Ira & Son Shoe Repair FAQs

  • What types of shoes can be repaired at Ira & Son Shoe Repair?

    At Ira & Son Shoe Repair, we are equipped to repair a wide variety of shoes including leather, suede, dance, climbing, athletic shoes, and sandals. We are also skilled in repairing western boots and luxury handbags!

  • What kind of damage can Ira & Son Shoe Repair fix?

    Our expertise covers a range of issues such as worn-out soles, broken heels, torn leather, damaged stitching, and much more. No matter the challenge, we’re here to help.

  • How long does a repair typically take?

    The completion time for repairs varies, depending on the severity of the damage and our current workload. While minor repairs might only take a few days, more complex issues could take longer to address thoroughly.

  • Is shoe repair cost-effective?

    Absolutely. Choosing to repair your shoes with us can often be more economical than purchasing new ones, especially for high-quality or sentimental footwear.

  • Can all types of damage be repaired?

    While we strive to fix as much damage as possible, very worn-out shoes or those with critical structural damage may be beyond full restoration. However, we can significantly improve their appearance and functionality.

  • Do repaired items look as good as new?

    Our skilled technicians, Brian, Ira, and Gabriel, have over 50 years of combined experience. We aim to make repairs virtually unnoticeable, restoring your items to their former glory.

  • What should I consider when choosing a quality shoe repair shop?

    An established reputation, positive reviews, and a proven track record of quality work are key indicators of a reputable shoe repair shop like ours.

  • Can you replace worn-out soles?

    Yes, we specialize in replacing worn-out soles on nearly any type of shoe, including work boots and cowboy boots, with high-quality replacements that often exceed the originals.

  • How do I care for my shoes after repair?

    To extend the life of your repaired shoes, regular cleaning and conditioning are recommended. Avoid exposing them to excessive moisture or heat to prevent damage.

  • Is it worth repairing inexpensive shoes?

    It depends on the repair costs versus the value of the shoes. For inexpensive shoes, repairs might not always be cost-effective, but we’re happy to offer advice based on your specific situation.

  • Can you repair all types of shoes?

    Yes, our capabilities include repairing a broad range of shoes, from leather and suede to various fabric materials.

  • What repair services do you offer?

    Our services encompass sole and heel replacement, stitching and seam repairs, broken strap or buckle fixes, and restoration of worn-out or damaged areas.

  • How much does shoe repair cost?

    Costs vary based on the repair and materials needed. We provide free estimates beforehand, so you’ll know exactly what to expect.

  • Do you guarantee your repairs?

    We stand proudly behind our workmanship, offering a guarantee on all repairs. Should any issues arise with a repair, please contact us to rectify the situation.

  • Can I bring my shoes in for cleaning?

    Indeed, along with repairs, we offer shoe shining and waterproofing services to keep your footwear in pristine condition.

  • How do I schedule a repair service?

    We welcome walk-ins at our shop during business hours for immediate service. Alternatively, you can reach out to us by phone or email to discuss your needs or to arrange an appointment.

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