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On this page we present you current interesting facts about the Burgol brand, our premium shoe care products, new retailers as well as shops etc.
Have a look from time to time - there are always news - and be inspired.

The shoe care seminar with Rainer Ersfeld in Constance

The shoe care seminar with Rainer Ersfeld in Constance

After more than 100 shoe care seminars in Germany, France and Switzerland since 2004 and a two-year break, the shoe care expert Rainer Ersfeld finally revealed a few hours of his extensive knowledge on November 15, 2018. Die Massnahme in Constance invited to small snacks and a really good wine to indulge in the relaxed atmosphere of shoe shining.

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The Yak Hair Brush in detail

The Yak Hair Brush in detail

The knowledge about manual tufting, the Burgol Fine Polishing Brushes and in particular those made of yak hair, is not new, as it is based on traditional craftsmanship and years of practical experience. But we have never collected it in this form before and don't want to withhold it from our readers.

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Shoe care seminar with Rainer Ersfeld and Burgol

Shoe care seminar with Rainer Ersfeld and Burgol

In the new shoe care seminar with Rainer Ersfeld, you can finally gather a lot of helpful knowledge about your welted shoes and immediately understand the corresponding shoe care practically. Because in the Massnahme in Konstanz, Wessenbergstraße 30, near the cathedral, you can indulge in a relaxed atmosphere and strengthened by small snacks and drinks while cleaning your shoes. In addition, many of the premium shoe care products from the Burgol range are also available there, which can of course also be tested extensively.

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Burgol in polish language

Aarwangen Castle as a model for the classic Burgol logo

First information about Burgol is now available in Polish for our customers and interested parties in Poland:

Burgol historia

urodzony w Szwajcarii

1921 - wynaleziono przepis na wosk obuwniczy BURGOL. Około 1936 roku, pięć lat po tym, jak Adolf Sutter z Oberhofen w Thurgau założył markę Woly, wyszkolony farmaceuta Rudolph Järmann z Wichtrach (kanton Berno, Szwajcaria) rozpoczął na tej podstawie produkcję wosku do obuwia. Wynajął lokal w Burgdorfie do produkcji różnych produktów woskowych, takich jak woski do butów i podłóg o nazwie WIX-WAX oraz lakiery do mebli. Nazwa BURGOL pochodzi z tego okresu i wywodzi się od nazwy miasta Burgdorf (sam kanton), w którym pierwotnie wytwarzano różne produkty woskowe.

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Dubbin and Shoe Polishing Wax in late summer

Correct storage of Shoe Polishing Wax and Dubbin at late summer temperatures

This year the temperatures still show their merciless side even in late summer. And when walking, city strolls or business trips are not undertaken barefoot, regular shoe care also remains an obligation. After all, it dusts everywhere. In addition, the upper leather of shoes needs special care these days, should it not dry out and its colors not fade. Shoe care products, on the other hand, are weatherproof and invite you to shine your shoes in any season of the year! However, few exceptions confirm this rule: both wax- and grease-containing shoe polishes in the popular tin cans can suffer from high temperatures, i.e. liquefy. How should such shoe care products, e.g. Burgol Dubbin as well as the Shoe Polishing Wax, be stored? We have listed a few recommendations for you here:

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