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!
How often should I polish shoes? - We recommend you polish your shoes regularly, this doesn't necessarily mean every day. Leather requires nourishment or it can dry out. You can use shoe creams or a good wax polish - make sure you get it right into those creases - and use shoe trees afterwards! Read our blog on looking after leather shoes Here