The GatorTape is like no other. Ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in the palm of your hand, along with our Snout Lock Technology the GatorTape makes measuring easy for everyone.

What’s included…

tape measure

GatorTape tape measure

The GatorTape is like no other. Ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in the palm of your hand, along with our Snout Lock Technology the GatorTape makes measuring easy for everyone.

padded holster

GatorTape padded holster

Uniquely designed holster to fit comfortably on your person. With help from its 180° clip, the holster will always find its natural position whilst in use.

curtain attachment

GatorTape curtain attachment

This small but clever tool allows you to measure curtains/drapes with absolute ease. No more guessing or bending the blade.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Why class 1? And what does this mean?

    Class 1 is the highest industry grade for accuracy with an error of no more than +/- 1.1mm over a 10m length. This means your measurement is the most accurate with minimal chance of error.

  • Why does the blade hook wobble?

    This is the industry standard design for quality tape measures to provide you with accurate readings when taking inside or outside measurements, this is called ‘True Zero.’

  • Why is the GatorTape only 5m long?

    Due to the uniqueness of the GatorTape and the complexity of the design we felt 5 metres was the perfect place to start, however with everything we have learned along the way we will be launching longer lengths and wider blades in the future.

  • What does top reader mean?

    Top Reader is a feature on a tape measure where you read the true measurement through a viewing window on the top of the tape measure, this gives a more accurate reading with the use of a guideline.

  • Why is the GatorTape a different shape to other tape measures?

    The GatorTape has a unique patented design which allows us to use a 25mm blade. Due to the complexity of the design, we introduced the snout lock. This design also allows the GatorTape to fit seamlessly in your hand.

  • How do I use GatorTape?

    The GatorTape works by measuring from the blade hook to the back of the base plate, this measurement is then displayed in the Top Viewing Window.

  • Can I use the GatorTape like a normal tape measure?

    Yes, you can still read the tape blade like every other tape measure (even though you won’t need to).

  • How does the curtain measure work?

    Watch this YouTube video to see how the GatorTape curtain measure works…

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Wood durability

Durability is a measurement of how long specific species of timber would last if a 50mm x 50mm cross section was left in the ground unprotected. An untreated Oak beam, which is classed as 'durable’, for example, will last 15-25 years depending on environmental conditions. The following scale of durability was outlined by TRADA, the Timber Research And Development Association.

Durability Class designation Average service life
1 Very durable More than 25 years
2 Durable 15-25 years
3 Moderately durable 10-15 years
4 Slightly durable 5-10 years
5 Not durable Less than 5 years

Please select your preferred board width.

Cladding guide

It's worth noting that the width of your cladding will impact the price. Narrow widths result in more waste and additional workmanship so will be slightly more expensive per metre.

Please select your preferred board length.

Cladding guide

We aim to deliver at least 80% of boards at the lengths you have requested. The remainder will be mixed lengths – some longer and some shorter. A request for a high proportion of longer lengths will have a higher cost per metre because of restricted supply. A mixed length order will be the cheapest because of the ease of sourcing.

To keep delivery costs low we conform to standard UK pallet sizes.

Please enter the coverage you require in either linear or square metres.

Linear metres calculates the total metre run needed for a specific board width to cover a known square meterage. If you are not 100% certain of your calculations we suggest you include wastage at either 5 or 10%.

Please select your preferred wastage.

0% means you plan on having no waste and we will deliver precisely the linear or square meters you require. 5 or 10% wastage gives you a little leeway when trimming your cladding.

If you are unsure of the exact amount of linear or square metres you require we strongly recommend you add a percentage to take account of any 'wastage', otherwise you may not be getting an accurate representation of your costs.