9780071489737

Construction Waterproofing Handbook Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071489737

  • ISBN10:

    0071489738

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/19/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The Latest Waterproofing Techniques and TechnologyFully updated to include new techniques for mold remediation,Construction Waterproofing Handbooksimplifies 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 Handbookprovides everything you'll need to complete the most demanding projects with confidence and within budget.Packed with hundreds of illustrations,Construction Waterproofing Handbookincludes: Innovative mold remediation techniques New information about residential waterproofing Illustrations of installation procedures Detailed plans and specifications SI unitsInside: 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

Author Biography

Michael T. Kubal served as Chief Operating Officerof A. J. Jones Construction Company, one of the largest constructioncompanies in the U.S. He has also authored Waterproofing the BuildingEnvelope (0-07-035859-1) and Engineered Quality in Construction (0-07-035943-1), both published by McGraw-Hill.

Table of Contents

Waterproofing Principles - The Building Envelope
Below-Grade Waterproofing
Above-Grade Waterproofing
Residential Waterproofing
Sealants
Expansion Joints
Admixtures
Remedial Waterproofing
Mold and Mold Remediation
The Building Envelope: Putting It All Together
Life Cycles: Quality, Maintenance, and Warranties
Envelope Testing
Leak Investigation and Detection
Safety
Guide Specifications
Resources
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