Tips to Take Care of your Safety Shoes - Zimbabwe Businesses Community Article By Megabreeze
Posted 14/08/2022 in Category 1 by Megabreeze

Tips to Take Care of your Safety Shoes

Tips to Take Care of your Safety Shoes

Safety shoes or hard boots are a crucial part of your workwear. Looking after them properly will help you keep them longer and get better value for money. Caring for your work boots doesn't take a lot of work, and we've put together the 11 best maintenance tips for you.
1. Clean dirt and dust from your boots every day
It’s good practice to remove most of the dirt and dust after you've finished work. This allows the leather to breathe naturally, and removes any clumps of mud from your boots. The best way to do this is with a dry boot brush.
2. Cleaning fabric work boots
If you wear work boots made of textile or synthetic materials. Then just use warm water, soap and a sponge.
3. Use polish on your boots regularly
By regularly using polish on your work boots, or by treating them with an impregnating spray, you’ll keep them flexible and water-repellent. Boots that have been polished are also much better at resisting dirt and dust.
4. Air your work boots
Airing your work boots is always a good idea. Allow them to dry, and then air for as long as possible. Untie the laces and push the tongue of the boot all the way forward. Remove your work socks out to allowing aeration.
5. Use two pairs of work boots
Using two pairs of work boots means you can switch them daily, and make your work boots last longer. This may seem like a big initial investment, but in the long run, you won’t need to buy new work boots for a much longer time.
6. Air your insoles
As mentioned in tip 4, it’s just as important to let your insoles dry and air. Don't put them close to a source of heat, as this will cause them to lose their shape and functionality.
7. Wet work boots
Have you been working in the rain and are your work boots wet? Remove the insoles and laces and stuff the boots with some newspaper.
8. Use a shoehorn
A shoehorn will help you to put on your boots faster. It also prevents the heel from bending out of shape and wearing out.
9. Take damaged boots out of service
If your boots are damaged, if the outsole is loose or shows signs of cracking, get yourself a new pair immediately by calling us at 0773428200 / email This is to prevent any further hazards, such as splashes of hot metal seeping into your boots.
10. Wear the correct boot size
A lot of foot problems are caused by wearing the wrong boot size. When this happens, your feet rub against the inside and sweat more. #Megabreeze stocks a wide range of safety shoes of all sizes. So we’ve a right size for all foot shapes out there.
11. Choose a good work sock
It's never a good idea to wear your work boots without socks. Choose antibacterial work socks that allow your feet to breathe, prevent odours and are suitable for prolonged professional use. If you’re wondering, where to buy them, then you are at the right place visit our website for a wide range of work socks ideal for safety shoes.
By following a few simple tips, your work boots will last much longer, which is more comfortable not only for your feet, but also for your wallet, as now you won't need to replace your boots as often.


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