Leder-Gris Original Wax-Oil is a waterproofing treatment for regular use on medium and heavy leathers. Suitable for all types of leather footwear used in average UK conditions. The correct leather treatment is essential if you are to get the best out of your Altberg boots.
Altberg recommended that you brush in Leder- Gris when boots are dry or almost dry - use the brush to work the wax oil into the leather. Leder-Gris Wax-Oil will not significantly soften leather. Always treat with Leder-Gris before storage.
We do not recommend Kiwi or similar brands of 'shoe shine' wax.
Never dry quickly, never dry near heat, never dry or leave in sunlight, never force dry in any way. Remember - drying boots too quickly can shrink the boot.
If leather is constantly going through a wet/dry cycle hardening and eventual flex cracking is inevitable - however the time before this hardening/cracking occurs can be extended by regular use of Leder-Gris Wax-Oil.