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Two feet in brown boots on mountain

Boot Care Guide

Boots don’t require much maintenance and our excellent range will stand up to some pretty demanding conditions. However, a little attention once in a while and use of the right footwear care products will keep them performing for longer. Follow these simple steps and get the most out of your boot.

 

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Top Tips For Looking After Your Boots

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1. Scrub Clean

 

After a trip, take a moment to wash off any mud and grit you have lovingly accumulated with warm water and a semi-stiff brush. Avoid detergents

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2. Treat With Proofer

 

Use Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof or a suitable substitute to treat your boots..

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3. Avoid Softening Uppers

 

To avoid your boots losing their shape, do not soften your leather uppers too much while washing.

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4. Absorb All Moisture

 

If your boots get really wet, stuff them with newspaper or use Absorba Balls to help draw out moisture and prevent odour.

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5. Dry Carefully

 

DO NOT place your boots next to a direct heat source as the upper can crack. Allow them to dry naturally in a warm room or outdoors.

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6. Check For Wear

 

Occasionally check your soles for signs of wear. If you notice you are losing grip, you may want to have the sole replaced. Consider investing in a new pair of boots if the uppers are damaged too..



Helpful Shoe Symbols

When purchasing footwear you may find that some of our shoes have a label with symbols on to explain their materials and composition, detailing the breakdown of the construction of your shoe.

 

These symbols are shown below.

 

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