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A Review of Timberland PRO Men's Direct Attach 8" Steel-Toe Boot

The Timberland PRO Men's Direct Attach 8" Steel-Toe Boot is a rugged Work Boot built for your feet protection and packed with 400 grams of insulation to keep your feet warm in harsh work environments. With a safety toe cap, inbuilt anti-fatigue technology and thermolite insulation, this pair ensures your safety and comfort.

The boot features a padded top collar, Timberland PRO 24/7 Comfort System and waterproof yet breathable material to keep you going the entire work day on out-soles that establish firm traction to keep you from slips and falls in addition to protecting you from electrical hazards.

It is made by direct-inject construction for durability and comes with an open-cell polyurethane foot bed for breathable comfort and an antimicrobial treatment for boot smell and odor control.

Safety Features of Timberland PRO Men's Direct Attach 8" Steel-Toe Boot

1. Steel toe cap. the inbuilt steel safety toe, an essential requirement in many job sites, meets the Canadian and USA safety standards for protection against impact and compression. These include: ASTM F2412-11 and ASTM F2413-11 I/75 and CAN/CSA-Z195-14 Grade 1.

2. Protection against electrical hazards. Timberland PRO Men's Direct Attach 8" Steel-Toe Boot provides secondary protection against electrocution and meets Meets ASTM F2412-11, ASTM F2413-11 and ASTM F2892-11 standards.

3. Thermal Insulation. 400grams Thermolite provides a lightweight and quick-drying, moisture-resistant insulation that keeps your feet warm in cold weather conditions.

4. Padded Top collars. Provide additional comfort and ankle support

5. Anti- slip outsoles. The Oil-resistant and non-marking rubber outsoles provide traction and keep you from slips ans falls.

Performance on the Job

The Timberland PRO Men's Direct Attach 8" Steel-Toe Boot does not disappoint in performance and that is the reason it features in our best list. They will not fail to keep your feet dry and warm, will not compromise your safety against impact and compression and will keep you from slipping and falling. In an addition, the inbuilt Timberland PRO 24/7 Comfort System ensures your comfort is not sacrificed for safety.

They are comfortable and remain durable in manufacturing, construction and several other industries. Being lace up Work Boots and 8'', expect to experience some inconvenience lacing up and loosening the lace if your role requires doing this a couple of times a day. Discover how Lace Up and Pull On Work Boots compare and what should guide your choice of one over another.

The above said, note there are several complains suggesting that the laces that come with this pair of work boots are short. We are not sure at this moment if Timberland has corrected this error nor do we know if this is intentional to keep your boot laces form latching unto loose ends of equipment.

A few persons also complain about that the upper part of the boots begin to detach from the sole after much exposure to moisture, especially around the widest region of the boots.

The Timberland PRO Men's Direct Attach 8" Steel-Toe Boots run small and narrow in size for most persons. We encourage buying half a size Larger than your nominal size for better comfort.


Enhanced safety features

Enhanced comfort


Good value for money

Boot smell control

Thermolite insulation

Relatively light and Easy to break in


1. The run small and narrow(sizing can be challenging)

2. Laces are not long enough

3. Very basic pair of insoles

4. Not the perfect pair if you will be bending and kneeling over concrete and other hard surfaces as they lack outer leather reinforcement


The Timberland PRO Men's Direct Attach 8" Steel-Toe Boot is built with Seam-sealed waterproof leather for durable waterproof protection and a thermolite insulation yet the boot retains a breathable property ensuring you stay dry and warm.

While sizing can be a little challenging, paying attention to a couple of online reviews by people that use your exact size will give you an idea of what size you should buy.

If you are out of options, we recommend half a size larger than your normal size.

This pair ensures your protection and comfort and returns energy to you feet while you work.

Built to support and protect the hard worker. Get it on Amazon or your neighborhood shop.

And let us know your experience in this work boot in comments.

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