Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


safety boots

Kodiak Quest Bound Hiker Work Boots

New Kodiak Work Boots are Trail Inspired, Worksite Ready So many people wear sneakers and hiking boots to the jobsite that shoemakers have started to capitalize on the trend. Kodiak is one of those shoemakers. It pairs an aesthetic beauty inspired by hikers with the build quality needed to protect your feet. Overall, the Kodiak […]

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 Boots

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

Review8.9(out of 10)
Keen Detroit XT

KEEN Utility Detroit XT Waterproof Steel Toe Boot Review

Even though I’ve traded fieldwork 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 Davenport […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
Wolverine Contractor LX

Wolverine Contractor LX CM Safety Boot

A tradesman’s body takes a beating. The constant moving, lifting, bending, climbing, and handling of rough, heavy, and sharp materials can really take a toll. And that’s to say nothing of actual injuries; I’m strictly talking about the day-to-day wear and tear on your body. Although there’s a toughness that comes along with the work, […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Keen Men's Davenport Mid AL Waterproof Composite Toe Boot

Keen Utility Davenport Mid AL Waterproof Composite Toe Boot

Like every other tradesman on Earth, I’m on my feet all day. And it’s not as if I’m walking around on soft carpet or rubberized floors, either. No, I’m on concrete, asphalt, up and down ladder rungs, squatting, bending, and kneeling – not what anyone would consider easy on the feet or any other body […]

Review9.1(out of 10)
Georgia Boot Carbo-Tec Wellington Work Boots

Georgia Boot Carbo-Tec Wellington Work Boots Review

Good work boots are important—particularly when you spend all day on your feet. They have to endure mud, rain, sand, oil, and anything else the job site throws at them. Just a cursory glance at the Georgia Boot Carbo-Tec Wellington work boots piqued our interest. These are boots made with supple leather, and they have a more natural […]