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Is a laser leveler helpful for outdoor paving projects?

LaserLevel.pngI've recently completed a small paving job, and I'd have to say a laser level would be beneficial for anything larger than a square meter.


Standard red beam lasers can be difficult to see outside in the sunshine, and green beam laser levels are typically used for this purpose, as they are much brighter and easier to detect. However, they can still struggle to be seen in the midday sun, so it's best to use them whilst not in direct sunlight.


The other alternative to laser levels is the good old-fashioned builder's line and a line level. A Stanley 2000mm Classic Box Level would also be a great help.


You should find this guide useful: How to lay paving for a path. Also, check out our Paving ideas for outdoor entertaining areas for inspiration. - MitchellMc

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