In today’s society, one of the common items for most people to carry is their smartphone. Not only are smartphones great for communication through calls, text, social media, and more, but they are a great resource for about everything you need. Need to find a restaurant? There’s an app for that! Need to call a cab? There’s an app for that! Need to find a scrap yard or scrap prices? There’s an app for that too!
Our smartphones provide so much information for us and it is important to protect them for getting scratched up while scrapping. If you are using your phone for scrapping resources it can get banged and bumped around on daily basis. Making sure to protect it the right way to prevent a catastrophic accident. Below we list some of our favorite cases and protection for your smartphone.
Our List of Top Smartphone Protections
- OtterBox Cases: One of the well-known brands for protecting smartphones for those with an active lifestyle, OtterBox cases are well versed in providing the best protection at different levels. For most scrappers we suggest using the Defender Series. It provides screen protection, a dual-layer case, and sturdy build to protect from drops, falls, scratches, and much more. It is also great for contractors on the go with it’s handy belt-clip holster to have your phone always available. If that series is too bulky for you you can still check out some of their more minimal cases that still provide great protection.
- Speck Products: Other popular cases for smartphones are those from Speck Products. While they are mostly geared towards the younger generation of smartphone users with their fun designs and colors, they also make quality products. They have a wide variety of types of cases for different functions, including a sound-amplifying case and a 2-in-1 wallet case, but they do have some durable cases that are great for scrappers. The ToughSkin Duo Case they sell offers great protection for your phone. It offers all around protection along with a belt-clip that doubles as a screen stand for viewing.
- LifeProof Cases: Recently splashing onto the scene for phone protection, LifeProof cases offer slim design with water-proof, dirt-proof, snow-proof, and shock-proof protection with the majority of their cases. This is great if you are looking to keep your case to a minimal size without the bulk that other companies’ may have with their cases. They have two primary model of cases that they sell for Samsungs and iPhones. One has a screen protector built into the case and the other one the screen protector is so thin it seems you are touching the actual screen. It’s all about what you prefer.