Drying Out a Waterfront Crawlspace

By Vincent Boccia This was not just any crawlspace – it was a crawlspace located within 30 feet of the Great Peconic Bay, on Long Island, New York....

Big Convention Center Gets a Big Green Roof

Adding nearly 6 ½ acres of green space to midtown Manhattan, the massive roof space is broken up into smaller areas by paver-covered...

Options for Finishing Basements

by Ron Greenbaum Waterproofers have an advantage over others when it comes to finishing below-grade space, since they know how to make the area dry...

Remedial Drainage Options

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

2020 Waterproofing Industry Forecast

As we move into 2020, the waterproofing industry appears poised for another solid year of growth.  New construction may be slowing down...

Dimple Drain Sheets

Waterproofing membranes are a critical component for keeping basements dry, but they’re only half the solution.  In most areas of the...

Preparing Masonry For Waterproofing

In recent decades, there has been a movement to seal masonry surfaces.  Protective treatments applied to brick, stone and masonry are...

Securing the Roof Membrane Perimeter

This flat roof at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, was damaged due to high winds from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The corner and...

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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,...

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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