Waterproofing Suede Boots?

Is there a DIY product I can make myself to waterproof suede boots? I don't mean buying a can of spray.

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March 20, 20190 found this helpful
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Suede is a very difficult material to clean and waterproof as most products will damage it and usually beyond "restoring" to the original look.

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Sorry, but If your boots are new or in good condition then I would say it would be better to pay for a product that is recommended for suede.
I know you said "don't mean buying a can of spray" but I have not found any reference to it being safe to use any "household" product on suede.

Maybe someone else will have a recommendation for a safe DIY with other than a commercial product but I would be very careful, or at least, be prepared if the result is not the way you wanted it.

This is what I have used and it does an excellent job but there are several products available that are recommended for suede.

www.amazon.com/.../ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1386038778... (Affiliate Link)

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March 20, 20190 found this helpful
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I had a suede jacket back in the 80s as a gift and I kept it looking nice for years just by brushing it with a suede brush (it came with the jacket). There is no safe way to water proof it...except not to get it wet.

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Enjoy your boots!!

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March 18, 20190 found this helpful

You could use beeswax for leather, but I haven't found anything homemade that works for suede.

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