Moisture Matters Blog

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 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

DIY Tips: Using Restoration Moisture Meters to Detect Snow Melt

As we near the end of the winter season and temperatures across the country start to return to non-freezing values, there’s a particular moisture intrusion problem that home and business owners across the country are going to have to deal with: snow melt moisture ... Read More

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

2 Thermo-Hygrometers for Your Restoration Project

Especially during summertime and storm season, rain-filled days are likely to increase and moisture has the potential to greatly affect the integrity of both commercial and residential properties. And this damage doesn’t only compromise the security of the building, ... Read More

How Moisture Meters Ensure Sound Structure in Restorations

For building inspectors, contractors and restoration specialists, keeping buildings in tip-top shape is of the utmost importance. For contractors that come in to fix issues such as mold and water leaks, their main mission is to repair the problem and make the habitat ... Read More

Solve Common Concrete Problems with Moisture Meters

So you’re working on your next construction or restoration project when you encounter an issue with the main material that you’re working with — concrete. It’s the moisture. Unfortunately, you’re not alone when it comes to experiencing issues with concrete moisture ... Read More

Quick Fixes for Common Moisture Meter Issues

Although moisture meters serve as a quick, accurate and effective way of keeping structures and various materials up to code, they can also break or fall down on the job. Like all machinery or intricate equipment, they need tender loving care in order to continue ... Read More