Identify the locations of the two fittings you wish to join together with a section of PVC pipe. The measurement required is of the distance between the fittings.
Hold the end of the tape even with the ridge on one fitting and stretch it across to the other fitting. Where the tape and ridge of the remaining fitting meet is the measurement you will need. The measurement between the two ridges on each fitting will allow each end of the pipe to abut tightly with each connector and help form a leakproof seal.
Record the measurement on the paper. Repeat Step 2 to make any additional measurements for other locations.
Things You Will Need
- Measuring tape
- It may be helpful, for longer measurements, to have an assistant hold one end of the tape to ensure an accurate measurement.