Are you feeling uncomfortable with your tight leather boots or thinking to buy a new boots because of tightness?
You don’t need to buy a new one. Because here are some easy methods about how to stretch leather boots. That will help you to wear your boots comfortably and get rid of tightness. Make sure that the boots are made of leather not with other materials. Because these methods are only worked on the leather boots.
Use boots stretching spray to stretch the leather boots
You can easily stretch your leather boots by using spray. You can find boots stretching spray in boots shop or amazon.com. You can also make it by adding 1:1 ratio of alcohol and water.
Follow these steps:
- Buy a boots spray or make it.
- Read the instructions carefully.
- Apply the spray on the boots.
- Let it be soaked for a minute.
- Stretch the leather boots.
After having a boots spray, now you are thinking about how to use this. You will get instruction on the spray bottle. Read the instructions carefully and follow these. Because some spray are applied on the inside and some are applied on the outside of the boots. After applying the spray, let it be soaked for a minute. By applying this, your leather boots will be softened and you can stretch it by wearing without any difficulty.
Use oil conditioner to stretch leather boots
Oil conditioner makes your boots softer so that you can stretch it effortlessly.
For this method follow these steps:
- Buy a oil conditioner.
- Apply a little amount of it in a dry cloth.
- Rub it on the out side of the boots.
- Wipe the excess oil.
- Let it be soaked for a minute.
- Stretch your boots.
You can buy a oil conditioner form amazon.com or boots shop and apply a little amount of it on a dry cloth. Then gently rub it on the out side of your leather boots. If you noticed any excess oil you can wipe it. After that wait for a minute to soak the oil and now your boots are ready to stretch.
Use a blow dryer on boots
Blow dryer is also a better option to stretch your leather boots. As the heat of the blow dryer allow the leather to be softened and you can easily stretch your boots.
Now you’re thinking about how to stretch a leather boots using a blow dryer. So, here are the steps which may help you to stretch your boots. Follow these steps:
- Take a blow dryer.
- Turn on this and take it away from the leather at least 6 inches.
- Use it for 20 to 30 seconds.
- Wear the boots to stretch.
Take your blow dryer and use it at least 6 inches away from the leather for 20 to 30 seconds. Then wear it to stretch. If it doesn’t work at the first time, you may repeat the process.
Wear thick socks to stretch your boots
If you don’t want to pay or want a natural method to stretch your leather boots, you will be happy to know this method. Because leather boots are expanding naturally day by day.
For this method You need to follow only 2 steps:
- Wear a pair of thick socks.
- Wear the boots on it to stretch.
If you want to expand your leather boots fast, you can put on one or two pairs of thick socks and wear your boots on it.
Or, you can just wear your boots at home as the the leather will expand naturally. Don’t go outside by wearing tight boots because it will hurt you. In these way, you can stretch your boots without spending money.
How to stretch a leather boots without wearing:
The above methods suggest you to stretch the boots by wearing. But if you don’t want to wear the tight boots anymore, the below methods will help you to stretch your leather boots without wearing it.
Shop a boots stretcher
A boots stretcher can stretch your boots without wearing. For this method you may follow these steps:
- Buy a boots stretcher.
- Put it in your boots for at least 8 hours.
- Don’t put it in for a long time.
You can find a boots stretcher in a shoe shop or any online shops. After buying a boots stretcher put it in the boots for at least 8 hours and then wear it. If you feel uncomfortable with that, you can repeat this process. Make sure you don’t put it for a long time. As the leather can be too much expanded to wear. Then it will be a great problem to you.
Freeze the boots
If you are worried about the heat from the blow dryer may damage your boots, you can apply this method without any worry. For this method you should follow this steps:
- Take some sandwich or plastic bags.
- Fill them with water.
- Sealed them perfectly.
- Tucked them into your leather boots.
- Put the boots into the freezer.
At first you have to buy some sandwich or plastic bags. You can buy them from any grocery shops or online shops. Fill the bags with water and sealed them perfectly then tucked them into your leather boots. After that, put the boots into the freezer. The water will be frozen and that’s why the leather will be expanded. In this way without wearing boots or spending money, you can easily stretch your leather boots.
Fill the boots with newspaper
This is another easy method about how to stretch a leather boots. For this method you have to follow these steps:
- Take some newspapers.
- Roll it.
- Put it into your boots.
Collect some newspapers. Then take the newspapers and rolled it. After that, put it into your boots. The leather will be expanded by the newspaper and you will effortlessly make your leather boots comfortable to wear.
So, these are the methods that show you about how to stretch a leather boots. You don’t need to apply all the methods just choose one of them and make your boots comfortable to wear. You can easily apply these methods without any worry because all of them are Safe to apply and they will not damage your boots. Enjoy your comfortable boots and let us know which method you are interested to choose.
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