Site Visit Tools

Don’t leave home without them! Step ladder, surveyor’s wheel (it clicks off distances like a pedometer), plumb bob for checking walls, carpenter’s triangle for checking corner squareness, a level to check, well, levelness!, a clipboard with graph paper, pencil, flashlight, tape measure, electronic tape measure, camera, and a profile gauge. You press it against millwork to get its shape, which you then trace onto paper.