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...]

We’ve Rolled Out a New Sell Sheet for MEL-ROL


MEL-ROL waterproofing system is a flexible, versatile, dependable, roll-type waterproofing membrane composed of a nominally 56 mil thick layer of polymeric waterproofing membrane on a heavy duty, four-mil thick, cross-laminated polyethylene carrier film. The two components are laminated together under strict quality-controlled production procedures to create an exceptionally innovative and durable waterproofing product. In addition to its … [Read more...]

Updated Waterproofing Brochure Now Available

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W. R. Meadows is known for our wide array of building envelope materials, including our full line of waterproofing materials.  These material include our Mel-Rol sheet waterproofing membrane, Mel-Rol LM fluid-applied waterproofing membrane, and Mel-Rol LM (All Season) all-weather, fluid waterproofing membrane.  Recent entries into the line include BEM and Hydralastic 836.  As you can see, we have a multitude of products to meet every … [Read more...]

PMPC Stands the Test of Time


When a demolition team went to tear down a gymnasium containing W. R. MEADOWS PMPC at Ursilane College on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, they found something remarkable. While demolishing the building, the workers found that the PMPC, placed below the building’s concrete foundation in 1973, was still intact--looking as if it had been placed this year: solid, no cracks, with its plastic release sheet still intact. PMPC or, PREMOULDED … [Read more...]