Best Bricklaying Gloves 2021
Thursday, 10 December 2020 | Eugene
A long day of bricklaying can be tough on your hands, especially if you don't have the right gloves for the job. The best bricklaying gloves will prevent the frequent scrapes and scratches that handling bricks can cause, keeping you comfortable, safe and productive. To take the guesswork out of your choice, we've had our glove experts put together a list of the Best Bricklaying Gloves of 2021, providing your hands with a boost to make even the toughest bricklaying tasks a breeze.
What Should I Look for in Bricklaying Gloves?
The best gloves for bricklayers will be designed to stand up to all the hazards you'll face on the job, without hurting your performance. Here are the main things to look for:
Our Top Pick for Bricklaying
Portwest Level 5 Cut-Resistant PU Coated Gloves A622G7
Topping our list are the versatile and reliable Portwest Level 5 Cut-Resistant PU Coated Gloves A622G7. These tough gloves are some of our favourites across a range of industries, and their top-rated level 4 abrasion resistance puts them above the rest for bricklaying as well. With a PU coating for grip, a HPPE liner for strength and a tight-fitting design for dexterity, these gloves tick all the right boxes for bricklayers.
Key Features for Bricklaying: Cut and abrasion resistance with great dexterity and grip – our top pickShop Now
Our Most Dexterous Bricklaying Gloves
Polyco Matrix F Grip Work Gloves
Not every bricklaying task require the protection of the Portwest gloves mentioned above, and the Polyco Matrix F Grip Work Gloves put fine touch and dexterity first. Providing the same level 4 abrasion resistance, these gloves feature a high level of flexibility and a nitrile palm, making it easy to grip even the smallest tools with ease. These gloves are also extremely light and breathable, making them ideal for work on hot days.
Key Features for Bricklaying: Flexible and dextrous for fine touch; breathable for comfort on hot daysShop Now
Our Best bricklaying Gloves for Cold Weather
Polyco Grip It Oil Therm Hi-Vis Waterproof GIOTH Gloves
Colder weather can cause your hands to seize up, leading to a loss of dexterity, finger speed and comfort. To combat this, the Polyco Grip It Oil Therm Hi-Vis Waterproof GIOTH Gloves are designed with two layers of nitrile coating that is soft and waterproof, providing you with protection from the cold as well as abrasion. This will allow you to keep working on cold and wet as comfortably as you would in any other weather.
Key Features for Bricklaying: Provide thermal cold protection to keep your fingers moving on cold daysShop Now
Our Best Bricklaying Gloves for Cut Resistance
MCR Safety CT1014NF Nitrile Foam Kevlar Level 5 Cut Resistant Gloves
If you plan to work with particularly sharp materials, then cut resistance is key, and there's no better material for cut resistance than Kevlar. The MCR Safety CT1014NF Nitrile Foam Kevlar Level 5 Cut Resistant Gloves provide the highest level of cut resistance, along with the same level 4 resistance to abrasion as the other gloves on this list. Great for grip in wet, dry and even oily conditions, these gloves are ideal if protection is your number 1 concern.
Key Features for Bricklaying: Highest level of cut resistance combined with grip and abrasion resistance
Our Highest Grip Bricklaying Gloves
Maxiflex Ultimate Palm Coated Handling Gloves 42-874
While we're mentioning these gloves last in this article, they could easily stand up to the others in terms and performance, and really shine when it comes to grip. The MaxiFlex Ultimate Palm Coated Handling Gloves 42-874 feature special AD-APT technology to keep your hands cool during use, and GRIPtech material to provide some of the best and most flexible grip around. Comfortable with grip in all sorts of conditions, these gloves are an excellent choice for reliability and consistency.
Key Features for Bricklaying: GRIPtech material for a sure and reliable grip; comfortable and flexibleShop Now
Our Best All-Round Protective Bricklaying Gloves
TraffiGlove TG3170 Nitric Cut Level 3 Nitrile Coated Gloves
Next is the TraffiGlove TG3170 Nitric Cut Level 3 Nitrile Coated Gloves which use a double nitrile coating to offer exceptional grip, water resistancea nd an impressive level of cut resistance. Their durability and grip make them perfect for bricklaying, where the tough palm will be able to withstand the knocks, scrapes and abrasion that you can expect from bricklaying. Finally, level 4 in abrasion, tear and puncture protection means that your hands will stay safe despite handling harsh items.
Top Tip: If you fancy these gloves with a bit more cut resistance, check out the TraffiGlove TG5170 Gloves!
Key Features for Bricklaying: Fantastic all-round mechanical protection; nitrile coating offers outstanding grip, palm coating well suited to wetter weather.Shop Now
Our Most Durable Bricklaying Gloves
Uvex UniGrip PL 6628 Red Latex-Coated Safety Gloves
The final option are the Uvex Unigrip PL 6628 Red Latex-Coated Safety Gloves use a rough latex coating to provide level 4 tear resistance, making them a highly durable pair of gloves that can withstand tough and rough materials. The gloves also provide an outstanding level of grip, meaning that you should be able to handle bricks without too much trouble. The gloves are also highly flexible, ideal for the more tactile tasks.
Key Features for Bricklaying: High levels of grip thanks to latex coating, exceptional tear resistance for durability, impressive flexibility for handling items.Shop Now
Keep your Hands Protected
These gloves have been hand-picked by our experts for bricklaying, and they're great for other stonework tasks as well. If you'd rather browse our entire range for yourself, you can take a look at our Bricklayer's Gloves Category, filled with gloves that feature high levels of abrasion resistance to keep you protected and comfortable.
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