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Do or Don’t: Asking Guests to Remove Their Shoes

Red House WestWe – and our families – remove our shoes when we’re in the house, but don’t explicitly ask that guests do.  There are a lot of pros to a shoe-free household, cleanliness chief among them, but is it appropriate to ask visitors to doff their footwear?  And, if they do take off their shoes, how do you make sure they’re comfortable?

Do you ask people to remove their shoes when they come into your home and, if so, how do you do it?