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Best Bricklaying Gloves 2020

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Bricklaying can be heavy going on your hands, especially in the harsher conditions during winter. Tough and coarse bricks can quickly tear through a weak pair of gloves, so it's important to get the right pair before you start work. This guide explains the Best Bricklaying Gloves of 2020, ensuring that you can stay safe at work.

Best bricklaying gloves
Bricklayers are at risk of abrasion and impact injuries when working without gloves


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Here at WorkGloves.co.uk we have a wide number of gloves available, so finding your ideal pair can be a little difficult. To help make your decision easier, you can click any of the areas below to head on down to the ideal glove for you. Alternatively, scroll down and view each of our gloves in full:


Best All-Round Bricklaying Gloves

Winner: Portwest Cut-Resistant PU Coated Gloves A622G7

Portwest Cut-Resistant PU Coated Gloves A622G7

Why We Love Them...

 Include a highly grippy polyurethane palm coating
 Versatile design protects against cuts
 High abrasion resistance for handling bricks
Good resistance against heat for versatility

Perfect For...

 Handling tools, materials and bricks
 Providing the dexterity needed for manual handling
 Working in hot weather due to thin design

Not the Best For...

 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 Use in wet weather (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Portwest A622G7 Gloves are number one because they provide outstanding protection against abrasion and tears while offering superb grip, meaning that they are well suited to bricklaying tasks. Impressive dexterity ensures total control during use, helping to improve productivity.

Runner Up: MaxiFlex Ultimate 42-874 Handling Gloves


Best Thermal Bricklaying Gloves

Winner: Ejendals Tegera 295 Thermal Waterproof Work Gloves

Ejendals Tegera 295 Thermal Waterproof Work GlovesWhy We Love Them...

 Waterproof and thermal work gloves for harsh weather
 Thinsulate lining combines dexterity with thermal protection
 Highly dexterous for control during handling
 Grippy palms offer total control

Perfect For...

 All day use in harsh weather conditions
 Use in wet weather
 Handling bricks and equipment

Not the Best For...

 Use in hot weather (See our solution)
 High cut risk tasks (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: Lightweight, grippy and flexible, these gloves use a Thinsulate lining to provide fantastic protection against both the cold and the wet. This combination makes them ideal for use for bricklaying in harsh weather.

Runner Up: Skytec Argon Warm Waterproof Work Gloves


Best Waterproof Bricklaying Gloves

Winner: Polyco Polyflex Hydro KC PHYKC Water-Repellent Gloves

Polyco Polyflex Hydro KC PHYKC Water-Repellent Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Waterproof gloves for using in wet weather
 Nitrile coating offers superb grip
 Excellent abrasion resistance for protecting the hands
 Sensitive fingertips offers good control during handling

Perfect For...

 Using in wet working conditions
 Handling tools and materials
 Extended outdoor shifts

Not the Best For...

 Use in warmer weather (See our solution)
 Protecting against cuts (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Polyco Polyflex Gloves use a waterproof lining to offer protection and grip in wet weather. The gloves are tactile and flexible, and feature sensitive fingertips, ideal for handling bricks, tools and more.

Runner Up: MaxiDry Fully Coated Gloves


Best Grip Bricklaying Gloves

Winner: Supertouch Handler Gloves 6203/6204

Supertouch Handler Gloves 6203/6204

Why We Love Them...

 Textured latex palms offer unparalleled grip during handling
 Uncoated back is breathable, helping to keep the hands cool
 Knitwrist offers excellent comfort for extended tasks
 Highly flexible for precision handling tasks

Perfect For...

 High grip during extended tasks
 Flexible design for handling bricks
 Providing comfort during extended use

Not the Best For...

 Cut protection (See our solution)
 Winter conditions (See our solution)

Editor's View: The Supertouch Handler Gloves 6203/6204 are palm-coated handling gloves that offer an unparalleled level of grip during most handling tasks. This level of grip is ideal for handling brick, offering enough protection to ensure both hand safety and longevity in your purchase.

Runner Up: Portwest Black PU Palm Gloves A120BK


Best Best Cut-Resistant Bricklaying Gloves

Winner: MaxiCut Ultra Palm-Coated Cut Resistant Grip Gloves 44-3745

MaxiCut Ultra Palm-Coated Cut Resistant Grip 44-3745 Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Cut resistant gloves for handling sharper items
 Ideal for use on sites with sharp materials
 Comfortable nature ideal for extended use
 Special knitwrist prevents debris from entering the gloves

Perfect For...

Tasks requiring protection against cuts
 Extended use while handling brick
 High grip for improving productivity

Not the Best For...

 Use in the cold (See our solution)
 Use in the wet (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The MaxiCut Ultra Palm Coated Gloves 44-3745 offer outstanding protection against cuts, while their high levels of grip ensure control while handling brick and more. The flexible nature improves productivity, making them perfect for bricklaying tasks with a high cut risk.

Runner Up: Polyco Grip it C5 GIOK Oil Gloves


Best Impact-Resistant Bricklaying Gloves

Winner: Towa Exxoguard Kevlar Impact Protection Gloves EG3-351

Towa Exxoguard Kevlar Impact Protection EG3-351 Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Kevlar lined impact-resistant work gloves
 TPR pads provide outstanding protection against grip
 Ergonomic design reduces hand fatigue over extended tasks
 Latex coated for offering good water-resistance

Perfect For...

 Bricklaying with an impact risk
 Working with tools and equipment
 Use in wet weather work

Not the Best For...

Use in freezing temperatures (See our solution)
 Lower risk work (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Towa Exxoguard Kevlar Impact Protection EG3-351 Gloves are the gloves to use if you use tools and machinery as well as laying bricks. They offer outstanding all-round mechanical protection, while the tough TPR pads ensure that your hands will stay safe while using machinery.

Runner Up: Portwest Anti-Impact High Performance Gloves A720


Best Fingerless Bricklaying Gloves

Winner: Polyco Matrix Green PU Fingerless Gloves MGP-Fl

Polyco Matrix Green PU Fingerless Gloves MGP-FL

Why We Love Them...

 Fingerless design offers outstanding control while handling
 Good all-round mechanical protection for tough work
 Comfortable design ideal for extended use
 Grippy PU coating for good levels of grip

Perfect For...

 Precision handling tasks
 Protecting the hands against coarse items
 Improving productivity during bricklaying jobs

Not the Best For...

 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Low risk bricklaying tasks (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Polyco Matrix Green PU Fingerless Gloves MGP-FL have three fingerless digit on each hand for improving productivity. They don't hold back on protection despite the fingerless design, as the thick PU coating provides protection against abrasion, cuts, tears and punctures.

Runner Up: Marigold Industrial Puretough Gloves P3000 3DO


Are you looking for another type of bricklaying glove that wasn't featured on our list? Since bricklaying tasks can vary, we stock a wide range of gloves for bricklayers with all sorts of different protections, features and strengths. To take a look at all of the bricklaying gloves that we offer, check out our Bricklaying Work Gloves category.

Do you have any questions or anything to add? If so, please let us know in the comments below.