Waterproofing Membranes: Should You Use Them?

A waterproofing membrane is attached to a concrete wall.

The Less Effective Ways to Approach Waterproofing Membranes

Some construction workers are applying a waterproofing membrane together.

A Waterproofing Membrane’s Crack-Bridging Ability Is Sometimes Overly Relied Upon

The Variety of Membrane Products Can Make Membranes Seem Infallible

Why They Don’t Work

A green waterproofing membrane is in pieces after its application has failed.

Waterproofing Membranes Can Work, but They’re Not a Replacement for Proper Concrete Construction

It’s True That Membranes Have Numerous Accessories, but That Doesn’t Make Them Infallible

An Approach That Will Work

Kryton’s KIM and Krystol Waterstop solutions are sitting next to each other against a white background.
  • Reducing the size and number of cracks in the structure proactively
  • Improving the matrix of concrete with a reactive waterproofing admixture
  • Fixing defects with a compatible repair system
  • Treating the joints effectively



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