A common question we hear is whether a regular sneaker can be made into a slip resistant shoe, using a spray or pad or adhesive or some other method. The short answer is “no”, and this post debunks a number of myths around making your shoes slip resistant. Continue reading
We occasionally get the question, “How do I clean my slip resistant work shoes?” After a recent discussion on Twitter, we decided to break this topic down here on Get a Grip!
To properly maintain your slip resistant shoes, there are two things you must consider: cleaning the upper and cleaning the outsole. A shoe’s “upper” is everything above the sole that covers the sides and top of the foot. This is the majority of the visible part of the shoe. A shoe’s “outsole” is the bottom part of the shoe that touches the floor. This is what makes the shoe slip resistant.
Today’s post will focus on cleaning and caring for a shoe upper. Continue reading