How to protect your suede shoes

Suede shoes can look great and be a very desirable shoe to own. However, they are also very delicate. Because of this, extra care must be taken to look after them. If this is done then they will be well protected against the elements and potential damage.

Because they shouldn’t be polished, the best method of care for suede shoes is preventative care. The first thing that should be done prior to wearing your suede shoes for the first time is to apply a water and stain repellant. This is the key preventative method of protection and prevention that will help offer your suede shoes a long life. This repellant should be regularly reapplied as it does not last forever.

A suede brush can be purchased that can help remove dirt. Suede shoes should be brushed regularly. Nubuck shoes can be conditioned. This will preserve them for a long time into the future.

If your suede shoes get stained, the stain should be immediately dealt with. There are many suede cleaners available and will often do the job. It is important to test the cleaner on a small area first. This will ensure no damage is made to the shoes.

A suede rubber is also available for more deeply set stains. This is rubbed across the surface of the stain.

If the cleaner does not work, there are many shoe repair shops that may be able to help.

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