Introduction

Nike Flip-Flops are a very common item in a person's wardrobe. Using these Nike Flip-Flops constantly causes wear and tear, which could be dangerous to the person wearing them. As the flip-flops tear they become unstable and can cause foot injuries like a sprained ankle. This guide will help protect you feet, by fixing the torn parts and making the Nike flip-flops more stable.

Remove all rough edges with 120 grit sandpaper from the torn parts of the flip-flop.
  • Remove all rough edges with 120 grit sandpaper from the torn parts of the flip-flop.

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Clean off any additional residue with soap, water, and a towel or toothbrush.
  • Clean off any additional residue with soap, water, and a towel or toothbrush.

  • Allow the flip-flop to air dry before moving on.

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  • Gently apply the adhesive on the torn parts of the flip-flop.

  • Make sure the torn parts are completely covered. Overspill is okay.

  • Connect and hold the parts of the flip-flop to the adhesive with your hands for 5 minutes. After the 5 minutes the adhesive will be hard enough to let it sit. Let the adhesive dry for 24 hours.

  • Be sure to wear gloves and be in a ventilated environment when applying the adhesive.

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  • Once the adhesive is dry remove any extra adhesive that might have spilled over with the sandpaper.

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  • Take the needle and thread and begin to sew a cross stitch from the strap to the torn part of the flip-flop.

  • It may be easier to use an upholstery needle to get through the rubber material.

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  • Cover the stitched region with Plasti Dip.

  • Allow 4 hours to dry.

  • Make sure to apply the Plastic Dip in a proper environment with venalation or outside.

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Conclusion

The Nike Flip-Flop(s) are now restored and can be worn again.

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