Polyurathane Foam Grouting

by Scott Kelly and Michelle Robinson Often, grouts are applied through a hole drilled next to the leak so water pressure forces the...

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Integral waterproofing admixtures—including crystalline and various densifiers--have proven to be a great solution for new concrete...

Remedial Waterproofing

Dealing With Water Issues On Existing Buildings — By Melissa Morton Remediating the waterproofing and drainage for a New England hotel...

Utility Tunnel Repairs

Kansas Town Turns to Polyurethane Grouts for Solution By Deb Hammacher Like most municipalities, Olathe, Kansas, faces the challenge of...

Wind and Fire Standards for Living Roofs

by Kelly Luckett Internationally recognized code bodies have approved new fire and wind standards for green roofs.  This opens a new...

PVC Offers Flexibility, Durability, and Sustainability

PVC is used extensively in the construction industry; it is so omnipresent that people see PVC products almost every time they walk into...

Solar Roofs: Challenges and Waterproofing Solutions

by Clark Ricks  The largest solar panel array in Western New York is installed on the roof of a student dormitory at the University at...

Fluid-Applied Roof Coatings

Requiring just a fraction of the time, effort, and cost of traditional roofing systems, liquid-applied roof membranes offer similar...

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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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