Measuring for Security Installation Guide
Accurate measurement is a fundamental skill when performing an installation, yet many installers remain novices.
In this report, we cover the tools used for installation measurement and how to accurately use them, including:
- Tape Measures
- Architectural Scales
- Laser Distance Finders
- IPVM Design Tool/Calculator
- Measuring Wheels
- Estimating Using Common Features
Measuring Tapes Examined
One of the most basic tools used in security installation is a tape measure. While most know the basics of how to use and read the tape, junior installers who do not are often afraid to ask.