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Waterproofing A Concrete Floor: What You Should Know
Waterproofing your concrete floor with crack-resistant Polyguard® Underseal® Underslab Membrane and Polyguard® TERM® Floor Underlayment Barrier will protect the flooring from the structurally damaging, expensive,
Is Waterproofing a Basement Worth It?
Proper waterproofing of basement floors and walls will protect your home or building’s strength and durability.
Crawl Space Encapsulation vs. Vapor Barrier: Pros and Cons
Vapor barriers and encapsulation can both control moisture accumulation and structurally damaging and unhealthy mold growth in a crawl space.
Waterproofing Membrane: What Is It and When to Use It?
A waterproofing membrane protects a building against above-grade bulk water infiltration from rain, runoff, snow, etc., and below-grade infiltration due to hydrostatic pressures.
What Is the Best Vapor Barrier for Crawl Spaces?
Vapor diffusion occurs when moisture moves from a higher to a lower moisture concentration space or from a warmer to a colder place within a building product, like insulation. In contrast, vapor retarders only hinder vapor diffusion.
What Is the Best Closed-Cell Foam Insulation?
Closed-cell foam insulation is a superior and effective insulator for attics, crawl spaces, rim joists, pole barns, existing homes and buildings, vans, new construction, and more.
How Much Does It Cost to Waterproof a Basement?
The strength, durability, and safety of buildings and homes depend on proper waterproofing of the basement floors and walls.
Unveiling the Hidden Dampness: Understanding ICF Moisture Problems
Insulated concrete forms (ICF) create airtight wall systems that minimize moisture intrusion through thermal convection.
Understanding Self Adhering Sheet Membrane Waterproofing
A self-adhering sheet waterproofing membrane provides a straightforward, peel-and-stick application for numerous horizontal and vertical locations and conditions.
Protecting Your Foundation: The Importance of Concrete Foundation Flashing
Concrete foundation flashings direct water down and away from a building and contribute significantly to a below-grade wall waterproofing system, an essential component of a durable, strong, and safe building.
How to Properly Waterproof Under a Deck
Your deck's long-term value, integrity, and aesthetics require adequate under-deck waterproofing with products like Polyflow® BD Sheet Molded Drainage Mat, compatible with Polyguard's Balconyguard™ Membrane, and PolyWall Rot Shield Joist Tape.