Shine, Deep Clean & Refinish
Refurbishment and Reconditioning for Boots
Boot Shine, Cleaning & Refinishing
We can beautifully shine, clean, and/or completely refinish your western boot uppers whether they're leather, suede, nubuck, or any other fine finish.
Every repair order comes with a free professional boot shine (a $9 value)!
Boot Shine: A boot shine consists of first cleaning off all the dirt, grime, and old polish, and then deep conditioning the leather until its buttery soft. Next, we hand rub a wax or cream polish to provide stain and color, and last, we buff the shoe to bring out the highest shine possible. The friction and heat we produce with rigorous buffing activates the boot polish and produces a gorgeous sheen that makes your boots look fresh and new.
Deep Clean & Refinish: If you want your boots to look like the day you picked them off the shelves (or likewise, if they are made of suede, nubuck or fabric and can’t be “shined”), you’ll want what’s called a Deep Clean & Refinish.
At the time new shoes and boots are manufactured, they receive a special custom finish that is applied at the very end of the process. This provides a beautiful long-term coating. When our cobblers complete a refinish on your shoes, we reapply the same gorgeous finish the shoe or boot had when it was made new.
For a full refinish, we first deep clean to remove any stains. Next, we’ll generously condition the shoe leather with pure lanolin (when needed), and then apply permanent color over worn and damaged areas. Lastly, we put on a new-boot custom topcoat.
Suede and nubuck must be dry cleaned or finely sanded when cleaning to ensure dirt and stains can be removed. By using special suede-cleaning stones or our delicate sand-blasting booth, we remove the stains gently without harming the suede or nubuck. After cleaning, the suede or nubuck is lightly brushed and waterproofed for longer protection.
Voila! Your shoes are like-new, and this process outlasts a regular shoe shine up to 10 times.
Exotic Skin Care for Western Boots
Have alligator, caiman, snake, lizard, ostrich, shark, fish, bison, or stingray skin boots? Bring it on.
We’ve seen dozens of exotic skin boots over the years, and we repair them all. Our cobblers can repair, clean, refinish, condition, and add a beautiful high finish to maintain your boots strikingly unique look.