How to Waterproof Your Shoes & Sneakers - Monsoon Edition

How to Waterproof Your Shoes & Sneakers - Monsoon Edition

Although the monsoon season delivers a welcome fall of rain, it also presents difficulties in protecting your sneakers. Everyone has felt the heartbreak of stepping outside to find their favorite pair sopping wet and damaged. Sneakerheads may have a string of miserable months during the monsoon season. It might be really difficult to keep our shoes fresh throughout this season. But that doesn't mean we put our sneakers away till the season is over. The doctors of the shoe world are sneaker care brands. They not only offer ways to keep our kicks dry but also fresh. 

Our sneakers are susceptible to water damage, stains, and general aesthetic deterioration due to constant downpours, muddy puddles, and wet weather. Be sure to keep in mind that the fabric of your sneakers needs specific attention before using water-repellent materials. Despite having high-quality textiles, some premium sneakers could be more sensitive to specific things. 

Waterproofing your sneakers will help to protect them from the elements and keep them looking new. With SNKR Essentials' complete care kit, you can ensure that your sneakers remain shielded from the rain. 

Let’s explore the steps essential to effectively waterproofing your shoes during the monsoon season, allowing you to embrace the season with confidence. 

1. Shoe Cleaner Shampoo: 

Snkr's essential shoe cleaner shampoo

This is a powerful yet gentle formula, specially formulated to remove dirt, grime, and previous waterproofing products from your shoes. It prepares the surface for effective waterproofing. 

2. Sneaker Cleaning Brush:

Snkr's Essential sneaker cleaning shampoo

 Included in the kit, this brush helps you thoroughly lather the shoe cleaner shampoo onto your shoes, reaching every nook and cranny for a deep cleanse. 

3. Microfiber Towel: 

Shoe's microfiber towel along with shoe renovator

This towel is perfect for patting your shoes dry after cleansing, ensuring they are devoid of moisture and ready for the next step.

4. Shoe Renovator: 

Snkr's Essential shoe renovator

This product is specifically designed to revitalize your shoes’ appearance and reinforce their resistance to water. Apply a moderate amount of the shoe renovator onto a clean cloth and gently rub it onto the shoe surface, covering the entire shoe evenly. 

5. Water and Stain Repellent: 


This is a must-have for protecting your shoes from water damage and stains. It forms an invisible barrier that repels water and prevents stains from accumulating on the shoe material. Hold the spray approximately 15 centimeters away from the shoe surface and apply an even layer, ensuring all areas are covered. 

Always make sure to routinely clean your sneakers. This will assist in avoiding any accumulation of dirt and debris, which can ultimately result in wear and tear. Avoid wearing your sneakers in rainy weather, which is yet another crucial piece of advice. This can speed up the material's degradation and raise the likelihood of mould and mildew growth. If you absolutely must wear sneakers in rainy weather, remove them as soon as you can and let them air dry completely before storing them. Lastly, keep your sneakers, in a dry place such as racks and crates from SNKR Essentials, when not in use. 

With SNKR Essentials' complete care kit and these three essential steps, you can successfully waterproof your shoes and navigate the monsoon season without compromising on style or quality. By starting with a thorough cleanse using the Shoe Cleaner Shampoo and Sneaker Cleaning Brush, enhancing the appearance and durability with the Shoe Renovator, and applying the Water & Stain Repellent, you can enjoy the rain while keeping your shoes dry and looking their best. Embrace the season with confidence, knowing that your sneakers are prepared to weather any storm.

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