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How A Heated Jacket Will Keep You Warm This Winter

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By Niki Tech

If you are not wearing a proper attire, then it may become gruesome to work in a colder environment.

And we do not want to admit it, but it is already started to get cold.

This means no more shorts and flip flops for few months now-wards. And if you are a sports person or working outdoors, then proper clothing is a must for you. Thanks to the electric heated jacket which allows us to pass a cold day comfortably by keeping us warm as never before.

If you work in the cold outdoors, then owning a heated jacket is extremely beneficial. It is lightweight and keeps you warm throughout the day. The modern heated jackets come as battery-operated and thus being cordless.

Not only this, but the batteries also allow you to charge other electronic devices. The heated jacket is perfect for those who want a layer of the jacket under other garments or requires an added mobility from a lightweight but warm outfit.

Let’s look at some more details about a heated jacket:

What a heated jacket is?

If you are a carpenter, a lumberjack, a construction worker, or any other profession that needs to work outdoors, then you need a proper and affordable solution to keep you warm in the colder weather conditions.

A heated jacket is a perfect tool for such conditions which keeps your chest and back warm when you wear it. It is powered by batteries and is wireless, lightweight, and comfortable to wear.

There are some models out there on the market, so you need to do some research and read some reviews of heated jacket to get a best-heated jacket for your comfort.

How a heated jacket warms you?

As mentioned earlier, the heated jacket operates via a battery. It holds a lot of energy and can be charged quickly. With the technology advancements, the best rechargeable battery is already found in portable and wireless power tools, so it makes sense that such power tool companies find the heated jacket.

The replaceable battery warms the heating wire situated between the outer shell and lining.

When you clip a battery into the holder, then press and hold the On/Off button on the top left side of the jacket which turn the jacket in a warm-up mode. When the light turns in a blue from red, it means the operating temperature is reached.

You can hit the button again to lower the heat level with the light indication which effects on the battery to work. You can shut off the heat mode of the jacket by again pressing and holding the On/Off switch.

Things to consider when buying a perfect heated jacket

We have seen what a heated jacket is and how it keeps you warm in the cold weather. Now we will check some point which you may consider when buying a good-quality heated jacket this winter.

Style: You may ask does style matter for a professional? I will say, Yes, it matters. Though it depends on the personal preferences of the user who will be wearing it, choosing a stylish jacket will make you more relaxed while wearing it. There are some heated jackets available on the market with zippered hoodies; you can also check them out.

Heating Ability: Though this is the most important thing to consider when buying a heated jacket, still I mentioned it at the second point because many people want a stylish jacket compromising with some heating abilities it has.

You must know that every heated jacket has a different level of heating ability.

The level of responding to heat changes from person-to-person and we cannot suggest a same degree of heating for everyone. But, brands like Dewalt and Bosch are making fantastic jackets with perfect heating levels. You need to do some experiments to find the most suitable heating level for you, of course. You can adjust the levels depending on the outside weather on any given day.

Pockets: If you are carrying a few things with you at your work or outdoors, then you need to consider this thing also. Some top brands build heated jackets with fabric flaps pockets which are great in harsh weather conditions. Such special designed pockets are ideal for storing mobiles, documents, etc. which is quite handy.

Lining: There are different types of lining jackets are available, like soft and smooth lining from Bosch, and very soft lining from Dewalt and Milwaukee. Such options make the heated jacket perfect for wearing underneath.

So look for the soft linings which make the jacket comfortable to wear as well as increases the heat insulation.

Conclusion: If you work in a harsh, outdoor winter conditions, then heated jacket is the perfect companion for you. Not only for professionals, but it is also a remarkable tool for ice fishing, walking, skiing, hockey arenas, snow shoveling, and other outdoor activities in winter conditions.

Point out which style suits you, how many pockets will you need in it, and how much heat you can tackle off, and then search for the top products in the market according to it. Such things will help you to get the best-heated jacket to keep you warm this winter. Good luck!

Robert D. Cobb
Founder, Publisher and CEO of INSCMagazine. Works have appeared and featured in places such as Forbes, Huffington Post, ESPN and NBC Sports to name a few. Follow me on Twitter at @RobCobb_INSC, email me at robert.cobb@theinscribermag.com