Moisture Matters Blog

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

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

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

5 Horrible Mistakes You’re Making with Moisture Meters

Moisture meters are incredibly versatile tools for restoration companies, flooring installers, and many others who have to deal with moisture on the job. A well-made moisture meter can provide accurate readings of the moisture conditions deep in building materials such ... Read More

Top 3 Professional-Grade Flooring Wood Moisture Meters

In a recent post, we talked about some of the best flooring moisture meters for DIY enthusiasts. But, what about those who need to use moisture meters for professional work? Read More

Using Restoration Moisture Meters to Guarantee Work Quality

No home or business owner wants to deal with the effects of water damage to their structure. Yet, according to statistics cited by waterdamagedefense.com, “14,000 people in the U.S. experience a water damage emergency at home or work each day.” Read More

Using Flooring Moisture Meters to Protect Hardwood Floors

When you’re installing hardwood floors as part of a DIY home renovation project, odds are you want to make sure that the hardwood you’re using is protected. After all, hardwood is a beautiful flooring material, and the highest-quality wood floors can be very expensive. Read More

3 Compelling Reasons Why You Need a Moisture Meter for Drywall

You might be wondering why you may need a moisture meter calibrated specifically for measuring moisture in drywall. After all, can’t another moisture meter provide at least a rough guess of moisture content in drywall? Read More

Quick Tips for Measuring Moisture in Hay

Experienced farmers know that when producing hay, controlling moisture is a must. Too little moisture, and the hay loses nutritive value; too much moisture and hay can combust.  Read More