Trying to keep tape measures from accidentally retracting, bending, and snapping your fingers when you try to close them are finally problems of the past. Why? Because someone finally dragged the tape measure into the modern age. The Bosch Compact Blaze Laser Distance Measure uses lasers to measure distance instead of a flimsy strip of metal, and it’s available right now on Amazon at a discount. Definitely check it out — it’s a game-changer.

Here are some bullet points from the product page:

  • ACCURACY: Features long-range measuring with extreme accuracy and measures distances up to 65-feet to within 1/8-inch. Measures in meters, feet/inches, or inches only
  • EASY TO USE: Simple, one-button operation – press button once to begin measuring. The GLM 20 is compact and small enough to fit in any pocket
  • LIVE MEASURING: Provides default real-time measurement that adjusts as you move closer and farther from target, just like a tape measure
  • DISPLAY: Features a backlit display that allows measurements to be easily read, even in dark areas
  • PRECISION: The GLM 20’s Bosch laser technology allows users to be more productive with greater jobsite accuracy and precision

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