Benefits of Latex Gloves for cleaning and more!
Latex Gloves aren't just for doctors. In fact, it is common to find many people wearing latex gloves these
days as it is one of the most common gloves in the market today which is being
used by many people all over the world for a number of purposes.
A latex glove is actually made of latex and it is worn on the hands to protect the hands against harmful
chemicals like when we wash our dishes or the bathrooms using harmful detergents and cleaning solutions.
These harmful chemicals found in all dish cleaning liquids and cleaning solutions will tend to react with the
surface of the hands and tend to make it react with the skin causing rashes. Latex gloves can also be worn when we
are dealing with hot water especially when we wash heavily stained oily dishes.
As early as 1960's, people have been using latex gloves for cleaning dishes and cleaning the home. Latex gloves
come is various designs and colours but the most common latex gloves are ones that are of pink and yellow colours
with long cuffs. These 2 colours are even popular among many today.
These latex gloves are available in 2 lengths, one which is up to the wrist and the other stretches right up to
the shoulder. It is not uncommon to find latex hand gloves which are pre attached to shirts and body suites which
offer plenty of protection for the whole hands.
Household latex gloves have been used for cleaning dishes and cleaning in the home since the 1960s. Many
different designs of gloves have been available in a multitude of colours but traditional designs in yellow or pink
with long cuffs.
While these still remain the most popular patterns today, gloves can be obtained that range from wrist-length to
those that are shoulder- length. There are even gloves that are pre-attached to shirts and body-suites for added
The latex gloves which are used for cleaning and cleaning should have a skin tight fit while there is still
plenty of room for the hands to breathe as this will allow the hands to have better grip of the objects they are
trying to hold and also for better manipulation.
There are raised patterns on the fingers and palms of the gloves which provide for the excellent grip especially
when handling costly chinaware. Latex gloves offer protection from germs when cleaning toilets and when giving a
bath to pets like dogs and cats.
Latex is the most common material that is used for making such gloves. Even though some gloves come with a flock
inner lining it is the unlined gloves which provide greater comfort especially when removing them.
People working in cafés, restaurants cleaning dishes, shops and other public places commonly use gloves made of
latex. These gloves are thick and give excellent protection. Latex gloves have gained popularity because they are
cheap and reusable.