The Future of Waterproofing

Reflective single-ply roof membranes are projected to gain significant share of the market in the years ahead. Waterproofing is a tough...

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...

Integral Waterproofing on Commercial Jobs

Waterproofing admixures can eliminate the need for membranes.  They can even self-seal hairline cracks. Concrete is the world’s most...

Livable Basements

These before-and-after photos show how proper waterproofing, structural repair, and lighting can transform below-grade living space. An...

Waterproofing an Airplane Factory

By Ashley Gee Built in America’s wettest city, this new aircraft factory required extensive, innovative waterproofing to ensure the...

Vapor Barriers and the Underslab Solution

By Clark Ricks It’s perhaps the most overlooked area of the building envelope.  Builders and designers who always specify waterproofing...

Black or White: Roofing Color as an Energy Strategy

Reflective roofing has gained tremendous market share in recent years as energy costs and environmental concerns have increased. Black...

PVC Offers Flexibility, Durability, and Sustainability

PVC is used extensively in the construction industry; it is so omnipresent that people see PVC products almost every time they walk into...

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

Commercial Above Grade

Structural Repairs

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