Shoe Repair and Your Lifestyle
In today’s economy making wise decisions about your finances means more than ever. When it comes to quality footwear, you get what you pay for. You should consider footwear as an investment, not just another part of your wardrobe. A wisely spent dollar earns you more comfort, better foot health and even a sense of satisfaction knowing you are not only investing wisely, but saving the environment. A smart investor will consult a professional before investing to ensure that his or her funds earn a good return. When it comes to shoes and boots, you can turn to the professionals at Huval’s Boot and Shoe Repair.
Why Repair Your Quality Shoes?
You should care for your quality shoes and have them repaired when necessary. You can increase your worth and the worth of your shoes by having them repaired rather than purchase a new pair. The pros at Huvals Boot and Shoe Repair can fix quality old shoes a significant number of times at far below the expense of new shoes. With good care and maintenance, a pair of high-quality men’s shoes can be resoled seven to 10 times at far less than the cost of a new pair. New soles and heels, combined with reconditioned uppers will give shoes a new appearance and provide that comfortable feel. A quality pair of men’s shoes can often last up to 30 years. Women’s shoes that are well made can typically be resoled three to five times.
Shoe Repair For Your Foot Health
Fixing damaged parts of your shoes can improve your foot health. Wearing shoes with heels that have been ground down can change the way you walk. Your feet, ankles, knees, hips and back can all suffer if not walking properly. The effect of wearing improper fitting shoes can cause bunions, corns and calluses.
To address these issues, Huvals Boot and Shoe Repair offers shoe stretching services and fitting aids. In most instances, the width of a shoe can be stretched between ½ to a full size when necessary. We can make the toe roomier, or make the instep higher. The area of boots known as the calf can be extended and resized as well.
There are many ways to deal with shoes that are slightly too big. You can use slip insoles, tongue pads or heel grips for a more comfortable walk.
Shoe Repair and the Environment
Repairing ones shoes is one of the original forms of recycling. 62 million pairs of shoes are kept out of landfills each year through shoe repair.
Why Repair Your Quality Boots?
You should tend to your quality boots and have them repaired when necessary. You can increase your value and the value of your boots by having them repaired as opposed to purchasing a new pair. The pros at Huvals Boot and Shoe Repair can fix quality old boots multiple times at far below the expense of new boots. With good care and maintenance, a pair of high-quality men’s boots can be resoled as many as 10 times without having to consider the high cost of buying new ones. New soles and heels, combined with reconditioned uppers will give boots a new appearance and provide that comfortable feel. A quality pair of men’s boots can often last up to 30 years. Well made women’s boots can typically be resoled three to five times at least.
Shoe Care and Your Appearance
Keeping your shoes looking new and attractive is a compelling reason for a regular shoe care routine and shoe repair. Did you know that a nationwide survey reveals that 89 percent of business recruiters consider proper grooming as important factor for climbing up the ladder in business? Unkempt shoes are the most common business appearance factor for men, and the second most common for ladies. Shoes say a lot about a person. Two thirds of young professional women think that men with untidy shoes reflect badly on their persona. Fifty percent of males feel the same regarding females that wear sloppy shoes and sandals. Remember people often judge one another by the quality of their shoes. It may sound strange but true. Well maintained shoes give the impression of professionalism, ambition, efficiency, organization, confidence and even friendliness.
Footwear Solutions From A Certified Pedorthist
Owner Dana Huval holds a certification in Pedorthics from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics. This certification means that Dana is trained in the assessment of foot problems and can help find footwear to help treat those problems.
Who Should Wear Orthopedic Shoes?
Many people think orthopedic shoes are only for older people or those with extreme foot problems, but the truth is that orthopedic footwear is great for people of all ages with or without foot problems. Every foot is unique, and orthopedic shoes can help make life more comfortable.
Custom Sizing, Removable Inserts, And More
There are a variety of characteristics that make orthopedic shoes different from “regular” shoes. Some offer a wider selection of sizes such as narrow or wide widths. Others offer custom or removable inserts for differing levels of arch support and cushion. In addition, many orthopedic shoes offer easier closure such as zippers or hook-and-loop.
Come in to Huval Boot and Shoe Repair today and let our staff find the perfect orthopedic shoe for you!