Wagner Meters http://www.wagnermeters.com Wagner Moisture Meters Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:35:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Understanding Different Types of Lightweight Concretehttp://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring/rapid-rh-concrete-moisture/understanding-different-types-of-lightweight-concrete/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring/rapid-rh-concrete-moisture/understanding-different-types-of-lightweight-concrete/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:44:39 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=16723 The use of lightweight concrete dates back to as early as the eighteenth century, and as advances in building and construction technology have increased, so has the use of lightweight concrete as the benefits of lighter dead load concrete have …

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The Pros and Cons of Water Poppinghttp://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring/wood-flooring/the-pros-and-cons-of-water-popping/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring/wood-flooring/the-pros-and-cons-of-water-popping/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:35:06 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=16496 Homeowners and commercial real estate developers love wood’s long-lasting beauty. Wood blends in with most types of décor and is easy to clean and maintain. It’s environmentally safe, does not trap dust mites that can affect your indoor air quality, …

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Kiln-Dry: What that Means for Woodhttp://www.wagnermeters.com/wood-moisture-meter/kiln-dry-what-that-means-for-wood/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/wood-moisture-meter/kiln-dry-what-that-means-for-wood/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:32:08 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=16385 When first harvested, lumber is “green” – meaning it’s not been dried. Since green lumber is very moist, it tends to warp as it dries and contracts. For that reason, almost all commercially produced lumber is dried in a heated …

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September 2014 Rapid RH Newsletter – Decorative Concrete Tipshttp://www.wagnermeters.com/rapid-rh-newsletters/september-2014-rapid-rh-newsletter-decorative-concrete-tips/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/rapid-rh-newsletters/september-2014-rapid-rh-newsletter-decorative-concrete-tips/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:03:16 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=15746 Jason Spangler discusses the impact moisture can have on decorative concrete in moisture at work in your decorative concrete.

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Wagner Meters to Attend NAFCD with New Flooring Professional Packagehttp://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring-news/wagner-meters-nafcd/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring-news/wagner-meters-nafcd/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:01:34 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=15657 As part of the 2014 North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD), Wagner Meters’ flooring division will be on hand to feature its complete line of moisture measurement products for flooring professionals, including the new Professional Flooring Installer Package (WFP400).

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With The Grain News – September 2014http://www.wagnermeters.com/wtgnews/withthegrain-news-sept2014/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/wtgnews/withthegrain-news-sept2014/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:17:12 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=15795 How do you know you’re getting what you paid for when you buy lumber? The grading system. Since wood varies according to species, sizes, and defects, various industries and trades rely on the grading system for assurance they’re getting quality lumber.

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Wagner Meters to Attend Concrete Decor Show and Host Educational Seminarhttp://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring-news/wagner-meters-to-attend-concrete-decor-show-and-host-educational-seminar/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring-news/wagner-meters-to-attend-concrete-decor-show-and-host-educational-seminar/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:34:43 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=15731 Answering the need for accurate and effective moisture measurement in decorative concrete projects, Wagner Meters will be attending the Concrete Décor Show in Fort Worth, Texas, September 29 through October 3.

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Wagner Meters Releases DataMaster™ Firmware Updatehttp://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring-news/wagner-meters-releases-datamaster-firmware-update/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring-news/wagner-meters-releases-datamaster-firmware-update/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:05:01 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=15607 Further improving the Rapid RH® DataMaster™, winner of the Most Innovative Product Award 2013, Wagner Meters (www.wagnermeters.com) has released a free firmware update.

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Leveling Compounds: Concrete Moisture Can Slant the Resultshttp://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring/rapid-rh-concrete-moisture/leveling-compounds-concrete-moisture-can-slant-the-results/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring/rapid-rh-concrete-moisture/leveling-compounds-concrete-moisture-can-slant-the-results/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:28:19 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=15554 Concrete slabs are somewhat infamous for not being entirely level, even with the best care during the initial pour. Some flooring types/applications do not have the flexibility to withstand these uneven areas of a subfloor. The standard solution is to …

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Truer Colors in Your Decorative Concretehttp://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring/rapid-rh-concrete-moisture/truer-colors-in-your-decorative-concrete/ http://www.wagnermeters.com/flooring/rapid-rh-concrete-moisture/truer-colors-in-your-decorative-concrete/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:17:27 +0000 http://www.wagnermeters.com/?p=15333 Probably the largest responsibility faced by concrete flooring specialists is to deliver a finished floor that meets their clients’ expectations. While you, as the contractor, are probably well aware that final colors may vary from the chart that was used …

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