October 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Choosing the Best Work Boots for Electricians

Choosing the Best Work Boots for Electricians

We teamed up with Red Wing’s Irish Setter crew to look at choosing the best work boots for electricians. Working around electricity, your requirements are different than a framer’s or carpenter’s. Not only do your boots need to be comfortable all day, but they also need to be comfortable in a variety of conditions and […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Irish Setter Ashby

Irish Setter Ashby Soft Toe Wedge Boots

Irish Setter Ashby Soft Toe Wedge Boots Make Working on Hard Surfaces More Comfortable So you’re ready to take the wedge boot challenge, eh? If you work on hard surfaces frequently, they’re a more comfortable way to go. There are plenty of choices out there and I’ve been wearing the Irish Setter Ashby Soft Toe […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Wolverine I-90 Durashocks CarbonMax Wedge Work Boots Review

Wolverine I-90 Durashocks CarbonMax Wedge Work Boots Review

Work Comfortably on Concrete with Wolverine I-90 Durashocks CarbonMax Wedge Work Boots Wolverine I-90 Duraforce CarbonMax Wedge Work Boots drive home a message of comfort. But wedge boots aren’t for everyone. They do their best work on concrete, asphalt, high platforms, and other hard, flat surfaces. They’re excellent at tracking less dirt and have greater […]

Irish Setter Boots

Irish Setter Crosby Work Boots Review

Irish Setter Crosby Work Boots Are Excellent All-Around Boots for a Variety of Jobsites Irish Setter is the more affordable branch of Red Wing shoes that you can buy online. I put my feet in a pair of 6″ soft toe Irish Setter Crosby work boots to see what kind of environments they do their […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
Keen Utility Dover Boots

KEEN Utility Dover 6-Inch Waterproof Work Boot Review

Secure Fit and Outstanding Comfort on Hard Surfaces Make the KEEN Utility Dover a Winner I’m in a neverending search for the perfect work boot. The biggest issue I run into is all-day comfort on concrete surfaces. If you’re in the same boat, the KEEN Utility Dover might be the boot we’ve both been waiting […]

Review9.1(out of 10)
Wolverine CarbonMax I-90

Wolverine I-90 EPX CarbonMax Boot Review

The Wolverine I-90 EPX CarbonMax Boot won the 2018 Pro Tool Innovation Award for Best Boot so there must be something special about it. I laced up a pair to find out exactly what Wolverine did so well. PROS CarbonMax safety toe and nylon shank protect feet and keep boot light Waterproof upper Comfortable, removable footbed […]

Review9.0(out of 10)

Grundens Safety Toe Deck Boss Boot

I had to get my own Grundens Deck Boss Boots after Luis and Rita had a great experience with the pair they reviewed. However, the boot might be out of its element on a some job sites no matter how well it does in wet conditions. But now, the company has introduced a more appropriate […]

Review8.9(out of 10)
Keen Detroit XT

Keen Utility Detroit XT Waterproof Steel Toe Boot Review

Even though I’ve traded field work for shop work, I still need a solid pair of safety boots. The shop has plenty of heavy, sharp, and potentially slippery stuff. Plus, I need something sturdy for kickin’ when Kenny edits something snarky into my reviews. In any event, it’s time to retire my old pair of Keen […]

KEEN Utility Factory Tour boxing the shoes

How KEEN Work Boots are Made – KEEN Utility Factory Tour

It’s clear people love the idea of products manufactured in the USA. We’ve toured the DeWalt North Carolina manufacturing plant facility, the Milwaukee Greenwood Plant, and the Southwire Wire wire-making plants in Georgia. Our recent KEEN Utility factory tour took us to Portland, Oregon. It let us do something we haven’t done before: make some […]

Review9.3(out of 10)
Grundéns Deck-Boss Boot Review Updated

Grundens Deck-Boss Boot Review Updated

Your regularly scheduled news cycle was likely interrupted by Hurricane Irma reports as the storm headed for the mainland in September 2017.  While the wind picked up and water started to accumulate, we were scurrying around making preparations to the properties we manage as well as our own homes. We were spared the brunt of the […]