Moisture Matters Blog

PAUL LAURENZI

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What Does Moisture Content in Wood Mean?

Moisture meters are specialized devices that are designed to use either electrical resistance (pin-type) or electromagnetic radio frequencies (pinless type) to measure the amount of moisture in some kind of material—such as wood. Read More

3 Warning Signs You Have a Moisture Problem & How to Verify it

There is an often-unseen problem lurking in many homes across the country: moisture intrusion. A little excess water in the wrong place can cause many other problems, such as mold growth, pest infestations, and weakened building structures. Read More

5 Ways Moisture Meters Will Help Your Real Estate Customers

Real estate agents across the country have to comply with an endless sea of issues when trying to sell residential and commercial properties on an open market. These challenges include things like finding a good buyer, keeping unoccupied properties in presentable ... Read More

5 Steps to Do a Concrete Moisture Test

For any flooring installer and inspector, testing the moisture of concrete can be a pain. Unlike wood or other building materials with a consistent set of physical properties, concrete can have countless different properties from one batch to the next, even when two ... Read More

What Moisture Meters Should You Stock for Your Contractor Customers?

Moisture is a constant concern for contractors in all kinds of jobs. Whether they’re installing concrete, wooden flooring, or other building materials, there’s a near-constant need for them to use specialized equipment to detect and measure moisture. This is where ... Read More

3 Tips for Using Professional Hardwood Flooring Installation Tools

When the average person thinks about hardwood flooring installation tools, they’re usually thinking about things like hammers, carpentry nails, glue/putty, and other basic tools used by amateurs everywhere. However, there are some tools that professionals use which ... Read More

Why You Should Always Check for Moisture in Your Basement

Everyday, homes and businesses are exposed to water damage in one form or another. Whether it’s catastrophic flooding, seepage from a burst or leaky pipe, or a fault in the building’s structure that allows moisture in, there are numerous ways for water to make it into ... Read More

Delmhorst’s Concrete Moisture Testing at TISE 2018!

Each year, hundreds of exhibitors and tens of thousands of companies from all over the world gather at The International Surface Event (TISE) to learn about the latest developments in the floorcovering, stone, and tile industries. As noted on the TISE website, the expo ... Read More

3 Tips for Using a Moisture Meter for Drywall

Gypsum, aka “drywall,” is a very popular material for use in the construction of homes and offices. The material is noted for its strong fire-resistant qualities. However, drywall is also known to be incredibly susceptible to being damaged by moisture compared to many ... Read More

Flooring System Solutions: How to Better Test Moisture Content

Testing moisture content is a critical part of nearly any flooring system installation process. Whether you’re preparing to install wood, tile, or other flooring types, moisture can have a significant impact on the flooring system. Read More