60 Second Footwear Protection Service

Provided by IMBOX

Looking after and caring for your footwear is key to maintaining its performance and extending the life of the kit you love. That’s why we’re delighted to offer a new fast and effective, environmentally-friendly footwear protection service - available in selected stores across the UK, to help you give your footwear the aftercare treatment it deserves. 

What Is The Service?

Our Footwear Protection service is performed inside a closed box machine in-store in less than a minute. IMBOX is the world’s most effective professional-grade footwear protection service that prevents damage from water, salt, mud, dust, UV rays, stains, and colour fading - achieving footwear protection impossible to match using regular aftercare methods at home. What’s more, this service is safe for both you and the environment, thanks to an Allergy-Certified liquid that contains neither hazardous nor carcinogenic substances.

How Does It Work?

Our Footwear Protection service couldn’t be easier to use. After bringing your footwear into a store, a member of our team will place it inside the machine, close the drawer to create a vacuum chamber, and select the relevant service programme based on your footwear type. The machine has six nozzles that generate a fog that gets drawn onto the footwear, guaranteeing smooth and even coverage for the treatment. The process takes just 60 seconds, and there are programmes for every type of footwear material – everything from walking boots to trainers, sandals to shoes. A treatment costs just £4.50 and lasts up to 6 weeks (which can be extended substantially using a top-up spray or sponge proofers).  

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Find Your Nearest Footwear Protection Service Location

We are pleased to offer this protection service in most of our UK stores. Find your nearest location today:

Frequently Asked Questions

The most sustainable piece of kit is the kit you already own. By using our footwear protection service you’ll not only help keep your footwear performing its best, but also extend its life by protecting it against potential damage. Better for you, better for the planet.

No. You can just bring your footwear directly into a store and ask one of our experts to run the service for you.

Yes. To get the best protection results, your footwear needs to be clean before being placed inside the machine. They don’t have to be pristine, but please make sure any dried-on dirt is removed from the footwear before bringing it into a store. 

The liquid and machine are produced in Denmark and approved by strict Danish standards (some of the most comprehensive in the world). The liquid is allergy-approved by AllergyCertified and thoroughly tested. After several million treatments, there have never been any reports of an allergic reaction. The liquid has also been thoroughly tested on its ability to repel all sorts of substances, achieving the highest rating in efficiency, health, and safety in tests conducted by PFI Pirmasens in Germany - the preferred test institute for the footwear industry.

Please ask a member of staff when you arrive in-store if you would like to use the footwear protection service. Our in-store experts will be able to check your footwear, advise on the correct programme, operate the machine, and ensure you get the right protection for your footwear. 

The Footwear Protection service lasts up to 6 weeks but is dependent on how often footwear is worn and the material it is made of. Purchasing a spray or sponge proofers will help you to further maintain the protection at home. Ask our in-store experts about which aftercare spray is most suitable for your footwear. 

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