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Underslab Barriers: Does Millage Matter?

When selecting an underslab barrier, the product’s thickness isn’t the only variable.   Performance characteristics—like moisture...

Choosing a Peel-and-Stick

Self-adhered membranes are popular for waterproofing foundations, pedestrian tunnels and other below-grade concrete work in residential...

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,...

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

 Cold, fluid-applied roofing solutions offer a host of benefits, including improved safety, reduced fumes, less equipment, and faster cure times.  ...

Electronic Leak Detection High vs. Low Voltage

Low-voltage testing is especially useful on green roofs, such as this Chicago City Hall installation, because overburden can stay in...

Foam In Waterproofing Systems

“Rigid foam insulation works very well with many waterproofing systems,” explains John Cambruzzi at Insulfoam.  “It’s a product that is well...

Houston Country Club Innovative Waterproofing

by Phil Funkhauser The Houston Country Club now has a new underground parking garage that has room for more than 400 vehicles.  This...

Tunnel Vision: Waterproofing a Megaproject

By Clark Ricks When the jobsite extends for miles, and waterproofing is needed on all surfaces, it’s clearly no ordinary project. ...

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

Sustainable Leak-Free Roofing

Sustainable Leak-Free Roofing

Perm Ratings and Puncture Resistance – Striking the Right Balance for Optimum Performance In recent decades, the world has become more environmentally conscious, and the construction industry is no exception. The popularity of the U.S. Green Building...

Waterproofing a Historic Stadium

Waterproofing a Historic Stadium

The expansion and modernization of Bill Snyder Family Stadium at Kansas State University required a significant amount of waterproofing.The football stadium at Kansas State University has seen some historic moments.  Originally built in 1968 with 35,000 seats,...

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

 Cold, fluid-applied roofing solutions offer a host of benefits, including improved safety, reduced fumes, less equipment, and faster cure times.   Originally, the phrase “cold-applied roofing” described  solvent-based built-up roofing (BUR) that did not require heat...

Structural Repairs

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Integral waterproofing admixtures—including crystalline and various densifiers--have proven to be a great solution for new concrete construction. Concrete is a porous material prone to cracking.  That’s why nearly all commercial and residential concrete...

Carbon Fiber for Structural Repair

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 Mauritius is being repaired after a catastrophic fire.  Carbon fiber is the strongest man-made material in the world. That...

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