Moisture Matters Blog

Warning Signs Your Moisture Meter Needs Recalibration or Repair

A reliable moisture meter can be one of the most important tools on the belt of a professional who works with wood or other building materials on a regular basis. From the building inspector checking for mold risks, to the flooring contractor making sure that a new ... Read More

About the ProScan Pinless Moisture Meter

Recently, Delmhorst introduced its second pinless moisture meter product: ProScan. So, today, we want to talk about pinless moisture meters and how they work, as well as some of the special functions of the ProScan and how to use them. Read More

Caring for Pin Type Moisture Meters

Pin-type moisture meters are ranked among the most commonly used devices for testing moisture in wood and a variety of other building materials. These moisture meters get their name from the pins that are an integral part of their method of measuring moisture. When the ... Read More

Building a Better Moisture Meter and Beyond with Delmhorst

Here at Delmhorst Instrument Co., we’re dedicated to making sure that customers are satisfied with every moisture meter they get from us. One key part of making sure that the people who use our moisture meters are happy with their devices is to build the best devices ... Read More

Storing Moisture Meter Readings and Creating Reports

Sometimes, it’s important for flooring contractors, restoration specialists, and other professionals to thoroughly document the moisture readings that they take for future reference. As a practice, recording moisture measurements is a great way to demonstrate that you ... Read More

4 Reasons Why Universal Moisture Probe Connectors are a MUST

Here on the Delmhorst blog, we talk about moisture meters a lot. Topics such as how to choose the right moisture meter for the job, how moisture meters work, and why professionals use moisture meters are common themes on this site. However, there is one moisture meter ... Read More

About Analog and Digital Displays for Moisture Meters

As a tool for farming, working with wood, checking the progress of a building restoration job, or for monitoring the relative humidity in a concrete slab, moisture meters are incredibly useful. These handy devices come in many different shapes, sizes, and even have ... Read More

5 Tips for Measuring Moisture in Cotton

Cotton has long been an enormously important plant for farmers throughout the world. As one of the world’s most widely used textile fibers, cotton is a cornerstone of not only the farming industry, but of every industry that needs cotton-based fibers. Last year alone, ... Read More

4 Things to Look for in a Moisture Meter Manufacturer

When you’re looking for a top-quality moisture meter for any professional application, it’s important to get a meter from a top-quality manufacturer. With a product from a reliable moisture meter manufacturer, you can rest easy knowing that your meter will work ... Read More

How the Temperature Can Impact Moisture Readings

When testing the moisture content of wood, there are many environmental factors that can influence the results of your moisture reading, such as: Read More