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Construction Waterproofing Handbook: Second Edition / Edition 2

Construction Waterproofing Handbook: Second Edition / Edition 2

by Michael T. Kubal


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Construction Waterproofing Handbook: Second Edition / Edition 2

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


• 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071489737
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 02/27/2008
Edition description: Net
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 533,623
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.50(d)

About 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.

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



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