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Landscaping Work Boots: How to Find the Perfect Pair

When you’re in a tough, physical, outdoor industry like landscaping, having a great pair of boots is much more than a work essential—it’s something that can make or break your day. If you can trust your boots to stand up to wet weather, cold temperatures, machinery hazards and all the wear and tear you throw at them, you know you can focus on the work instead of your feet. If your landscaping business operates year round, no matter the weather, make sure your boots have these 5 features:

Outsole Grip

Boots with a rugged outsole grip are a safety essential for almost any physical outdoor job. They’ll help prevent potentially devastating slip-and-fall accidents in wet and icy conditions. Plus, the better traction they provide will be a big help on uphill climbs and on soggy terrain.


Working with wet feet all day isn’t just miserable, it’s dangerous. You don’t have time to change your boots throughout the day as they get wet. That means that you need boots with waterproofing you can rely on.


If you are out doing work year-round, you need a pair of boots for the winter months. Boots without insulation won’t keep you warm if you are spending 8 – 12 hours out in the cold each day. Add a pair of thermal socks for even more warmth.

Durable Construction

A great pair of boots is a professional investment, so, naturally, you want the most bang for your buck. Choose a pair designed to take a beating and meant to be used in tough work conditions.

Comfort Features

In the landscaping business, you’re likely on your feet for hours at a time, working hard and moving around a lot. And if your feet are uncomfortable, that will take away your focus. Choose a pair with added support, moisture control and injury-prevention features.

Tough Meets Comfortable: Landscaping Boots from RefrigiWear

At RefrigiWear, our footwear solutions sit smack at the intersection of durability and comfort. We believe you shouldn’t have to sacrifice one for the other, and we make our boots accordingly.

Tungsten Hiker Boot: Say goodbye to foot fatigue with this durable and lightweight boot. PolarForce™ Max PolarForce™ Max The Tungsten features a shock absorbing midsole, slip resistant outersole, composite toe and ankle height to provide ultimate foot protection. What really elevates this boot is the added 600g Thinsulate ™ Ultra insulation to keep your feet warm in -20 to 20 degree temperatures.

Crossover Hiker Boot: The Crossover Hiker Boot is built to meet a wide range of needs in temperatures that hover around freezing or above. It’s lightweight, safe and easy to get on and off. Added features include RefrigiWear’s VitaComfort™ moisture management technology, a Vibram® Q765 dual density with Ice Trek® outsole and high visibility reflective trims for added safety.

RefrigiWear PolarForce™ Max: If you work in a region where winter lasts from October to April, you need maximum protection. The PolarForce™ Max features a double dose of warmth with Thinsulate® insulation and Dri-Blaze® lining, plus RefrigiWear’s own VitaComfort™ moisture management technology. It’s also lighter than most work boots for enhanced on-the-job comfort.We’ve been helping keep people warm for over 65 years, and our footwear is designed to handle the same tough days you have to.