Moisture Matters Blog

Undeniable Proof that You Need a Moisture Meter for Your Drywall

Here’s a nightmare scenario for homeowners: a slow leak starts in a pipe behind the walls of your home. Each day, a gallon or two of water drips out of the pipe and starts to seep into the insulation, drywall, and other building materials of the home. Read More

ABC’s of Measuring Moisture in Drywall

In a moisture-compromised structure, drywall is especially susceptible to damage from exposure to moisture. As a material, drywall is very sensitive to moisture. Drywall that has been allowed to get too wet can form several different problems, including dissolution and ... Read More

Using Moisture Meters to Determine Mold Risk

The tools used today for detecting moisture are incredibly accurate pieces of technology, which can pinpoint precise weak and problematic points hidden within surfaces. Detecting this moisture within property walls and flooring can indicate areas where corrosion and ... Read More

How to accurately measure moisture in Gypsum wall board

Gypsum is a popular material widely used in construction and known for its fire-resistant qualities. One of its more popular construction uses is gypsum board, also known as drywall or Sheetrock®. Though the material’s positive attributes outweigh the negatives, ... Read More

Where to Use Pinless Moisture Meters

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Concerned About Mold? Moisture Meters Can Help

A high-quality moisture meter goes beyond simply detecting how much water is in a particular structure. They pinpoint the precise problematic spots hidden within or behind the surface to show areas of potential mold buildup. For thorough inspections to eliminate mold, ... Read More

Top 3 Uses of Moisture Meters for Farming

Farmed goods such as corn and wheat are among the U.S.’s most important exports. Countries around the world count on American-grown crops. In fact according to data from the Economic Research Service of the USDA, U.S. agricultural exports totaled more than 12 billion ... Read More

Winter Water Damage Restoration Starts with the Right Tools

Winter weather is creeping in, and that means a whole new range of winter freeze-related restoration jobs. One of the most common problems facing homeowners in winter is broken pipes. Pipes burst when standing water freezes inside them, creating an emergency situation ... Read More