Respirators, like people, come in all shapes and sizes. There are disposable and reusable respirators and some that cover the whole face or just half of it. There are multiple designs to help protect against different kinds of hazards such as gases and dusts. Helping remodelers pick the right respirator can be challenging. Knowing what the hazards on the jobsite will be are certainly important factors, but have you ever considered fit? “Regardless of whether you are using a disposable or reusable respirator, remember that a proper fit and seal to the face is the most important factor for respirator effectiveness,” writes 3M in an article for ProSales’ sister site, Remodeling.

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