The article "Building a Block Foundation" (5/06), by Rob Corbo, shows "dampproofing" below grade in the wall section.

In my opinion, dampproofing is the wrong material for this application; waterproofing should be indicated. I define "dampproofing" as a product used above grade in the absence of hydrostatic pressure, in applications like the outer surface of CMU backup for a brick and block cavity wall.

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