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How to care for leather shoes

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Leather shoes are a great investment, when looked after properly they will last a great many years.
What you'll need: 
Shoe brush
Leather shoe cream
Leather spray
2 Cloths
1: 
Remove any laces from your shoes if there are any. Brush your leather shoes to remove any dust or debris.
2: 
Apply the leather shoe cream to your shoes with the cloth making sure to buff the cream into the leather.
3: 
Wait a couple of hours and using a clean cloth buff the shoes in circular motions, this will make them gleam.
4: 
To protect your shoes from the weather, follow the directions of your leather protectant. Usually if it is a cream it will be applied in the same way as listed above. However if it is a spray, spray your leather shoes evenly and allow to dry for a couple of hours before using them.
Tips: 
Clean your shoes once a fortnight or when needed, this will make them last longer
Use shoe trees to allow them to keep their shape
Warnings: 
Do not use a heater to dry your shoes or stuff them with newspapers when wet as this can stain them

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