7 tips for your basic home shoe care guide

7 tips for your basic home shoe care guide


Taking care of your shoes at home is essential to prolong their lifespan and maintain their appearance.

Follow these simple steps for effective shoe maintenance:

1. Clean Regularly: Remove dirt and debris with a soft brush or damp cloth. For suede shoes, use a suede brush to gently lift stains.

2. Conditioning: Apply a shoe conditioner to leather shoes to keep them supple and prevent cracking. Use a cream polish for extra nourishment. For suede, use a spray on moisturiser or cleaner. 

3. Polishing: Buff your shoes with a shoe polish that matches the colour of your footwear. This adds shine and protects the leather.

4. Waterproofing: Use a waterproofing spray to protect your shoes from water damage and stains. Reapply periodically, especially before wet weather. Read label to ensure spray is suitable for smooth leather or suede. 

5. Storage: Keep your shoes in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Use shoe trees to maintain their shape and absorb moisture.

6. Rotation: Rotate your shoes regularly to allow them to air out between wears, extending their longevity.

7. Inspection: Periodically inspect your shoes for any signs of wear or damage. Address minor issues promptly to prevent them from worsening.

By following these simple home maintenance steps, you can keep your shoes looking new and extend their lifespan. Invest in quality products and dedicate a few minutes regularly to care for your footwear—it's worth it!

We also provide a full suite of shoe maintenance services for clients who do not have time for shoe care routine. 

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