Utility Tunnel Repairs

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

Sloped Green Roofs

The Gallie Craig Coffee House, build atop a cliff overlooking the stormy North Atlantic, features a undulating green roof that blends...

Rooftop Decking

One of the most difficult waterproofing scenarios for a roofer is creating a walkable rooftop deck over a wooden substrate. Typically,...

Blindside Waterproofing

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

Below-Grade Residential Drainage Boards & Footing Drains

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

Advances In Spray-Applied Basement Coatings

Many new waterproofing formulas are rubber-polymer based, instead of asphalt-based, which gives them incredible flexibility and...

Active Hybrid Waterproofing Technologies

The construction industry has primarily utilized passive waterproofing membranes for the past 50 years. In recent years, though, the...

Joints and Waterstops

Available in a range of profiles and materials, waterstops can play a major role in preventing water leakage in concrete joints. In...

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

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...

The Crawlspace: Link to A Healthy Home

The Crawlspace: Link to A Healthy Home

   By André Lacroix A fact you won’t soon forget: Human beings breathe up to 70,000 times per day.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tells us that “the air in the average American home is a minimum of five times (and can be as much as 100...

Below Grade Waterproofing 101

Below Grade Waterproofing 101

By Kevin Smith Selecting the appropriate below-grade waterproofing solution for your specific project and unique conditions is not always an obvious choice. A wide variety of issues must be considered in order to make the proper selection — basically the...

Commercial Above Grade

Joints and Waterstops

Joints and Waterstops

Available in a range of profiles and materials, waterstops can play a major role in preventing water leakage in concrete joints. In addition to membranes, coatings, and drainage, large commercial structures usually require some type of waterstop to keep...

Structural Repairs

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...

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Integral waterproofing admixtures—including crystalline and various densifiers--have proven to be a great solution for new concrete construction. Concrete is a porous material prone to cracking.  That’s why nearly all commercial and residential concrete...

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