Spending money on new shoes that were extremely expensive to start isn’t something you want to do until great sales role around, perhaps when the shoes are out-of-season.
When you have a favorite pair of hiking boots or running shoes, for example, you want to get as much life out of them as you can. For a few dollars, you can extend the life of your shoes a bit longer until you can get the next pair.
Freesole Gear Aid is one shoe repair product that is available on the market, and one of its competitors is Shoe Goo. Each one has its pros and cons, and, depending on your specific type of shoe, what you use it for, your budget, etc., you’re going to prefer one over the other.
We break down some of the more important characteristics of each below to help you make the right choice. As you consider each, think about your shoes, what is wrong with them, how you use them, and whether you’re planning to purchase shoes to replace them soon or if you just want to significantly lengthen their life.