7 Ways to Fix Your Scratched, Stained or Broken Shoes

Did you break or scuff your favorite pair of shoes? Don’t lose hope just yet. Chances are that there’s a way to repair your shoes and bring them back to their former glory. Whether your shoes have scratches, stains, are too small or are just broken, we’ve got you covered.

  • Fix Broken Flip Flops with Some Gorilla Glue and a Bread Clip:
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  • Restore Old Sneakers:

Whiten up those old soles by brushing on some toothpaste with a toothbrush or a Brillo pad. Then rinse to perfection.
  • Clean Stubborn Dirt Off of Suede:

Just use a nail file to buzz the dirt out.
  • Get Rid of Scuffs on Patent Leather:

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Dab some petroleum jelly onto a q-tip, the use to buff out the scuff. You can also try using nail polish or toothpaste (but try this is an inconspicuous area first to make sure you don’t damage your shoes).
  • Remove Water Stains from Leather Boots:

Use a soft toothbrush and some white vinegar to gently remove the stain. Then wipe clean with a damp cloth.
  • Stretch Shoes That Are Too Small:

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Just use a bag of water and this simple trick.
  • Save Your Soles and Patch Holes With Shoe Goo:

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This stuff can truly save you a fortune.