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More stories about Waterproofing

  • Notebook

    Spanish on the job site; sting operations trap unlicensed contractors; insurance discounts for wind-resistant houses; contractor behind iron bars for lead paint violations

  • Q&A: Job-Site Glues

    Is white glue as strong as yellow glue? What’s the best glue to use when you can’t clamp the joint? We asked adhesives experts to answer these and many other questions, plus did a little testing of our own.

  • Q&A: Job-Site Glues

    Is white glue as strong as yellow glue? What’s the best glue to use when you can’t clamp the joint? We asked adhesives experts to answer these and many other questions, plus did a little testing of our own.

  • Q&A: Water-Based Glues That Are Water-Resistant

    Q: Are there any water-borne glues that are water-resistant?

  • Q&A: Water-Resistant Glue Standards

    Q: Are the terms "water-resistant" and "waterproof" based on any technical standards?

  • Q&A: Water-Based Glues That Are Water-Resistant

    Q: Are there any water-borne glues that are water-resistant?

  • Q&A: Water-Resistant Glue Standards

    Q: Are the terms "water-resistant" and "waterproof" based on any technical standards?

  • Top Quality Three-Coat Stucco

    A veteran stucco contractor and industry expert describes the ingredients that make for a durable, trouble-free exterior.

  • Choosing a Sheathing Wrap

    We take a look at the key differences between housewrap, asphalt felt, and kraft building paper to help you make the right choice.

  • Practical Foundation Waterproofing

    Combined with a working drain, this new type of plastic membrane keeps groundwater out of the foundation while allowing moisture in the concrete to evaporate to the outside. Here’s how it’s installed.