HISEA Apollo Rain Boots Review

By Scott Arnold

HISEA Apollo Rain Boots Mud sucks. What sucks more than mud, is cold, wet feet! In New England, this time of year the snow is melting on warmer days and the ground becomes soft and muddy. Why ruin your work boots and risk your feet becoming wet? The HISEA Apollo Rain Boots provide waterproof coverage…..…

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HISEA Workwear Review

By Scott Arnold

HISEA Tactical Cargo Work Pants & Soft Toe Work Boots There is no doubt here at ACC we love our workwear. We feel obligated to you, our viewers, to review as many of these brands as we can so you can arm yourself with the most accurate information when deciding to purchase your work gear.…

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Helly Hansen Work Pants

By Scott Arnold

Helly Hansen Workwear Review Helly Hansen workwear has been producing reliable clothing for a century and a half and kicking ass while doing it!  Founded by Helly Juell Hansen, who was a sea captain who wanted a better way to protect himself from the elements. Helly Hansen gear is now worn and trusted by professionals…

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Helly Hansen Chelsea Evolution Workwear

By Scott Arnold

Helly Hansen Workwear -Chelsea Evolution Review Recently Helly Hansen sent us some workwear from their Chelsea Evolution line to test and evaluate out on the job site and in the shop. The workwear clothing industry is constantly growing and we have many brands of workwear to choose from. Finding a brand that commits to durability…

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Walls Ditch Digger Stretch Pants

By Robert Robillard

Walls Ditch Digger and “Kick It”Stretch Pants Review Article by Ralph Mroz What’s one tool that you use every day, all day long? Your pants.  Jackets, sweatshirts, and even t-shirts may come off during the day, but your pants stay on (at least I hope they do if you’re doing residential work!) This article is about…

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CAT Excavator XL Work Boot

By Robert Robillard

CAT Excavator XL 8″ Waterproof Thinsulate Composite Toe Work Boot  Ten years ago, Cat Footwear introduced its proprietary SuperDuty iTechnology. The premise behind this technology was to create a durable work boot that felt more like a hiking boot. Think industrial athlete! Athletes are trained, skilled people who use specialized equipment to accomplish their tasks –…

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All You Need to Know About GoreTex Jackets

By Sarah Carmichael

What You Need to Know About GoreTex Jackets We could only see a few yards ahead of us. Dense fog obscured both the trail and the beautiful vistas the guidebook had promised. Wind whipped at the hood of my raincoat, somehow not clearing the fog at all, but managing to drive the rain sideways through…

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Keeping A Tourniquet On The Job Site

By Robert Robillard

Job Site Safety – Keeping a Tourniquet Handy As a contractor who works with tools are you prepared for a job site catastrophic injury? I know a lot of us have first aid kits but do you carry a tourniquet? Is it in the truck or in your tool belt?  Keeping a tourniquet on the job site…

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