The DIY Guys are at it again. In this review, we’ve walked away from the garden and went straight for work meant for a man’s hands. Tough work that requires a tough glove. One thing we’ve learned over the years is that you can’t go plunging your hands blindly into your work without the proper protection. That’s where gloves come into play. Whether you prefer leather or the nubile feel of nitrile, we’ve got the gloves for you.

If you’re wondering, yes, you really do need a good set of work gloves so quit being stubborn and pick a pair. Not only will they help protect your hand from harmful chemicals and cuts, but work gloves can also prevent burns when you’re working with moderate heat. Different types of glove are best suited for different jobs but the following eight gloves have shown their mettle in more ways than one.

Scroll slowly, you don’t want to miss our reasons for giving a damn about these eight 10-fingered wonders.

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DIY Guys here. We realize that not every do-it-yourselfer is a dude. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of the best work boots aimed at women. Why are work boots important enough to warrant a list of the best? Well, more than just protecting your manicure, a good pair of boots will keep your feet safe from workplace hazards like falling shelves, rusted nails, and slippery floors. You’ve got enough on your plate without also having to worry about an avoidable injury.

We sorted through dozens of brands and styles, scoured the net for reviews from real women, and consulted the ladies in our lives to bring you the top work boots for women. We looked at fit, quality, comfort, and safety features including sole construction and adherence to common workplace standards. We think these boots are the best of the best, the cream of the leather-bound crop if you will.

Without further ado, here are the 9 best damn women’s boots on the market today:

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DIY Guys give a damn about your DIY dollar. We don’t want you to spend more than you have to but also want you to get the best bang for your buck. We’ve rated the top garden gloves so you don’t have to go sticking your hand into holes unprotected. And in case you’re wondering, yeah, it’s best to invest in a good pair of gloves. Your man hands can handle a lot, but a little protection never hurt anyone. 

So what, exactly, makes one set of gloves stand out from another? Well we’re are glad you asked. There’s actually a crap ton of things to consider including stitching, material, wrist closure, and fit. And trust us, you don’t want to get stuck wearing a set of cheap garden gloves that will allow the things you’re trying to keep off your skin from seeping in and getting pressed against your stubby little fingers.

Here are the top nine garden gloves we give a damn about:

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