shoe-sole-repair

Fix the sole on a winter shoe

Don't be so quick throwing shoes out - Make your favourite shine like new.

We all have that favourite pair of shoes we cannot leave with. They're usually not only nice, but also the most comfortable. Well, there’s no need to say goodbye to them just yet, here’s how to do some DIY shoe sole repair.

WHAT YOU NEED

MATERIALS

- An all-purpose glue (e.g. UniBond Repair Extreme)

TOOLS

- Clamp
- Brush
- Wooden sticks
- Cloth

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Get the materials

You will need an all-purpose glue (e.g. UniBond Repair Extreme), cloth, brush, wooden sticks and a clamp.

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STEP 1

Clean the shoe

Clean the surface of the shoe and sole that are going to be glued together. First clean with the brush to remove excess glue and dirt. Wipe down the whole area with a damp cotton cloth and if possible, remove the sole completely.

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STEP 2

Apply the adhesive

Apply lines of all-purpose glue (e.g. UniBond Repair Extreme) to one side of the sole.

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STEP 3

Glue the shoe sole

Line up the sole with the bottom of the shoe evenly and push them together. Apply pressure for a few minutes. The better the bond, the longer the shoe will last!

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STEP 4

Wipe off excess product

Use a wooden stick to wipe away any excess glue coming from between the shoe and the sole.

 

 

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STEP 5

Press the shoe sole

If you need to repair the heel area, place a heavy object on top of your shoe to apply pressure for a stronger bond. If the repair area includes the front part of the shoe, clamp them so they are pressed tightly against one another.

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STEP 6

Let it dry

Wait 24 hours for the glue to dry and then you can wear your favourite shoes again! Apply this same technique to all of your shoes and save money with the use of one product! After this shoe sole repair you can wear your favourite shoes again and store them in a shoerack!

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