Winter Boot Care

Red Wing Hunting Boots in Pittsburgh

Hunting season is here (or, almost here, depending on how you hunt!) It’s time to hit the game trails and stalk your prey. You’re no greenhorn though – you know that before you step foot in the wilds, you need to thoroughly test and inspect all of your hunting equipment. From stands and blinds to calls and scopes… everything needs to be right. There’s nothing worse than coming back from the hunt empty handed because your gear failed. There’s one piece of kit you might not be thinking of that’s as important as anything else… your hunting boots! If your hunting boots are beat up, out of shape, and just not capable of getting the job done, we can help. Red Wing proudly stocks the world’s best hunting boots… Irish Setters!

Irish Setters – Red Wing Monroeville’s Hunting Boots

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Boot Spotlight: the 83600 and the 2401

Welcome back to the Red Wing Monroeville blog! We’d like to take some time on this entry to put a spotlight on two of our best selling and most well-received boots: The Ramsey 83600 and the FlexForce 2401! These boots are available at Red Wing Monroeville. If once you’re done reading this blog you decide you need a pair? You know where to find us!

Boot 83600 – Ramsey 6-inch

Boot 83600 is designed to tackle the elements while helping you get the job done! Designed by master cobblers with construction and contracting workers in mind, this boot offers great protection from work hazards and weatherproofing that keeps your feet warm and dry throughout the day. Unless this is your first year in Pittsburgh, you know how our winters can get… and this is the boot for taking them on!  

Boot 2401 – FlexForce 6-inch

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Industrial Athletic Shoes from Red Wing Monroeville

Sometimes even if you’re not on the court or the field, you need a pair of flexible, durable, and agile shoes. When you combine that need with Red Wing Shoes? Great things happen… like our line of Industrial Athletic shoes!

Many of our customers are what we call “industrial athletes.” They have to be light on their feet for their job, but need high levels of protection still. For example, folks that work in big stock warehouses have to be able to climb and lift/carry heavy objects – all things that can be made a little more difficult in a high-ankle, heavy leather work boot.

We always say – for every job, there’s work footwear made to tackle it. For jobs like that – look for Red Wing’s Industrial Athlete footwear! 

Athletic Shoes for Industrial Athletes

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Red Wing Shoes Cleaning Guide!

Now that you’ve invested in a pair of the best work boots in the world, Red Wing boots, we want to help you protect that investment. We’re all about service after the sale, and while we happily provide complimentary cleaning services once a month, sometimes your Red Wings will need more frequent care – especially during the wet seasons and cold seasons here in Pittsburgh! So, we’ve put together this cleaning guide that walks you through the process of how to keep those Red Wings looking good and lasting longer!

While we have a great selection of leathers and styles that require different levels/types of care, the basic instructions for cleaning your Red Wing Boots are this: Clean, Condition, and Protect.

Cleaning your Red Wing Boots

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Get the Right Fit

Right Fit

We’ll cut to the chase – you need to get the right fit for every new pair of work boots that you buy. It’s that simple. When you’re going to be working hard, day-in and day-out, in a pair of boots? Knowing your standard shoe size is just not enough to guarantee the right fit.

That’s where we come in! Our guys know each pair of our boots inside-out. We know the boots that run a little wide and thin. We know the ones that run long or short. Need boots that are lighter? We got ya. Whatever you need, we know where to find it. We’re all about finding you the most effective and most comfortable work boot in our lineup.

How do we get that done? Well, we can tell you one thing… it’s more complicated then just spitting out a certain shoe size! 

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We are Hiring!

Currently Hiring: Part-time retail associate (15-20hrs/wk)

Description: The employee will promote and support the Red Wing Shoe Store by selling our image of high quality, large selection and conscientious customer service to each retail customer, striving to the utmost to make a loyal customer as well as a sale. Support Warehouse Operations on an as needed basis.


Promote and support the high quality Red Wing brand image through professional selling.
Enter customer information and sales into RIMS, process payments, balance cash drawer and daily reporting.
Measure and fit every customer properly.
Explain product features and benefits, as well as technical specifications.
Practice industrial sales lead development on the fitting stool Suggest appropriate accessories with every footwear purchase
Take pride and responsibility for overall store and personal appearance.
Maintain the integrity of the sales floor presentation, signing, and housekeeping standards
Support Warehouse Operations in areas of pick/pack/ship on an as needed basis.

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Winter Boot Care in Pittsburgh

Winter Boots

Winter is here! Unless this is your first year in the Monroeville and greater Pittsburgh area, you know that the real cold is on the way. That means it’s time to review some winter boot care strategies to keep your Red Wing Boots looking good all winter long!

Hard working folks throughout the world love their Red Wing boots for a number of reasons, including

Quality materials + craftsmanship

To get the most out of your Red Wing’s during crazy cold, winter conditions in Pittsburgh, a little TLC before/during/after these winters will go a long way! 

With proper maintenance, cleaning, and care, your Red Wings will last you many years and keep performing at a high level. Below, we’ve outlined some solid “Winter Boot Care Tips,” which will help you maximize your investment in your feet. Regardless of how serious you are about your investment, we can at the very least take full advantage Continue reading

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