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Why You Need A Pair Of Carhartt Work Boots

If you had to purchase one pair of boots for the rest of your life, Carhartt work boots would be an extremely wise choice. Seriously, if a pair of boots could be a super hero, Carhartt work boots would totally qualify as such.

Carhartt has been in existence since 1889. They have a long history of American-made products. Carhartt was founded on the value of giving people a quality product for an honest price.

“I believe that when a man wears an article that I manufacture, his self-respect is increased because he knows that it is made by an honest manufacturer, who is honest with his employees.”

-Hamilton Carhartt

This mission has stayed with the company to this day. This has resulted in a booming business with loyal customers who swear by the Carhartt name.

What started as a company that manufactured union-made bib overalls has now grown into a business that provides a wide variety of outdoor equipment. One of their most popular lines is their men’s work boots that truly are an incredibly well made product.

Why Carhartt?

Other than the reasons I’ve just told you (which, shouldn’t that be enough?), there’s even more reasons to buy a pair of Carhartt boots. They’re known for their quality and excellent fit. If you’re looking for a pair of insulated work boots, work-tough hiker style, loggers, or lower cut boots, there’s something for everyone.

Carhartt isn’t afraid of making boots that their customers can be rough with. They know your job demands a lot of you, and you need a pair of boots that keeps up with those demands. Their rugged soles, high-quality leather uppers and waterproof boot liners make these boots a favorite for many working men.

Carhartt Men’s CMP1259 11 Mud Well Steel Toe Work Boot

This boot is serious business. Made of 60% leather and 40% nylon with a synthetic soles, this boot will get you through some serious stuff. If you’re going to be working on a wet, muddy job site you can count on the Carhartt CMP1259. They’ll keep your feet dry and out of the mud.

As far as insulation is concerned, these will keep your feet dry on a chilly day. However, they aren’t designed to be used in the snow. If you need an actual snow boot, this wouldn’t be a great choice though Carhartt has other great options that would work!

The boots are light-weight, making them perfect for all-day wear. So many steel toe boots are extremely heavy and make your feet hurt after a few hours. You won’t experience that with these boots. They’re extremely popular on off-shore oil rigs that require long hours. They’ll protect your feet from a wide variety of chemicals and substances like salt, diesel and oil. The boots will withstand all of it, protecting your feet from things that could be harmful to them.

You don’t have to take my word for it though. Try a pair of these boots yourself and see what you think. It’s important to love the boots you’re wearing all day every day. These boots mold to your feet and once you’ve got them broken in you’ll love wearing them every day!

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Columbia Boots: The Indoor-Outdoor Boot for all Men (Part 1 of 2)

“It’s perfect, now make it better.” This is the line the makers of Columbia boots were told by their mother, Gert Boyle who has been the Chairman of Columbia products for over 40 years. The Boyle family was born and raised in the Pacific northwest. They spent hours outside in the elements, exploring the coast and all of the rugged beauty it has to offer. What began as a small hat business has grown into what we know Columbia to be today: an outdoor apparel mega brand. Columbia products are well made, warm, and built to withstand whatever the elements throw your way. That’s the Columbia promise, and they’ve been around for 70 years to prove their worth.

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Columbia Boots

Columbia boots are known for their ability to keep your feet blister-free, warm and cozy even on the coldest of days. I don’t know about you, but that sounds pretty great to me. One of their biggest selling features is that their mens boots are perfect for easily moving from indoor to outdoor wear while still looking appropriate. We have a few favorite models that we’re really excited to tell you about!

Columbia Men’s Newton Ridge Plus II WP Hiking Boot, Black/Black, 9.5 D US

My fiance hates to take his shoes off inside the house (weird, I know). However, many of his work boots are clunky and uncomfortable for him to wear once he’s inside. These Columbia Men’s Newton Ridge Plus boots are exactly what he wanted: an easy boot to transition from outdoor to indoor.

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These boots have a rubber sole to keep your feet dry in the rain. They feature a leather upper with a mesh tongue so your feet can breathe as you work or play. They’re easy to lace up and the 5″ shaft gives excellent ankle support. Designed for the hiking trail, these boots have the traction and grip you need whether you’re actually hiking or working outdoors. The traction on these boots is designed to repel mud. You won’t end up at the end of the day having to pick the mud out of your boots with a stick. I have way too many childhood memories of doing that!

One of the best features of this boot, beyond the all-over leather which keeps your feet nice and dry, is the supportive arch. It’s comfortable, padded, and the perfect height for all-day wear. They’re light weight, not weighing much more than your average running shoe. This is pretty unheard of for a hiking boot!

When determining what size to order, be sure to consider what kind of socks you’ll be wearing. If you’re going for thick hiking socks, you might want to order a half-size up as these boots are designed to fit snug. If you think you’ll just wear normal thickness socks, you should be fine with the shoe size you typically wear.

