Anything that you buy needs to be rigorously vetted against the standards put in place during the manufacturing process for said products. The reason behind this is that most manufacturers are going to try to cut corners wherever possible in an attempt to lower prices and subsequently ensure that they would be able to earn a lot more profit than might have been the case otherwise. The same goes for snake boots, and since snake boots hiking is a common activity you wouldn’t want to make the mistake of buying a product that might not be up to the mark.
A commonly misunderstood fact about snake proof boots is that as long as they can protect your feet from bites and venom they are worth buying. This actually isn’t true if you think about it. The truth of the situation is that snake proof boots need to be waterproof as well, and if the ones that you are thinking of buying in a store or at any other kind of location where such products are generally available then it’s fair to say that they are simply not worth buying for you in the slightest.
If your boots aren’t waterproof, they won’t help to truly protect your feet. Wet feet will slowly become cold feet, and if your boots get wet and you stay in them for a long period of time then mold and fungi can end up growing in really tiny amounts which would then grow and cause serious infections. Cold feet can also get injured more easily and prolonged exposure to the cold can cause a lot of other problems such as frostbite which can be difficult to manage.