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More stories about Waterproofing

  • No-Leak EIFS System

    Improved waterproofing and drainage details promise rot-free performance from this combination insulation and cladding.

  • Installing a ProBase Shower Pan

    An experienced tile setter takes a close look at a new way of installing a shower pan.

  • Is Rain-Screen Siding Worth the Effort?

    It's good insurance against problems caused by wind-driven rain, but experts wonder whether the additional cost is necessary.

  • Structural Sheathing With Moisture Barrier From Drywood Products

    Drywood Products. Providing a structural sheathing with a laminated ice and water barrier, Drywood roof and wall panels eliminate the need for felt paper, ice and water shield, and an air infiltration barrier, says the firm. A seam tape provides moisture resistance at abutting edges, valleys...

  • Attractive Waterproofing

    Since most dampproofing coatings are covered up by backfill or studwalls, it doesn’t matter what they look like.

  • Cold-Applied Waterproofing

    Unlike waterproofing compounds that have to be heated in a kettle, Henry’s CM100 waterproofing is applied “cold” and cures in contact with moisture in the air.

  • How Should I Finish an Existing Basement Wall?

    I am about to start a basement remodel project in a cold climate. I plan to apply a waterproofing product to the inside of the basement wall, then stick a sheet of polyethylene directly to the basement wall over the waterproof coating. Once that is in place, I'll frame a 2x4 wood-frame wall on the...

  • Dry Deck Over Living Space

    A multilayer cementitious coating provides a walkable waterproof surface with a Class A rating.

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  • Developers Weather the Storm

    Affordable developers have struggled for years to fill vacant lots and repair abandoned buildings in the low-income neighborhoods of aging Northeastern cities.