Does this scenario sound familiar to you?
Here's how to protect your boots while you're not wearing them. That sideways droop is damaging to the fabric, so it's beneficial to the boot and your pocketbook to use boot stuffers.
Boot stuffers can be as basic as stuffing newspaper down the boot leg, but if you've ever tried that, you'll know how messy and unsatisfactory it is. I've seen Inflatable Boot Stuffers advertised in the Avon catalogue priced at $12.95 a pair. I have 2 pairs of boots so that works out at $26. If you're like my boot fiend friend with 9 pairs, that's $116.55 in boot storage! Outrageous. The good news is we have here the perfect low-cost answer.
I purchased one pool noodle for NZ$2.99 (even though the Warehouse label said $4.99) and measured it into 6 sections, a pair at 20cm, a pair at 25cm, and a pair at 30cm. Dad cut them for me using a .....saw. I vacuumed the shavings off the ends, then stuffed a noodle segment into each boot.
The Warehouse doesn't stock pool noodles during winter, so get them now!
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