Repair Guide

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Replace A Broken Zipper Slider

Step 1: Remove old zipper slider Select a slider that matches the one you are removing. The letters that are printed on the slide tell you what size you need. With a seam ripper, carefully remove stitching around lower ends of zipper tapes. Pry off metal stop at bottom of the zipper, careful not...

How to Waterproof a Boot

We waterproof shoes for a lot of reasons – to repel water, keep feet warm, get another 5 years of them, or maybe just out of habit. Whatever the reason, protecting prized footwear from the outside world is a great precaution. Plus, who ever says, “Man, I wish I didn’t waterproof...

Replace Felt Soles

Old felt soles can be replaced, and new soles attached, with a little prep work and Aquaseal adhesive. Prepare Soles To attach New felt soles, remove old felt (if necessary). Lightly roughen rubber soles with sandpaper then wipe rubber soles with Cotol-240 or isopropyl...