Blue Ridge Fiberboard Wins Virginia’s Nascar Green/E3 Sustainability Competition


On October 1st, our sister company BLUE RIDGE FIBERBOARD INCORPORATED won the Virginia NASCAR Green/E3 Challenge at Martinsville Speedway for demonstrating outstanding commitment to sustainability and world-class business practices. “Blue Ridge Fiberboard is extremely honored to receive the first place award for the Virginia NASCAR Green E3 Challenge. Blue Ridge products have been “Green” long before the high priority that green has become in … [Read more...]

97C Catalog Updated and Available

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We’ve recently updated and reprinted our 97C catalog. This 28-page premium-grade construction products condensed catalog provides a quick and easy-to-use reference guide complete with photos and descriptions for over 100 of our products, covering both the W. R. MEADOWS and DECK-O-SEAL lines. The catalog pages are organized by product application categories and MasterFormat designation. Besides a description and photo, each product also lists key … [Read more...]

PERMINATOR Celebrates Years of Strength


For many years PERMINATOR has been used in applications from schools and hospitals, to universities and sports stadiums and has been continually revered for its outstanding jobsite performance and exceptionally low perm rating. PERMINATOR underslab vapor barrier is primarily designed for underslab construction, where the soil has been tamped and leveled or compacted fill has been applied. PERMINATOR can also be used as a protection course for … [Read more...]

Samples of Intraguard Now Available!

We recently introduced Intraguard, a water-based, penetrating concrete sealing compound for exterior concrete surfaces specifically designed to limit the intrusion of moisture and chlorides into concrete surfaces. Its proprietary blend of silane and siloxane penetrates deep into the pores of the concrete to help protect it from scaling caused by deicing salts.  The product has met with widespread acclaim throughout the industry, and we just want … [Read more...]

We’re Proud to be Members of the Concrete Polishing Association of America


The Concrete Polishing Association of America acts as a communication conduit to connect all architect, contractor, engineer, design, distributor, and manufacturing professionals in the concrete polishing industry. The CPAA’s goal is to establish the groundwork as a base for which specifications, standards, and practices can be defined and shared by leaders within the industry from a clear, concise, and technical foundation. The CPAA also … [Read more...]

W. R. Meadows on SlideShare

Have you visited the W. R. Meadows page on SlideShare lately?  This page is a great way to learn more about the construction industry and the technology that W. R. Meadows provides.  Currently, we provide nine presentations that cover a wide variety of topics in the construction industry, including concrete restoration, underslab vapor barriers, concrete surface treatments, and more. These presentations are the actual files we present to … [Read more...]

Go Inside and Out, Above and Below with Hydralastic 836


HYDRALASTIC 836 is a unique cold-applied, solvent-free, single-component waterproofing compound that not only completes waterproofing jobs inside and out on interior and exterior concrete surfaces, but also can be used in both above and below-grade applications. HYDRALASTIC 836 is excellent for horizontal and vertical applications, such as waterproofing plaza decks, planter boxes, and sealing parapets and is ideal for positive-side … [Read more...]

New AIR-SHIELD Installation Guidelines Available

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The AIR-SHIELD line of air barriers continues to lead the industry in protecting the building envelope from the intrusion of air and moisture.  Used throughout the world, our line includes sheet membranes, fluid-applied membranes, and all-weather material.  To help our customers with the installation of the product in specific applications, we’ve created installation guideline documents that will educate those involved in the installation of the … [Read more...]

DETAIL STRIP: Accessorizing Your Installation Right


Accessories aren’t just for fashion. When sealing cracks and open joints in concrete pipes or culverts, having a durable and self-adhering elastomeric tape provides an effective sealant to complete any horizontal and vertical joint installation. DETAIL STRIP is a rugged, self-healing, and flexibility retaining 9″ (228.6 mm) wide, 65 mil thick, self-adhering elastomeric tape that may be used as an installation option with PROTECTION COURSE, … [Read more...]

Happy July 4th!

We'd like to take a minute and wish all our partners and customers in the U.S. a happy and safe 4th of July weekend.  Whether you sell, specify, or apply our product, we thank you for your business and patronage. W. R. Meadows truly is a great American success story.  Our humble beginning was in 1926, when the founder of the company, W.R. "Bob" Meadows, pioneered the creation of concrete expansion joint fillers.  Installing these fillers in … [Read more...]