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Best Gloves for Auto Detailing

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Best Gloves for Auto Detailing

If you work on detailing cars, it is super important for you to utilize gloves while you’re working. This isn’t a matter of vanity, but rather a matter of protecting your health and well-being. Detailing cars involves the regular use of many types of chemicals that can be very dangerous to your health if they’re handled improperly. Your skin is very porous and is capable of absorbing virtually anything it comes into contact with for a prolonged period of time. This is why it is vital to have a pair of gloves on your hands as an added barrier of protection. The...

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3 Gloves You Should Consider Including in Your Winter Car Kit

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3 Gloves You Should Consider Including in Your Winter Car Kit

 If you live in a snowy winter climate, you know how important it is to stock your car with all the essentials, just in case you get stuck due to inclement weather. We’ve rounded up some of the most common and useful things you should stock your Winter Car Kit with as well as our top three picks for gloves that should be included in your kit as well. Winter Car Kit Basics  Ice Scraper & Snow Brush: It is probably one of the most important things you could put in your car for the winter. A sturdy plastic scraper with...

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Different Gloves For Different Occupations

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There are virtually an endless number of uses for work gloves, depending on what industry you are part of. Below we’ve rounded up the top five occupations that require the use of gloves and have identified the most appropriate type of glove for that industry.   Cafeteria Workers: It is imperative for those working in a cafeteria or restaurant to utilize gloves to prevent the spread of germs as well as minimize cross contamination among food preparation stations. The most popular glove to be used in a cafeteria are vinyl gloves. Vinyl gloves are easy to pull on quickly when...

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Chemical Resistant Gloves: What’s the Best Choice for Your Job

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Chemical Resistant Gloves: What’s the Best Choice for Your Job

When working in an environment where chemicals are handled on a regular basis, it is imperative that you do adequate research to find the proper type of chemical resistant glove that will offer you adequate protection for your job.   There are two main categories that all chemical resistant gloves fall into: unsupported and supported. An unsupported glove is constructed by dipping a hand form into glove composite material and once the composite dries it is peeled off the hand form, creating a molded glove. This category of glove offers excellent dexterity as well as tactile sensitivity.   On the...

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Best Gloves for Maintenance on your Mountain Bike or Road Bike

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Best Gloves for Maintenance on your Mountain Bike or Road Bike

With warmer weather heading our way, many of you will be breaking out your bikes for rides through the mountains or through the city. One thing that is unavoidable in a bike owners life, is bike maintenance. The need to repair or adjust something on your bike can strike at a moment’s notice, most likely when you’re on the trail in the middle of a ride. One way to make these moments more bearable, is to begin keeping gloves on hand for bike maintenance sessions. In order to avoid bike grease and grime from staining your hands and staying under your...

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