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Best Gloves for Cleaning Windows

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Best Gloves for Cleaning Windows

With summer right around the corner, you might be working on getting your windows cleaned for the season. You will want to use some sort of gloves while working on this project due to the chemicals found in window cleaning solution. We’ve rounded up some key features you should look for when purchasing gloves for window cleaning. Some of the most important qualities you should look for in a pair of window cleaning gloves are that they’re waterproof, offer dexterity and good grip. Depending on your climate you may need to pay attention to the insulation certain gloves offer as well...

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Some of our Favorite Work Gloves in Four Categories

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Some of our Favorite Work Gloves in Four Categories

This week we’ve rounded up some of our favorite work gloves from across several different categories, so no matter what this summer brings you, you’ll be ready to go.   Leather:   When it comes to leather work gloves, hands down, our favorite is this Deerskin Leather Driver Glove. First of all, this glove is constructed from deerskin which is one of the supplest types of leather, which makes for super dexterous and pliable gloves. Deerskin can also withstand getting wet repeatedly without becoming stiff. This deerskin glove has a keystone thumb, which allows for greater range of motion while...

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How Long Should a Nitrile Coated Work Glove Last?

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How Long Should a Nitrile Coated Work Glove Last?

There are several factors that play into the lifespan of your nitrile coated work gloves. As with most items, the better job you do of taking care of them and keeping them clean, the longer they will last before needing to be replaced. If you are using and wearing work gloves on a daily basis, you should not be surprised that you’ll need to replace them eventually.   The definitive answer for how long your nitrile coated work glove should last doesn’t really exist. You’ll have to regularly assess the state of your work gloves and look for signs that...

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Common Misunderstandings Of Cut Proof Gloves

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Common Misunderstandings Of Cut Proof Gloves

Lets start this article off by debunking the most blatant misunderstanding when it comes to cut proof gloves: there is no such thing. There is no glove on the market that can protect against all risks of cuts. While technology has allowed gloves to be constructed out of some pretty strong materials, every material has its breaking point and can be cut at some point. What we do have, however are cut resistant gloves. So keep reading to learn and be reminded of the most commonly misunderstood facts when it comes to cut resistant gloves.  Cut Resistant means Cut Proof. We...

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Why Are Coated Gloves So Popular?

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Why Are Coated Gloves So Popular?

Glove coatings have become a very popular feature when it comes to selecting a pair of work gloves. While there are several types of glove coatings (we’ll look into those later) the benefit they all provide is some level of enhanced grip for your task.   Traditional dipped gloves are made by taking the knitted base of the glove and dipping it into the selected coating material. There are different ways to coat a glove: a partial dip that covers palms and fronts of fingers, a ¾ dip, and a fully dipped glove.   One of the newest developments in...

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