Our Shoe Care Tips Page
General rules on Shoe care
Always remove surface dust with a slightly damp cloth before applying any polish or protector.
Never apply polish when shoes are wet.
Always allow shoes to dry naturally
(Never use direct heat such as radiators, etc.)
Remove surface dust with slightly damp cloth, allow to dry naturally and apply either a good wax polish such as Kiwi or a cream polish such as Meltonian. For children's shoes we would recommend a scuff cover polish from Meltonian.
Nubuck / Snuffed Leather
Remove excess dirt with a slightly damp cloth. Use a Nubuck cleaning block as directed on the package. Spray with Protector to help against staining and improve water repellence. For heavily marked and grubby shoes use a Nubuck shampoo.
Remove excess dirt with a slightly damp cloth. Apply a suitable patent spray and then buff to a shine with a soft dry cloth.
Remove excess dirt with a slightly damp cloth. Use a Suede brush or a Nubuck block to clean. For heavily marked and grubby shoes use a suede shampoo. When the shoes have dried naturally use a protector spray to to help against staining and improve the water repellence.
Remove excess dirt with a slightly damp cloth. Clean with a canvas cleaner spray following the instructions on the packaging. After cleaning and allowing to dry, spraying with protector will help to prevent staining on the canvas. Leather, suede and fabric sport shoes can be cleaned with Punch Sportsgel.
Oil Snuffed Leather / Oily Nubucks
Remove dirt with a slightly damp cloth. Allow to dry naturally. Spray with protector to help protect against further soiling or apply Leather gel to clean, and lightly brush with a nubuck brush.
Remove excess dirt with a slightly damp cloth. Use Dasco Wax Leather Cleaner as directed on the package. Apply with a soft clean cloth. Once dry, the nap of the waxy nubuck leathers can be restored by gently brushing with a soft nubuck brush.