Moisture Matters Blog

Delmhorst and Building-Wright Partnership Improves Educational Resources for Architects and Building Professionals

Client Profile Building-Wright is a company created by Peter Yost, a building scientist and expert with over 30 years of experience in building research and consultation. The name refers to the “Wrights” of days past, people who took immense pride in design and ... Read More

How to Get the Most out of Your Moisture Meter for On-Site Efficiency

A moisture meter is an indispensable tool for many professionals across a range of industries. You may use moisture meters for helping ensure crops don’t spoil, for dealing with water damage restoration, or for surveying and checking for dampness. Whatever you use your ... Read More

Water Damage Moisture Meter Issues

Water damage ranges from localized water intrusion to widespread flooding and can cause serious structural and aesthetic damage. Water damage restoration specialists have to assess the extent of the damage prior to beginning any work on the building itself. That’s ... Read More

Choosing Moisture Meters for Water Damage Restoration

Restoration professionals know that water damage is a difficult and often expensive problem to deal with. Sometimes it can be insidious, such as a hidden leak that has caused critical damage to an external or internal wall over many months. Other times, it may be more ... Read More

Moisture Meters: Essential for Water Damage Restoration

Water damage can strike at any time. A burst water pipe, a leaking roof, or a change of weather during a construction project can all lead to damage within a building. Storms are commonplace as well, leading to more large-scale work for companies in water damage ... Read More

Just How Much Damage Can Hurricane Season Cause?

Hurricanes are major forces of nature that can be massively destructive to homes and businesses alike. This is a fact that is easy to forget when major hurricanes don’t directly hit your home or place of business. However, many Americans received a harsh reminder of ... Read More

How Restoration Moisture Meters Help with Fire Damage

Fires are a constant hazard for modern homes and offices. From electrical fires that occur when circuitry shorts out, to cooking accidents involving burning grease, to acts of arson, to naturally-occurring forest fires that blaze near residential and commercial ... Read More

How Moisture Meters Can Help You Prepare for Hurricane Season

Summer weather can be both beautiful and terrifying. One day, the sun’s out, the beaches are calm, and there’s a light breeze that’s just enough to help you cool down. The next day, you hear a constant stream of updates about tropical depressions on the radio. A few ... Read More

Your Commercial Property Has Water Damage: Now What?

There are numerous situations where a commercial property might suffer extensive water damage. For example, a flood from a storm or overflowing river bank might deposit massive amounts of dirty water all over the first floor of a structure. Or, a burst/leaky pipe might ... Read More

Finding Moisture Sources During Winter Water Damage Restoration

While the winter season might be a time of holiday cheer, it can also be a time of increased risks for water damage. The combination of low temperatures and precipitation can cause significant damage to structures that aren’t sufficiently prepared to handle wintertime ... Read More