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How to Dry Work Boots

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Any professional knows that proper work shoes are an essential part to an efficient and safe job site. That’s why Sheplers provides comfortable and stylish work boots that cater to your job site needs, whether your site hazards are electrical, water, heat, machinery, or snakes. Once you find the perfect boot to make your long days easier on your feet and back, you’ll want to make sure that you maintain them for long term use.

What’s more uncomfortable than trying to put on wet boots before a long day of work? Since work boots are made from thick material, it can be tricky to make sure they are dried and ready for another day on the job. Find out how to dry your work boots if you didn’t opt for waterproof work boots, with these 5 simple tips form Sheplers, the number one source for men and women’s western wear.

  • If your boots are wet and covered in mud or dirt, make sure you clean them as thoroughly as you can before drying; drying mud onto your boots can permanently stain them.
  • Avoid direct heat like that of a blow dryer. Use a table fan or industrial fan directly on the boot. Place a towel under the boot to dry up excess water.
  • When drying your work boots, remove the soles and let them dry separately. Try placing soles out in the sun or into the dryer.
  • Stuff your shoes with newspaper – which will not only absorb moisture, but also do away with unwanted smells. Changing the newspaper every few hours can speed up the drying process.
  • Place your boot into a bag or container of dry rice, which sucks up moisture quickly.
  • If all else fails, just wrap a clean towel inside the shoe and around the outside. This should dry it up within a few hours.

 

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