Moisture Matters Blog

Concrete Moisture Meters Are NOT a Replacement for ASTM-F-2170

For any contractor working with concrete, the moisture conditions deep in the concrete slab are always a major concern. If there’s too much moisture in a concrete slab, a number of problems can occur, such as: Read More

The Gold Standard for Concrete Moisture Meters

Completing a major construction project can be a very complicated task—especially when it comes to following ASTM standards. Handling poured concrete is a major issue on any such job. If you were to build on concrete before it was ready, you could end up with numerous ... Read More

What You REALLY Should Know About Concrete Moisture Meters

Measuring moisture in concrete is a critical step in ensuring that building foundations are ready for work to continue. If concrete has too much moisture, it can cause problems for other building materials later on. This is why it's important to closely monitor the ... Read More

Ensuring Accurate Readings in Relative Humidity Meters

Thermo-hygrometers, otherwise known as RH meters because they measure the relative humidity of a given area, are an important tool for flooring contractors, restoration specialists, and many other professionals. While the function of these devices is related to ... Read More

Do Concrete Moisture Meters Exist?

If you’re installing concrete as a do-it-yourself project, there are a lot of things that you have to be careful of. Improperly-installed concrete can spall, crack, or develop any number of other problems. Read More

Relative Humidity (RH) Moisture Meters for Concrete

A Relative Humidity (RH) meter is a device that uses in-situ probes to get an accurate reading of moisture conditions deep within a material — typically a concrete slab. These meters give contractors a complete idea of the actual moisture conditions within a slab so ... Read More

What is ASTM-F-2170, and How do Concrete RH Sensors Figure into it?

Odds are that, if you’re a flooring contractor or inspector, you’re already familiar with the ASTM-F-2170 standard for measuring moisture in concrete. This testing method for concrete has been the industry standard for years now, allowing flooring specialists to ... 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

Moisture Testing: How to Care for Your Thermo-Hygrometer

Thermo-hygrometers, or relative humidity (RH) meters, are powerful instruments used on large construction materials like concrete to measure the presence of moisture. By measuring RH and temperature, thermo-hygrometers enable contractors and craftsmen to know when a ... Read More

How Moisture Meters Help Flood Insurance Claims

Should water infiltrate your property during a flood, having a moisture meter on hand plays an essential role in identifying the amount of damage and penetration within the structure. Moisture meters help property owners file in-depth insurance claims which detail the ... Read More