How To Use A Water Level


In this article you will learn how to use a water level for all of your projects where it is important to maintain a specified height over a large area.

Use a water level:

  • When the length of a traditional torpedo level will not span the distance between the points to be leveled.
  • Obstructions will block light or laser Laser beams.

This will generally be anything over 4 feet.

how to use a water level

So set up the level of the water inside the bottle to the desired height and the fluid in the tubing will find its own level.

For instance, level with the transom board for a deck.

Where ever you locate the tube at the other end the water level will be equal.

You could use a water level to judge the height of your deck posts to assure the finished deck surface will be plumb and level.

leveling a deck