Choosing A Line Laser Levels for Outdoor and Indoor Use

This article will help you select the best line laser level for either outdoor or indoor use. Line Lasers project lines either vertical, horizontal or vertically and horizontally simultaneously.

Models Recommended for Outdoor and Indoor Use

40-6662 Quad-Line® Self-Leveling Cross Line Generator with Plumb Beam (#1 feature: 4 bright beams)

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40-6602 Self-Leveling Cross Line Laser level with 3 Vertical Lines (#1 feature: 3 vertical lines)

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Key Features

  • Self-leveling with transportation lock
  • Pulse feature allows these lasers to be used outside with a detector
  • Detector sold separately
  • Projects multiple chalk lines

Common End User Applications

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1. Contractors

  • Drop ceilings
  • Drywall installation
  • Sprinkler installation
  • HVAC
  • Ceiling joist & rafter alignment
  • Wallpaper & Stenciling/Painting
  • Tiling (walls and floors)

2. Electricians

  • Electrical outlets and switches
  • Install conduit & wiring
  • Track lighting

3. Glaziers

  • Curtain walls / Shower Doors,
  • Windows

4. Finish Carpenters

  • Cabinet & counter top alignment
  • Soffits
  • Chair rail / Trim
  • Closet shelves / doors
  • Paneling / Wainscoting

PLUS, these outdoor and indoor line laser levels can be used for all rotating applications bot inside and outside (due to the pulsating beam mode)

5. Construction Contractors

  • Leveling
  • Checking cut and fill
  • Setting foundations & footings
  • Concrete pours
  • Septic tanks and basement excavations
  • Acoustical ceiling & drywall

6. Builders

  • Align & plumb walls
  • Metal stud and wood framers

7. Deck Builders

  • Leveling deck floors
  • Establish diagonals & footings for decks/patios

8. Farmers

  • Contour farming, drainage

9. Landscapers

  • Terracing & retaining walls

Accessories

Accessories Model#
Heavy-Duty Aluminum Tripod 40-6340

For information outdoor laser levels, see the how-to guide on using laser levels outside.

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