4 Handy Tape Measure Tricks (Video)
Behold the lowly tape measure. We use it to see how tall our kids have grown, and why our jeans don’t fit. We use it to see if that awesome couch on sale will fit into our tiny living room. Some of us even use it – gasp! – for actual sewing. But there’s a lot more to those number-filled fabric and metal bands. Check out this fascinating video of fun tips and tricks, as featured on the website Jumblejoy:
Did you know that the little slit in the metal tab that allows you to pull the tape measure out was placed there on purpose? That slit is actually designed to help us all out! It slides over a nail or screw to hold the tape measure in place so that a lone user can pull it over long distances without needing another person’s assistance!