This Wolfpack Webinar will be presented live over Zoom on Wednesday, September 29th at 3pm EDT/12 pm PDT. Please register below to secure your spot and receive an email reminder before the presentation.


Consistent, High Quality Waterproofing

Original Presentation Date: September 29th, 2021

Presented by Vito Mariano of Basecrete

This course focuses on product selection, substrate preparation and how environmental factors all play a role in successful waterproofing applications. Knowing what to use when can make the difference between a long-protected vessel and one that fails in the near to intermediate term.

1:00 hour -Watershape University is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

CEUs are awarded for successfully logging completion of this webinar through the course curriculum page after viewing the lecture. Further instructions for registering your completion of this course are posted on the course curriculum page below the webinar recording.


  1. Identify Concrete Surface Profiles and how to adjust up or down if the existing substrate is too low or too high, respectively.
  2. Discuss other substrate and environmental factors such as existing penetrating sealers (e.g., colloidal silicates), surface temperature, air temperature, sun exposure, wind, rain, dust control, substrate moisture content and substrate alkalinity
  3. .Identify solutions to common problems including shrinkage cracks, rebar bleedthrough, efflorescence, delaminations between substrate and waterproofing, between two or more waterproofing layers, or between waterproofing and scratch coat or thinset.
  4. List common mistakes pool contractors make in regards to waterproofing and identify top tips that will help make a project more successful.

A free Wolfpack Webinar

This course is part of our Weekly Wolfpack Webinar series, conducted live every Wednesday at 3pm Eastern/Noon Pacific, and archived as a recording shortly after the live session concludes.