Rooftop Recreation Areas

Pressed for space, campuses on both coasts have found room to expand their athletic fields by building stadiums and practice fields on...

Sustainable Leak-Free Roofing

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

Crystalline Solutions for Wastewater Plants

Wastewater treatment plants are notoriously difficult to waterproof. But an innovative waterproofing technology may offer an elegant...

Green Roof as a Retrofit Option

Whether the structure is a historic landmark, or of more recent construction, odds are pretty good that a green roof can be installed...

Options for Retention Ponds

Ponds can be as small as a backyard water feature or as massive as this oil well waste pit.  Either way, the goal is the same: to keep...

Options in Spray Equipment

By Clark Ricks Truck-mounted spray pumps are convenient.  Some units are small enough that the tank, heater, pump, reel and hoses will...

Sealing Cold Joints with Waterstops

Waterstop is a material that is embedded in the concrete, across the concrete joint, to obstruct the passage of water through the joint....

Blindside Waterproofing

By Clark Ricks Blindside waterproofing is one of the most difficult application methods.  Here, Voltex, a bentonite sheet membrane from...

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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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