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Breaking Into The Trades

Previously we talked about how important encouraging new workers to get involved in the skilled trades industry and how much we depend on the American Worker for our livelihood. At Intermountain Safety Shoe we are proud to be part of the blue collar community in Golden, Colorado Springs, and Denver, and hope to serve you for another 40 years to come. When we started it was not uncommon to see a generational interest in the trades. If your father was a carpenter, chances are he would mentor you in the skills involved to become a carpenter. Somewhere along the way we have distanced ourselves from that sort of mentorship. Of course there are always exceptions to the rule but generally...

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Skilled Trades Disappearing?

In this day and age, it seems that the American worker is on the verge of extinction. The interest in extremely necessary professions has waned in the last few decades. At Intermountain Safety Shoe we understand the value of hard work and the need to introduce the future generations of workers to these valuable careers. We offer the finest safety shoes and steel toed boots to the hard working men and women of Colorado Springs, Denver, and Golden. We understand that there is nothing worse than a pair of boots that make you miserable at then end of the day. We are not some big box store that stacks our steel toes on the shelf and expects you to figure...

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What to Consider When Buying Safety Boots

There are many things to consider when buying safety boots. Buying safety shoes is a lot less straightforward than buying most other types of shoes. Not only do you have to make sure that the boots fit well and look great, but you need to make sure that they have the safety features you need. There are many things to consider when buying safety boots, and many of them are easily overlooked. That’s why we’ve come up with this list of a few things to consider when buying safety boots: #1. How much do the boots weigh? Weight isn’t something people normally think about when buying work boots, but it pays to do so. This is especially true if your...

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Your Guide to Buying Work Boots: Getting the Right Fit

When it comes to your work boots, getting the perfect fit is incredibly important. At Intermountain Safety Shoe Store, we know how essential it is for your productivity and protection to invest in the right safety shoes. But, we also know that buying work boots isn’t always easy. That’s why we’ve set out to help in this blog series. In the first blog of this series, we touched on finding the right to protection, and in the second blog, we talked about outsoles. Today, we’re going to be touching on another very important aspect of buying safety boots — fit. Why getting the right fit matters. Do you remember the story of Goldilocks that the three bears? When Goldilocks essentially...

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Your Guide to Buying Work Boots: Outsole Options

When it comes to work boots, there are many different outsole options available. From the type of toe protection you need to the type of fit you want, there are many things to consider when it comes to buying work boots. However, one of the most overlooked aspects of the buying process has to be the outsoles. Buying a work boot with the wrong type of outsole can lead to many different issues, including slips and falls, melted, damaged or destroyed outsoles, or shoes that are too heavy, stiff or uncomfortable for the job. But how do you know that you’ve found the right outsole? With the following guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the many types...

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