All-Weather Boots

These boots are truly designed to take you wherever you need to go. They’re popular on construction sites and other outdoor jobs because of their reliability. The price is great too, as it’ll only run you $60-$90.00 depending on what size and color you order. Not bad at all for a boot that’ll last you a long time.

If you’re looking for a boot that wears like a shoe, this is the one for you! There’s just so many things to love about it, and this isn’t the only boot we love. There’s so many great Columbia boots that we couldn’t limit ourselves to just this post. We’re coming back next time to give you a couple more reviews of amazing Columbia footwear.

Grab a Pair of Thorogood Work Boots

Foot injuries are one of the worst types of injuries to have because they can slow you down in your day or even put your work on hold. Thorogood work boots boots have been built with forethought and a desire to create boots that serve you all day long. Thorogood’s line of certified work boots ensures your feet are protected and comfortable no matter your line of work.

Whether you’re working on your own or within a company at an industrial or construction work site, work boots are often necessary. Steel toe work boots protect your feet from sharp or heavy falling objects and help you keep your footing. They keep your feet warm and in more extreme cases, they can protect your feet from frostbite or hypothermia when working outdoors in the winter. Your work boots should have generous cushioning and good arches to support you during long hours of standing. These features will keep you comfortable and free of pain as they ease strain on joints and muscles, especially as the hours pile up. Your boots should offer a barrier of protection from hot liquids or hazardous chemicals and support your ankles. You want work boots that provide arch support even when lifting heavy objects. They should protect you from punctures if you step on a nail or other sharp object.

Based on your work conditions, you may want footwear for work that is waterproof or water repellent to add another layer of protection and comfort. Leather and rubber boots protect from electric shock and reduce the buildup of electric current, which could lead to static electric sparks. It’s also an OSHA law to wear work boots in many work environments.

Thorogood work boots are well known for their quality and dependability. This brand offers many types of work boots whether you want soft toe or safety toe footwear.

Thorogood Men’s Composite Safety Toe Work Boot

These Thorogood composite toe work boots are made of tumbled, oiled full-grain leather and synthetic and have a rubber sole. Rather than a steel toe, on these boots, your toes are protected by a lighter non-conductive material, which gives them their electrical hazard rating.

These Thorogood composite toe work bootswill protect your feet on all kinds of surfaces, and your feet will remain dry when walking in the rain. They have a spacious toe, cotton drill vamp lining, rubber mid-sole, and on top of that is the removable footbed comfort cushion; for the best shock absorption, leave it in. The outsole on these Thorogood composite toe work boots is made of Thorogood’s exclusive oil and water-slip resistant Polyurethane.

Thorogood Women’s 6-Inch MO Work Boot

The overall design of these Thorogood work boots for women results in footwear that hug your feet. These women’s boots are made of a thick but soft oil-tanned leather. They have synthetic and crepe soles and a Goodyear storm welt. They have a nice thick platform and heel measuring .75 and 1.25 inches respectively. These boots are 6.25 inches high from the arch. Women got the best fit when they bought these using a size chart that measured their feet in inches. It may be larger than your normal shoe size, but your feet will be more comfortable. However, there may still be a breaking in period due to the thick leather. Order for your foot’s width as well as for regular size. The outer sole of this shoe has amazing grip, and there is a secondary removable footbed that is specially created to provide Dual Density Ultimate Shock Absorption.

Thorogood Men’s American Heritage 804-4200 6-Inch Steel-Toe Work Boot

These Thorogood work boots have you covered pretty well. They have a steel toe, are ANSI/ASTM I75 and C75 approved and electrical hazard rated. They have a rubber midsole, composite shank and an oil and slip resistant outsole known as Thorogood’s specially designed Polyurethane MAXwear Wedge. There is also a secondary innersole in these boots made of a memory foam type of material, which conforms to the shape of your foot overtime creating a heavenly fit and feel. The top half of the shoes have an easy shoelace threading system. With their cotton-drill vamp lining and short boot style, dampness doesn’t build up in these boots.

Thorogood work boots are a popular boot with oilfield workers, heavy equipment mechanics, roofers, painters, welders and iron workers to name just a few. They love them because of how lightweight they are, given all their features and components and how well they protect your feet. For those who go through work boots quickly due to the nature of their work, Thorogood work boots are a godsend. An added bonus is that they look good too! You can also wear them for hours on end, some up to 24 hours, without feeling the least bit of pain in your feet or ankles. Like anything, there is a “breaking in” period that’s necessary until the boots conform to your feet. I always wear my boots around the house when I first get them so that my feet have time to adapt before I wear them on the job site. 

Thorogood work boots are dependable, comfortable and stylish. What more could you ask for in a work boot?

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Carolina Boots: They Won’t Let You Down

You’re out all day on the job site, working your butt off. You come home and your feet are tired, wet and sore. Every day it’s the same pattern. It gets old, doesn’t it? That’s enough to drive anyone crazy. Work is hard enough, you don’t need the added frustration of a pair of work boots that can’t hang with you and support you all day. The good news is, Carolina boots exist. And they’re awesome.

