Hardwood floors are gorgeous, sturdy, and timeless. But one of their greatest enemies is water.
Although water damage can be a hassle, don’t despair! We’re here to help you find solutions—at the source of the problem.
Hardwood flooring is classy and beautiful, but not without challenges. Here, we’ll discuss seven of the most common problems.
So you’re considering buying a wood moisture meter. You know that in order to avoid moisture-related failures, you need a reliable one. Well, you’ve come to the right place.
Whenever you start a new hobby or project, there’s a learning curve. It takes time to figure out the tools and supplies you need and how to use them.
That’s why we’ve created a list of 10 tools that your woodworking tool box needs—curated from hobbyists and DIY woodworkers who’ve gone before you
You might be wondering, “What’s the difference between pin meters and pinless meters?”
If so, you’re in the right place!
In this article, we will talk about everything you need to know about pinless moisture meters.
Getting ready to use your wood moisture meter for the first time?
Or perhaps you’ve been using one and running into problems.
You’re not alone! That’s why we want to equip you with the know-how to avoid mistakes that skew moisture meter readings. You’ll know how to use a moisture meter properly and be on your way to greater success in your projects.
Moisture meters test the moisture content in wood or other types of material. But you may be wondering, “Do I really need one?”
In short, the answer is yes!
Read the article to help you make an informed decision.
Measuring the moisture in your wood flooring prior to installation is one of the best things you can do to avoid moisture-related damage in the future.
That’s why, in this article, we’re going to give you the information you need to know to make wise decisions when it comes to wood moisture.
You’ve measured the moisture content of your wood using a moisture meter, and you’re looking at the number on the screen.
What does the number mean? And how does it make a difference in your project?
Concerned about moisture warping your wood project? Wondering how to check the moisture content of your wood and set your mind at ease?
You’ve come to the right place!
In a previous article, we learned why wood floor acclimation is one of the most important steps that you can take when you are starting a new wood flooring project.
Now, in this article, we’re going to discuss the “how” of wood acclimation.
Acclimation is when you allow wood to adjust to its new environment.
Many of the things that can go wrong when you work with wood are due to moisture, and usually, acclimating wood to the environment where it’s going to be used or installed is a great way to prevent moisture-related failures.
What is EMC, and how could ignoring it potentially ruin your wood projects?
If you want the answer, keep reading.
What is EMC?
EMC, or equilibrium moisture content, is the point at which a wood board neither gains nor loses moisture.