts for Waterproofing and Repair

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...

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