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Boot Dryers for Faster Results

Wet boots are uncomfortable, but unfortunately, they can take up to a full day to air dry. Thankfully, boot dryers are a great solution. These handy machines are designed to dry boots or shoes in just a few hours, so you’re ready to take on your next adventure. They often operate with a fan, which makes them especially efficient and helps keep odors at bay.

Many are built to dry two to four pairs at once and can work with a range of materials like leather, fleece and neoprene. Keep in mind that it’s important to check the specifications of the particular dryer you plan to use to ensure your shoes are compatible it. You can also opt for a compact, packable unit that’s great for traveling if you’re always on the go. Considering all this, we’ve compiled five great boot dryers to shop.

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1. DryGuy DX Forced Air Boot Dryer

This unit heats up to 105 degrees Fahrenheit and includes two removable extension tubes to hold boots up to 16 inches tall.

Key Features: A rotary blower should be whisper-quiet. Boasts a three hour timer and switch that controls the heat.

Take Note: Could tip over if used with heavy ski boots.

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2. Peet Original 2-Shoe Electric Shoe and Boot Dryer

This dryer uses thermal convection technology, which pushes out slightly warmed air to shoes, to fully dry them within three to eight hours.

Key Features: Safe to use on all materials including leather, rubber, vinyl, neoprene, canvas, fleece and synthetics. 

Take Note: Doesn’t come with an on/off switch.

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3. JobSite Original Boot Dryer

Although this one can take up to eight hours to dry boots and shoes, it should be silent during use, as it has no motor or moving parts.

Key Features: Utilizes warm air. Sturdy base allows you to dry insulated boots, work boots, rain boots and more.

Take Note: Not the fastest-drying option.

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4. OdorStop Boot and Shoe Dryer

In addition to drying pairs, this one is designed to remove unwanted smells from shoes thanks to an added deodorizer function.

Key Features: Adjustable tubes dry boots of different heights. Includes a three hour timer with an optional constant setting.

Take Note: Deodorizer may omit a strong smell.

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5. Kooder Boot Dryer

Complete with two small dryers that you place inside boots, this model evenly distributes 360 degrees of heat throughout.

Key Features: Its lightweight, compact design makes it ideal for packing. You can expand the length of each dryer by 1 inch.

Take Note: May take a little longer.

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CREDIT: Courtesy of Amazon
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