Are you concerned about EMF levels in your home? Worry no more. This is the best EMF reader to use to accurately know EMF readings inside your house and around the outside of your home.
✅ This is my favorite EMF Meter.
It’s easy to use and a small investment to test the EMF levels in your home at any time you want.
What is EMF?
EMF is the abbreviation for electromagnetic fields.
There are three types of EMF:
- Magnetic field
- Electric field
- Radio frequency (RF)
Each type of electromagnetic field has a different frequency or wavelength, according to the World Health Organization.
EMFs are also known as radiation. There are two different types of radiation based on frequency, according to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences:
- Non-ionizing: Low-level radiation which is generally not thought to harm humans
- Ionizing: High level radiation thought to potentially cause DNA and cellular damage
Not all EMF is bad. In fact, EMF naturally occurs everywhere. For instance, thunderstorms build up electric charges which create electric fields. The North Pole and the South Pole have magnetic fields.
When you hear about potential health effects of high EMF levels, the concern isn’t about natural EMF. It is about high EMF from new technology such as power lines, WiFi routers, antennas, microwaves, etc.
What Does an EMF Meter Do?
An EMF Meter (also called an EMF reader or an EMF detector), measures the invisible fields that you can’t see created by electrically charged objects.
The fields of current that are all around you can be measured with an EMF detector.
Those readings are then put into a graph display and can easily be seen on an EMF reader. That’s how you can easily test for EMF radiation.
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Best EMF Detector Home Measuring Device
Unlike many gadgets and measuring devices you could use at home, an EMF reader is very easy to use. At least this EMF reader is!
After much research about which type of EMF reader to use at home, I realized that the TriField Model TF2 EMF Meter was among the very best, most affordable and easiest to use. TriField sent me a detector to try. I have to say, it truly is among the easiest home measuring devices I have used!
TriField EMF Meter Model TF2 Review
From the moment that I opened the box of this EMF detector, it has been super easy to use. And with the Quickstart guide, the reading levels have been simple to understand without having to spend hours researching.
The EMF readings that I have found in my home have been surprising for sure. And also puts my mind at ease.
See my video for how to use the TriField EMF Meter Model TF2 and what the actual EMF readings were inside my home:
For instance, we found some lights in our old home that had crazy high EMF readings next to the base. We moved those lights away from the bed and the EMF levels went down.
There were also gadgets and electronics in my home that I was concerned about. But after using the TriField EMF Meter and seeing that the levels were actually within a range I probably didn’t need to worry about, my fears are gone.
It is incredibly easy to use the EMF meter. With just a flip of the switch, I can measure five different types of electromagnetic fields.
5G EMF Reader
How do you measure 5G EMF levels? Measuring 5G EMF is the same as measuring other types of EMF radiation levels and 4G.
This TriField EMF Meter will measure both 4G and 5G.
The 5G radio frequency bandwidths of 600 MHz to 6GHz can be measured by the Model TF2. However, possible future 5G bandwidths from 24GHz to 86 GHz are not currently supported with this model.
How to Use an EMF Reader
When using this TriField EMF Reader, it is very simple to measure EMF readings and levels in your house and outside.
You can use an EMF reader anywhere. So while this tutorial of how to use an EMF reader in your house mentions walls and rooms, you can take readings in your yard, on city streets, etc.
- Make sure your EMF reader has power. The TriField EMF reader that I use came with a 9-volt battery. Insert the battery.
- Read the instructions. The FAQ Quickstart Guide with my TriField EMF reader was very simple and easy to understand. The short guide gives you the details you need to know to start measuring EMF readings right away.
- Turn on the EMF reader. Try to do this for your first time away from any major electrical power sources, such as a fuse box, microwave, dishwasher that is running, WiFi router, etc.
- Notice the measurement on the EMF reader. Is it in a safe level reading according to the TriField EMF Quickstart guide?
- There are 5 different types of EMF levels that you can measure on your device. Turn the switch to measure each one and see how the readings change. These five different readings are:
- Standard Magnetic
- Standard Electric
- Weighted Magnetic
- Weighted Electric
- Choose one of the different types of readings (mentioned above) to focus on. Keep the TriField EMF Reader in that setting. Walk around a room or throughout your house. See how the reading levels change as you move location. Make a note of any unusually high EMF readings and where you found them.
- Pay attention to the current reading (shown in the half circle graph display) and the peak readings (shown in the upper left hand corner). While a current display might look low, the EMF frequency could be pulsing and changing, resulting in some high spikes. That’s why it’s always important to look at the peak number, too.
- After measuring with one type of reading, choose another type and do another general sweep. For instance, your first sweep of a room or your home might have focused on Standard Magnetic fields. Now you can change the reader to measure RF fields.
- Pay special attention to measurements around appliances, lights, electric boxes, etc.
- Once you have measured all of the different types of EMF, then you can start to fix any problems based on the notes that you took.
How to Fix High EMF in Your House
One of the reasons you want to measure EMF in a house is because you want to know if the levels are high or normal. Keep in mind, there are varying ideas of what is safe levels of EMF. But you can refer to the general safe levels of EMF according to TriField.
Note: The World Health Organization also has guidelines for EMF exposure. These are set by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), which evaluates scientific results from all over the world.
Looking at your notes that you took, go back to the areas that had a high EMF level and do some more measuring to find what the problem is.
For instance, an area in your living room might have registered a high reading. Is there a light fixture in that area that could have higher readings? Move the EMF detector towards the light fixture and see if the reading goes higher.
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Keep in mind that high EMF readings could be coming from another room or even your neighbors.
For instance, a high reading in a living room or bedroom might be because there is a refrigerator, microwave or WiFi router on the other side of the wall. Distance can often make EMF radiation get weaker the farther you are away from it. However, walls don’t necessarily block EMF radiation from going into another room.
If you live in a condo, apartment or townhome, high EMF levels could be coming from your neighbors house through shared walls.
Here’s our great tips on how to reduce EMFs in your bedroom.
More Home Measuring Devices
If you like to know actual numbers and results of what is going on inside your home, there are more gadgets to use to get real-time results, just like the TriField EMF Meter Model TF2.
The AtmoTube measures VOC levels and air quality levels both indoors and outdoors. It’s a small device you can hook on a keychain or leave on a table and it sends readings to your phone. (Here’s my Atmotube review.)
To get detailed reports about the types of VOCs in your home, what’s in your dust and mold levels in the air, check out Home Air Check test kits. I’ve used these kits twice. Here’s my review testing the air quality in our RV and my video of testing dust and mold in a condo.