Here are the seven best waterproofing products currently available on the market and which are especially good for waterproofing boots and shoes. The list provides a brief description of the product, the size, and type of container, plus a few pros and cons for each item. It is in reverse order, ending with the top rated product.
Leather, especially boots, often need to be coated to make them fully waterproof. The best waterproofing products will not only provide a waterproof barrier but also help revitalize and restore the look of worn leather as well.
7. Cadillac Select Premium Water Repellent & Stain Protector Waterproofing Spray
One big advantage of the Cadillac Select Premium Water Repellent & Stain Protector Waterproofing Spray is the variety of leather types you can use it on. It works well with suede, sheepskin, Nubuck, and other tanned leathers.
Cadillac Select Premium Water Repellent & Stain Protector Waterproofing Spray is one of the best waterproofing products because it is environmentally friendly as well. There are no dangerous chemicals to harm your valuable leather products either.
6. Otter Boot Wax
Otter Wax products are all-natural and simple to use and come in recyclable packaging. All products are made in Portland, Oregon and are hand-made. There are no animal fats, toxic fillers, petroleum byproducts, or chemical preservatives included in their making. Otter Boot Wax is a guaranteed all-natural waterproofing product.
This is a heavy-duty waterproofing wax, but no ingredient in it will harm your valuable leather. It is perfect for boots, shoes, hats, bags, or even leather furniture.
5. Sof Sole Mink Oil
Sof Sole Mink Oil adds a waterproof protective barrier, but also conditions and preserves fine leathers. You can add an even layer, allow it to penetrate deep into the leather grain, and then buff it out for a perfect luster.
4. Huberd’s Shoe Oil
Huberd’s Shoe Oil comes in a convenient can. It is a liquid that can be easily applied with a soft cloth or sponge applicator. You can use this on all types of leather except suede and white leather because it might mat suede and mar the color of white leather items. Huberd’s makes other products for these more delicate types of leather though.
3. Skidmore’s Premium Beeswax Waterproofing
Skidmore’s Premium Beeswax Waterproofing is another all-natural option on your list of the best waterproofing products. It’s made using no chemicals or toxic fillers, and it offers an impeccable layer of waterproof protection that also smells wonderful.
Skidmore’s Premium Beeswax Waterproofing comes as an easy to apply wax. Each container holds 6-ounces of quality, all-natural waterproofing cream. You can apply it with a soft cloth or applicator, allow it to penetrate into the leather grain, and then buff it out to a lustrous shine.
2. Bickmore Bick LP – Heavy Duty LP Leather Preservative
The best waterproofing products are those that can handle the harshest conditions. Bickmore Bick LP – Heavy Duty LP Leather Preservative is made to protect your leather against these unforgiving conditions. It waterproofs, restores and preserves all types of leather.
Bickmore works deep into your leather to provide an impenetrable layer of protection. This product not only waterproofs your leather, but puts up a shield against petroleum acids, salts and dirt. It preserves and protects, as well as providing a waterproof barrier.
1. Atsko Sno-Seal Original Beeswax Waterproofing
The final choice for this list of best waterproofing products is the Atsko Sno-Seal Original Beeswax Waterproofing. This is a completely natural way of placing a waterproof barrier on your leather. Atsko produces a number of protective products, many specially created for deep-woods hunting and extremely harsh weather conditions.
Atsko doesn’t use animal fats which usually help add a waterproof barrier, but also weaken and cause your leather products to rot. This is an excellent waterproofing product for insulated boots because it can protect them, but it still allows the leather to breathe naturally.
These are the seven best waterproofing products currently available on the market, and that can be used on a variety of materials. If you think there are some waterproofing products that missed the list, let us hear about those as well.
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