Moisture Matters Blog

5 Reasons Why Contractors Use Moisture Meters

Contractors have many responsibilities in their job. Making sure that every detail of their work is completed without complications is a huge part of what separates top-rank contractors from the rest. To make sure that the installation of many different building ... Read More

How to Install an RH Sensor in Concrete

Recently, we talked about the importance of following the ASTM-F-2170 standard when installing concrete flooring. In that post, we discussed the consequences of attempting to build on concrete that isn’t quite ready, including damage to the newly-installed materials ... Read More

How to Take Care of Your Moisture Meter

As a professional, you know that your tools are a critical part of being able to work efficiently. When you take care of your tools, your tools will take care of you. This is true of all of your tools no matter your profession. From the tillers and harvesting tractors ... Read More

3 Unconventional Uses for Moisture Meters

Most people are familiar with the common uses for a moisture meter as a tool for construction workers and water damage restoration experts. However, there are more uses for these devices than just making sure that a concrete slab can meet ASTM F-2170 standards and ... Read More

4 Things to NEVER do to Your Moisture Meter

For many professionals, moisture meters are an indispensable tool. With these handy devices, contractors can better adhere to ASTM F-2170 standards, woodworkers can make sure that their lumber is properly acclimatized, and farmers can monitor soil conditions as well as ... Read More

Moisture Measurement in Concrete

Builders and flooring contractors sometimes rely on calcium chloride testing for monitoring the moisture content of a concrete slab to determine whether or not the slab is ready to receive a floor covering. Calcium chloride testing provides a measurement of the  ... Read More