FAQs

FAQs

  1. How long does it take to ship my order?
  2. How tight should shoe trees be?
  3. What is the point of Travel Trees?
  4. What is the importance of shoe trees?
  5. How long do cedar shoe trees last?
  6. What Size Shoe Tree should I order If I am a half size?
  7. Will shoe trees stretch shoes?
  8. What are the best shoe trees?
  9. How often should you use shoe trees?
  10. How often should you polish shoes?

 

Shipping - Most items are shipped the same day if ordering before midday except for shoes which may take 3-4 days to ship
 
Fitting Shoe Trees - Shoe trees should fit well but not too tight. They should not require undue effort to get them in or remove them. The twin-tube style shoe-tree could be just fully closed or have a small gap showing the tubes are exerting small pressure
 
Travel Trees - Travel trees are useful for travelling - they stop your shoes being crushed in your suitcase, and they are lighter weight. they are also excellent in light-weight loafers and slippers and also in chukka boots.
 
Importance of shoe trees - shoe trees server a number of purposes, they re-shape your shoes to help eliminate creases, they help them dry out (feet are sweaty), use them to store shoes and polish them.
 
How long will cedar trees last - The tree itself will last as long as the parts remain functional. If you mean how long does the fragrance/cedar effect last - then while it depends on the conditions you are in they can be 'renewed' or refreshed by a light rubbing with sandpaper
 
What size - If you are a half size you would normally order the whole size below your size. However please read the description of the item
 
Will shoe trees stretch shoes? - correct fitting shoe trees should not stretch shoes. If you want to stretch shoes use shoe stretchers - please note stretching shoes should be done a tiny bit at a time
 
What are the best shoe trees? - The best shoe trees are almost certainly the double-tube cedar variety. See our English lasted cedar shoe trees for a glove-like fit in proper English shoes. If you have wide shoes then the combo variety is best suited as the width is adjustable.
 
How often should I use shoe trees? - We recommend you keep shoe-trees in all your shoes whenever they are not being worn!