Shoe Glue

Who repaired it?

I did

How long did the repair take?

10 min

How much did it cost?


How was the object repaired?

I used PVA glue to stick part of the sole back onto the rest of the boot. Spread it on quite thickly and used a clamp to hold it on until the glue dried.

Why did you repair the object?

They were leaking through that gap, the rest of the boots were OK. Didn’t want to chuck them just yet.

Why do you think it is important to repair things?

It’s better for the planet.

What would be important to you to be included in a Repair Declaration for Ireland?

Information on where repairs can be carried out.

What actions do you think could help Westmeath achieve a vibrant repair culture?

A mobile repair collection and return service.