This winter is already shaping up to be a doozy. Whether you're being pummeled by snow and wind on the East Coast or getting soaked on the West Coast, it's been challenging — especially when you're trying to stay dry. While we're all shopping for winter boots to keep our tootsies warm and dry, there's always going to be that stray, slushy puddle you're not prepared for. So how do you prepare for a soaker? Amazon shoppers rave about the drying capabilities of The Kooder Boot Dryer — and right now, Amazon is offering it up for just $18, down from $36 — that's 50% off!
The Kooder Boot Dryer is a set of two shoe inserts (one plug) that's designed to give off just enough heat to dry your boots and shoes from the inside out. It's a huge time-saver (and shoe-saver) for people who live in a wet climate.
"I live in the Portland Oregon area and we get a lot of rain," wrote one of over 6,000 five-star reviewers. "My shoes are often soaked. I just insert the shoe dryer and in a few hours my shoes are dry and warm."
"As a mail carrier this was the best purchase I made, especially when we have rainy weather," wrote another happy shopper. "I was able to dry my shoes when I had them soaked from walking all day in the rain. They were fully dry and ready to use the next day."
It's a pretty useful gadget year-round, and not just in winter. Our feet are the sweatiest parts of our bodies (the palms of our hands and soles of our feet have the most sweat glands) — and our shoes soak it up. And you know what that means: stinky shoes and boots. Keeping your shoes dry is one step toward closing up the breeding ground for bacteria, and the Kooder Boot Dryer can be a savior: "Smelly shoes no more," wrote another rave reviewer.
"This shoe dryer is amazing!" another grateful shopper shared. "My husband works for a Highway Department and always comes home with damp, disgustingly smelly work boots. I got these for him for Christmas and the difference they’ve made is mind-blowing. Not only does my husband now have warm & dry boots to put on every morning but our house is no longer funked up by his nasty, stanky boots!"
If you're a skier, shoppers say it's a must-have.
"This product is a necessity if you ski," raved another shopper. "I bought this for a backcountry skiing trip to Utah. Put it in my boots after every day of touring in the backcountry (soup boots), and they dried within 3-4 hrs. Quick enough to dry my girlfriend's boots as well every day."
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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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