30 Top Tools for the Concrete Construction Site

Hardwood Floor Moisture Problems: Learn the Warning Signs

By Jason Spangler in Flooring Problems Wood Flooring Knowledge Base | 25 Comments

Wood’s moisture content (MC), the amount of moisture in wood, must be managed to achieve optimum flooring strength and durability. When relative humidity (RH) rises, wood absorbs moisture from the air. When RH falls, wood emits moisture back into the air. This natural process gives wood its strength and beauty, but excessive MC can cause […]

Read More

8 Reasons to Turn on Your HVAC

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

How HVAC Affects Concrete Moisture Tests In the interests of reducing utility costs, in the rush of a construction schedule, or even in opinions about pre-occupancy necessity, leaving heating and ventilation systems (HVAC) off can seem like a valid option for the building team that is interested in efficiency and in maintaining bottom-line costs. However, […]

Read More

10 Guidelines for ASTM F2170 Compliance

By Jason Spangler in ASTM Concrete Moisture & Rapid RH® | 4 Comments

How the Rapid RH 4.0 EX Meets ASTM F2170-11 Standard For flooring and concrete professionals, ASTM F2170 provides the standard for using relative humidity (RH) testing when measuring moisture content in concrete slabs. Meeting this standard provides the groundwork for limiting moisture-related flooring problems and the many liabilities and mitigation problems that can result from […]

Read More

Moisture Related Flooring Failure: How Bad Can It Be?

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

In any time-pressed building project, there are a number of judgment calls to be made regarding materials, scheduling and “bottom-line” decisions, and often the temptation is to trade time and budget for potential long-term liability issues. However, the stakes are higher than you might think when standing under a looming deadline. Prevention truly becomes the […]

Read More
Page 5 of 9« First...34567...Last »

Subscribe Now