Good Directions Multi-Purpose Boot Tray

Last updated date: May 16, 2020

DWYM Score
8.5

Good Directions Multi-Purpose Boot Tray

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 35 expert reviews, the Good Directions Good Directions Multi-Purpose Boot Tray placed 7th when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note February 21, 2020:
Checkout The Best Boot Tray for a detailed review of all the top boot trays.

Expert Summarized Score
8.5
2 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.4
286 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Raised-relief circles design promotes airflow so items dry faster.
- Creativezib
It is made from galvanized steel which makes for a durable and long-lasting design that will look beautiful in your home or garden.
- WalkJogRun
What experts didn't like
Fades with use.
- WalkJogRun

From The Manufacturer

This multi-purpose boot tray is as versatile as it is attractive! Raised-relief designs help items dry faster and will match any interior decor. Use it as a boot tray for your entryway, mudroom, or any other area of the home to keep floors neat and clean. Additionally, use it as an attractive home for your potted plants or a neat, no-mess zone for your favorite furry friend's pet bowls! The possibilities are endless. The multi-purpose boot tray has a powder coated, galvanized steel construction with a copper finish and features a circle design inside the tray. The tray is 34-inch L by 14-inch W by 2-1/2-inch H and can store approximately 3 pairs of adult boots or shoes.

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Good Directions Multi-Purpose Boot Tray
7. Good Directions Multi-Purpose Boot Tray
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 2

An Overview On Boot Trays

Keeping your floors clean is about more than aesthetics. It can also help your family stay healthy: dirty shoes can track in irritants that aggravate asthma, and a mucky floor can spread germs to your curious baby’s hands. A boot tray keeps the debris from your shoes in check, and it makes vacuuming and mopping faster and easier.

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Most boot trays are made of plastics or rubber. They run from small (holding one or two large pairs of boots) to much larger (holding enough shoes for a whole family). You can also use a boot tray to prevent dog food or kitty litter from getting all over the floor.

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The right boot tray can keep your floors safe from wear and tear all year round. Our Tips & Advice section has more information about how to choose the best boot tray for your home.

DWYM Fun Fact

There’s no way to know if Nancy Sinatra owned a boot tray, but her song “These Boots Are Made For Walkin” definitely owned the charts. It was a number-one hit across the globe when it was released in 1966. The song’s title was inspired by the film “4 for Texas,” which starred her father, Frank Sinatra.

The song’s video resembled a boot sales commercial, with plenty of boots walkin’ past the camera. Numerous remakes of Sinatra’s ode to independence have climbed the charts since the 60s, and you’ve gotta put all those boots somewhere!

The Boot Tray Buying Guide

  • Before you buy a boot tray, measure the area you want to put it in. It’s also helpful to put your shoes and boots in a row and measure the group’s length and width. This way you’ll buy a boot tray that is small enough to fit comfortably by your entryway and large enough to accommodate all of your shoes. 
  • Consider the size of your family before you select your boot tray. If you’re flying solo, you can get away with a small boot tray. A couple with children will need a much longer boot tray for shoes of all sizes.
  • Most boot trays will rinse clean with a few sprays of water. For tougher stains, spray a household cleaner or some white vinegar on your boot tray and wipe it clean.
  • Boot trays go a long way towards keeping your home neat, but they’re not always fun to look at. For extra style points, invest in a tray with a fun design or upgrade your boot tray by covering it with an inch or two of decorative river rocks.