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IKO Premiers New Below-Grade Waterproofing Capabilities

Leader in waterproofing technologies expands Canadian market offerings for blindside applications.

BRAMPTON, Ontario — February 1, 2023. IKO, a global leader in roofing and waterproofing, has announced the launch of their new products for the below-grade waterproofing market. The technology is supported by IKO’s long-term dedication to research and innovation in resources for the Canadian building envelope commercial markets.

Products include AquaBarrier™  BSW – H, blindside waterproofing for horizontal under-slab applications, and AquaBarrier BSW – V, blindside waterproofing for vertical applications. Both are SBS modified sheet membranes designed to provide dependable primary waterproofing in below-grade commercial installations. These new offerings from IKO provide excellent performance for foundations with urban space constraints, below-grade and other critical areas where waterproofing is required. They are resistant to hydrostatic pressure and lateral water migration, critical performance factors.

According to Adam Gotfraind, Canadian commercial product manager,  product availability would be supported by full technical assistance for all Canadian IKO Approved Applicator Program (IAAP) contractors and designers. “Our team is ready to assist you with any questions concerning the new product rollout,” he said. “This is just another example of why building industry professionals can specify IKO with confidence,” Gotfraind added.

About IKO

IKO is a worldwide leader in the roofing, waterproofing and insulation industry for residential and commercial markets. Committed to a high level of vertical integration, IKO operates more than 35 manufacturing plants throughout North America and Europe. IKO is a family-owned business established in 1951.

Derek Fee
Manager – Corporate Communications
IKO Industries Ltd.
Phone: 1-416-780-5898 | Email: derek.fee@iko.com

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