Debating on whether or not it's time to reproof your tactical boots? There's one tell-tale sign to look for: lack of beading. If water is not visibility repelling from the surface, it's time to apply a waterproofing treatment. Over time, the waterproofing fades due to normal wear and tear or excessive use. There are many benefits to reproofing your boots, like ensuring your feet stay dry and comfortable, your boots remain durable and even stain resistance. That's why we created this simple step-by-step guide on how to waterproof your boots. We're going to cover the three most popular ways. Before we get started, it's important to note that you should remove all dirt and debris from the boots before waterproofing. Never apply any kind of waterproof treatment to dirty boots.
It's important to ensure the correct products are used on the correct boot materials, this information can typically be found on the label of whichever waterproofer you're using. If you're unsure what material your boots are made of, we recommend checking with the boot manufacturer. It's also important to note that you should never use direct heat, like a hairdryer, to dry your boots. You should allow your boots to air dry in a location that has low humidity, is ventilated and at room temperature.
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