It’s hardly a surprise that a good tape measure is both useful and necessary when doing electrical work – especially when measuring heights for power points, switches and on walls and ceilings where electrical equipment and fixtures will be mounted.
There are no limits to the ways a tape measure can be used by an electrical contractor. Because so many clients demand and appreciate the precise placement of fixtures and outlets, they’re a must-have tool. While no electrician’s tool belt is complete without a basic measuring tape, technological advances have produced some superior tools. Here’s a look at several of the latest options in measuring tools.