Cold Liquid-Applied Roofing

by Kelly Franklin “Cold-applied roof system” originally meant a built-up roof that did not require heat to install, but today it encompasses cold...

Which Is a Better Roofing System TPO, EPDM, or PVC? Part 2

By Joel Lozon Aerial photo of just finished modern neighborhood with solar panels on flat roofs showing the large apartment building in front and...

Waterproofing Basement Floor Slabs and Walls

By Vanessa Salvia Dimple membranes such as those seen here are commonly installed as an accessory to a drain tile system. The advantages...

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...

Library of Congress Green Roof

One of the largest green roofs built in the past decade covers the audio-visual archives of the Library of Congress in Culpepper, Va,...

Waterstops

Mechanical waterstops come in a wide variety of materials, profiles, and sizes. In many cases, concrete structures are only as...

Protected Membrane Roofing

By Dennis Yanez Building owners and tenants continue to demand commercial facilities and office space that boast green assemblies, long-term energy...

Below Grade Repair Strategies

Basement repair work has a number of attractive features for contractors already involved in waterproofing. It dovetails well with...

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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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