The Weatherman is calling for Snow, Freezing Rain, and Zero Degree Winter Temperatures. Are Your Shoes Ready and Protected from inclement weather? When investing in good supportive footwear it’s worth spending a little more on good shoe care product to protect your shoes from the winter elements. Whether it is a snow storm or getting caught in a downpour, mud or salt on your shoes, there are a few things to know when you are taking care of your shoes and boots.
Proper shoe care starts from the very beginning, and is the key to extended wear for your new shoes. At The Right Shoe we have shoe care products for your footwear investment. Whether your new shoes have a suede or nubuck finish or a smooth leather finish we have you covered with Ralyn Shoe Care products. Ralyn Shoe Care product line carries a Suede and Nubuck cleaner, Nubuck kit (eraser bar and brush) , Athletic Shoe Shampoo, and a Leather Lotion cleaner for smooth leather. You always want to protect your shoes from the start and take care of them with quality products.
As you venture out and about this winter it’s important to know what to do if you get your shoes wet. If you ever get stuck in a downpour, it’s always good to have on hand newspaper to put in your shoes to help absorb the moisture from inside the shoes. To prevent permanent damage and cracking to leather when drying your shoes or boots, DO NOT put them by a direct heating source. It is also important to invest in a pair of Shoe Trees and to use them before your shoe is entirely dry to keep their form. You only need to use the Shoe Tree for only 1-2 hours to ensure the shape of your boots or shoes. Don’t Worry , you do not need a pair of Shoe Trees for every pair of shoes you own.
Always check the Forecast before you go out especially if your favorite pair of shoes or boots are Suede. Just to mention Rain and Winter weather do not mix well with Suede so keep your Suede shoes at home. For the Care of Suede use a Suede eraser to rub away any blemishes and to restore the nap.
Salt, and more Salt comes with the anticipation of the Cold Winter months. There is no better way to prepare for Old Man Winter than to make sure you waterproof and winterize your shoes. In case you are in a bind and Salt tries to make its mark on your shoes, a good remedy is a little vinegar and water used sparingly to get rid of road -salt . So whatever lies ahead of your path this Winter take a little time to purchase a good product to protect your investment this season.