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General Contractor FAQ

What is the measuring tape thing and how does it work?

This is for hanging items at an angle. Start on 0 and rotate the tool to th... read more

As a mason who works on large job sites, I have dropped a level and now the level no longer work properly. Does anyone make a stronger level?

First let me suggest that you always carry a box beam level. Typically, lev... read more

Can I drill out the arbor to make this fit my saw? Why or why not?

NO, because the metal will heat up and melt the insides causing the laser t... read more