DIY Household Hacks: Waterproofing Shoes

Waterproofing Shoes

During this pandemic, the Covid-19 virus is able to cling onto all surfaces, including shoes. This simple technique will make it easier to disinfect your shoes without wetting the material.


• Beeswax
• Sponge / Cloth
• Hair Dryer

Melt the beeswax in a pot on the stove at medium heat. Once melted, apply the melted beeswax on every visible surface of the shoe. Use the hair dryer on the highest setting, for half a minute to infuse the beeswax and the material of the shoe together. Repeat for the other shoe. Pour water to test if the shoes is water proof.


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