Shoes want to live forever?
Thanks to our shoes, our feet are protected from cuts and injuries. Don’t they deserve protection from wear and tear, too? We spend a great deal of money on our quality footwear. Why wouldn’t we spend some time as well to keep them in shape and enjoy them for a long period of time?
Follow these tips and you’ll enjoy your favorite shoes longer than if they aren’t properly taken care of.
First, don’t let your shoes be exposed to the air of your home. That would add to their sooner deterioration. Keep them clean after wearing and put them away in a tightly closed plastic bag. That will prevent the air of your home from making the irreparable damage to you dear shoes. Besides, if you keep pets at home, the chances are that your shoes will lose their great looks sooner. Keeping them in plastic bags will solve this problem as well.
Second, take care how you put them away. Stashing them carelessly in the closet will make them lose their shape. Especially if you pack things one on top of the other. It’s a big no-no if you want your shoes to last long enough. You’ll need an original packaging box (remember to save it after you purchase the shoes) or a special one for keeping shoes.
Follow these steps to make sure you do everything the way it should be done: 1. Clean your shoes from dirt. 2. Treat the upper of your shoes with a special protective cream. 3. Put some newspaper inside your shoes to prevent them from losing their good shape. 4. Store them in a plastic bag which can be tightly closed. 5. We're almost there: put the plastic bag in a shoe box 6. Finally, stack it in your closet safe and protected!
If you follow these tips, you shoes will last longer and you’ll be glad you spent a bit more time to protect them from deteriorating.And your shoes will be happier, too!