An excellent explaination of the nature of dampness in buildings. Find out how to diagnose a dampness problem before it gets out of hand and how to deal with it. It covers the problems of condensation and rising damp, which are generally not fully understood, even by many professional surveyors. And, importantly it explains how […]
Complex structures like buildings incorporate a number of porous materials like brick, plaster, mortar, timber and concrete . All these materials hold some water within them. This water is mobile and can be transported into the atmosphere and into adjoining materials.
The new MMS2 represents the latest Protimeter technology in one intuitive, robust and fully functional design. If you’re surveying buildings, inspecting a home, drying a building after a flood, or testing concrete moisture for a flooring application, the MMS2 is the solution for you. The Protimeter MMS2, is a 4-in-1 instrument, ergonomically designed for easy one-handed […]
Dampness is hazardous before you can see it. It is important to note that materials do not become visibly damp, and do not feel damp to the touch until they are quite dangerously damp. Wood, for example, does not feel damp below 30% moisture content (i.e., around 97 or 98% relative humidity), although rot will start […]
The GE Protimeter Surveymaster has been designed for measuring moisture in buildings utilising dual measuring modes. With its ergonomic design and digital display, this instrument has become the essential tool for building surveyors around the world.