Wood Flooring Newsletter – June 2017
Pin vs. Pinless Moisture Meters
Don’t let improper moisture content ruin your wood flooring project—make sure you have a good moisture meter in your utility belt. But does it matter what kind of moisture meter you use? What’s the real difference between pinned and pinless moisture meters?
In this quick video, Ron Smith of Wagner Meters reviews the issues that can arise from improper moisture content, and the different ways that pin and pinless meters measure the moisture content throughout the wood.
For more information, call Ron Smith at Wagner Meters at (800) 634-9961 – or send him an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top 5 Differences between Pin and Pinless Moisture Meters
When looking for accurate wood moisture measurements, you’ll immediately run into two different styles of meters: pin and pinless. Which is the better addition to your tool belt? There are some basic differences that you should understand before you buy. Read more…
Hardwood Floors: 5 Common (and Preventable) Problems
Even wood that has been processed and dried will continue to interact with its environment, which can mean moisture-related warping in shape and thickness. Here are the most common issues that can arise with hardwood floors and what you can do to prevent them. Read more…
Wood Floor Finishes
Simply applying a finish to a wood floor does not protect it from moisture-related shrinkage or expansion. To preserve the quality of the flooring, wood must have reached equilibrium with its environment, determined through precise moisture measurement, before applying any type of finish.