Which is a Better Roofing System – TPO, EPDM, or PVC? Part 1

By Joel Lozon If you are in the market for a new roof, then you’ve likely already realized that there are a lot of choices to make.  With so many...

Industrial Pit Liners

Used for everything from mining slurry to sewage, it’s absolutely essential that the membranes and liners used as pit liners remain...

Green Walls, A Different Direction

Fashion Valley Mall near San Diego, features this 18’ tall and 51’ wide green wall with 4,000 plants. It uses a system from Tournesol...

Road Joints in Extreme Climates

Bridges and elevated sections of highway have to perform in extreme conditions. Interstate 70 west of Denver provides an extreme...

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...

Repair Options for Cracked CMU Foundations

By Clark Ricks In the last issue of this magazine, we addressed fixing failing poured wall foundations.  Part II, printed below, offers...

Sustainable Leak-Free Roofing

Perm Ratings and Puncture Resistance – Striking the Right Balance for Optimum Performance In recent decades, the world has become more...

Houston Country Club Innovative Waterproofing

by Phil Funkhauser The Houston Country Club now has a new underground parking garage that has room for more than 400 vehicles.  This...

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,...

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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