Residential Carbon Fiber

Stronger than steel, and far easier to install, this space-age material is making basement structural repair a fast-growing and...

Sump Pumps Under the Stage

By Clark Ricks A significant portion of concert hall at Sonoma State University sits below grade and below the water table.  An innovative...

Hybrid Sealants for Crack Repair by Richard Catley

Hybrid sealants are gaining popularity due to various performance properties. Here, a hybrid sealant is being used to seal a large...

Drain Tiles and Footing Drains

by Vanessa Salvia Water is heavy. Four feet of water exerts nearly 300 pounds of pressure per square foot of wall. This pressure, called...

Green Rooftops

By Clark Ricks The garden roof atop Chicago’s City Hall was one of the first in the city, using more than 100 species of plants, arranged by...

Waterproofing Bridges and Overpasses

A modern mix of sealants, membranes, and flashings are used to ensure that a bridge’s road deck can withstand the harsh environmental...

Epoxy or Polyurethane Foam?

By Jay Schmid For typical residential applications, crack injection can be accomplished in less than one hour and can be done...

Becoming a More “Digital-Friendly” Business

By Vanessa Salvia With the changes to the in-person world due to the global pandemic, more and more businesses are trying to find ways...

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

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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