Diamonds last forever, they say. Have 'they' ever said that winter boots last forever? No, they certainly have not -- with good reason.
When winter comes, you change your shoe choices. The sandals go into the closet, and the boots come out. Clean winter boots to get the best results.
As winter hits, the shoes littering the floor inside your front door change. You put away the sandals and lightweight sneakers and get out the snow boots.