Accurate measurements are an essential part of any DIY or professional project, and the right measuring tools can make all the difference. Whether you're a contractor, builder or DIY enthusiast, you need reliable measuring tools to ensure that your work is precise and accurate. At Carey Tools, we're proud to offer a wide variety of measuring tools that will help you get the job done right, including tapes and rules.
Our selection of tapes and rules includes everything from basic measuring tapes to high-tech digital rulers. We understand that every project is different, so we offer a range of sizes, styles and materials to suit your specific needs. Whether you're looking for a simple tape measure for quick measurements, or a precision ruler for more complex projects, we've got you covered.
At Carey Tools, we're committed to providing our customers with the best possible products and service. That's why we offer fast and reliable delivery throughout Ireland on orders over €75. So why wait? Browse our selection of tapes and rules today and start taking accurate measurements like a pro!
What are tapes and rules measuring tools?
Tapes and rules are measuring tools used to measure length, width, and height of objects. They are made of various materials such as steel, aluminum, fiberglass, and plastic. Tapes and rules are commonly used in construction, woodworking, metalworking, and other industries.
What is the difference between a tape and a rule?
A tape is a flexible measuring tool that can be easily rolled up like a ribbon. It is usually made of steel or fiberglass coated with plastic, and features a spring mechanism that retracts the tape into the case when not in use. A rule, on the other hand, is a rigid measuring tool that is usually made of steel or aluminum. It typically has a straight edge and is used for measuring straight lines and angles.
What are some common types of tapes and rules?
Some common types of tapes include steel tapes, fiberglass tapes, and pocket tapes. Steel tapes are durable and abrasion-resistant, and are commonly used in construction and metalworking. Fiberglass tapes are lightweight and flexible, and are commonly used in woodworking and carpentry. Pocket tapes are small and compact, and are commonly used for quick measurements on the go.
Some common types of rules include straight rules, folding rules, and combination squares. Straight rules are basic measuring tools with a straight edge, and are commonly used for measuring straight lines and angles. Folding rules are more versatile and can be folded for easy storage, and are commonly used in woodworking and carpentry. Combination squares are multifunctional measuring tools with a ruler, level, and square, and are commonly used in metalworking and construction.
How do I choose the right tape or rule for my needs?
To choose the right tape or rule for your needs, consider the type of work you will be doing, the material you will be measuring, and the level of precision you