Archives: Safety & Work Wear

Milwaukee M12 QUIETSHELL Jacket Review

Milwaukee Men’s M12 QUIETSHELL RealTree-Pattern Jacket I am a big fan of being warm, especially being a New England Native and dealing with the winter weather that comes with it. So when I got a chance to test out the new Milwaukee M12 QUIETSHELL Jacket it was a pretty easy yes! I wore it on […]

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Werner LEANSAFE X5 Ladder Review

Werner LEANSAFE X5 Multi-Position Fiberglass Ladder I am always a fan of having multi-purpose tools to limit the amount of equipment I need to drag around a jobsite. So when I recently got the chance to test out the Werner LEANSAFE X5 Ladder, I quickly said yes. Having a 5-positon ladder was an immediate upgrade to […]

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Truewerk T1 Werkpants Review

Truewerk T1 Werkpants We recently looked at the Truewerk T1 Werkpant.  Truewerk, is one of the most recognizable clothing brands, in the construction industry. I always get hot on the job site, regardless of the temperature. Even if it’s below zero outside, I’m sweating! I’ve always wanted a pair of pants that are both lightweight […]

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Werner Multi-Max Pro Ladder

Werner Multi-Max Pro Ladder Review As a remodeling contractor, there are certain tools that you need, that keep you safe and solve problems. The Werner Multi-Max Pro ladder has met that bill as an all-in-one ladder. All In One: Stepladder, Extension ladder, and Leveling The Werner Multi-Max Pro makes for a super sturdy step ladder or […]

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GearWrench Heated Jacket

GearWrench Heated Work Jacket Review Heated jackets are becoming more popular these days especially with outdoor enthusiasts and construction workers. We recently took the GearWrench heated jacket to our job site to see how well it held up. First Impression The jacket is well made of quality materials. Its outer material is a canvas and […]

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Werner GLIDESAFE Extension Ladder

Werner GLIDESAFE Extension Ladder Review We recently started using the new Werner GLIDESAFE extension ladder.  This new ladder is an easy-operating extension ladder with a breakthrough innovation: a patent-pending lift-assist technology that allows you to easily raise and lower the ladder’s fly section. The Werner GLIDESAFE™ Extension Ladder provides approximately 50% assistance to raise the ladder in […]

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Brunt Marin Comp Toe Workboot Review

Brunt 6″ Marin Composite Toe Workboot Most of the reviews I’ve written have been on the “tools” I use everyday, but the Brunt Marin Comp Toe Workboot was a new type of tool review for me. It’s also a commonly overlooked tool that often gets less attention than it’s battery-powered and corded counterparts. Brunt Workwear […]

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Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector

Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector Review In this review we will look closet at the Oneida Air Systems Bench Top Dust Collector. Dust collection is essential to keeping your shop and lungs clean, but not every shop has space or the budget for a full-size, hard piped dust collecting system. When space or […]

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Work Pants With Knee Pads

Carpenters Assessment of Work Pants With Built In Knee Pads We ended up looking at 8 manufacturers of work pants with knee pads and wore them to our job sites to test and compare them. Below are the pant models we compared: Armed 12 Ounce Cotton Canvas Work Pant Blaklader 1690 Rip Stop Work Pants […]

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Zipwall Dust Containment System – 4 Year Look-Back Review

Zipwall Dust Containment System – Look-Back Review There’s nothing worse than getting that fine construction dust in parts of the house that you’re not working on. In this look-back video review, I’m going to talk about the Zipwall Dust Containment System. I reviewed this system about 5-6 years back. At that time I looked at […]

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