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Moisture testing

Moisture is the presence of a liquid, especially water, often in trace amounts. Small amounts of water may be found, for example, in the air (humidity), in foods, and in some commercial products. Moisture also refers to the amount of water vapor present in the air.  Sometimes signs of damp and a leak can be obvious in the form of water damage, such as flaking of paints, Blown plaster, salts, , lifted or bowed floors. However, damp can in a lot of cases be hidden. The moisture meter is one of are most used tools to help locate the presence and the likely location of a leak. 


The moisture meter is completely non-invasive and allows us to map all damp areas meters are used to measure the percentage of water in a given substance. This information can be used to determine if the material is ready for use, unexpectedly wet or dry, or otherwise in need of further inspection. Wood and paper products are very sensitive to their moisture content. Physical properties are strongly affected by moisture content and high moisture content for a period of time may progressively degrade a material. without causing any damage. Readings are taken at depth of 19mm by using a radio frequency (RF) signal. Possible readings are in the range of 60-1000 relative scale (RS) where any reading of 200 and above is classed as damp. Individual readings in themselves are useful,