The uses and drawbacks of laser tools

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Laser tools have been getting a lot of attention in the construction industry for many years. They have revolutionized many of the leveling and measuring tasks on construction sites of all sizes, but their high cost has kept laser-equipped tools pretty much for the pros only.  However, in the last couple of years, several manufacturers have started introducing laser-equipped tools with the homeowner in mind. The result has been a new group of tools with lower price tags, and while they unfortunately still lack pro-tool accuracy and versatility, they do offer homeowners some tool capabilities they didn't have access to before. And hopefully, we can look for more tools with greater capabilities and accuracy to come on the market in the very near future. BULLSEYE FROM BLACK AND DECKER  One tool that should prove a useful aid for the home handyman looking to perform certain tasks is the Bullseye Laser Level and Studfinder (Black and Decker, about $50). As the name implies, the ...