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Working to Preserve America’s Waterways (Case Study)

Challenge: During heavy rain and snow storms, the existing waste water systems in Toledo are often overtaxed. The result is an overflow of sewage and polluted storm water into the Maumee and Ottawa rivers, Swan Creek and Lake Erie beyond...

Vanier Football Complex (Case Study)

Kansas State calls waterproofing audible for football complex construction. Total team effort results in the right W. R. MEADOWS solutions. Combine an architectural firm known worldwide for its sports facilities, a construction company laden with Kansas State University alumni...

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University of Notre Dame East Chiller Plant

PRECON and accessories were used on this project at Notre Dame.

Goodwill Retail Outlet

Concrete surface was densified with LIQUI-HARD and protected with BELLATRIX.

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W. R. MEADOWS, INC. designs, manufactures and markets high quality products and systems for today’s construction professionals. Products are sold through our authorized distribution network. We have multiple branch locations throughout North America, and our products are available in overseas markets as well.

Our products cover every facet of the construction industry – from protecting and sealing concrete, expansion joints, and concrete restoration, to blocking the ingress of moisture through the building envelope, we’re there.

We remain committed to producing environmentally friendly products and systems that meet or exceed the latest EPA standards and guidelines.

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We’ve been a family-owned and operated company, serving the needs of the concrete construction industry, since 1926.

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Precon from W. R. Meadows is your moisture protection solution.

The effectiveness, overall efficiency, and hiqh quality of PRECON, W. R. MEADOWS’ pre-applied/underslab waterproofing membrane, is demonstrated by the fact that architects and contractors continue to trust it for their biggest projects. For 2018, consider PRECON for all your building envelope construction projects, especially ones that require an effective vaporproofing and waterproofing membrane. PRECON is used…

22 January 2018

Reduce moisture and water vapor infiltration with PERMINATOR

If your project is in need of an economical yet highly effective underslab vapor barrier, look no further than PERMINATOR. PERMINATOR offers polyolefin-based resin/chemical technology which significantly increases puncture resistance while maintaining one of the lowest perm ratings available. The use of PERMINATOR will help reduce fungus, mildew and mold growth as well as decrease…

12 January 2018


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Hampshire, IL – When Airbus decided to construct its first U.S. manufacturing plant in the rainiest city in America, Mobile, Alabama, waterproofing challenges were expected to arise as quick as the abundant ground water would. The challenges encountered and the process of overcoming them is now detailed in the W. R. MEADOWS case study “A…

15 January 2018


Hampshire, IL – When Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains was in urgent need of a tough waterproof material, they turned to W. R. MEADOWS for recommendations. The process of selecting the product and the actual construction of the structure was an interesting process, which is highlighted in a new case study available…

21 December 2017

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The Perks of GPS in Construction

While GPS technology on heavy machinery such as tracked dozers and excavators is nothing new — early adopters started using this technology in the early 2000s — the number of civil contractors using this technology in the last five years has nearly doubled. READ FULL ARTICLE

15 January 2018


This brief article is directed to architects, specifiers, and consultants. The use and evolution of air barriers is very reminiscent of the growth of single-ply roofing technology. The larger corporate manufacturers are pouring tons of money into marketing and advertising and as I’m fond of saying, “all advertising is completely true but rarely truly complete”.…

2 January 2018

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Vapor Barrier & Vapor Retarder Perminator

PERMINATOR underslab vapor barrier is a new generation of polyolefin-based resin/chemical technology. PERMINATOR provides the vapor barrier industry with a…

CLAY-TITE Waterproofing Membrane

CLAY-TITE is a dual layer waterproofing consisting of virgin HDPE (20 mil), sodium bentonite, and a protective layer consisting of…


AIR-SHIELD self-adhering air/vapor and liquid moisture barrier is part of a total W. R. MEADOWS system to complete the building…


HYDRASTOP SA is a, composite, self-adhered sheet membrane comprised of a non-woven fabric, elastomeric membrane, and coated release paper. Once…


DETAIL FABRIC is a polypropylene, staple fiber, needle-punched, nonwoven geotextile fabric. The fibers are needled to form a stable network…


HS-1 SL is a one-part, self-leveling hybrid sealant, developed with silyl-modified polymer (SMP) technology.


AIR-SHIELD LMP is a water-based air/liquid moisture barrier that cures to form a tough, seamless, elastomeric membrane.


PRECON is a composite sheet membrane comprised of a non-woven fabric, elastomeric membrane, and W. R. MEADOWS’ exclusive, patented plasmatic…

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