Fluid-Applied Roof Coatings

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

Do’s and Don’ts of Basement Drainage

Many factors and variables determine how to best address a waterproofing or drainage issue.  The Basement Health Association hosted a...

Livable Basements

These before-and-after photos show how proper waterproofing, structural repair, and lighting can transform below-grade living space. An...

Foundation Crack Repair with Low-Pressure Injection Systems

by Jay Schmid Today’s homeowners are demanding more useable living space, which increases expectations on their basements. These spaces...

Working In an Era of Covid-19

By Diana Parks As the coronavirus continues its debilitating impact on the health of  individuals, economies, and world markets, it’s only a matter...

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...

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,...

Commercial Sump Pump Systems

by Brendan Bates An A to Z guide on best practicesVariable speed controllers, such as this one from Metropolitan Industries, can...

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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