How to Determine Concrete Slab Thickness

How to Determine Concrete Slab Thickness

By Jason Spangler in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Best Practices & Case Studies Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 2 Comments

Knowing the thickness of a concrete slab can be important for several reasons. For new construction, you might need to know for QA analysis. If you’re working with an existing slab, you might need to know so you can anchor new equipment. One common reason is for proper moisture testing to ensure appropriate dryness for […]

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Australian Carpet & Tile Standard Now Incorporates In Situ Relative Humidity Test

By Jason Spangler in Wagner Meters Newsroom | 0 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jason Spangler Email: jspangler@wagnermeters.com 541.291.5123 Contractors can comply with AS 2455.1 using in situ RH test to measure concrete slab moisture Rogue River, OR (August 2019) – Wagner Meters announces the update to AS 2455.1 (Textile floor coverings – Installation practice – General) allowing the use of the in-situ relative humidity […]

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Tips About Self-Leveling Concrete

By Jason Spangler in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Useful Job Tips Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 7 Comments

Whenever you need to repair, smooth, or raise a floor, self-leveling concrete can be a fast, cost-effective solution to the problem. Self-leveling concrete is a cementitious mixture much like concrete. But unlike concrete, it flows easier and sets up much faster. The product is mixed with water, pumped or poured into place and spread evenly […]

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Concrete RH Testing: The New Standard in Australia

By Jason Spangler in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Best Practices & Case Studies Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 0 Comment

Major Consulting Firm Discusses the New Australian Carpet and Tile Standard IKW Consulting Group delivers world-class floor covering solutions to its clients in Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia. Don Considine, Director of Consulting, is considered one of the floor covering industry’s most respected analysts. IKW has consulted to some of the largest projects in […]

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The Art, Economy, and Perils of Reclaimed Wood Flooring

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

Previously published by Tomorrow’s Contract Floors Reclaimed wood flooring continues to enchant homeowners. No wonder as each plank has its own unique character. Mass-produced, new boards and planks present a uniform size and appearance. New timber lacks the stories that reclaimed wood shares through its aged patinas, grains, and markings. Antique wood also carries the […]

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What to Do When You Find an Old Wet Concrete Slab

By Jason Spangler in The Rapid RH® Concrete Moisture Test Drying Concrete Slabs Concrete Information & Knowledge Base | 2 Comments

Some flooring contractors assume that an old slab is a dry slab and they don’t take the time to test for concrete moisture in remodeling projects. This assumption can be costly. Excess moisture in the concrete slab can cause serious flooring problems, such as adhesive failure, discolored tile or grout, bubbles in sheet vinyl, and […]

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