Moisture Matters Blog

What’s the Difference Between Measuring Moisture in Hay vs. Grain?

Some users often ask “why isn’t there a single be-all, end-all device for measuring moisture in hay, grain and other crops?” The short answer is that there are a lot of differences in the different crops grown by farmers that make it difficult to create a universal ... Read More

Testing Gyp-Crete Construction Flooring with Drywall Moisture Meters

Gyp-Crete, a mixture of sand and gypsum that is named after concrete, is an incredibly versatile construction flooring material that is popular for multi-family homes and office buildings. Two of the reasons that Gyp-Crete is so popular for these kind of structures ... Read More

Do Concrete Moisture Meters Give Quantitative Readings?

To protect their professional reputations and ensure the long-term quality of their work, contractors need quantitative data. Knowing exactly how much moisture is present in construction materials is a must for controlling specific risks that lead to refunds, callbacks ... Read More

What Does It Mean to Be a Moisture Meter Distributor for Delmhorst?

Being a moisture meter distributor for Delmhorst might offer you benefits than being a distributor for other moisture meter manufacturers. “What does it mean to be a Delmhorst distributor,” you ask? Read More

Reduce Risks During Harvest Season with a Moisture Meter

Farmers have numerous challenges to deal with during the harvest season. Whether you grow hay, grain, or one of a thousand other crops, harvest time is the culmination of your efforts. But, it’s also one of the riskiest times for your crops. Read More

What’s the Best Handheld Moisture Meter?

One of the most frequently-asked questions about moisture meters is “what’s the best handheld moisture meter?” Lots of people, amateurs and professionals alike, want to know what the best tool for the job is. Read More

Why Concrete Moisture Meters Are NOT a Replacement for ASTM-F-2170

For any contractor working with concrete, the moisture conditions deep in the concrete slab are always a major concern. If there’s too much moisture in a concrete slab, a number of problems can occur, such as: Read More

Avoid Relying on Weight Measurements with a Grain Moisture Meter

The moisture content (%MC) of grain can have a massive impact on grain’s storability and sale value. If there’s too much moisture in your grain, it could spoil in storage. Too little, and you’re giving away dry product in your grain bushels. As noted in one research ... Read More

Is it Too Late to Test Moisture in Water-Damaged Areas?

The short answer to the question in the title is: “Absolutely not!” For professionals in the restoration industry, testing moisture in water-damaged areas of a structure is critical to their job. There are many reasons to test moisture in a water-damaged area, ... Read More

The Best Methods for Detecting Excess Moisture in Restoration

Restoration experts have to be extraordinarily thorough in their efforts to locate and remediate excess moisture in structures. If the source of moisture intrusion or a pocket of moisture is missed, it can cause damage to a building well after the restoration is ... Read More