Shoes are the footwear that offer great comfort to humans at various activities. They are the best source of protection from hot sun, cold and even at times of rain. Different types of leather provide different sort of protection at great level. In the similar manner the protection of these shoes from dirt is also so important. There are various methods to protect the outer part ,insole and bottom of a shoe from dirt and strains.
Various methods are used for various shoe models to clean bottom and insole.
1) Leather shoes:
Leather shoes are bought for the passion of its shiny look of leather.If its of dirt it degrades the look. To clean it adds an equal amount of water and white vinegar and clean the insole and top of the shoe with a clean cloth. Leave the shoe to dry and then wipe it with clean water rather than direct washing. Their insoles are soaked in water and baking powder ,rubbed in circular motion then left for some time to clear the dirt and then dried under the sun. The bottom of shoe are brushed in circular motion for easy removal of the dust particles. By doing this process leather shoes gets previous shine and even bottom look clean and tidy. Avoid intake of large amount of vinegar.
Men are passionate of suede shoes because of its fabric but afraid to wear because they actually do not know how to take care of those shoes. These shoes must be cleaned for every single usage or else the dirt is not easy to remove on this porous material. These shoes are brush in single direction to avoid the damage to porous material
There are two tools to clean these shoes-
1. Suede wire brush:
The bristles of this Suede wire brush is effective to clean the dirt and do not brush deeply as the porous material is delicate and damage the shoe.
2. Suede eraser:
With erasing with this the suede strains are removed to a great extent. Later these inner sole is exposed to sun so that the bad smell is cleared .This method makes shoes are neat and clean.
Wearing white shoes is so passionate and in the same way risky to keep them safe. Strains on white shoes can be cleaned with a wet clean cloth. After removal of strain the shoes are exposed to sun heat to get rid of the bad smell.
Adding laundry washing powder and water in equal amounts also clean the strains to some extent.This process involves the paste to be applied to entire shoes and exposed under sun.After drying the shoes are brushed to remove the dried power of the mixed paste.
With the help of toothbrush along with paste or soap water, rubbing at the strain removes the dirt and strain to a great extent.
Generally canvas shoes comes in different styles and different fabrics. These shoes are more preferred for casual wear and their cleaning is a must for good appearance. These are directly washable with washing powder but with less pressure.Proper care should be required for smooth brushing else the upper part of the shoe is damaged. These are also cleaned with a mixture of baking powder and water.And then washed with cold water. The insole and bottom of shoe are brushed with care . Finally exposed to sun to get rid of the bad smell.
Sneakers are more passionate shoes for trainers and often used for regular wear. They come in different fabrics.The shoe top ,lace and insoles turn dark and dirt due to often usage .The strains and dirt of insoles are cleaned using either strain spray or the mixture of baking soda and water. After spraying or applying paste ,brush the insole in circular motion and was thoroughly the strains are clear and the insole is clean.Dry it under the sun so that its free of bad smell.
By diluting white vinegar with water and applying that on the dirt area will remove the strains on the shoes.The circular motion on insoles of this paste give better cleaning.
By brushing with foam or soap water the bottom of the shoe is easily cleaned. This cleaning technique is applicable to any kind of shoes .
Here are the ways about how to clean the bottom of a shoe and we hope you use this steps while washing your shoes next time. Keeping your shoes is extremely important as shoes are the first thing people notice about you,