Moisture Matters Blog

Rx #1: MOISTURE & WOOD INTERACTION

PRACTICAL USES FOR MOISTURE METERS FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN WOOD MANUFACTURING WHY MC? Why do wood people worry so much about MC? In my 50 years in this wood manufacturing industry, I estimate that 75% of the manufacturing problems with wood are related to incorrect ... Read More

Introducing the IWF Tradeshow Guest Blog Series with the Wood Doctor!

The 2018 International Woodworking Fair (IWF) tradeshow is just around the proverbial corner, and Delmhorst is proud to be a part of this world-class woodworking event! The IWF tradeshow brings together hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of professionals to address ... Read More

5 Tips for Accurately Using a Restoration Moisture Meter

In water damage restoration, it’s important to have accurate information about the moisture content (%MC) of various building materials. Without accurate moisture content amounts, it can be difficult to reliably track dry out efforts in a structure—or to identify what ... Read More

Top 5 Moisture Meters Agriculture Supply Distributors Should Carry

If you’re in the business of supplying customers in the agriculture industry with the tools and supplies they need to ensure a successful harvest, odds are that you know just how crucial monitoring moisture in soil, plants, and baled products can be for farmers. ... Read More

The Hurricane Season Preparedness Checklist

Every year, millions of Americans living on or near either coast have to contend with the risks of hurricane season. According to data cited by National Geographic, the 2017 hurricane season was the most expensive in U.S. history, causing “more than $200 billion worth ... Read More

Caring for Your Relative Humidity Sensor

For any tool, proper care and maintenance is a must if you’re going to make that tool last. This is especially true for highly complex tools such as thermo-hygrometers. These devices are an invaluable addition to the toolkit of restoration professionals, flooring ... Read More

Why Are Grain Calibrations Important for Measuring Grain Moisture?

Measuring grain moisture content is an important step in preparing grain for harvesting, long-term storage, or sale. Making sure that grain is at its ideal moisture content is critical for maximizing its quality and nutritive value. Read More

Just How Much Damage Can Hurricane Season Cause?

Hurricanes are major forces of nature that can be massively destructive to homes and businesses alike. This is a fact that is easy to forget when major hurricanes don’t directly hit your home or place of business. However, many Americans received a harsh reminder of ... Read More

How Restoration Moisture Meters Help with Fire Damage

Fires are a constant hazard for modern homes and offices. From electrical fires that occur when circuitry shorts out, to cooking accidents involving burning grease, to acts of arson, to naturally-occurring forest fires that blaze near residential and commercial ... Read More

4 Ways Your Business Improves by Becoming a Moisture Meter Distributor

Moisture meters are critical tools for a surprising number of industries. Whether you have customers in the water damage restoration, construction, flooring, wood/lumber production, or agricultural industries, the odds are that they can benefit from you having some ... Read More