Archives: Safety & Work Wear

New Milwaukee Personal Safety Solutions

Hard Hats, Safety Glasses, Safety Vests, Respirators, Hearing Protection, Gloves & Lanyards MILWAUKEE, WI—Milwaukee Tool enhances safety and productivity on the jobsite with their new line of personal safety solutions.  These innovative solutions are thoughtfully designed to keep users safe without slowing them down. The initial line will include a range of hard hats, safety […]

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Milwaukee’s New Work Gear Products for 2019

Milwaukee Tools Offers New Additons and Improved Versions of Work Gear Products Line A preview of Milwaukee’s new work gear from NPS19. Milwaukee is not just an innovator in the tools we use, but also in the gear we wear to make ourselves more comfortable on the job site. NPS19 brought us some exciting new […]

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Metabo 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool

Metabo W 12-125 HD CED PLUS 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool is a Real Problem Solver The old adage that “Stuff Happens” is alive and well in the construction industry. Well, I cured my most recent construction site “stuff” with the Metabo 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool. Fixing Bad Concrete I had to fix […]

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Using a SonoTube As a Remodeling Debris Chute

Job Site Debris Chute I try to follow best practices when dealing with remodeling dust and debris. I also prefer to work  smarter NOT harder! One of those practices, that accomplishes both, is using a Sonotube as a remodeling chute. It’s probably the best way to get remodeling debris out of the house and into the dumpster. […]

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Milwaukee M12 Heated AXIS Vest

Milwaukee M12 Heated AXIS Vest 203B-20 Review I’ve personally never been a vest guy­­– I just never liked the way they look on me. Recently, my wife bought me a flannel shirt along with a complementing vest, and told me to wear the vest! Unable to find a way out of this, I tried out […]

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Keen Utility Detroit XT Work Boots

KEEN Utility Detroit XT Work Boots – Built for Comfort and Safety The very first day I wore my new KEEN Utility Detroit XT work boots to work, I had two different workmen stop me and ask me about my boots. I  never knew I was a trend or fashion setter! In addition, they took […]

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DeWALT Heavy Duty Walkie-Talkies

Dewalt DXFRS300 Rechargeable 2-Way Radios For the Job Site We recently took the Heavy Duty Dewalt Walkie-Talkie to one of our crew members commercial job site to see how they worked. The site is the home of the Boston Pipefitters Local 537 Training facility and is a 5-story steel and concrete building on a 70,000 […]

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Milwaukee 2155-AC Temporary LED Site Light

Milwaukee 2155-AC RADIUS Temporary LED Light Review In the commercial construction world, temporary site lighting is an interesting trade-off between functionality, convenience, energy consumption and cost. We were very interested to see how Milwaukee 2155-AC Temporary LED Light would perform on our project site. We installed four Milwaukee 2155-AC Temporary LED Lights  at Local 537 Pipefitters […]

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M18 RADIUS Compact Site Light

M18 RADIUS Compact Site Light site light 2144-20 Review My 1st job site light was a 50-foot corded drop light. The name “drop-light” was fitting because if you dropped it in a crawl space and broke the delicate, incandescent bulb, you had NO LIGHT! Milwaukee LED Lighting Milwaukee first introduced the cordless lighting category of RADIUS site lighting in […]

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Keen Utility Roadshow

Keen Utility Roadshow Keen Utility are great boots. As far as work boots go, it’s all I wear. Before I got my first pair I was really leery of them. They weren’t carried in any local stores and while they looked great online, it was impossible to tell how they fit without getting them on […]

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