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Overview

The Latest Waterproofing Techniques and Technology

Fully updated to include new techniques for mold remediation, Construction Waterproofing Handbook simplifies the critical task of keeping a building's envelope watertight. It begins with a tutorial on basic waterproofing concepts and materials, then moves on to the particulars of designing and installing systems in commercial, industrial, and residential structures.

Written by a renowned expert and popular author on the subject, this comprehensive guide provides key information on such matters as quality assurance, admixtures, expansion joints, testing, and safety. Because of recent natural disasters, clients are more concerned with waterproofing than ever. Construction Waterproofing Handbook provides everything you'll need to complete the most demanding projects with confidence and within budget.

Packed with hundreds of illustrations, Construction Waterproofing Handbook includes:

  • Innovative mold remediation techniques
  • New information about residential waterproofing
  • Illustrations of installation procedures
  • Detailed plans and specifications
  • SI units

Inside:

• Waterproofing Principles • Below-Grade Waterproofing • Above-Grade Waterproofing • Residential Waterproofing • Sealants • Expansion Joints • Admixtures • Remedial Waterproofing • Mold • The Building Envelope • Life Cycles • Envelope Testing • Leak Investigation and Detection • Safety • Guide Specifications • Resources

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071489737
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/27/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 1,241,849
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael T. Kubal served as Chief Operating Officer

of A. J. Jones Construction Company, one of the largest construction

companies in the U.S. He has also authored Waterproofing the Building

Envelope (0-07-035859-1) and Engineered Quality in Construction (0-07-

035943-1), both published by McGraw-Hill.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Waterproofing Principles – The Building Envelope
Chapter 2. Below-Grade Waterproofing
Chapter 3. Above-Grade Waterproofing
Chapter 4. Residential Waterproofing
Chapter 5. Sealants
Chapter 6. Expansion Joints
Chapter 7. Admixtures
Chapter 8. Remedial Waterproofing
Chapter 9. Mold
Chapter 10. The Building Envelope: Putting It All Together
Chapter 11. Life Cycles: Quality, Maintenance, and Warranties
Chapter 12. Envelope Testing
Chapter 13. Leak Investigation and Detection
Chapter 14. Safety
Chapter 15. Guide Specifications for Waterproofing
Chapter 16. Resources
Glossary
Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 1999

    THE COMPLETE RESOURCE FOR WATERPROOFING

    This new edition has been completely updated and includes several new sections: step by step instructions for finding and correcting existing leakage, help in advoiding the recurring flaws in construction that lead to 90% of all waterproofing problems, guidlines for choosing the right waterproofing system for each type of application. OVER 400 DETAILS AND ILLUSTRATIONS HAVE BEEN ADDED! Sections have now been added to cover civil structure waterproofing, interior waterproofing systems, glazing, and even synthetic stucco or EIFS system waterproofing. There is no other book that provides such an exhaustive review of all waterproofing systems,installations for both new and remedial applications.

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