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The best way to protect leather boots is with diligent care. Winters, especially up north, can be brutal, and the main reason boots will start to deteriorate is due to salt and moisture. Unprotected leather can crack after drying out, which is why it’s important to properly clean, condition, and weatherproof your boots. Here are…

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Who doesn’t love a new pair of work boots? The smell of high-quality leather, the blemish-free exterior, perfectly clean soles … it’s what dreams are made of. You excitedly put on your boots, ready to tackle another day, until you take a few steps and cringe – you have the “new boot…

The Thorogood logo has gone through some changes since our first steps in 1892, but it has consistently represented our values. The Main Logo The Thorogood® logo represents the Thorogood® brand identity and values. Although the logo has changed overtime, like most do, the symbolic triangle within the logo has been consistent and has kept…

This is the only known image of Albert Weinbrenner   This is the remarkable story about the evolution of a brand and the company that bears his name. From a small cobblery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1892 to becoming a catalyst for getting work done. These unique moments in history, have helped create a brand…

Weinbrenner Shoe Company’s newly renovated manufacturing facility, located at 211 S. Genesee Street in Merrill, marked its official Grand Opening on June 3, 2022, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by factory tours of the nearly 130,000 square foot facility.  The new facility, formerly occupied by Hurd Window & Door and Great Lakes Alfalfa, had been…

If you’re new to protective toe boots, you might have some doubts about the comfort of steel toe boots. Just the sound and thought of cold steel near your feet can make you dread putting on your boots each day. Luckily, technology has helped develop some of the most comfortable steel toe boots that can…

Celebrate the tradesman in your life with a thoughtful and practical gift for Father’s Day! Need help planning the perfect way to show your appreciation for the dad in your life? A poll from YouGovAmerica found that pleasing the father figure in your life is pretty simple – the majority of America’s dads answered that…

Nothing is more annoying than your boots coming undone again and again throughout the day. The best way to avoid having to tie your work boots repeatedly is to buy a great pair of pull-on wellingtons, but we know these aren’t everyone’s first choice for footwear. Learn how to tie work boots so they STAY…

Absolutely. Work boots are so diverse, they’re good for anyone with an adventurous lifestyle. From hiking to hunting, welding to working with cement, a pair of work boots aren’t worth their weight unless you can wear them for more than just work. That’s why we keep design top of mind in our boots, so that…

After a long day of work, it’s not surprising that your work boots don’t smell fresh. But when that smell builds up over time…Whew! Here’s some easy tips on how to make those stinky work boots a bit less smelly.   How to Get Rid of Odor in Work Boots Odor in work boots comes…

Walking the Walk towards Diversity For the nearly 15 million hunters across the United States, Fall traditionally symbolizes the start of hunting season, but for many minorities, hunting is seen as an unfamiliar and out of reach activity due to limited exposure and not knowing how or where to get started. Sometimes hunting can also…