Moisture Matters Blog

Tom Laurenzi

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USING FLOORING MOISTURE METERS TO PROTECT YOUR DIY HARDWOOD FLOOR INSTALLATION

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

How to Get the Most Out of Your Moisture Meter: A Guide for All of Your Hay Needs

The fourth article in our blog series follows from our previous piece that explored Delmhorst’s wide range of moisture meters for hay production and management purposes. Our last article narrowed down the features and advantages of various moisture meter models for ... Read More

WHY FLOORING INSTALLERS AND INSPECTORS USE MOISTURE METERS FOR WOOD

When installing wood flooring, moisture is a constant concern. This is because wood is a hygroscopic material—it will gain or lose moisture until it reaches equilibrium with the surrounding air’s humidity and temperature. Read More

Your Guide to Choosing the Best Moisture Meter to Assist With Your Hay Needs

In the third part of our series, we dive deeper into how Delmhorst's specialized moisture meters can fulfill the requirements of the hay industry. Building on insights from the previous article about the fundamental benefits of implementing quality moisture meters, we ... Read More

What’s the Ideal Moisture Content for Wood Flooring?

Working with wood flooring materials isn’t an easy job. When high-quality wood is installed well, it can be one of the most beautiful and long-lasting flooring materials on the market. Read More

The Benefits of High-Quality Moisture Meters for Hay Producers

This second installment of our industry series highlights the specific benefits of quality moisture meters for hay producers. Moisture content (MC) regulation in hay is critical for quality as well as safety, and the most experienced farmers never rely on guesswork to ... Read More

What is Equilibrium Moisture Content, and Why is it Important?

In many different industries that involve the use of wood or other hygroscopic materials, you might hear the term “EMC” mentioned from time to time. While industry veterans are familiar with this term, to those who are new to the woodworking, flooring, or restoration ... Read More

Moisture Meters: An Essential Tool for Producing High Quality Hay

This first installment in our original series uncovers the beneficial functions of reliable moisture meters in the hay industry and why they remain an indispensable part of agricultural operations. Farmers have long recognized moisture as an enemy of hay crops, ... Read More

Moisture Meters: An Essential Tool in the Lumber Industry

Welcome to our introductory article in this series all about the importance of moisture meters in the lumber industry. Anyone who works with lumber knows the dangers of wood being too wet or too dry. Managing moisture content in lumber is essential. Years of ... Read More

The Benefits of High-Quality Moisture Meters for Lumber Professionals

There’s a saying that a craftsman is only as good as their tools. While that may not be exactly true, it’s certainly a fact that the right tools are essential for anyone working in the lumber industry. One of those key tools is a moisture meter for dealing with the ... Read More