Why Concrete Dew Point Is Important in Flooring Installations

In this video Jason Spangler, Rapid RH® Product Specialist explains the importance of and which tools you will need to determine the dew point of a concrete slab, a necessary yet rarely talked about aspect of the flooring installation process. Here Jason demonstrates the relationship between a digital thermo-hygrometer and an infrared thermometer.

Using these two tools you can determine the temperature of the concrete compared to the readings of the thermo-hygrometer. Experts will tell you that you do NOT want to install a floor if the dew point is within 5 degrees of the concrete temperature.

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Wagner Meters is a family-owned American business that aims to provide solutions in moisture measurement technology that will enhance the quality and value of each customer’s project. With an almost 60-year legacy of innovation, Wagner continues to be a resource for both individual craftsmen and high-performance commercial endeavors.

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