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Will a Cheap Moisture Meter Do the Job?

If you work with wood, you need a moisture meter, but the question is: which meter? Are you wondering if a cheaper meter could get the job done and save you money? Consider this: the moisture content of the wood you’re working with is truly a make-or-break issue for the success of your wood... Read more ...

The Challenges of Hardwood Floors

Hardwood’s Worst Enemy Most hardwood troubles can be boiled down to one word: Moisture. Moisture on the floor, moisture underneath the floor, and moisture in the air can cause gapping, buckling, cupping, crowning, and squeaking. Moisture issues can make installing and maintaining hardwood quite... Read more ...

Why Pay Attention to Moisture in Wood?

When it comes to the moisture content of wood flooring, ignorance is NOT bliss. Wood is extremely sensitive to its surrounding environment. If you’re not paying attention, your wood flooring could contain too much moisture at the time it’s being installed. And this could easily lead to a... Read more ...

Moisture Meters are a MUST HAVE for Home Inspectors

A moisture meter is a vital tool for a professional home inspector. You already know that many tools are needed to help you do your job properly. From ladders to goggles to flashlights, these tools ensure your safety and the safety of the homeowner. But a moisture meter is an absolutely crucial... Read more ...

Learn the Basics about Using a Concrete Moisture Meter

Are you wondering how to measure moisture in concrete? Does it make sense for you to use a concrete moisture meter? It may surprise you, but a concrete moisture meter is not the preferred tool for accurately and reliably assessing the overall moisture condition of a concrete slab. But that doesn’t... Read more ...

Top 3 Names in Moisture Meters

Delmhorst, Wagner, and Lignomat In many professions and trades, having reliable, high-quality tools and equipment on hand makes a huge difference in achieving success. This is certainly the case for woodworkers, furniture builders, flooring installers, cabinet makers, and others who recognize that... Read more ...

What Is the Best Moisture Meter?

What are wood moisture meters? A wood moisture meter is a hand-held device—either analog or digital—that measures the moisture content in wood. Moisture meters are used by woodworkers, furniture makers, wood flooring installers, and others who work with wood in order to ensure the quality of their... Read more ...