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The Care and Feeding of your Birkenstocks

The Care and Feeding of your Birkenstocks

photo thanks to Birkenstock USA Everyone here at Cobbler Bill’s LOVES Birkenstocks. They have an easy, relaxed style and a comfortable fit. The contoured footbed molds to your foot over time and they offer great support for summer activities. However, they do need a...
Fix it with Freesole!

Fix it with Freesole!

We perform all types of shoe repairs at Cobbler Bill’s. However, if you have an issue with your heels and you like to repair things for yourself, we have a great product that works well for many people. We sell a great product called Freesole that we recommend for...

Hot Tip for Summer Sandals!

August is a hot month in Portland! Take care of yourselves and your feet in the heat! Be sure to wear good quality flip flops and sandals to protect your feet from injury in the summertime and always wear your sunscreen! Here is another little-known summer tip that...
Make them Last! Waterproof your Shoes!

Make them Last! Waterproof your Shoes!

  Summer has officially left us and, while we are sorry to see it go, we look forward to a beautiful fall and a cozy winter this year. We love to put on our fuzzy, warm slippers and enjoy the comforts of home, when the weather is wet and cold. However, there are...

Wear and Tear: Prolong the Life of your Shoes!

Wear and tear on a pair of shoes is quite normal. We lead busy lives, doing a wide range of activities out and about in the world. This takes a natural toll on our footwear. However, there are ways to prevent some shoe breakdown. A few easy tricks can help you prolong...