After testing 17 laser distance meters in the past few years, I think there’s no such thing as a universal laser distance meter for residential and light-commercial work.

If you want extreme versatility, for instance, you can buy the Bosch GLM 100 C. Costing $300, it can measure distances with a simple point and click, as well as measure indirectly around obstacles, read angles, and clamp into an optional rail to become a 2-foot electronic spirit level—and it’s an exceptional estimator, too. A built-in Bluetooth...

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