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Learn how to prepare shoes, leather, denim, canvas, and more using Angelus products.

How do I prepare leather?

STEP 1. Ensure the leather surface is clean and dry to the touch. STEP 2. Apply a small amount of Angelus Leather Preparer & Deglazer onto a rag, sponge, applicator pads, cotton balls, or Q-tips. STEP 3. Wipe down the desired area and allow the produ

How do I prepare Patent Leather?

STEP 1. In order to prepare patent leather you will need high grade sandpaper and adhesion promoter. Lightly sand down the patent with the sand paper. STEP 2. After giving it an even sand, wipe down the areas using Angelus Leather Preparer & Deglazer

How do I prepare Vinyl?

STEP 1. In order to prepare vinyl you will need high grade sandpaper and adhesion promoter. Lightly sand down the vinyl with the sand paper. STEP 2. After giving it an even sand, wipe down the areas using Angelus Leather Preparer & Deglazer. STEP 3.

How do I prepare Nike Foamposites?

STEP 1. In order to prepare Nike Foamposites you will need high grade sandpaper and adhesion promoter. Lightly sand down the surface with the sand paper. STEP 2. After giving it an even sand, wipe down the areas using Angelus Leather Preparer & Degla

How do I prepare suede/nubuck?

When working on suede or nubuck, leather preparer is not needed nor recommended. Simply ensure the surface is clean, dry, and free from debris.

What is Adhesion Promoter?

Adhesion Promoter is a product (usually aerosol) that is used to help paint adhere to non leather surfaces such as rubber, plastics and more.

What's the difference between Leather Preparer and Acetone? Which should I use?

Although Leather Preparer and Acetone can both be used for the same purpose, Acetone has much stronger chemicals that can harm or burn leather items. Leather Preparer is a safer alternative that will not harm leather when applied correctly. If you pl

What is our Paintable Repair Filler and how do you use it?

Angelus Paintable Repair Filler is perfect for repairing minor holes & scratches. This leather filler is mixable with Angelus Leather Paints to aid with seamless repairs. Dries to a flexible finish to help prevent future cracks and tears. It is perfe