Just imagine the time when you wait for your favorite shoes for so long and then you finally get them. The level of your excitement becomes unmatchable. Unfortunately all the level of exhilaration drops down when you finally wear them and they don’t fit it perfectly being too tight. Your dismay also comes down when you try them somehow and walk around in your home but unfortunately no luck. No matter how tight the shoe is have faith it’s not the doomsday yet and your new pair can be stretched. You can still somehow manage to break in to those new pair of tight shoes without causing blisters on your feet. These tips and tricks are not just for brand new shoes but you can also use them for your old shoes. As the old shoes also tend to shrink at times or your foot gets swelled up. These quick hacks and tips to stretch shoes will help you to overcome all the hardships that you are facing:
Stretch shoes wider with the help of a stretcher
A shoe stretcher is something that you can keep in handy when you have more than one shoe to stretch. The shoe stretchers often help in stretching the length and width of the tight shoes. All you need to do is buy shoe stretcher and then put it inside the shoe. Now keep twisting it until you feel the size is perfect for you. Just for a safer side twist the tight shoes for about 3 to 4 times and then just leave them for overnight and by this the size of the tight shoes will be much better comparatively.
Rub some alcohol for loosening tight shoes
However there is several shoe stretchers available in market but why to spend such a huge amount of money when you can easily have several options by which you can stretch your tight shoes at comparatively lower cost. Rubbing alcohol at the tight shoes can work as natural fibers that are cheap and work wonders. Another part of the story is that you can utilize the alcohol for future use as well. However it is essential to use the alcohol in a very limited amount as use of excessive alcohol can result into discoloration of the product or it can also not be used too often for leather products as it can tend the leather to dry out.
All you need to do is take generous amount of liquefied alcohol on to a cotton swab and then gently rub it onto the shoe then immediately wear the shoe and then start walking. As soon as you rub it wear the shoes as the alcohol evaporates very fast. You will see the difference very soon as your tight shoes will become comparatively bigger.
Stretch the tight shoe with the help of paper
This is also an alternative method for stretching the shoe. Just stuff a piece of paper or newspaper into the shoe and leave it for some time. The size of the shoe will get enlarged.
Freezing method using Ice for widening shoe
Another method which people generally do to stretch shoes is the freezing method. Fill water in polybag; check for any leaks; place the polybag in shoe; place shoe in freezer. This is probably the most beneficial way of stretching the shoe size.
Well these are all the best way how you can prevent your heart to sink over your best pair of shoes on whom you have drooled so much. These budget friendly methods will help you save money and are not even very heavy at your pocket as well. All these methods will help to stretch the shoe wider. So give a try to them.