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15 Ways to Beat the Heat When Working Outside at the Jobsite

15 Ways to Beat the Heat from Watson Gloves
Heat. Heat everywhere. Summer signals a time of heat and at times during the season, extreme heat. And if you’re working outdoors, you are at a higher risk of overheating. Roof work, construction, and any other industrial site that are outdoors are hot environments that can exacerbate overheating. During times of extraordinarily hot weather, it’s important to put safety as high priority. Why? Because the cost of overheating is not pretty.

Fortunately, we have all the essential tips to reduce overheating when working outside. We understand many occupations that involve outdoor work cannot simply be put to a halt. Knowing the ways you can protect yourself in the hot heat though will keep you both safe and productive.

Washing your Leather Gloves

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Are your leather gloves looking rough? We get it, it’s easy to just throw your gloves into the closet, toss them into your toolbox, or chuck them into the back of your truck without cleaning them off. After time your gloves will naturally accumulate dirt and grime, building up bacteria, and shortening the lifespan of the glove. Cleaning your leather gloves, like you’d clean your leather boots, will help them age well, will stop them from smelling, and will allow you to use them longer.

5(ish) Things to Look for in a BBQ Glove

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Do you need a BBQ glove? Yes! Whether you’re a passionate pitmaster feeding a party of 50 or a home cook barbecuing for your family on a sunny weekend, a BBQ glove is an essential item to help beef up your BBQ game! There are different types of BBQ gloves, and depending on your application, it’s good to know what kind of BBQ glove works best for you. You don’t have to worry though, as we share with you the five things to look for in a BBQ glove so that you can find the perfect fit.

Turning Landfill Biodegradable Gloves Into Energy – How Does That Exactly Work?

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Biodegradable products are becoming more and more relevant, especially as we pay greater attention to the end of life of our products and how they are discarded. With Watson Gloves’ landfill biodegradable gloves, they break down decades quicker compared to their non-biodegradable counterparts, leave no microplastics behind, and minimize waste in landfills. Fantastic, right? But what if we go one step further and tell you that our biodegradable gloves can be turned into organic matter and renewable energy? Then it seems like an easy choice to go the biodegradable route when choosing your gloves.

You must now be asking – how do our biodegradable gloves, a tangible product, convert into energy, an intangible resource? Well, rest assured, that question and more are answered below!

Inside the Watson Gloves Factory – Learn How Our Gloves Are Made

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For over 100 years, our Canadian factory has been the heart and soul of Watson Gloves. In 1918, they originally made handcrafted quality gloves for those working in saw mills, mines, logging camps, and farms, and also for industries requiring gloves during World War I. The work in our glove factory was very much a skilled job and still is today. Although over 100 years have passed, we still have a very ‘hands-on’ approach in making our gloves. Check out the 5 steps it takes to make our quality Watson gloves below!

Holiday Glove Gift Guide 2020

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Although this year has been nothing but twists and turns, there is still one thing that remains constant – everybody needs gloves during the winter season. That means they’re awesome gifts to give (even to yourself – don’t feel guilty). Great! Now… which gloves should you get? Good question. That’s why we have the answer in the form of a holiday gift guide! Yup, even to the one person on your list who’s obsessed with ugly sweaters. We got something for them. So check out the guide now, and find a glove for everyone on your Christmas list this holiday season!