Utility Tunnel Repairs

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

A Watertight Urban Oasis

Renovations of the famed water features at Fountain Place focused on waterproofing with seamless, flexible, chemical and UV resistant...

Worry Free Sump Pumps

by Melissa Morton Back-up pumps, batteries, switches and alarm systems make waterproofing systems worry-free. The sump pump is the heart...

Above Grade Waterproofing for Commercial Construction

by Clark Ricks This view of the Zlote Tarasy center in Warsaw, Poland is an excellent demonstration of the many horizontal and vertical...

Sloped Roofs – Roof Pitch and System Selection

The optimal roofing product for a building depends primarily on a roof’s slope and weight-bearing capacity.With a pitch that varies from...

A New Look at Ballasted Roofs

When gravel, pavers, or vegetation is used to hold roofing components in place, the result is a ballasted roof. This time-tested...

Epoxy or Polyurethane Foam?

By Jay Schmid For typical residential applications, crack injection can be accomplished in less than one hour and can be done...

Sizing Up a Sump Pump

By Duane Friend, University of Illinois Extension The right sump pump should be big enough to handle the expected volume of water 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,...

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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