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How to Use Laser Level?

Laser levels have become essential tools for a wide range of projects, from simple DIY tasks to complex construction endeavors. Please note that there are a variety of types of lasers on the market, which may operate in slightly different ways. Here, we'll explain all the steps necessary in setting up your laser and how to effectively use a LasGoo Laser Level to achieve precise measurements and layouts.

  1. Understanding the Basics of Laser Levels: Laser levels emit a straight, level, or plumb laser beam that serves as a reference line for various tasks. Lasgoo Tools offers an array of Laser Levels with diverse functionalities, projecting green laser lines in 90°, 180°, or 360° configurations. By understanding its capabilities and using it effectively, you'll quickly achieve accurate layouts for your project.
  2. Setting Up Your LasGoo Laser Level: Begin by choosing a stable surface or tripod for your LasGoo Laser Level. Attach the laser level securely using the 1/4''-20 screw hole at the bottom. The LasGoo magnetic stand is designed with a 5/8'' screw hole and can also be utilized for more tripods.
  3. Activating and Calibrating: Turn on the LasGoo Laser Level and choose between self-leveling and manual mode. In self-leveling mode, the pendulum automatically aligns the laser within a specified range. If using manual mode, lock the pendulum for custom angles.
  4. Achieving Accurate Horizontal Lines: For projects like aligning cabinets, installing shelves, or leveling pictures, activate the horizontal laser beam. Ensure that the line is aligned with your reference point and project it across the surface.
  5. Creating Vertical Alignments: When working with tasks such as hanging frames or aligning tiles, activate the vertical laser lines. Use a bubble level to ensure the vertical laser aligns perfectly with your reference point.
  6. Layout and Angled Lines: The LasGoo Laser Level's ability to create angled lines is invaluable for tasks like tile diagonals, roof pitches, and installing stairs. Switch to manual mode and carefully lock the pendulum to achieve the desired angle.
  7. Enhancing Outdoor Visibility: While the green laser beams of the LasGoo Laser Level are more visible than red ones, remember that direct sunlight can still affect visibility. To combat this, consider working during less sunny hours or using laser-enhancing glasses.
  8. Using the Remote Control: The LasGoo Laser Level's remote control feature adds convenience to your projects. You can switch each beam as well as adjust the brightness from a distance, saving you time and effort. Learn more details of LasGoo LG-3Ds Laser Level with Remote Control.

Conclusion: With its advanced features and high-quality design, the LasGoo Laser Level proves to be an indispensable tool for various projects. By understanding its capabilities and using it effectively, you can achieve precise measurements, accurate layouts, and professional results. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a seasoned professional, the LasGoo Laser Level empowers you to elevate your projects to new heights of precision and efficiency.

How to Use a Laser Level to Hang Pictures?

Step 1: Prepare Your Laser Level
Start by inserting two AA alkaline batteries into your LG-CROSS laser level. These batteries are readily available and will provide about six hours of working time, so you won't run out of power in the middle of your project.

Step 2: Find Your Reference Point
Decide where you want to hang your picture and choose a reference point on the wall where you'd like the top of the picture frame to align. This could be an existing mark or point of reference.

Step 3: Place the LG-CROSS
Position your LG-CROSS laser level on a stable surface near your reference point. Alternatively, if you need more precision or are working with larger pictures, you can mount it on a tripod.

Ensure that the laser level is level using the self-leveling feature. This ensures that your lines will be perfectly horizontal and vertical.

Step 4: Turn on the Laser
Press the power button on the top of the LG-CROSS to activate the laser. You'll see a bright cross-line pattern projected onto the wall.

Step 5: Align with Your Reference Point
Now, adjust the LG-CROSS so that the horizontal line of the laser aligns perfectly with your chosen reference point. This step is crucial because it ensures that the top of your picture frame will be level.

Step 6: Measure and Mark
Measure the distance from the top of your picture frame to where the hanging hardware (hook or wire) will be. Make a small mark on the wall at this height.

Step 7: Hang the Picture
With the mark in place, you can now hang your picture on the wall, using the mark as a guide. Align the hanging hardware on the back of your picture frame with the laser lines projected by the LG-CROSS.

