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Waterproofing Amenity Decks

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Digging Deeper Foundations = More Water Infiltration Challenges

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Creating a Healthy Crawl Space

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Case Study: Ocean City Boardwalk, New Jersey

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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

Choosing and Installing Sump Pumps

Choosing and Installing Sump Pumps

By Vanessa Salvia Photo courtesy of Crawlspace Depot A typical installation of a submersible sump pump system in a crawl space. This system utilizes a cast-iron sump pump, basin, and check valve. Sump pumps are an essential tool for waterproofing professionals looking...

Commercial Above Grade

Cool Roofing

Cool Roofing

By Vanessa Salvia The Cool Roof Rating Council explains that a cool roof is one that strongly reflects sunlight (solar energy) and also cools itself by efficiently emitting any heat that was absorbed. The U.S. Department of Energy’s document, “Consumer...

Asbestos in the Waterproofing Industry

Asbestos in the Waterproofing Industry

By Gregory Fahrenbruch Testing showed that this was brown asbestos-containing  glue on the wall. Asbestos is a scary word for a homeowner to hear because of its reputation for causing harmful lung conditions. Asbestos exists in homes that waterproofers...

Structural Repairs

Crystalline vs. Gel Waterproofing

Crystalline vs. Gel Waterproofing

By Mario Baggio A vertical, below-grade application of biochemically modified gel. In the ongoing search for a waterproofing system that not only protects but also extends the lifespan of a concrete structure, the focus has shifted from short-term surface...

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