Friday, 12 August 2016

Try These Hacks to Waterproof Your Safety Shoes

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The rainy season is very hard on our entire wardrobe, but one item that takes the biggest hit is our footwear. Most shoes are made to withstand water and wetness to some extent, but the tropic downpour we have in India is just too much for most shoes. Now, branded safety shoes and work safety shoes are designed to keep your feet safe irrespective of water or sun, but reinforcing it for better protection has no downside. Also if your shoes aren’t waterproof then these simple hacks will make your shoes better and your feet dry throughout the wet season.

Use two shoes
Safety shoes are very good at resisting water no matter what the conditions are, but that doesn’t mean you should test its limits. Now manufacturers will invite you to do that, what have they got to lose? Most shoes are built to last, but even you know that there is a breaking point for everything. Use your safety shoes judiciously and keep two pairs on rotation. That way you will not overstress just one pair more than it can take.

Using beeswax to waterproof your shoes is fast becoming a fairly common technique these days and for the right reasons. Apply a coating of beeswax and let it melt down to the pores with a blow dryer, by the time the wax has settled in, you will have a comprehensive water protection. Mind you, this will only last a few days at most and to keep it effective for long you will have to reapply it.

Over the counter products
There are great products that you buy from off the shelves and apply them to your safety shoes for added waterproofing protection. These cost a little but the overall protection you will get from doing that is worth the investment. Try out a few of these products and see what fits you best.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

What to consider besides breathability when buying safety shoes?

Breath-ability is one of the most important factors to consider when looking for safety shoes for your workplace. This is important because breath-ability factor helps the air to circulate, not allowing sweat to accumulate and thereby provides utmost comfort. However, besides breath-ability, there are certain other factors that you should consider as well. Here they are:

You need to find out how durable your safety shoes are and how they will stand up under various extreme conditions. Durability can be measured based on the materials the shoes are made up of. For instance, shoes made of waterproof materials and steel toe caps can withstand heavy pressure and punctures.

This is another factor to consider, ensuring that you can work comfortably at your workplace. Your shoes should be such that they allow your feet to breathe and prevent them from any accident. You can look for shoes that come with cushioned insoles and are lightweight.
To make sure that your shoes last longer and are stable, you need to buy shoes that are well constructed. Poorly constructed shoes will soon fall apart. Therefore, always buy shoes that are well crafted.
The above factors are important when buying safety shoes to make sure that you buy the right pair, depending on your work needs. Always buy them from a renowned brand like the Warrior.