You can extend the life of your footwear if you adhere to a few simple rules to keep your boots clean and supple. When you have finished using the footwear for the day brush of dirt or clay.if you have to wash with water or rinse under a tap but do not sue soap. Good leather cleaner can be used.Avoid using dubbing as it can stain the leather. The inside of the boots can be sponged.Most boots with textile linings can be cleaned this way.
Hot water is to be avoided. Dry your boots after cleaning in dry well aired place with to boots untied and open. Paper can be stuffed inside the boots if they are really wet.This will soak up some of the excess moisture. If the paper gets wet then take out and put in some fresh paper. water-proof boots will dry bit faster if kitchen towel or toilet roll. If boots are really wet, leather lined footwear should be stuffed with paper and renewed until boots are dry. The same applies to GORE-TEX® boots which dry faster and more effectively with paper and repeat if paper gets too wet. it is not recommended to use newspaper . Remember to keep the boots well aired.Do not put them away in bags, cupboards or in the car and never put a hear source near the boots such as a radiator.The can damage the boots shape.When leather becomes dry it needs moisturising so use special wax for leather boots and use a thin coat and massage in. Nubuck will get a bit darker when you wax or go a bit smooth but this does not harm the boots.Remember keep you boots in a well aired dry place and do not let oil or petrol get onto boots.