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Underslab Barriers: Does Millage Matter?

When selecting an underslab barrier, the product’s thickness isn’t the only variable.   Performance characteristics—like moisture...

Hybrid Sealants for Crack Repair by Richard Catley

Hybrid sealants are gaining popularity due to various performance properties. Here, a hybrid sealant is being used to seal a large...

Light and Watertight

Simplifying The Two Essentials Of A Planted Roof   -By Michael McAuley As waterproofing professionals know, one of the most crucial jobs...

Getting Flat Roofs to Perform

by Dan Calabrese Contractors say it’s crucial to get a slope of at least a quarter-inch per foot in a flat roof. If someone calls you...

Waterproofing an Airplane Factory

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

Advances in Coatings

Waterproofing manufacturers are constantly developing new and better products.  New solvents and better water-based products provide...

Vancouver Library

Among the most iconic buildings in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, is the nine-story Vancouver Public Library (VPL) Central...

Tunnel Vision: Waterproofing a Megaproject

By Clark Ricks When the jobsite extends for miles, and waterproofing is needed on all surfaces, it’s clearly no ordinary project. ...

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

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

Liquid Cold-Applied Roofing

 Cold, fluid-applied roofing solutions offer a host of benefits, including improved safety, reduced fumes, less equipment, and faster cure times.   Originally, the phrase “cold-applied roofing” described  solvent-based built-up roofing (BUR) that did not require heat...

Green Roof for A Stadium

Green Roof for A Stadium

Adapted from Greenroofs.com For many, summer means baseball.  In 2015, the oldest baseball stadium in the U.S., the Boston Red Sox’ home field Fenway Park underwent a major upgrade, including enhanced Wi-Fi and two new 30-foot-high jumbotrons.  One of the...

Structural Repairs

Carbon Fiber for Structural Repair

Carbon Fiber for Structural Repair

By Vanessa Salvia Carbon fiber is being used around the world to repair and strengthen concrete. Here, a roof deck on the island of Mauritius is being repaired after a catastrophic fire.  Carbon fiber is the strongest man-made material in the world. That...

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