Moisture Matters Blog

How Does Humidity Affect Moisture Meter Readings?

One question that moisture meter users frequently ask is “If humidity is the amount of moisture in the air, and moisture meters check the amount of moisture in something, can the humidity affect a moisture meter reading?” 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

Avoiding Costly Repairs with Moisture Meters for Restoration

Extensive water damage can require costly repairs to a building’s structure, or the replacement of household furniture and electronics. This is why many smart home owners and business owners rely on professional water damage restoration services for thorough ... Read More

Why Are Pinless Moisture Meters the Go-To for Winter Restoration

Winter weather can cause severe damage to a structure over time. Even the end of the cold season doesn’t spell the end of winter water damage—in fact, some forms of winter water damage are more likely to occur as temperatures begin to thaw. 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

What Kind of Moisture Meter Works Best for Restoration?

Moisture intrusion is a major concern for restoration work. Incomplete assessments of moisture in a structure can lead to faulty work, creating risks of mold growth, further structural decay, and other hazards. 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

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

Using Relative Humidity Sensors in Restoration Work

Doing water damage restoration work right takes a lot of time and effort. If a restoration job isn't done with absolute thoroughness, it can result in callbacks and a loss of reputation. In a recent post, we talked about how you can use moisture meters for restoration ... Read More

Moisture Detectors for Restoration Work

Handling water damage restoration work can be challenging even for the most meticulous contractors. Restoration clients demand thorough work, and missing even a minor pocket of moisture can result in further damage to a structure weeks after your job was “finished.” Read More