Step 8: Check Levelness
Finally, step back and take a look to confirm that the picture is level. If you've followed the previous steps, it should be perfectly straight and aligned. If not, make minor adjustments as needed.

By following these simple steps, you can hang pictures with precision and confidence using your LG-CROSS laser level. Say goodbye to crooked pictures and hello to a beautifully decorated home or office space. Enjoy showcasing your favorite memories and artwork in a professional and visually appealing way!

Still, need more guidance? Maybe you can see how she does it:

How to Use LG-CROSSS Cross Line Laser Level?

With the LASGOO LG-CROSS Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser, your DIY or professional projects become more manageable, accurate, and efficient. Whether you're working on leveling, layout, or alignment tasks, this tool has you covered. This versatile tool helps you achieve precise layouts quickly and accurately.

In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps of using the LG-CROSS effectively before tasks like tiling, flooring installation, or even hanging pictures.

Step 1: Power Supply

Powering the LG-CROSS is a breeze. It runs on 2 AA alkaline batteries(included), which are readily available. It will provide about 6 hours of working time, which means you won't have to worry about running out of power in the middle of your project. Once you've got your AA batteries ready, you're all set to move on to the next step.

Step 2: Power On with Ease

The LG-CROSS is designed for user-friendliness. On the top of the device, you'll find a power button. A simple press and it's ready to go.

Step 3: Choose Your Mode

This laser level offers two essential modes:

(1) Manual Mode

To check the side slider is on the left and next you can press the power button to activate this mode.

In the manual mode: This allows you to set your desired angle and lock the laser pendulum in place. For tasks that require lines at specific angles, such as stairs or non-level surfaces, the manual mode is your go-to. 

(2) Auto Self-Leveling Mode (±4°)

If you're working on a project that demands a perfectly level line, slide the side slider to the right to activate this mode. In self-leveling mode, the fast stabilizing pendulum helps you level the laser line within ±4 degrees. By exceeding 4 degrees, the laser will keep flashing, it will help you to ensure that your lines are straight and true. 

Step 4: Mounting Options

The LG-CROSS comes with a 1/4"-20 tripod thread, which is a standard size. This means you can easily attach it to most tripods, adding flexibility to your projects. Whether you need to project lines at different heights or angles, pairing your LG-CROSS with a tripod gives you the precision you need.

The LG-CROSS also comes with an integrated magnetic mount featuring 5/8"-11 tripod mounting threads, which is a standard size. This means you can easily attach it to most tripods, adding flexibility to your projects. Whether you need to project lines at different heights or angles, pairing your LG-CROSS with a tripod gives you the precision you need.

Step 5: Get to Work

Now that your LG-CROSS is set up and powered on, you're ready to start your project.

1. Start by setting up the laser level on a flat surface or a tripod to ensure that it won't shift during use.

2. Simply slide the side slider to the right, to activate the Self-Leveling Mode on the LasGoo LG-CROSS laser level. In this mode, the laser's pendulum stabilizes for your leveling project. The LasGoo LG-CROSS laser level with self-leveling will keep flashing until you properly adjust the device to achieve a level position. It will help you to ensure that your lines are straight and true.


Depending on your needs, you can project level and plumb layout lines across your workspace. Whether you're tiling, installing flooring, or hanging pictures, this laser level ensures your work is accurate and saves you time.

3. To activate the Manual Mode, when you need to project lines at specific angles, such as for stairs, simply slide the side slider to the left to lock the laser's pendulum in place, then press a power button on the top of the device. It will project the cross lines at specific angles onto flat surfaces.

This feature allows you to maintain a fixed angle for your laser lines, ensuring precise alignment for your project.

Thanks to the LG-CROSS's impressive accuracy of ± 3/32" per 33 feet(±1.5mm per 5 meters) and its 100 feet (30 meters) range, you can trust that your lines are spot on. This precision ensures your projects turn out beautifully.

If you're gearing up for a home improvement project, the LASGOO LG-CROSS Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser can be your trusty sidekick. Enjoy the convenience and precision it offers for a wide range of projects, and take your home improvement game to the next level!