Repairing a Shoe Sole

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You may be able to save money on shoe repair by doing some things yourself. This is a page about repairing a shoe sole.


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March 23, 2010

The sole on a pair of my favorite shoes began to separate from the shoe. I slipped a little tacky glue between the bottom of the shoe and the top of the sole, clamped the shoes with a couple binder clips, and by next morning they were good as new.

By J from Los Angeles

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January 24, 2011

I have a pair of Patrick Ewing basketball shoes (very rare). They are 20 years old and when I wore them for the first time the rubber at the side of the sole started to crack. Now the sole is hanging off the shoe. You know (talking shoes)?

Can this be fixed so that they are wearable?

By pierre leslie from Milton, Ontario, Canada


January 25, 20110 found this helpful

These are nice shoes so I would take them to a shoe repair shop. This may cost more than any "home" repair but they will usually do a very good job.

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January 25, 20110 found this helpful

Use a product called Shoe Goo, I get it at Family dollar but I think it will be easy to find. It`s great.

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January 25, 20110 found this helpful

I agree with rpfunke. Use Shoe Goo. I think Wal Mart sells it also. Works great!

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January 26, 20110 found this helpful

Talking shoes! So expressive, I love it.
Marg from England.

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