FAQs

STABILicers™ Lite FAQs

What kind of shoes can I use my STABILicers Lite ice cleats with?

You can wear STABILicers Lites with virtually any shoes, boots or athletic shoes. (Sorry, high heels are out.)

How do I attach STABILicers Lite ice cleats to my shoes?

Very easily! First position the STABILicers Lite over the toe of your shoes or boots, and then holding the rear heel straps, stretch the Lite the length of your shoe and pull it up in the back. Adjust the cleats as necessary positioning them under your forefoot and heel.

On what surfaces can I wear STABILicers Lite?

STABILicers ice cleats can be worn on most surfaces found outdoors. They are not intended for indoor use and can scratch floors and catch on carpeting. STABILicers are also not designed to work on hard slick surfaces such as tile, polished stones or metals that are totally smooth.

How do I know what size to order?

Check out our Size Chart. Just select your shoe/boot size and find the corresponding STABILicers size. A close fit is all you need; it doesn’t need to be exact.

Can I replace the cleats on STABILicers Lite?

No, the STABILicers Lite is designed for light duty occasional use. If you want a product for more frequent or aggressive use, take a look at the STABILicers Original and STABILicers SPORT, both of which offer replaceable cleats.

How do STABILicers Lite compare to other inexpensive winter traction gear?

While STABILicers Lite are inexpensive, they are still designed to provide the aggressive traction that all styles of STABILicers are known for. STABILicers Lite provide more durability than other products in their price range. Our objective is to make a product that is Best in Class.

STABILicers™ SPORT FAQs

What kind of shoes can I use my STABILicers SPORT with?

You can wear STABILicers SPORT with athletic shoes, casual shoes, hiking boots or work boots. (Sorry, high heels and larger boots are out.)

How do I attach STABILicers SPORT to my shoes?

STABILicers SPORT have an Elastomer tension-fit binding system that will keep them snugly in place. Because STABILicers SPORT stretch over a shoe or boot they take more effort to put on than the original STABILicers making them less desirable for anyone who has arthritis in their hands.

Will my STABILicers SPORT stretch out, making them not fit over time?

STABILicers SPORT are made out of a special Elastomer compound that allows them to have a great memory and are designed to hold their shape. However, if left on a pair of shoes or crumpled up in a closet, they may change their shape slightly.

On what surfaces can I wear STABILicers SPORT?

STABILicers SPORT can be worn on most surfaces found outdoors. They are not intended for indoor use and can scratch floors and catch on carpeting. STABILicers SPORT are also not designed to work on hard slick surfaces such as tile, polished stones or metals that are totally smooth.

Do STABILicers SPORT provide traction on clear pavement or sidewalks?

Yes, STABILicers SPORT grip pavement, rock, sidewalks, and most outdoor conditions.

How do I know what size to order?

Check out our Size Chart. Select your shoe size and find the corresponding STABILicers SPORT size. If you are between two sizes, order the smaller size if you are buying them primarily for running shoes and the larger if you are getting them for boots. A close fit is all you need; it doesn’t need to be exact.

How often do I need to replace the cleats?

It will depend on how often you wear STABILicers SPORT and on what surfaces. If you use them only on ice and snow they will last indefinitely. If, however, you wear them on pavement, they will need to be checked for wear more frequently. Replace cleats when the surface area becomes smooth.

How do I replace the cleats?

The cleats can be changed very easily with a ¼” socket wrench or screwdriver. Replacement cleats are available in bags of 25, but only a few on each sole will need to be changed at once.

Can I just buy screws at the hardware store for replacement?

STABILicers SPORT cleats are designed to fit into a threaded receptacle and are made from case-hardened steel to reduce wear. They have a specially designed shape that bites into ice.

How will temperature changes affect my STABILicers SPORT?

STABILicers SPORT are designed for winter use, so cold weather will not affect them. However, STABILicers SPORT are not fond of high heat and should not be left in direct sunlight or in a stuffy car.

Should I pre-stretch my STABILicers SPORT before I try them on for the first time?

Yes, pre-stretching your new STABILicers SPORT will allow for an easier first time fit.

How should I store my STABILicers SPORT over the summer?

Remove the cleats (recommended, but not required) and store them in a dry area. STABILicers SPORT should not be stored in any high heat location (such as porches or in cars.)

STABILicers Original FAQs

What kind of shoes can I use my STABILicers ice cleats with?

You can wear STABILicers with virtually any shoes, boots or athletic shoes. (Sorry, high heels are out.)

How do I attach STABILicers ice cleats to my shoes?

Very easily! They have adjustable hook-and-loop fastener straps that will snugly hold your cleats in place.

On what surfaces can I wear STABILicers?

STABILicers ice cleats can be worn on most surfaces found outdoors. They are not intended for indoor use and can scratch floors and catch on carpeting. STABILicers are also not designed to work on hard slick surfaces such as tile, polished stones or metals that are totally smooth.

How do I know what size to order?

Check out our Size Chart. Just select your shoe/boot size and find the corresponding STABILicers size. A close fit is all you need; it doesn’t need to be exact.

How often do I need to replace the cleats?

It will depend on how often you wear STABILicers ice cleats and on what surfaces. If you use them only on ice and snow they will last indefinitely. If, however, you wear them on pavement, they will need to be checked for wear more frequently. Replace cleats when the surface area becomes smooth.

How do I replace the cleats?

The cleats can be changed very easily with a socket wrench or screwdriver. Replacement cleats are available in bags of 50, but only a few on each sole will need to be changed at once.

Can I just buy screws at the hardware store for replacement?

STABILicers cleats are made from case-hardened steel to reduce wear and have a specially designed shape that bites into ice. Screws from the hardware store will grip poorly and wear down quickly.

STABILicers™ OverShoe FAQs

What kind of shoes can I use my OverShoe with?

You can wear STABILicers OverShoes with virtually any shoes, boots or athletic shoes. (Sorry, high heels are out.)

How hard is it to put on OverShoe, over my shoes?

Very easily! They open wide to allow you to step right into them, then close securely with a hook and loop and a quick release buckle that snugly hold your STABILicers OverShoe in place.

On what surfaces can I wear OverShoes?

OverShoes can be worn on most surfaces found outdoors. They are not intended for indoor use and can scratch floors and catch on carpeting. STABILicers are also not designed to work on hard slick surfaces such as tile, polished stones or metals that are totally smooth.

How do I know what size to order?

Check out our Size Chart. Just select your shoe/boot size and find the corresponding STABILicers OverShoe size. A close fit is all you need; it doesn’t need to be exact.

How often do I need to replace the cleats?

It will depend on how often you wear STABILicers and on what surfaces. If you use them only on ice and snow they will last indefinitely. If, however, you wear them on pavement, they will need to be checked for wear more frequently. Replace cleats when the surface area becomes smooth.

How do I replace the cleats?

The cleats can be changed very easily with a ¼” socket wrench or the cleat replacement tool included in your package. The cleats are the same cleats as our STABILicers SPORT.

Can I just buy screws at the hardware store for replacement?

STABILicers cleats are made from case-hardened steel to reduce wear, screw into a special receptacle, and have a specially designed shape that bites into ice. Screws from the hardware store would not work in your STABILicers OverShoe.