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11 Sep 2020
Every month in 2020, we’ll be brining you a Klein Timeline Snapshot: a look back in time at a specific year, looking at what the world was like in said year, and what was happening with Klein Tools. This month’s year: 1826 -Coffee - $.17/lb.-One Cow - $12.00-Leather Boots - $4.50/pair What was happening in the world: One of the biggest things happening in September of 1826 was the construction of the Rideau Canal. Known unofficially as the Rideau Waterway, this canal connects Canada’s capital of Ottawa, Ontario, to Lake Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River. Taking six years to complete, the...
21 Aug 2020
Friday, August 21, is National Senior Citizens Day, a holiday created in 1989 by President Ronald Reagan to recognize and appreciate the dedication, accomplishments and services that senior citizens have given throughout their life. One of the areas where people can show this appreciation, outside of their family, is in the workplace. Numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show that between 2012 and 2050, the population of Americans over the age of 65 could grow by more than 94 percent, due to the aging population of baby boomers. This will of course lead to a larger number of older Americans...
14 Aug 2020
Every month in 2020, we’ll be brining you a Klein Timeline Snapshot: a look back in time at a specific year, looking at what the world was like in said year, and what was happening with Klein Tools. This month’s year: 1996 -Plumrose Bacon - $1.24/lb.-5 Piece Dining Room Set - $299.00-Bounty Paper Towels - $.44 for 64 count roll What was happening in the world: A fitting comparison as we are holding an in election in 2020, the year 1996 was also an election year. This month in 1996 happened to be the date of both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. As Bill Clinton was the...
07 Aug 2020
While many of the readers of this blog are well-versed trade professionals, many of our followers are simply Klein Tools enthusiasts who might not have the same level of experience. Average tool users take pride in handling simple fixes and repairs around their homes. But where should you draw the line between do it yourself and hiring a professional? Today, we’re looking at what you should consider in deciding if a project is something you can complete with your own two hands, or whether it is something you should hire a true professional to complete. The first, and probably most important...
31 Jul 2020
As a brand that has been around for over 160 years, it only makes sense that the Klein Tools brand is known worldwide. We’re often featured in trade publications, magazines and on informational videos both online and on television. However, we’ve also found our way into other media over the years. From other brands’ commercials to movies and television shows, Klein Tools has popped up numerous times across different forms of entertainment. Since Klein is a brand for trade professionals, it makes sense that shows focused on building and renovation would have Klein Tools pop up on occasion....
24 Jul 2020
Tomorrow (July 25) is National Hire A Veteran Day. According to Navy Federal Credit Union, more than 250,000 people transition out of military service. As these service members transition back into civilian life, one of the biggest hurdles they face is finding employment. Going from military service back into a regular 9-to-5 job is a large adjustment, and it can be difficult to find the right opportunities and resources to assist with this process. That’s why in 2017 Dan Caporale, founder of Hire our Heroes, an organization that helps to ease the transition from the military to the corporate...
17 Jul 2020
Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year; perfect for enjoying outdoor activities and celebrating together with family and friends. While this summer may feel a lot different for many of us, there are at least two things that we can all celebrate and enjoy while maintaining a safe distance from others. July is when Americans observe two very fitting “national months” of celebration: National Picnic Month and National Grilling Month. Picnics of course are a tradition across the world that have been commonplace for generations. National Picnic Month was started by The American...
10 Jul 2020
Every month in 2020, we’ll be brining you a Klein Timeline Snapshot: a look back in time at a specific year, looking at what the world was like in said year, and what was happening with Klein Tools. This month’s year: 1989 Men’s cashmere sweater: $99.00Kellogg’s Pop Tarts: $.99 per boxCommodore 128D Computer: $399.00 What was happening in the world: July of 1989 was big month in the sporting world. Several high-profile athletic events and achievements took place, including: -The 60th Annual All Star Baseball Game, with the American League taking the win 5-3, and KC Royals player Bo Jackson...
02 Jul 2020
This weekend is the 4th of July and with that comes barbeques, celebrations and of course, fireworks. The tradition of shooting off fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July dates back centuries, to 1776 to be exact. While fireworks are used to celebrate many an occasion today, the 4th is still the holiday that garners the most pyrotechnic displays (the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks display is the largest in the country, in case you were curious). With fireworks however come risks, so today we’re looking at how to keep yourself safe while celebrating. In reading these tips please remember: only...
25 Jun 2020
One of scariest parts of being a trade professional in the electrical field is the possibility of getting hurt, specifically the risk of electrocution. It is estimated that there are up to 30,000 nonfatal shock injuries each year, many of which do not get reported. When looking at reported injuries, there are around 300 deaths and 4,000 electrical related injuries among the U.S. workforce each year, ranking electrocution sixth among causes of work place death in the United States. A commitment to protecting electricians has always been a priority of Klein Tools. Over the years, we at Klein...

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