One of the keys to a healthy home is to proactively
monitor moisture content levels and home performance in order to avoid structural damage
and moisture related health issues. Measuring moisture content is
important not just during the construction of the home, but over
the life of the structure as well.
Included in the links below, we have provided additional information
and links to resources regarding moisture content levels in your
Moisture in building product guidelines
Oregon building code requirement for moisture content certification, effective July 1, 2008
R318.2 Moisture content.
Prior to the installation of interior finishes, the building official shall be notified in writing by the general contractor that all moisture-sensitive wood framing members used in construction have a moisture content of not more than 19 percent of the weight of dry wood framing members.