Sloped Green Roofs

The Gallie Craig Coffee House, build atop a cliff overlooking the stormy North Atlantic, features a undulating green roof that blends...

Sealing Commercial Concrete

The concrete in this canal was restored and waterproofed with a crystalline waterproofing compound, saving millions of dollars....

Taking the Vents Out of Vented Crawlspaces

By Lindsay Brecheisen and Jonathan Coulter Enclosed crawlspaces improve the air quality and energy efficiency of the living space above. Crawlspace...

Remedial Drainage Options

Interior Drainage Systems Can Eliminate Damp Basements A range of products are available to dry out and repair wet basements with...

Waterproofing And Geofoam

EPS foam is becoming familiar to an increasing number of waterproofers, such as this crew working on a highway project near San Rafael,...

An Introduction to Piering

Piering and foundation repair work is a great addition for many waterproofing businesses.  It can make the company more marketable and...

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...

Sealing Active Water Leaks

Water and moisture in the basement will considerably reduce the value of a home. That’s because moisture allows mold to grow, and the...

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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