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From Roof to Foundation: Consult an Expert When Selecting Appropriate Waterproofing System for Any Structure

August 19, 2016 - in Buildings, Structural components

St. Louis, MO - Severe weather can cause extensive damage to a structure's roof, foundation, interior and more if not properly waterproofed. Waterproofing plays an extremely important role in protecting every aspect of a structure's construction. Knowing which…

Western Specialty Contractors Restores Facade of Landmark Row House Turned Restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa

February 17, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

St. Louis, Mo., Feb.  16, 2016—Western Specialty Contractors, Des Moines, Iowa Branch (formerly named Western Waterproofing Company), played an instrumental…

Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Tom Brooks to Sr. Vice President of Operations

December 28, 2015 - in People

St. Louis, Mo.—Western Specialty Contractors, formerly named Western Waterproofing Company, is proud to announce the promotion of Tom Brooks, Vice President…

Western Specialty Contractors Completes Complex Parking Garage Reconfiguration Project

November 25, 2015 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

Western Specialty Contractors - Springfield, Illinois Branch (formerly named Western Waterproofing Company) completed a six-month project in October to reconfigure the 7-level parking garage at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. Updates were needed…

Western Waterproofing Company Changes Name

September 3, 2015 - in Corporate

Western Waterproofing Company and its 30+ branch offices and member companies nationwide (including Brisk Waterproofing, Peoria Roofing, Western Facades and Harry S. Peterson Co.) are now known as Western Specialty Contractors. In addition to the new name,…

Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Scott Haas to Branch Manager of its Springfield, Illinois Office

August 19, 2015 - in Buildings, People

St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 18, 2015—Western Specialty Contractors, formerly named Western Waterproofing Company, has promoted Scott Haas to Branch Manager of its Springfield, IL office. For the past two years, Haas has served as the branch's department manager.…

Western Specialty Contractors Restores Brick Archways Underneath Historic Eads Bridge Crossing Mississippi River

August 12, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

St. Louis, MO, Aug. 12, 2015—The iconic Eads Bridge crossing the Mississippi River between St. Louis, Missouri and East St. Louis, Illinois was the first steel structure bridge of its kind in the United States when it was designed by James B. Eads and opened…