It's been a long day at work. You're unlocking the front door with one hand and juggling a week's worth of groceries in the other. The last thing you think of doing upon entry is setting your bags down to take off your shoes, right? Here are five solid reasons why you should.
In the comments section on this, some people suggested getting rid of carpets to improve air quality. That is not necessarily the outcome you will get. If you don't have a carpet, you are more exposed to dust, unless you sweep up very frequently. Carpets also have advantages like noise reduction and less risk of falls for children and the elderly. Carpets or no carpets, however, shoes-off is always best.