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Measuring Relative Humidity for Wood Flooring Installers

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Ensuring Accurate Readings in Relative Humidity Meters

Thermo-hygrometers, otherwise known as RH meters because they measure the relative humidity of a given area, are an important tool for flooring contractors, restoration specialists, and many other professionals. While the function of these devices is related to ... Read More

What is a Moisture Meter Reference Scale and how do I Interpret it?

When you use a purpose-built moisture meter for wood, soil, hay, drywall, or any other specific material, that meter returns readings on a scale calibrated for that one type of material. Using moisture meters that are calibrated to provide readings on a single scale ... Read More

How to Locate Leaks with a Moisture Meter

When it comes to leaks in a structure, whether that structure is an office or a home, timeliness is of the utmost importance in minimizing the cost of a leak. Leaks not only add to the cost of a utility bill, the damage caused by water intrusion into the structure can ... 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

Can Moisture Meters Save Contractors Money?

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Top 3 Moisture Meters for Winter Water Damage Restoration Jobs

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Moisture Meters and Winter Water Damage Restoration

Winter in the U.S. is a time for getting together with family, bundling up by an open fire (or radiator, as the case may be) and sharing some holiday cheer. Unfortunately, winter is also a time severe water damage might occur. Read More

How to Separate Moisture Meter Readings by Room or Job

When taking moisture content readings, professionals such as restoration specialists or flooring contractors might need to be able to thoroughly track the moisture readings they take by specific rooms or jobs. Read More

The Most Common Causes of a Bad Moisture Reading

Monitoring moisture is an important part of a surprising number of industries. In many of these industries, the need for an accurate, quantifiable moisture content reading of a material is so great that professionals frequently use specialized equipment for detecting ... Read More