How to Use a Level Over Long Distances

Trusty old 2-ft. level too short? Use these tools and techniques for leveling from 4 to 100 ft.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Tape measure
  • Line level
  • Level

You'll also need mason's line, an electronic water level, and a laser level.