Newest Trends in Flooring for Education, Sports, and Recreation Facilities

Newest Trends in Flooring for Education, Sports, and Recreation Facilities

By Jason Spangler in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Specialty Floors and Moisture Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 1 Comment

Previously published by The Flooring Contractor Magazine. Today there are more options in flooring systems than ever before. New technologies offer higher performance and environmentally friendly choices in all applications. Trends in High School/University Sports Floors High schools and universities make the most demanding requirements for sports flooring. They offer every type of physical activity, […]

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Applying a Water-Based Finish to Your Wood Floor for a More Natural Look

By Jason Spangler in Moisture Meters Flooring Finishes Wood Division Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Originally Published by Floor Covering Installer Water-based urethane finishes are becoming more popular for hardwood floors. If you’ve never used one before, you’re sure to appreciate the eco-friendly low volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and your clients will love the more natural look that water-based urethane gives their hardwood floors. There are other advantages to “going […]

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Rigorous Selection, Stringent Moisture Control Are Essential for Top English Willow Cricket Bats from J.S. Wright & Sons

By Ron Smith in Moisture Meters Wood Shop Wood Division Knowledge Base | 2 Comments

Just outside Great Leighs, a remote village in Essex, England, halfway between Chelmsford and Braintree, sits the world’s largest and oldest established company supplying English willow cricket bats. J.S. Wright & Sons Limited, founded in 1894 by Jessie Samuel Wright, is the world’s only supplier of top-grade English willow used by top batsmen worldwide. Surrounded […]

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How to Prevent Costly Flooring Failures That Cause Adverse Health Environments In Healthcare Facilities

By Jason Spangler in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Specialty Floors and Moisture Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

As Seen In Floor Trends Magazine In past years, many healthcare facilities overlooked the importance of flooring when considering patient safety and wellness. Hospitals, for instance, commonly used carpeting or flooring with seams between individual tiles. The seams between the tiles as well as the carpeting became magnets for mold, mildew, bacteria and other contaminants, […]

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Guitar Maker Steve Davis – “All for the Love of Music”

By Tony Morgan in Moisture Meters Wood Shop Wood Division Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

“I was working as a cabinetmaker in Seattle in the early ‘90s when I met a guitar player named Guitar Slim,” recalls custom guitar maker Steve Davis. “We were working together on a large job in the Seattle area where I was building cabinets and Pat Chase, his real name, was a professional painter. On […]

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Grapeview Point Boat Works Relies on Wagner to Measure Moisture

By Tony Morgan in Moisture Meters Wood Shop Wood Division Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

At the south end of an inlet, in the heart of vacation home paradise, is Puget Sound. Found here is Washington’s Grapeview Point Boat Works, a wooden boat restoration, boat repair, and new build business. Owner Tom Regan, formerly an electronics and manufacturing contractor, started the 17-year-old company by happy accident. “I was out for […]

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Hardwood Flooring Installation and the Tools You Need to Know

By Jason Spangler in Moisture Meters Installers Wood Division Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Previously published by Floor Covering News Hardwood is one of the oldest and most widely used premium flooring types, and its popularity is increasing. In the United States today, sales of hardwood flooring products are approaching $4 billion yearly. But on the downside, more than $500 million is spent each year on repairing flooring failures, […]

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Restoration Expert Says Moisture Management Critical to Health of Any House or Building

By Tony Morgan in Moisture Meters Wood Moisture Wood Division Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Ever hear of George Ringland? Or, how about John Looney? Probably not. Bob Yapp, preservation consultant, teacher, speaker, and restoration expert, has. He didn’t know these men personally, but he’s been involved with the restoration of their old and historic homes. Ringland, who lived in Ft. Dodge, Iowa, in the late 1800s, processed gypsum from […]

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Bring in the Dynamic Duo to Prevent Moisture Related Flooring Damage

By Jason Spangler in Moisture Meters Tools / Products Wood Division Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Previously published by CFI eNews Who or what is a Dynamic Duo? You’ve no doubt heard, watched, read about, or eaten many examples throughout your life. It’s pretty much any two people or things that work great together for amazing results. Whether it’s a Caped Crusader and Boy Wonder putting the kibosh on crime, peanut […]

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6 Different Ways to Use the Smart Logger Temp & Humidity Monitor

By Jason Spangler in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Concrete Products / Tools Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 1 Comment

Previously published by CFI eNews You already know about the Smart Logger’s unmatchable monitoring and reporting capabilities. It’s so handy to just place it at the job site, knowing it’ll track and produce reports for up to 300 days worth of ambient temperature and humidity data, even while you’re away. You can also view current […]

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