Moisture Matters Blog

Using Flooring Moisture Meters to Protect Hardwood Floors

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

Quick Tips for Measuring Moisture in Hay

Experienced farmers know that when producing hay, controlling moisture is a must. Too little moisture, and the hay loses nutritive value; too much moisture and hay can combust.  Read More

4 Tips for Measuring Grain Moisture

The consequences of not measuring grain moisture content can end up costing you a lot more than you think. In fact, the moisture in your grain can play a crucial part in its quality, storage, and sale weight. And as these factors contribute heavily to farmers’ overall ... Read More

3 Benefits of Using a Damp Meter for Flooring

Moisture meters, sometimes referred to as damp meters, are immensely useful tools for checking moisture in flooring materials. With a damp meter for flooring, you can accurately assess the moisture content of flooring wood, helping guide your flooring installation ... Read More

Different Kinds of Lumber Moisture Meters for Industrial & Mill Use

Mills and dry kilns deal with lumber every day, taking raw lumber and processing it into useable material for flooring, furniture, and dozens of other uses. For these industrial facilities, controlling moisture in lumber is a critical task, one that directly influences ... Read More

Best Flooring Moisture Meters for DIY Projects

Many Americans enjoy installing their own hardwood floors as a special DIY project. Not only can doing the installation of a floor save you a lot of money on installation, the sense of accomplishment and pride that comes from looking at a well-done flooring job can be ... Read More

Using a Damp Tester for Cotton

Cotton can be a fickle crop at harvest time. If your cotton in the field is too dry at harvest and processing, then you run the risk of damaging the fibers and ruining the cotton. On the other hand, cotton that’s too damp can stick to and clog your ... Read More

DIY Tips: Using Restoration Moisture Meters to Detect Snow Melt

As we near the end of the winter season and temperatures across the country start to return to non-freezing values, there’s a particular moisture intrusion problem that home and business owners across the country are going to have to deal with: snow melt moisture ... Read More

How Does a Moisture Meter for Cotton Work?

Cotton has long been one of the most important crops grown in the U.S. Across the world, textile producers rely heavily on cotton for making their products. Because of the near-constant demand for cotton, it has long been a cornerstone of American farming. Read More

What Types of Woodworking Moisture Meters Work Best in the Cold?

With the new year comes a new winter season and the cold temperatures that come with. For many woodworking specialists, the arrival of snow, sleet, and rain doesn’t stop new jobs from coming in. Read More