Just because the temperature drops in NYC during winter does not mean that people quit working outside. Whether working construction, patrolling the highway, doing electrical work, or any slew of other outdoor jobs that require work during the winter months, it's important to dress correctly for the elements. Many people are aware that the best form of protection is dressing in layers, but what is the best way to know how many layers or what types? Here is some important information to remember. Continue reading
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Clothing should work as hard as its wearer. It should not be restrictive or uncomfortable; it also should not get in the way. This is especially true for those individuals who do hard physical work for a living. Every craftsman, carpenter, construction worker, welder, and even some artists need clothing that is up to the tasks they perform. Continue reading
One of the most influential events in the founding of the American economy and way of life was the expansion of the railroad. The last spike in the Transcontinental Railroad, or the Golden Spike, was driven in the ground in Utah in 1869. Leland Stanford, who later founded Stanford University, oversaw the construction, which connected 2 sections of American trade and made him richer than almost any man in America at the time.
One of the most common reasons people don't get as much exercise as they would like is because they simply don't enjoy dragging themselves to the gym andgetting on the treadmill. While running or walking on a treadmill is a common form of exercise, it can get monotonous at times. Luckily, there are plenty of more exciting exercise options. Although exercise should require a fair deal of exertion, you can still choose an activity you enjoy. In fact, choosing something you like to do is a wise option, since you will be more inclined to exercise on a regular basis. Continue reading
If your job mandates flame resistant clothing, Carhartt has a great selection of high quality flame resistant pieces, from overalls to jackets, pants and shirts. Those of you at risk of exposure to electric arc flashes and flash fires such as electricians and workers in the utility, oil, gas and petrochemical fields, are fortunate that such a reputable label makes flame resistant clothing. Carhartt guarantees their flame resistant qualities for the life of the garment as long as garment-care instructions are properly followed. Dave’s New York has a wide selection of Carhartt flame resistant pieces to suit your on-the-job needs.
This quilted lined Carhartt Active Jacket is made from 100% flame resistant duck fabric. The quilted lining is also flame resistant made from flame resistant modacrylic batting. Two inside pockets are equipped with flame resistant hook-and-loop closures for easy and convenient storage. This Carhartt Jacket has Nomex rib-knit cuffs and waistband to keep the cold at bay and the brass front zipper has Nomex zipper tape with inside and outside protective flaps and hidden snap closure for electric arc protection. An attached quilt-lined three-piece hood has a Nomex drawcord for the correct adjustment.
The Carhartt Flame Resistant tradesman shirt is a great lightweight option, made with a six-ounce flame resistant twill. The left chest is complete with a tradesman pocket with an easy angle pen pocket, double-front utility pocket and button closure. A right chest pocket secures with a button closure. Extended sleeve plackets with two-button adjustable cuffs make for a comfortable fit. This Carhartt Shirt also has flame resistant melamine buttons and shaped shirt tail for extra coverage.
Carhartt Overalls are made from a 13-ounce 100% cotton flame resistant duck fabric. Extra protection comes from a flame resistant quilt lining and flame resistant elastic suspenders. A high back supports the suspenders which are equipped with high-temperature nylon center-release buckles. These Carhartt overalls have a chap-style double-front for durability and increased thermal performance. With multiple tool and utility pockets, including a hammer loop, the tools you need most for the job are certain to be nearby. Ankle-to-mid-thigh brass leg zippers with Nomex zipper tape and protective flaps and arc resistant snap closures, Flame Resistant melamine buttons at the waist, and a brass fly zipper with Nomex zipper tape round out the overalls.
Electric lineman, pipeline and refinery workers, industrial electricians and more all need flame resistant clothing just like the selection offered by Carhartt. As expected, Dave’s New York has great options to choose from, helping you stay safe on the job.
Just as with Carhartt clothing, Carhartt Work Boots are of the highest quality and help you complete your work during the winter months by keeping your feet dry and warm. With a variety of waterproof and insulated styles, their boots also meet safety regulations and standards as well. Dave’s New York has a large number of Carhartt Work Boots perfect for winter wear.
The Carhartt 6139 Soft Toe Work Boots are comprised of oil tanned leather and uses direct attached welt construction with a dual density Polyurethane Outsole. Comfort is provided through an OrthoLite insole with padded collars and an OrthoLite Padded Tongue. The molded TPU heel counter has an Achilles flex joint. The boot has a waterproof membrane and 400 gram Reflexion Insulation. These Carhartt Work Boots are oil, chemical and slip resistant and has an ASTM safety rating of F2892-11 and Electrical Hazard (EH).
These Wheat Nubuck Leather Carhartt Steel Toe Work Boots are Goodyear Welt Constructed with a rubber outsole. The waterproof work boot is good for outdoor jobs and wet weather applications offering excellent traction on dirt, gravel and snow. The fabric lining helps keep you comfortable and dry. Also for comfort purposes, Carhartt Steel Toe Boots are also equipped with OrthoLite insoles, padded collars and an OrthoLite Comfort Tongue. It has ASTM Safety Ratings of F 2413-05, M I/75, C/75 and EH.
Carhartt Waterproof Boots are made with quality sure to be appreciated at the end of a long day. The black oil tanned leather Blucher work boot is equipped with comfort features that include OrthoLite insoles, padded top collars and an OrthoLite Comfort Tongue. Performance wise, these waterproof Carhartt Boots for Men, have a molded TPU heel counter with an Achilles flex joint and an EVA midsole. The Vibram rubber outsole keeps them oil, chemical and slip resistant, making them good candidates for a number of jobs. The non-metallic composite safety toe boots have acquired both ASTM F2413-05 and EH safety ratings.
