How To Make Shoes Tighter?

How To Make Shoes Tighter?

Wearing loose shoes is dangerous. Loose shoes increase the chances of falls and trips. If possible those shoes should be replaced immediately. But what to do if we don't have any other option other than keeping those loose shoes.

There are many tips and tricks which everyone should know to make their shoe tighter. We will discuss all of those points in this blog.

How to know that my shoe is tighter?

The tight shoes will surely cause pain in our feet. Even while sitting or walking they will cause pain. Right shoe size is that size in which we can insert a finger easily near the ankle. So if you are not able to insert even a single finger then the shoe is tighter. If you can insert more than one then the shoe is loose.

So let's start our today's topics How to make shoes tight?

1. Using insoles

Insoles are placed inside the shoes. They are used for increasing extra cushions and for tightening shoes. Insoles are easily available in local stores and online stores.

Insoles are made of leather, foam and gel. Foam insoles are the best option and are available easily.

2. Wearing thicker or extra socks

Thick socks or extra pair of socks increases our feet size. So they also provide tighter fit inside shoes. This option work on almost all type of shoes.

But due to more socks, it will increase sweating inside shoes and would be very difficult to do in summer weather.

3. Use a cotton piece or cloth between toes.

This is the simplest suggestion. You can add a cotton piece or piece of cloth or tissue between your toes. This makes the finger spread and you will get a little grip. Although it's a very temporary solution but is useful. This idea is suitable for a long walk as it will then irritate the feet.

4. Shrink with water and hairdryer.

This is suitable for leather and fabric shoes only. Here you have to spray some water on shoes and then use a hairdryer to blow hot air to make shoes dry. The hairdryer should be on a low setting and should be some distance away from the shoe. This is an effective solution but could damage shoes.

Don't blow hot air on a specific shoe area as it can damage shoe surface.


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