To begin empirically determine what made your boots. There is a small chance that they are still from real rubber. Then further actions you simply mess up. For experience take a needle and rascality it to red. Then touch it to the boot, preferably in a prominent place. If the material will start to melt – so the shoes are made of PVC. You can start stretching.
Called polyvinyl chloride thermoplastic material. When heated it softens, and on cooling hardens again. How to soften your boots by heating depends on the amount of the plasticizer that the manufacturer added to the material. Therefore, it is impossible to predict in advance the success of the stretch marks. Usually PVC begins to soften at 70 º C.
Boil water and pour directly into the boots of the boiling water. Let your shoes stand for half an hour. Then add more boiling water.
While the boots will soften, put on feet several pairs of wool socks to increase the volume of the foot. Socks will help feet not to burn yourself on hot boots.
Then you need to pour the water out of the boots and wasted no time, quickly put shoes on his feet. The PVC very good tensile strength. And to break it, unlike rubber products, is quite difficult. So feel free to pull the softened boots.
Without removing boots, take half a bath of cold water. Then climb into the tub and wait a few minutes. While your shoes will be cool, don't forget to wiggle your toes and put pressure on the boots from the inside. Especially the front – to increase the size.
This method gives a 100% guarantee that shoes from reinsurances stretch. However, there is no certainty that over time, the size is again reduced. Perhaps the procedure of heating-cooling will have to be repeated more than once.
Advice 2: How to increase a footwear size
Small shoes can ruin the whole day - it rubbing calluses, and walk in it sheer torture. Slightly increase size of shoes can home. It does not need anything special. You shouldn't hope that much can be done to stretch shoes or boots for one size, or even less.
Special tool - stretching, good stretches shoes. Its size increases by about 3-10 mm, depending on your desires and the quality of the used tools. You can buy it in the store, where there are creams and other Shoe-care. Well impregnate the material of the shoes and put them on his feet. Walk up to complete evaporation of stretch marks. If the result did not meet your expectations, all repeat. Not very well stretched unnatural skin, and even worse - suede, but try still stands.
Can use water. Stuff shoes tightly with paper or rags and soak with water. The result of the work directly depends on the density of the packing. After drying, try on the shoes - if she stretched hard enough, done, repeat until, until you achieve the desired. Most importantly, that desired could come true. The shoes will stretch more than 1 size.
Shoemakers will come to your aid. Modern technology footwear is capable of much. You can adjust the size under the one that is necessary. The wizard is within reason, and the shoes you can pick up the same day or the next. It all depends on the level of employment of a shoemaker and processing of the material.
Advice 3: How to stretch sneakers
Buying beautiful and athletic shoes brings lots of joy, but sometimes in the pursuit of external beauty, we forget that it may not be suitable. What to do in this case? To return the purchase to the store? Not in a hurry to take the shoes back - a few simple tips will help stretch the shoes and wear the shoes with pleasure.
You will need
- spray for stretching shoes;
- wooden banner;
- - castor oil;
- - alcohol or vodka.
If you don't want to experiment on a new pair of sneakers and use it to stretch people's recipes, especially for you in almost any Shoe store sells professional products – sprays. As a rule, they are presented in large variety and in different price categories. To use them is quite simple: shake the spray, apply it to the inside or the outside of the sneaker and wait until dry. However, there is one caveat: your running shoes should be made of genuine leather.
If your sneakers are not leather, in this case to help solve the problem of special wooden stretching, you want to insert in the shoes for 24 hours. The benefits of such stretching is that it is adjustable in length and width, and thus will allow you to stretch the shoes in the appropriate places.
If you don't mind people's money, and your house has castor oil, then apply 50 g to the inner surface of the Shoe and wait until completely absorbed. If the skin is softened, sneakers must not be washed under water and try a little they like.
You can use another popular recipe. Liberally pour sneakers vodka or alcohol, put on foot thick socks and walk until until you feel that the Shoe was spread.
If none of these methods does not suit you, then there is one radical means to contact the Shoe master. In this case, you risk less, because the skill of the specialist practically eliminates the deformation of the Shoe. Shoemaker will process your a couple of special solution and put on a wooden box. With the screws the shoes stretched to the required size.
Use castor oil with caution, as it can give the skin unwanted Shine and leave an odor.
Advice 4: How to seal rubber boots
The most practical shoes for rainy weather – rubber boots – one can fail his master. As a rule, it appears breakthroughs, worn down or cracked soles. Usually there is one pair of rubber, and it is not always possible to immediately make new clothes or to go to a professional shoemaker. Try to stick with boots. If you try and do the right thing, they still serve.
You will need
- - rubber patch;
- rubber adhesive;
- - hammer;
- - solvent;
- - rags or wadding;
- - the file;
- - the skin;
- - soldering iron and kapron (if necessary).
Prepare a leaky rubber boots to fix. First of all, they should be thoroughly cleaned of all contaminants and completely dry. Then you need to find a suitable patch of rubber. For example, it is possible to cut out the junk rubber shoes or Bicycle tires.
Treat the reverse side of the patch and cut around the break in the boot (front side) with a file, then go over them with a abrasive wheel or coarse sandpaper. It is necessary to inject the bonding surfaces roughness glue better grab.
Wipe the rubber insert and seat holes with solvent or acetone, soaking in a degreasing tool, clean rags or cotton swab. Ensure that the fibres or particles of wool left on the surface.
Trim the edges of the patch to boot, so she was a bit smaller (approximately a few millimeters) sanded rough region. You can now proceed directly to the gluing of the Shoe.
Use glue for rubber surfaces (such as a "great Moment" for rubber or "Rubber"). Well, if you will have the opportunity to consult with an experienced Shoe master, buy professional adhesive composition according to the Council.
Read the instructions of the adhesive manufacturer and be sure to stick to. Put on the patch and the area of holes in a thin layer and leave on for 10 to 20 minutes (depending on the requirements on the adhesive packaging). Some master make spreading the glue twice, both times a little drying with it.
Strongly press bonded surfaces. You can pull the boot on a pad or on a piece of wood and tapped the patch with a hammer. However be careful it didn't move. Do not use patched boots earlier than in a day.
If a rubber boot sole punctured or flattened heel, try updating it using scraps of nylon stockings and a soldering iron. On sanded and degreased the damaged surface, apply a nylon lumps and RUB into the hot rubber iron core.