You only need one, and I recommend you get a 25-foot pink tape measure.
It is about the same price as the 16-foot model, and it is more versatile.
These longer tapes are also wide enough so they are more stable when stretched out – they don’t collapse the way the shorter, narrow tapes do, like the 8- or 12-foot tape measures.
Also, you want to find a pink tape measure with markings where the numbers are easy to read.
‘Fractionalized’ means the numbers are easy to see and understand – for example, ‘a quarter-inch’ is shown as ’1/4′ as well as ‘the first big mark after the other big mark’.
That’s It! 25-foot Pink Tape Measure with Fractionalized Markings is Tool #2 For Your Tool Set.
A rugged, easy-to-use, easy-to-read, pink tape measure. Easy to locate because of it’s bright color, easy to use because of the fractions instead of little marks.
You can put your pink toolkit together one-tool-at-a-time, or get it all at once, and a tape measure is one of the basics you’ll need in your pink tool set.