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Working to Preserve America’s Waterways

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

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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Minnesota Veterans Home Building 22

Contractor installed 73,000 square feet of AIR-SHIELD LMP behind both metal panel and brick finishes.

VA Hospital Building 31

Over 15,000 square feet of our PERMINATOR HP vapor barrier and accessories was used on the VA Hospital Building project.

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About W. R. Meadows

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.

Continuity is the secret of our company leadership and success
We’ve been a family-owned and operated company, serving the needs of the concrete construction industry, since 1926.

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AIR-SHIELD LIQUID FLASHING for Rough Opening Detailing

When rough openings and detail joints between exterior gypsum boards are in need of detailing, AIR-SHIELD LIQUID FLASHING is the general-purpose, wet flashing membrane needed for the job. This high-quality, gun grade flashing and detailing membrane by W. R. MEADOWS is low-odor, elastomeric, polyether, and compatible with the entire line of AIR-SHIELD air, vapor, and…

18 October 2017

HS-1 SL Now Offered in Convenient Packaging

HS-1 SL from DECK-O-SEAL is a one-part self-leveling hybrid polymer sealant developed using SMP technology designed for horizontal expansion joints in swimming pool decks, patios, and sidewalks. It has recently been rereleased in new convenient packaging, an easy to use 32-ounce pouch. Just screw on the supplied application tip and apply HS-1 SL into the…

2 October 2017


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Hampshire, IL – W. R. MEADOWS has recently added CLAY-TITE, a dual layer waterproofing membrane consisting of virgin HDPE and sodium bentonite, and a protective layer consisting of a non-woven polypropylene, to its vast line of construction products. The HDPE in CLAY-TITE provides the first layer of waterproofing while the bentonite’s self-sealing capabilities ensure puncture…

12 July 2017


Hampshire, IL – W. R. MEADOWS rolls out its newest addition to their vapor barrier product line with PERMINATOR EVOH. This seven-layer co-extruded barrier manufactured from state-of-the-art polyethylene and EVOH resin is specifically designed for brownfield sites. PERMINATOR EVOH provides superior resistance to gas and moisture transmissions. PERMINATOR EVOH is a highly resilient underslab barrier…

5 July 2017

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Why Concrete Certification Matters

The concrete industry has a global impact that continues to evolve. As technology advances and construction practices grow and change, it is imperative those working in the field meet a certain standard of work. From infrastructure to storage tanks and wind turbine towers, proper certification is vital to ensuring the safety and quality of concrete…

23 October 2017

Buildings of the Future: it’s time to rethink the bottom line

The availability of measurement models that accurately reflect return-on-investment (ROI) is often the biggest hurdle in the design, construction and maintenance of Buildings of the Future. A revolution in the construction and maintenance of buildings of the future is not being adequately reflected in traditional Return on Investment (ROI) business cases, and according to a…

16 October 2017

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Popular Construction Products

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. AIR-SHIELD LMP exhibits…


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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