Moisture Matters Blog

Top 3 Most Desirable Traits in a Moisture Meter

Professionals in different industries are always looking for different things from their moisture meters. Different functions, different reading scales, etc. Read More

Balancing Cost, Convenience, and Function for Moisture Meters

Shopping for the right precision tool can be a Zen-like experience for some, and  a constant source of frustration for others. This is as true of moisture meters as it is for other precision tools. Read More

The Best Moisture Meter for Commercial Use

Lots of people want to know: what’s the best moisture meter for commercial use? Read More

3 Reasons a Moisture Meter is Essential for Wood Hobbyists

Picture the following scenario: You’ve spent weeks assembling a new wood chair for your house. Every day, you’ve carefully measured, cut, and shaped each piece of lumber into the perfect piece of furniture for your living room or deck. Read More

Increase the Lifespan of Your Moisture Meter with Replaceable Tips

Pin-type moisture meters are an indispensable tool for professionals who have to deal with moisture on a daily basis. These tools are a proven way to rapidly detect the %MC of wood and many other building materials. Read More

3 Tools Every Craftsman Should Have for Woodworking

Craftsmen can take days or even weeks shaping and assembling custom wood products. The best craftsmen obsess over every detail, making sure that their work is as free of defect as possible. Whether the woodwork product has a practical purpose or is a work of art, ... Read More

Should You Repair Your Moisture Meter, or Replace it?

It happens to the best of us: one day, you’re working on a job, and a tool gets fumbled and hits the concrete, hard. Or, a sensitive tool gets left in the kiln by accident. Maybe a faulty battery just explodes, leaking acid all over the place or even catching fire. ... Read More

5 Common Reasons Your Moisture Meter Isn’t Working and Their Fixes

Moisture meters are very useful tools for professionals in many different industries. The ability to accurately measure the moisture content of different materials is a key part of ensuring high quality for paper producers, woodworkers, contractors, restoration ... Read More

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

Checking Insulation with Restoration Moisture Meters

Mitigating moisture intrusion on a restoration job can be incredibly challenging, as there are many different building materials where moisture can hide. Left unchecked, this moisture can cause some materials to weaken, or even encourage the growth of mold in the ... Read More