Your shoes can pick up a lot of germs and dirt when you’re out and about. Why track that into the house? Get into the habit of leaving your shoes by the door. If you don’t like being barefoot in the house, trade your shoes for slippers. Or buy shoe covers to wear over your shoes. It can help keep your floors free of dirt and debris, and protect them from wear and tear. It can also help you avoid bringing harmful germs into the house.