Single Use or Reusable: Innovative Smart Choices from Rapid RH®

Single Use or Reusable: Innovative Smart Choices from Rapid RH®

By Jason Spangler in Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® | 0 Comment

Smart Systems, Smart Sensors, Smart Choices 10 years ago, the Rapid RH® sensor revolutionized concrete moisture testing with a single use, ASTM F2170-compliant relative humidity (RH) sensor. Today, the various Rapid RH® components combine to create a truly unique system that reduces costs, saves many hours, and is ridiculously easy to implement. In all that […]

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Reusable or Single-Use? Rapid RH® Now Has the Smart Choice for Any Application

By Jason Spangler in Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® Concrete Products / Tools | 0 Comment

Smart Systems, Smart Sensors, Smart Choices is more than just a clever-sounding tagline; it represents a new way of thinking with the Rapid RH®. With the introduction of the 5.0 reusable Smart Sensor, Wagner Meters is also introducing the concept of Smart Choices: Customers should be able to choose which model is the fastest, the […]

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EasyCare CalCheck: The Smart Choice for Calibration Checks

By Jason Spangler in RH Testing Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® | 0 Comment

Fairy Tale or Reality? It’s time for your least favorite task…checking the calibration on your reusable relative humidity (RH) sensors. Instead of dreading the chore and putting it off like you usually do, you’re actually looking forward to it this time. That’s because every one of your new reusable Rapid RH® 5.0 Smart Sensors has […]

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Concrete Moisture: Can It Taint Your Grout?

By Jason Spangler in Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® Specialty Floors | 2 Comments

Tile floors have never been noted for being susceptible to moisture problems, but lately, there has been an increase is moisture-related problems in tile flooring installations. Is the change in performance a result of different materials, different processes, or a new awareness of how moisture conditions in a subfloor can have a long-reaching impact on […]

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Now and Then: How Flooring Has Changed in 100 Years

By Jason Spangler in RH Testing Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® | 0 Comment

The past 100 years have seen significant changes in both the materials and the installation processes of the flooring industry. New Flooring Materials At the turn of the century, flooring choices included clay tile, linoleum, rubber, and cork, which were among the top choices for resilient flooring. From there, asphalt tile was introduced, and vinyl […]

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Understanding Different Types of Lightweight Concrete

By Jason Spangler in Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® Lightweight | 1 Comment

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 become apparent. In the U.S., lightweight concrete became more common around the 1930s and continues […]

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Leveling Compounds: Concrete Moisture Can Slant the Results

By Jason Spangler in RH Testing Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® | 2 Comments

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 apply a leveling compound, which can effectively level the slab surface to tolerances that are […]

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Truer Colors in Your Decorative Concrete

By Jason Spangler in Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® Decorative | 0 Comment

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 for selection, or that batch variations in color are not uncommon, it is just as […]

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24 Essential Tools for Professional Hardwood Flooring Installation

By Jason Spangler in Wood Flooring Knowledge Base Products / Tools | 1 Comment

As with any trade, hardwood flooring professionals need an assortment of tools to install a floor properly, safely, and in a timely manner. The choice of which tools to have on hand, however, can be daunting. While the number of tools is considerable (more than 50, according to the National Wood Flooring Association), here’s a […]

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7 Tools Flooring Professionals Can’t Be Without

By Jason Spangler in Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® Concrete Products / Tools | 0 Comment

In a field where technology is providing great insights into the flooring industry, it’s still important for every flooring professional to have the right tools for the job at hand. No matter how accurately your floor saw cuts or your flooring jack snugs the boards in, the floor you’ve just installed can be at risk […]

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