Logger boots are great industrial work boots!
But one of the common complaints I hear from friends who wear logger boots on a regular basis is that the high heels in these boots often cause sore heels and calves at the end of the day.
Also, wearing high heels on a regular basis every day can lead to spinal problems in the future.
how do you ask?
In this article, we’ll show you how to easily trim the heels of your Logger boots with minimal tools so your feet don’t hurt when you wear them.
If the outsole can be separated from the boot upper, you can use a knife to take them out and use shoe glue to stick the new short heel outsole on.
What is the heel height of logger boots?
Logger boots generally have a 1″ to 2″ high heel. A 1″ heel won’t be a problem for anyone, but a 2″ heel can be annoying for some and sooner or later your feet will wear out. You may face the problem of
Health effects of high heels:
Wearing high heels once in a while isn’t a problem anyway, but wearing them every day can cause temporary or permanent foot and back problems.
Let’s see some of them:
• First of all, high heels make me feel uncomfortable when I’m at work because they constantly pinch my heels while walking.
• High heels put too much pressure on your heels, leaving your feet sore at the end of the day.
• If the ball of your high heel slips in any way, you may be prone to twisting your ankle.
• Due to the pressure of high heels, pain is transmitted from the foot to the calf muscles, and after a period of time, pain is transmitted to the spine.
• So, if you have a problem with your spine, you can end up with slip discs, bending your spine to the left or right of your body, and other dreaded conditions.
So do you really want to fall into any of the above diseases?
So, we’ve come up with a solution that allows you to enjoy the benefits of logger boots while eliminating the pain!
Can the heels of logger boots be trimmed:
Simply trimming the heel of the logger boot may not be easy as it can cause problems such as:
- The heel is hollow inside, so you can’t shave a few centimeters.
- You may not have the right tools for your process
- Without proper knowledge of the process, your boots can be completely ruined
So if you have heel issues, we recommend taking your Logger boots to a cobbler or shoe store to have the heels replaced.
How to trim the heels of logger boots
If you’re confident enough, have the time, and really want to do it yourself, here’s how you can trim your heels correctly.
1. Replace high heels with new short heels.
- new short heels
- Show Adhesive
- some weights
• Remove old high heels completely with a knife. Be careful not to damage the outsole.
• Use a scraper or sandpaper to flatten the heel area
• Apply glue to the heel of the boot.
• Also apply glue to the base of the new heel (where it needs to be glued).
• Let the glue semi-dry
• Stick the new heel to the boot and apply enough hand pressure to hold it for a few minutes.
• Do not place weights on your heels and let your heels rest on your boots.
• Let the glue dry completely
• Your logger boots are ready with a pair of short heels
2. Completely replace the outsole.
Removing the heel from the outsole may not be easy as the heel is a raised portion of the outsole itself rather than being attached separately to the outsole. there is.
- New outsole with shorter heel
- some weights
• Remove the boot and use a knife to completely remove the outsole.Please be careful not to interfere with the insole at all
• Use sandpaper to flatten the bottom of the boot.
• Stick the glue on the base of the boot
• Apply adhesive to the base of the new outsole as well.
• Let the glue semi-dry
• Stick the new outsole to the boot and press it with your hand for a good amount of time.
• Weight is placed on the outsole to hold the shape of the boot.
Voila! You are done.
If the outsole is sewn into the upper of the boot, you’ll have to remove the stitches first, and if you don’t know how to sew it back on again, the boot could be completely ruined. Better take it to a shoe store!
I hope you found this article useful. If so, stay tuned for more such helpful posts.
Until then, take care and have a nice day!