Moisture Matters Blog

4 Tips to Ensure the Best Moisture Content Measurements

When checking moisture content (%MC) in any material, whether it is wood, drywall, hay, grain, soil, paper, tobacco, or anything else, it’s important to ensure that you’re getting the most accurate moisture content value possible. Read More

What Are Safe Moisture Levels for Hardwood Floors?

Hardwood flooring can be elegant, durable, and practical for many interior applications. Businesses use hardwood floors in their offices to create an elegant and sophisticated atmosphere while homeowners use it to create smooth, easy-to-clean surfaces that (when ... Read More

Picking the Right Moisture Meter: What is Moisture Detection Range?

There are a lot of different factors to consider when picking a moisture meter. First off, what kind of work do you need the moisture meter for — restoration, woodworking, or home inspection? The type of meter you need will vary based on the kind of work you’re ... Read More

What’s the Best Way to Get Accurate Moisture Content Measurements?

Farmers often need to know exactly how much moisture is in their agricultural products to maximize quality and prevent spoilage. Depending on the kind of crops you’re testing, there are a few ways that you can get a moisture content (%MC) measurement. Read More

How Accurate Are Moisture Meter Readings, Really?

One of the questions people often ask Delmhorst’s support team is “just how accurate are moisture meters readings?” 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 ... Read More

5 Common Reasons Your Moisture Meter Isn’t Working and Their Fixes

Moisture meters are very useful tools for professionals in many different industries. The ability to accurately measure the moisture content of different materials is a key part of ensuring high quality for paper producers, woodworkers, contractors, restoration ... Read More

5 Horrible Mistakes You’re Making with Moisture Meters

Moisture meters are incredibly versatile tools for restoration companies, flooring installers, and many others who have to deal with moisture on the job. A well-made moisture meter can provide accurate readings of the moisture conditions deep in building materials such ... Read More

How Does Temperature Affect Relative Humidity Meter Readings?

While most DIY projects probably won’t require the use of a relative humidity (RH) meter, there are some situations where you may need to use one of these devices. 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

Should You Repair or Replace Your Moisture Meter?

Moisture meters can be powerful tools for contractors to use on the job. These rugged devices enable the collection of moisture content readings from various building materials, giving contractors an idea of whether or not said materials are at risk for moisture damage. Read More