How to Fix the Inside Heel of A Shoe? (5 DIY Guide)

How to Fix the Inside Heel of A Shoe

Do you know how to fix the inside heel of a shoe?

A good pair of shoes is an investment worth of what you have spent. Whenever we buy a pair of shoes, we expect it to last without being worn out for a long period of time. Even the best pair of shoes in the world would wear out after a certain period of time. If you can easily fix the worn out area, then you have nothing to worry about. This DIY Guide on How to Fix the Inside Heel of A Shoe is just for you to save your favorite pair of shoes!

How to Fix the Inside Heel of A Shoe?

Will explain the topic with few Do-It-Yourself methods. Hope you can do it by following our ways..

How to Fix A Worn Out Heel Lining?

Here I am going to show you some DIY guide to do it. So, let’s go to read.

#1. Use A Durable Cloth

  • Grab a needle, thread, some glue and a piece of durable cloth. (Your cloth shouldn’t be too thick. Denim cloth is an ideal option for this.)
  • Measure the worn out lining area and cut the cloth to the right size.
  • Take the piece of cut cloth and glue it over the lining of the worn out area carefully.
  • Put some strong stitches over the top edge covering the entire perimeter.
  • If your glue is strong enough, the sewing can be eliminated.

#2. Use Duct Tape

Using Duct tape is not a permanent solution, but it’s an extremely quick way to go. Just peel off the Duct tape and place it on the worn out area. It’s that simple.  Now you’re good to go!

#3. Use Moleskin

Using Moleskin too is not a permanent solution, but the padding in the Moleskin creates a comfortable solution. Also, this is an inexpensive method. All you have to do is to replace the Moleskin every now and then until you fix them permanently.

How To Fix A Broken Heel Like A Pro?

In this part, you will learn, how to fix a broken heel of shoes. Hope this part can help you to sort out your problem.

So, let’s go to read the part.

#1. Use Glue To Re-Attach The Heal

If the broken heel is in a good condition, you can make use of it to put your shoe back in order. Get a tube of any Shoe Glue, Super Glue or Wood Glue. Wood Glue is ideal when the heel and the sole are made out of wood. Super Glue is good as a temporary solution and Shoe Glue always works the best.

  • Get rid of the remains of old glue in the heel and the shoe by scraping them off thoroughly.
  • Wipe off the dust or dirt to keep the edges clean.
  • Rough up the attaching surface of the heel as it helps the glue to stick better.
  • Apply an appropriate amount of glue in the heel surface. A layer not too thick or too thin!
  • Leave the glue to dry if stated in the instructions.
  • Align your heel carefully and attach it to the shoe.
  • Give a good amount of pressure and leave your shoe overnight to dry. Leaving overnight can enhance the lifespan of the heels.
  • In a case in which the heels contain protruding nails, be sure to coat the nails with glue and place them back into the original holes.
  • Once the drying is completed, walk in your heels to check if the fix is consistent.

#2. Replace The Broken Heel With Newly Purchased Heel

If the broken heel is not in a condition to be reused, don’t worry! Still you can save your shoes. All what you need is a new heel tip, a pair of pliers and a hammer.

  • Take the damaged heel and measure the tip.
  • Obtain a new heel tip with the correct diameter and size.
  • Get a pair of pliers and remove the old heel along with the metal pin from the shoe.
  • Get rid of any dirt or dust by cleaning the area.
  • Insert the metal pin of the new heel tip in to the tip hole carefully.
  • Get the hammer and gently hammer the metal pin until it goes all the way in.
  • Check if the heel tip is fastened securely.

So, Which Method Worked For You?

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