Moisture Matters Blog

Why Do You Need Quantitative Moisture Readings?

Many experts and amateurs alike across the country use moisture meters to test the moisture content (MC) of various materials and products. Read More

What You Need to Know about the Moisture Meter Reference Scale

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 a moisture testing tool that is calibrated to provide readings for a ... Read More

How to Understand Moisture Meter Readings for Accurate Results

Moisture meters are crucial tools for many different professionals. From agriculture, to lumber manufacturing, to water damage restoration, to construction, there are many applications that rely heavily on moisture testing to produce optimal end results. However, to ... 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, finding the leak quickly is crucial. Leaks not only add to the cost of a utility bill— the water damage caused by moisture intrusion into the structure can require thousands of ... Read More

How to Become a Moisture Meter Distributor

Becoming a moisture meter distributor is a major step—whether you’re starting a new business or expanding your existing hardware/flooring/specialty tools store. There are numerous challenges to overcome, from stocking the right moisture meters for your target market, ... Read More

Check Your Moisture Meter's Calibration in 3 Easy Steps

 One of the biggest concerns when taking moisture readings is making sure the meter is in calibration so that you get accurate readings. When a meter is not calibrated, you may get faulty results—and being just one or two percentage points off can have a significant ... Read More

How to Improve Your Moisture Meter Sales

Moisture meter distributors, like any other sales-oriented business, are often on the lookout for ways to improve their sales. Selling moisture meters and moisture meter accessories can be challenging. However, there are a few ways distributors can improve their ... Read More

Is Your Moisture Meter Not Working? Here’s Why!

Moisture meters are useful tools for professionals in many different industries. The ability to perform accurate moisture testing in different materials is a key part of ensuring high quality for paper producers, woodworkers, contractors, restoration specialists, and ... Read More

How to Determine Mold Risks with Moisture Meters

Most home and business owners prefer not to have mold growing in their buildings. But, very few actively check for mold until it is too late, and the mold has started to actively exhibit its most common symptoms: musty odors and discoloration of building materials. Why ... Read More

How Accurate Are Moisture Meter Readings, Really?

It’s often hard for someone to accept that it’s possible to get an accurate measurement of the moisture content of wood, hay, drywall, or anything else just by using a handheld tool for a couple of seconds. That’s why one of the questions people often ask Delmhorst’s ... Read More