Today our Tip is on How to Use an Infrared Thermometer. An infrared thermometer is used in different applications and its primary purpose is to read the surface temperature. It is useful because you do not have to come too close to the surface especially if that surface is really hot.
Upon purchasing an Infrared thermometer make sure it is capable of reading high temperatures. You want it to read temperature up to 1000F degrees.
Measure your Oven Temperature
Shoot your infrared gun at the floor and then add 100F degrees. This will give you the most accurate temperature and that is the method used by the most pros for accurate oven temperature. For example, if your floor temperature is reading 600 degrees the air or cooking temperature of your oven is 700F degrees.
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