Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by Heather Dodd
Whether out on the yard, working on the farm, having fun walking the dog or tending the garden, wearers put their Grub’s Boots through the highs and lows of life. So when it comes to care and maintenance it is important to look after your boots in the best way you can. Here the team at the leading footwear brand offer some helpful advice on how to look after your boots.
A Bit of Boot TLC!
Grub’s boots are manufactured to be able to withstand flexion in the material making them substantial and durable enough to endure a long lasting life.
The rubber and nylon uppers in Grub’s boots can be cleaned easily with just water or gently scrubbed with soapy water because of their durability, but it is still important to ensure that you give them regular cleaning and conditioning.
Spray them with water and use a soft brush to remove any dirt, then apply a rubber conditioner to replace the lost plasticising agents in the rubber.
Unfortunately in the equine and countryside world our boots come in to contact with acidic or alkali soils, animal waste and chemical fertilisers which can all be found in common walking fields and sadly all affect the plasticisers from the rubber upper and soles without wearers even realising.
If your boots come into regular contact with these surroundings and are not cleaned or maintained it will cause the rubber to harden and dry out, increasing the risk of further damage.
Sun damage can also cause excessive drying, so when storing your boots keep them out of direct sunlight.
We recommend conditioning your rubber regularly with a polish or liquid detergent to keep them soft and supple.
A McNett Revivex spray available from the Grub’s website is a great conditioner that also has UV protectant which protects the boot from UV exposure, dirt and oils.
For further information please contact Grubs on 01204 567700 or visit www.grubsboots.com