With summer only a couple weeks away and temperatures on the rise, staying cool is crucial when working outside. Millions of hard working individuals sweat everyday while on the job and risk being exposed to extreme heat and heat-related illness. According to the Iowa State University Environmental Health and Safety, heat stress occurs when the... Continue Reading →
Hello everyone! Construction Gear is excited to announce that we are starting up our blog posts again! I know we have been quiet for a while now, but we have been adding new products and making our site the best for your shopping experience! For those who are new here, let me tell you a... Continue Reading →
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Easter's been here and gone, and it was a wonderful holiday. We had Good Friday off so Andy took me to a very rare dinner. We only have time and money to go out a couple times a year. He spent a good bit of the weekend with Lucy's hockey, then on Sunday we and... Continue Reading →
You've been reading about how I've been shoveling the snow and doing other winter outdoor tasks, in my SafetyGirl boots. Last night I came home to about 6" of snow in my driveway - maybe more. Whatever it was, my AWD with relatively new tires couldn't make it. Of course my parents' snow shovel broke... Continue Reading →
I need to add a couple side projects on this home project. Remember in the bathroom, I was unhappy with the old sink base hardware, but the new hardware came with screws that didn’t fit? This weekend I got the new hardware anyway and found my dad’s bolt cutters in the garage. Result? Screws that... Continue Reading →
This weekend was a continuation of the last in the laundry room, so I won’t bore you with details. My goal was to scrub the whole thing down and paint it, and the reassemble it in a more organized version. I did the floor the same way I did the bathroom. I cleaned it with... Continue Reading →
The laundry room is at the back of the house but because the driveway dumps out to this entry, this is where every single visitor arrives. It is a quaint room with bright light but currently, too much chipped paint on the floors and walls. Over the years, the storage capacity for cleaning supplies and... Continue Reading →
100 years in the same house + 3 generations + the flotsam of life = 3 stories + 3 outbuildings gorged with stuff! Some is treasure – buried to be sure! Much is trash. The buildings are headed for demolition so two cousins are spending hours and days sorting it out. It’s a nasty job... Continue Reading →