Regardless of the work you’re doing, a durable work boot is a necessity. Carhartt has a number of good options, each with various safety ratings, to prepare you for your job. The OrthoLite qualities mentioned in each of the above boots are great for comfort and during the snowy weather, you are sure to appreciate the waterproof attributes as well. Just as you would expect, Dave’s New York has a great selection of Carhartt work boots to choose from.
Extra insurance and protection against the wind and extreme temperatures is almost a necessity this time of year, especially for those of you working outdoors. An easy way to accomplish that task is to add a hat to your outdoor wear. Carhartt makes great knit hats that can be worn alone, or even under the hood of your coat, assuring you stay warm in the winter months. Dave’s New York has quite a few to choose from, including the below three options:
This polyester A207 Fleece Carhartt Beanie easily shapes and conforms to your head supplying great coverage against wind and cold winter days and nights. If you have specific color needs, the Carhartt Knit Hat comes in four deep colors – black, charcoal heather, navy and dark brown. The fact that the hat is all fleece lends extra warmth and comfort for you in extreme temperatures. It also does not have a lot of stretch so it stays in place, close to the head, meaning, body temperature is locked in.
When you need complete protection against the wind and cold, look to the Carhartt Fleece 2-in-1 Headwear to provide it. The all polyester hat includes a pull mask that conveniently tucks away inside when it is not needed. The Carhartt Hat even includes an anti-microbial finish on the inside of the mask and is effective at wicking away moisture. Although the pull-down mask is very light, it still is very comfortable and extremely warm, helping to block the wind and cold while outdoors.
If a traditional winter hat is what you’re looking for, try the Carhartt Watch Hat. Comprised of 100% acrylic rib-knit, this is great for the more mild temperature days. Because it stretches to fit most any size, this Carhartt knit hat doesn’t just work under hoods, but you can also wear it over more fitted hats, such as the above beanie, providing an extra layer of warmth on the extremely cold days. It’s also available in a plethora of colors such as Black, Bright Lime, Bright Orange, Carhartt Brown, Coal Heather, Dark Brown, Dark Green, Heather Gray and Navy.
We all know hats are a necessity when working outdoors in the winter and Carhartt has some good options based on your specific needs. Whether you’re trying to fight extreme temperatures or need something that can take you from winter to spring, there are plenty to choose from at Dave’s New York.
Carhartt clothing has been around for well over 100 years, and originally outfitted railroad workers building the rail lines. While times have changed, Carhartt is still manufacturing premium work wear for construction workers, farmers and others who have a need for reliable work wear, especially those working outdoors. Carhartt has a great selection of warm outdoor wear, including coveralls, for all outdoor workers this winter. Offering premium quality and with three different styles, each lending various levels of warmth and protection, Dave’s New York has these selections:
These Carhartt X01 coveralls are a traditional option for the outdoor worker. They are 100% nylon quilted to polyester, lined with a 12-ounce, firm hand, 100% ring-spun cotton duck and have a midweight lining. Equipped with numerous tool and utility pockets and a hammer loop to help you hold onto the common tools you need throughout the day, and they even have pencil slots on the left sleeve. The corduroy collar snaps under the collar for the option of a hood. The two-way leg zippers open up to the waist and have protective wind flaps with snap closures. All main seams are triple stitched for durability and these Carhartt coveralls also have a split back with bi-swing. Sizes are medium through double extra-large and they are offered in short, medium and tall.
The Carhartt X02, similar to the X01, but offers a little more warmth. It’s a 100% nylon quilted to polyester arctic weight lining. These Carhartt Long Sleeve Coveralls also have rib knit storm cuffs in sleeves and pleated elbows. The X02 Arctic Duck Coveralls also come equipped with double knees with cleanout bottom. Sizing is once again medium to double extra-large and short, medium and tall.
For extreme warmth, here is a coverall for you. The Carhartt X06 is Arctic Quilt lined and a 1000-denier Cordura nylon. An important feature is that these Carhartt coveralls are water repellent. Once again, there are snaps under the collar for the optional hood and double knees for an extra little bit of durability. It also has the two-way zippers at the leg opening up to the waist with protective wind flap and snap closure. Like other Carhartt products these come in sizes medium to double extra-large and are available in short, medium and tall.
When you’re outdoors working this winter, it’s hard to beat Carhartt coveralls. Carhartt lends so many options, depending on your exact need, there’s a coverall to fit it. Carhartt offers reliability, durability and warmth, just right for your outdoor needs.
Carhartt has been producing premium work wear with comfort in mind for 120 years. Established in 1889, Carhartt is a family owned company with over 3,500 employees. With all of that community built into one company, it is no wonder the Carhartt J149 thermal hooded sweatshirt is so sought after for being one of the warmest.
The Carhartt J149 is a heavy lined thermal lined sweatshirt. With 100% polyester lining, this sweatshirt is for the cold to extremely cold weather. Perfect for spending long days outside in the blistering winter, whether you’re working or building a snowman with the kids.
Even the hood features a thermal lining to ensure the heat is kept inside. Front pockets on the front on each side of the brass zipper give you easy protection from the wind, even if you forgot your gloves. There is also a pocket on the inside, which zips shut to safely tuck away your wallet and keys. When you make it inside after a day of successfully braving the extreme temperatures, hang your Carhartt sweatshirt by the locker loop on the inside to keep it looking its best for as long as possible.
The Carhartt J149 is available five colors, black, charcoal heather, dark brown, navy, and port, which is a deep red wine color. It is available in sizes small through 3X-large.
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