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Best Gloves For Handling Firewood

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Best Gloves For Handling Firewood

When it comes to purchasing work gloves to use while handling firewood, it is sometimes difficult to strike a balance between proper protection and dexterity. Often times highly protective gloves will be quite thick, making it difficult to maintain dexterity and tactile sensitivity when handling tools. While many people opt to use a leather work glove for handling firewood, we believe there are other options to consider. Leather gloves are still a great choice and work well for handling firewood. We just want to share some amazing new gloves that some of you may not me familiar with.  Our pick is a...

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Some Must-Have Gloves Around the House

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Some Must-Have Gloves Around the House

When it comes to household chores and maintenance, it is important to properly protect yourself from chemicals found in many household cleaning products. In addition, there are usually tasks around the house that involve a bit heftier involvement like gardening, trimming trees, or other construction-type projects.   So, what kind of gloves should you have on hand (no pun intended) so you’re always ready to go no matter what home project arises? We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite general-purpose gloves that can be used in a variety of situations.   Disposable Gloves   Disposable Nitrile gloves can be...

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Work Gloves for Construction

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Work Gloves for Construction

When it comes to selecting work gloves for use at a construction site, there are three main categories that you might shop from. We’ve rounded up our top picks for each category.   General Purpose Lightweight Work Gloves:   Tsunami Grip 500 NFT Nitrile Coated Work Glove: This glove is constructed with a 15-gauge nylon shell, making it super lightweight. It also features a foam nitrile coating that offers wearers an excellent grip in wet and dry conditions while maintaining the finger sensitivity you need to perform intricate tasks. They are also super well-fitting and are breathable, making them easy...

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History of Leather Work Gloves

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History of Leather Work Gloves

The earliest evidence of leather being used as protection against tools and equipment was over 2 million years ago during the stone age.   Then, about 30,000-40,000 years ago we can see the development that humans made with leather goods as they began to perfect the construction of leather soles for shoes.   In ancient Egypt, about 12,000 ancient tanneries began popping up, used particularly to construct items for chariots, bow cases, and harnesses. As time progressed and weapons became more sophisticated, leather became more phased out as armor because it simply wasn’t strong enough to protect against this new...

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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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