Carolina Work Boots

Carolina Boots are built with one goal: dependability. The founders of the company know how hard you work on the job site and how important it is to have a pair of boats that will make your job as effortless as possible. Every job is different, and that means you need a boot that is versatile and customizable enough to meet the demands of your ever-changing demands. Carolina boots will withstand changing conditions, and will last for a long time. You won’t feel like you need to buy a new pair just after you broke them in. These boots are built to last and are worth the investment.

Carolina Logger Boots

Logger boots were originally designed to help loggers through their long days in the woods. The workers needed boots that were able to flawlessly transition between changing weather patterns and a wide variety of terrains. These days, logger boots are worn by workers in a wide variety of trades. Carolina logger boots are no exception to the tradition of reliability in all job site circumstances.

Carolina 8 Inch Waterproof Uninsulated Steel Toe Logger

Made of imported leather with a thick rubber sole, these boots are built for multiple terrains. The shaft of the boot measures about 8″ from the arch and has a steel toe and steel shank. Made of 100% waterproof materials, you don’t have to worry about your feet staying dry even on the rainiest of days.

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You’ll love how flexible and light-weight these boots feel on your feet. You won’t feel weighed down by the steel toe as you do with so many other steel-toe boots. The Carolina Waterproof Steel Toe Logger is ideal for those working in climates where the temperature doesn’t get too chilly but you often deal with rain and damp conditions. The boots are lined but are not thermally insulated, so if you’re looking for a really warm boot built for colder weather, be sure to purchase this next boot we’re gonna tell you about!

Carolina Mens 8 Steel Toe Waterproof Insulated Logger Boot

The Carolina Mens Waterproof Insulated Logger Boot has a very similar design to the traditional Steel Toe Logger we mentioned earlier. The major difference in this boot is that it’s insulated. The 600 grams of Thinsulate insulation will keep your feet nice and toasty when you’re working outdoors in chilly temperatures.

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The sure-grip rubber soles will make sure you stay sure-footed in the ice and snow, and the steels shanks give an extra stability boost. One of the shining features of this boot is how much padding is inside the boot. Most people associate boots of this style with needing to wear extra thick socks or adding some padded liners to boost the comfort. You won’t need that with this boot as it’s all built in. Your feet will feel warm, dry and comfortable all day long. 

Go Get Yourself A Pair Of Carolina Boots!

So there you have it! Two of the best boots a man could ask for. Seriously, what are you waiting for? You need these boots and you know it. Stop dealing with wet, sore, achy feet every night and indulge in the Carolina boots you know you deserve. You’ll be glad you did.

Timberland Work Boots For Men and Women

If you work on an outdoor job site every day, it’s important to have a pair of boots you can rely on. You need something to keep your feet warm and dry, support and comfortable no matter how many hours you’re putting in on the worksite. Timberland work boots have long been lauded the go-to work boot for both men and women. They’re dependable, comfortable, and have a classic design that will never go out of style.

Timberland Work Boots

Timberland PRO Men’s 26038 Direct Attach 6″ Steel Toe Boot

This is the Original classic form fitting all-purpose men’s work boot that’s perfect for the job site, no matter how rugged. Outfitted with 1” rubber outsoles providing you with awesome grip and traction whether you’re working on an icy worksite or climbing over boulders.

Made of seam-sealed water repellant leather uppers, these Timberland work boots make sure the rain, snow and ice stay out of your boots and your feet stay dry all day long. Timberland’s signature PRO 2 comfort system that works to keep moisture away from your feet while still allowing them to breathe.

The best part about these boots is not only the function of them, but how comfortable they are. The PRO 2 comfort system is a patented support configuration that aids the arch support of each foot. It keeps your foot locked in place, minimizing stress on your arch so that your feet don’t get sore even if you’re standing all day.

For the ladies, there’s a PRO series boot that has been designed especially for women’s feet, to keep them prepared and ready for the job site just like the men.

Timberland PRO Women’s Titan WaterProof Boot

The rich brown women’s Timberline PRO Titan Waterproof Boot has great durability with the leather upper and the heavy duty rubber sole. These boots will give you all of the warmth, support, and durability you need no matter how intense the job is.

The Timberland Titan provides comfort and support for the entire foot and ankle. The waterproof full grain leather upper passes the tough test holding up to all types of inclement weather, keeping your feet warm and dry.

The Titan alloy steel toe keeps your toes safe from dangerous machinery and the speed lacing hardware will keep your laces tight and ankle supported. The slip-resistant rubber outsold is engineered for movement with quick strides, to keep you sure-footed in a wide variety of terrains.

Instead of spending your day in pain from achy feet, invest in a pair of Timberland PRO series to make sure you’re always ready to give 100% at the job site, each and every day.