Tag Archives: firefighter

Saying Thanks to Our Heroes

With Canadian Thanksgiving behind us (though some of us might still be eating leftovers), we just wanted to take a moment to say thank you to the men and women who fight for us each and every day. First responders are always there when we need them. Whether you need a paramedic, a firefighter or […]

Firefighters Recycling to Other Countries

  Everyone has garbage. Even firefighters end up with equipment that has outlasted what is seen as its useful life in North America. But that same equipment can get another life – often longer than the first – when it goes to countries without the budget for proper (or any) firefighting equipment like Nicaragua. Through […]

The Importance of Fire Safety

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At this time of year, it’s only natural to want to hit the trails for some camping and hiking. The outdoors provide a great escape from urban life, give opportunities for exercise and allow time and space to share and reflect with those we care about in a relaxed setting. Let’s keep it relaxed and […]

History of Firefighters and Strong Laces

Firefighting has a rather colourful history dating back to the ancient days of Rome with the first known force coming about as a brigade in 115 BC. There was another emperor-formed brigade in 24 BC, a group of firefighters known as the Vigiles in 6 AD and in 1500 AD a fire department of 7000 […]

Outlasting Shoes and Saying Thanks

There are some environments where traditional shoelaces can’t take the pressure. We’ve had firefighters, chemical engineers, welders, hikers and more try our laces and confirm that Ironlace laces can take whatever is thrown at them. This is one of the things we love – not just our own tests, but the real life testing and […]

December Sale – $2 off

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Looking for great laces at an even better price? Our December sale is just what you’ve been looking for. Any size, any style, any color is $2 off from December 9 to 31 on Amazon. Pick your favorite from our complete line up. Happy shopping!