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June 13, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


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Best Bubble Level Buying Guide for Pros

Types of Levels Used in Construction

If you work in the industry, you probably own several types of levels used in construction. If you’re new to the job, though, the number of options can be a bit overwhelming. There are several classes of levels you can shoot for: cross-line laser levels and rotary laser levels to name a couple. But the […]

Best Bubble Level Buying Guide for Pros

Best Bubble Level Buying Guide for Pros 2021

Finding the best bubble level doesn’t have to be an exercise in frustration in spite of the vast number of options out there. In general, there are plenty of reputable choices. Sometimes, you just need to know what other Pros are using to validate your thoughts. Known also as a spirit level, here are some […]

Review9.3(out of 10)
Empire Level Digital Box Level: 48-Inch e105.48

Empire Level Digital Box Level: 48-Inch e105.48

It’s quite rare that tools don’t change much from one decade to the next, to say nothing of one century to the next. But the bubble, or spirit, level has been used in much the same way since the late 1600s. It’s really only been during the last few years that technology has attempted to […]

Kapro 705 Eagle Contractor Box Level

Kapro 705 Eagle Contractor Box Level with Optivision Red

Kapro 705 Eagle Contractor Box Level with Optivision Red Lets Masons Focus on Higher Visibility Kapro’s latest addition to the line of Optivision Red levels is the Kapro 705 Eagle, a box level specially engineered for concrete and masonry applications that’s also helpful for carpentry, roofing, and flooring. What’s the Big Deal? The first thing […]

Review8.5(out of 10)
Milwaukee RedStick Expanding Levels

Milwaukee RedStick Expanding Levels Review

Milwaukee RedStick Expanding Levels offer wide expansion ranges for truing building components and objects separated by a span. I’ve been working with both sizes on several of our jobs including a complete gut and remodel as well as an addition. More than a few features impressed me and make these tools something you may want […]

Empire eXT Extendable Levels

Empire eXT Extendable Levels – Hands On

Empire eXT Levels include two new products, a 24 to 40-inch and 48 to 78-inch adjustable level. The levels look very much like box beam levels until you extend them. To say they provide flexibility on the job site would be an understatement. Empire isn’t the first to market with extendable levels, but it fills […]

Review8.0(out of 10)
Milwaukee RedStick Digital Level with PinPoint

Milwaukee RedStick Digital Level with PinPoint Review

The rechargeable Milwaukee RedStick Digital Level with PinPoint is chock-full of functionality. Give yourself some time to learn your way around it, and it will reward you with usefulness exceeding that of a traditional bubble level. Here’s how it works. Pros Heavy-duty construction with IP65 rating and a 3-year accuracy guarantee Pre-programmed common slopes and […]

Review9.2(out of 10)

Johnson Digital Level 5700-4800D Review

Johnson Digital Level Gets an Upgrade with Programmable Features The 48-inch 5700-4800D Johnson digital level is a tough and accurate tool whose hi-tech features function like an apprentice. I’ve used it to rebuild the roof of a carport, set a new door in an old house, and much more. If you’re in the market for […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Klein 24-Inch Bubble Level

Klein 24-Inch Bubble Level with Adjustable Vial 935L

We’re all in the tool trust tree here, so you can admit it: you grab the closest level and just get the job done. It happens all the time – we rarely check it for accuracy, then we throw it back in the box or bag, and we get on to the next project. Probably […]

Review9.3(out of 10)
Sola Big Red 3

Sola Level Review: Big Red 3 Magnetic 24-Inch

It looks nice, but how does it compare to my Stabila? Ask any carpenter to try out a new level and that’s likely his first thought. Even though there are several fine levels on the market, Stabila seems to be the battle-tested champion. With only a few years in the North American market and an […]