Before belt repair services became a “thing”, people had it rough trying to fit belts. Unless you had a custom-made belt, it was hard for you to get the rightsize with the right holes and the right length. In addition to shoe repair services, Armando’s shoe repair shop also offers belt repair services. You don’t have to let go of that belt you really love because it is a bit worn out. How about a little bit of cleaning and polishing? Maybe a resize to make the belt fit.
Can a belt be repaired?
A belt can be repaired, but it is best if the belt repair is done by a professional.One misconception people have is that belt repair involves cutting the belt to the desired size and punching a few holes. While this might be true, it requires a lot of skill and expertise. If you do it without the tools and knowledge, you end up damaging your belt’s look and feel. You can even damage the entire belt due to that simple mistake of not trusting a cobbler. What if you don’t get the size right? What if the holes are too many or too close to each other? All these are questions whose answers determine the end result of a repaired belt.
Can a cobbler resize my belt?
A cobbler has the skills and expertise to resize your belt. Have you ever come across a belt you want badly, but it is too long? You want the belt, and it fits you. Even the holes are all in the right place, but the belt is too long. If you choose to wear it, a big part of the belt will be left hanging. Maybe you have desired to lose weight to a certain point, but you don’t want to lose that designer belt. Or maybe the belt has sentimental value. A cobble can resize your belt according to your specifications.
Resizing a belt is part of belt repair that has to be done carefully. This means you probably need to adjust or a few more holes on the belt with the belt resized. A cobbler can punch the holes for you and in the right place.
Getting the right fit for a belt is sometimes hectic. This applies mostly to people who are very specific about what they want. That Trafalgar belt you love might be durable, fashionable, made of quality leather, but it’s too long. Get a cobble to resize the belt for you. Don’t leave the belt at the store if you want it. The cobbler will trim down the belt to the most suitable length. If need be, the cobbler punches holes and polishes the belt.
Belt repair services can be tricky. Don’t go into it if you don’t have the right tools and have the skill. Whether you have a long belt that needs repair or your buckle has given in, Armando’s shoe repair services have you covered.