Measuring & Layout reviews

Bostitch Clamping Level Review

Bostitch® 24″ Clamping Box Beam Level When Bostitch® sent me their new Clamping Level (Model 43-723) I was really skeptical and frankly thought it was a gimmicky idea at best. Boy was I wrong! This clever new level really impressed me and I think it will impress you too. Features & Benefits Clamps to (2 […]

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FLUKE® Thermal Imager

TiS Thermal Imager from FLUKE® A new TiS Thermal Imager from FLUKE®  promises to be a tough, reliable, affordable tool that withstands rigors of residential construction. As a residential contractor having a thermal imager in my tool arsenal will allow me to better inspect the building envelope to find under insulated areas or water leaks.  It will also […]

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Ryobi Tek4™ Stud Sensor Review

Tek4™ Stud Sensor This week we continue to review tools from Ryobi’s Tek4™ collection. They sent us the all new Tek4™ Stud Sensor, Model RP4050 to test and evaluate. I was eager to test this stud sensor because frankly most of them on the market are nearly useless (IMHO). So read on to learn my […]

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Ryobi Tek4™ Stud Sensor

RYOBI Tek4™ Stud Sensor Model RP4050 Several weeks ago I met with Jason Swanson, from TTi, who showed me some exciting new products from Ryobi. One of the products that caught my eye was another great addition to the successful Tek4™ line of tools. The Tek4™ Stud Sensor is now available and on the market. […]

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Amprobe Residential Electrical Testing Tools

Amprobe Electrical Testing Tools Recently the folks at Amprobe sent us several of their residential electrical testing tools to evaluate. Whether you’re a home owner or contractor having a reliable set of electrical testing tools is invaluable. They sent us Amprobe’s PK-100R Residential Testing Kit and ACD-4 Digital Clamp Meter along with a convenient carrying […]

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Stabila Aluminum Box Beam Level Review

Stabila Levels If you’re going to do any serious home improvement projects or framing construction then you need to invest in a really good beam level. Anyone that knows me knows that I like to buy the best quality tools I can afford and that’s why I like the Stabila 37532 Jamber 78-Inch and 32-Inch […]

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Pacific Laser Systems PLS180 Review

Pacific Laser Systems PLS180 Last year I purchased the Pacific Laser Systems PLS-60521 PLS180 Tool, 180-degree Fan Angle, Plumb and Level Line Tool for my crew who  frames large metal stud commercial projects. The laser line tool is used for laying out plumb lines for the metal stud framing. Framing tall metal stud walls without […]

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Ryobi TEK4 RP4010 Laser Distance Measure Review

Ryobi TEK4 RP4010 – Laser Distance Measure I’ve been using the Ryobi TEK4 RP4010 – Laser Distance Measure for quite some time now and wanted to share my thoughts on it. The TEK4 RP4010 is an extremely useful measuring device for estimating and quickly measuring existing conditions. TEK4 RP4010 Features Advanced Measurement Capabilities – Designed […]

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BOSCH Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser GLL2-10

Bosch Laser level makes sure your work is “on the level.” Self-leveling laser tools are ideal for many professional and DIY installations.  Self-leveling lasers are useful for installing tile to hanging shelving.  These laser levels ensure that your layout lines and installations are level and or plumb and are great for providing a hands free […]

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