Trade Show Preview 2020

The winter months are tradeshow season, and this year is no exception. There are more than a half-dozen major exhibitions relevant to...

Integral gel Waterproofing Rescues Floating Dry Dock

An integral gel waterproofing solution was used to repair this floating concrete drydock.  It was sprayed onto the cured concrete to create a...

Solutions For Tunnel Waterproofing

The Bremerton Tunnel was waterproofed using a crystalline admix, which is self-sealing and less expensive than the alternative. Form...

Admixtures as Waterproofing

Integral waterproofing admixtures—including crystalline and various densifiers--have proven to be a great solution for new concrete...

Sump Pumps: Advances and Installation

by Clark Ricks It’s a nightmare every homeowner dreads:  The basement flooded, belongings soaked.  Carpeting and drywall ruined and...

A Watertight Urban Oasis

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

Great Work, Wrong Problem

By Dave Hutcher   To seal or not to seal, that is the question . . .  I’ll never forget the wonderful couple I met in the fall of 1999....

Polyurea Coatings: The Basics

Polyurea is an extremely versatile compound, and has been used successfully for waterproofing tanks, parking garages, reservoirs,...

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

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...

Sustainable Leak-Free Roofing

Sustainable Leak-Free Roofing

Perm Ratings and Puncture Resistance – Striking the Right Balance for Optimum Performance In recent decades, the world has become more environmentally conscious, and the construction industry is no exception. The popularity of the U.S. Green Building...

Waterproofing a Historic Stadium

Waterproofing a Historic Stadium

The expansion and modernization of Bill Snyder Family Stadium at Kansas State University required a significant amount of waterproofing.The football stadium at Kansas State University has seen some historic moments.  Originally built in 1968 with 35,000 seats,...

Structural Repairs

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...

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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