how do you all deal with shoes at the door?
up here where there is snow for over 6 months of the year i tend to look around when i enter and if it is a clean house i will take them off, if it is nasty from the start i stomp the snow off and walk in with them
if i go into a concrete basement i will walk back up and carry them down
regardless of flooring etc if i have to lift a heavy appliance i put on the steel toes( i check the soles first on hardwood)
and any house that tells me i HAVE to take them off is told " the workers compensation board says i MUST wear safety foot wear to do my job"
it is the rule, i usually dont worry about it if i know there is no safety threat, till i get the attitude
overshoes dont work up here in the frigid north, i tried the thin rubber slips on the clutch peddle of the truck and they fill with snow anyways on all the walks full of snow
as for the lil slip on booties for inside homes, they dont fit the work boots without ripping anyways, and the ones i found that did were slippery as heck on lino floors when wet