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Home Inspection Tools: Why a Moisture Meter Is Essential

By Ron Smith in Building Inspection Tools | 0 Comment

Not all home inspectors have identical industry knowledge. Credentials and licensing may vary depending on which state you live in, but the recommended tools, moisture meters, supplies, and standards of practice, will help clarify what a home inspector should look for during an inspection. Even though we have tried to provide detail, this article does […]

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Moisture, Mold and How to Control It

By Ron Smith in Building Inspection Mold | 0 Comment

Too much moisture in a home or building can lead to a number of problems, some of them being quite serious. Increased humidity levels inside the home or building can produce an uncomfortable sensation of dampness and cause wood to swell and warp (or even rot), causing a weakened home or structure. Too much moisture […]

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Seasonal Transitions Impact More than Kiln Drying Schedules

By Ron Smith in Forest Products Articles Kiln Drying | 0 Comment

For lumber mills in Canada, seasonal transitions play an enormous role in the treatment of the log resource to be dried, and make it necessary to modify kiln-drying schedules. A deep understanding of the characteristics of each species, including sap movement (changes from one season to another), is essential whether the mill is processing hardwood […]

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Wagner’s Forest Products Division to Attend Timber Processing and Energy Expo 2014

By Ron Smith in Forestry News | 0 Comment

This fall, Wagner Meters will once again join professionals from a range of forest products-related industries at the biannual Timber Processing and Energy Expo (TP&EE) in Portland, Oregon. TP&EE presents the latest technology, news and products for producers of lumber, plywood, engineered wood, and wood-to-energy products, and Wagner Meters is once again looking forward to being part of the ongoing discussion among leading manufacturers and producers from the Pacific Northwest and around the world.

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Wagner Meters to Attend IWF August 2014

By Ron Smith in Woodworking News | 0 Comment

The International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta, Georgia hosts a variety of products designed to assist woodworkers in finding the best tools, products and companies for their crafts and professions. Wagner Meters will be attending this year with its line of wood moisture meters for woodworkers, including the popular MMC220.

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4 Reasons to Attend Forest Product Industry Events

By Ron Smith in Forest Products Articles Other Topics | 0 Comment

It’s no great observation to explain the unprecedented value that online resources, such as industry forums like, provide to the forest products industry. These types of sites are invaluable resources to get immediate practical advice, learn about jobs, and hear directly from industry experts. Indeed, some have begun to question the need for in-person […]

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