Blindside in Hollywood

The foundation for this 118-unit apartment complex extends three stories below grade and spans an active fault line.  Geofoam and...

Reflective Coating System Restores Florida Condo Tower’s Roof

By Karen Edwards This luxury condominium tower in Florida used a fluid-applied roofing system for successful repairs.  St. Raphael at Pelican Bay is...

Greener Waterproofing

This massive 105-unit condo complex in Philadephia, Pa. used Rub-R-Wall, a water-based, spray applied membrane, to seal foundation walls...

Waterproofing Sports Stadiums

New and renovated stadiums, such as this soccer arena in Berlin, Germany, pose many daunting challenges.  This particular structure was...

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...

Sloped Roofs – Roof Pitch and System Selection

The optimal roofing product for a building depends primarily on a roof’s slope and weight-bearing capacity.With a pitch that varies from...

Crystalline Solutions for Wastewater Plants

Wastewater treatment plants are notoriously difficult to waterproof. But an innovative waterproofing technology may offer an elegant...

Underslab Barriers: Does Millage Matter?

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

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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,...

Waterproofing Your Crawlspace

Waterproofing Your Crawlspace

By Ben Rogers We all tend to think of crawlspaces as dark and damp places in our homes, full of mold, must, and mildew that are to be feared and avoided. But with the proper care and maintenance, almost any crawlspace can become a useful part of the home...

Commercial Above Grade

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...

Options For Structural Repair

Options For Structural Repair

Residential foundation repair is a growing and profitable opportunity for waterproofers. Solutions can include piering, grouting, crack injection and carbon fiber. Many older homes are considered beautiful because of their character. It’s not unusual to...

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