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How to Clean Your Leather Work Boots

It's a dirty job, but somebody's gotta do it. Right now, that someone is you.

So how do you get rid of the grease, grit and gunk on your insulated leather boots? This handy guide will explain how to clean winter work boots in a few simple steps.

Instructions for cleaning insulated leather work boots

How Do I Clean My Winter Work Boots?

If you work in the cold, you know how much you depend on warm winter workwear to keep you protected and comfortable on the job. That warmth and protection is what makes insulated work boots from RefrigiWear such a great value: they're amazingly warm, super comfortable and built to last.

But even the toughest, most durable work boots need a little care every now and then. Our insulated leather boots are easy to care for because we know you don't have time to waste on high-maintenance gear - you've got work to do!

Warm winter boots from RefrigiWear are really easy to clean and maintain with these easy tips:

  1. Brush the dust and dirt off the sole and upper part of your work boots at the end of each day.
  2. Chemicals and set-in dirt can break down the leather and materials of your work boots. Use a wet cloth to wipe off all outer surfaces of the boot once per week.
  3. After cleaning, apply a conditioning treatment for waterproof leather boots.

That's it! A few minutes of care will keep your insulated leather boots feeling comfortable and looking great.

Tips on how to make winter work boots last longer

How to Make Insulated Work Boots Last Longer

With just a little cleaning and care, you can extend the life of your RefrigiWear winter work boots. Care for them correctly and your insulated work boots will keep giving you reliable protection from the cold for years to come!

  1. Loosen Your Laces
    Work boots with laces are designed to be fully loosened when you're pulling them on and taking them off. Take time to loosen them properly or you'll cause unwanted wear and tear on the boot and you'll have to replace worn out laces frequently. If you really hate lacing your boots, try a RefrigiWear work boot with the BOA® Fit System.
  2. Replace Your Insoles
    Your waterproof RefrigiWear work boots are built tough and durable, so you'll wear out the insole long before you wear out the outsole. Replace your worn insoles to maintain your comfort and extend the life of your boots.
  3. Rotate Your Boots
    Use two pairs of work boots and rotate them each day to give the materials time to recover. Then, your boots will feel more comfortable and last longer.
  4. Clean and Store Properly
    Store your boots in a cool, dry place. Don't leave your work boots near heat vents or in direct sunlight, as it can dry out the materials and cause them to break down.

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