Advice 1: How to stretch shoes

If you don't know what to do if the new winter boots or shoes are too tight, and standard tools for stretching shoes can't help, because it is not designed for shoes with fur, please refer to the old and tested home remedies. With the help of these funds you will easily be able to stretch winter shoes.
How to stretch shoes
You will need
  • Thick plastic bags, freezer
Take a sturdy plastic bag large enough, place a bag on hand and put into the boot to the sock. Pour in the package of water. If the shoes are too tight only in the region of the foot – can you unbuckle or unlace the shoes if a bit crowded and shaft to fill with water boots have full length. Firmly tie the pack on top.
Put shoes overnight in the freezer. If it's below freezing you can send your boots with a water "stuffing" and a balcony. As we remember from physics lessons in school, water expands when it is frozen. It happens gradually and fairly evenly. Water turning into ice, gradually stretch the skin.
Make boots in a warm place and wait a few hours until the ice melts. Wear shoes and make sure that she is not as tight as it was. But if your leg still seems that the boots are too small, you can repeat the operation for stretching again.
It is not necessary to use the method of "icy stretches" for summer shoes: they are not usually designed to operate at sub-zero temperatures, so a night in the fridge may be detrimental to the condition of shoes or boots (e.g. leather will crack or burst outsole).
Useful advice
If stretch shoes home methods do not work, you can contact the workshop for repair shoes (preferably not in the stall at the crossroads", and a workshop in the factory service). Professionals have special equipment that allows for a day or two gradually, safely and at the same time hard enough to stretch the shoes.

Advice 2 : How to stretch boots

Almost everyone in his life faced with the need to stretch the boots. This may be stretching the shaft or the toe or heel, if you don't quite fit the width of the footwear or its size.
How to stretch boots

Length and fullness boots differs depending on the model, but what if the size down is too tight, and hangs freely? In this case, the only way to stretch boots in the foot.

The surest method to properly stretch boots give them in a Shoe shop, where stretching is carried out on special machines. Pressure on selected stocks every boot stretched in the right place and in the right amount, so far as the material and especially the location of seams and accessories.

However, if there is no possibility to use the services of the workshop, you can try to stretch boots at home.

How to stretch boots at home?

Before you begin stretching, you need to make sure your boots are clean, you can wipe them outside with a damp cloth.


  1. The easiest way is to put on some socks under the boots and wear them for an hour, then fill them from socks to heels with wet newspaper to maintain its shape of the boot. Leave the paper overnight, this will soften the skin, and in the morning, repeat the process of rassasyvaniya with socks. This can be repeated as long as the boots will stretch.

  2. Treat boots inside (if they are not fur) on the outside and castor oil, and wear hours wearing several pairs of socks previously. At night the skin is treated with a fat cream or a special banner, set inside the Shoe on the foot shape. Repeat this process until boots will not stretch.

  3. Leather boots can be stretched to soften the material with boiling water from the hot water it softens and is easier to take the shape of their feet.

  4. When stretching patent leather boots use special foam and sprays. Shoes rubber, fabrics and natural materials stretch very difficult.

  5. If after a month of intensive treatments boots are not echoed, will have to buy a new pair.

Advice 3 : How to stretch shoes in length

New shoes or boots usually seem very comfortable only in the store. After the owner of the Shoe begins to wear, it usually acquires at first a couple of blisters or rubs. But these problems can be avoided if you know how to stretch shoes. There are a few proven ways.
How to stretch shoes in length
The most frequently used method to carry shoes, shoes or boots and alcohol. Moisten the inner surface of tight shoes rubbing alcohol or vodka, put on thick socks and wear uncomfortable shoes on my feet. Then moisten with alcohol or vodka the top of the Shoe and walk in it around the house a couple of hours. Doubt not that it will last, including in the length!
An indispensable tool in overcoming the narrowness of the Shoe – the usual boiling water. Pour inside the brand new leather shoes a little hot water, like rinsing the shoes. You can then put on shoes and wander around the apartment. From this procedure the skin will expand.
You can post shoes and not wearing it. Just fill your shoes with wet newspaper and leave to dry. But in any case do not put the battery dry just at room temperature, otherwise it will get deformed galoshes, but not delicate shoes.
There are special spacers and sprays for stretching shoes, they are sold in specialized stores. But it is most efficient to increase the length of the Shoe in the workshop, using the services of professionals.
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