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Rubber gloves protect your hands during cleaning chores
Durable rubber gloves protect your hands. There is a wide array of household applications that call for the use of rubber gloves. Pick a latex-free glove if other types of protective wear are causing you to have an allergic reaction. Flocked on the inside with cotton for a good fit and for comfort, these gloves are excellent for frequent use. If latex does not bother you, disposable gloves coated on the inside with powder are a good choice.
Sized for small, medium, large and extra-large hands, these types of gloves are inexpensive and versatile. If you are a latex-intolerant wearer who nevertheless wants to wear disposable gloves, there are vinyl gloves that promise to be more durable than latex when used with harsh chemicals. Seamed polyethylene gloves are an acceptable choice for dishwashing liquids but it is preferable that you use rubber gloves for the harsher household chemicals you might encounter.
The types of cleaning products you might use while wearing rubber gloves are varied. Dishwashing liquid is one example of a household chemical you are likely to use while wearing the gloves. The protective gear enables you to use hotter water and to avoid any reddening of the skin due to exposure to the cleaning agents. Look for a glove with a raised pattern along the palm and on the fingertips, which helps to keep a tight grip on wet and slippery dishes. Protect your hands against contact with other cleaning products like stainless steel cleaners and toilet bowl chemicals as well.
In some cases, it is advisable to wear rubber gloves when working in an environment where industrial blowers operate. Left unprotected, the cleaning chemicals in addition to the drying air could very well lead to small but painful breaks in the skin. The constant exposure to cooling air may also contribute to the skin's susceptibility to allergic reactions or at least a reddening of the epidermis. Avoid this problem with the use of inexpensive rubber gloves.
It is easy to save money by purchasing these gloves when buying cleaning products in bulk. Buying in bulk ensures that you always have a suitable supply of household cleaners on hand. Adding rubber gloves to this purchase keeps your hands protected during in-home cleaning tasks. Since the costs are so much lower when choosing bulk supplies, consider stocking up on gloves that you may use while doing yard cleanup or working in the garage as well.
Sears carries a sizable selection of rubber gloves for one-time and repeated uses. Choose your size and pick up a bulk box. Buy your gloves today and start protecting your hands during routine household chores tonight.