Stubborn stains on shoes, white shoes that yellowed or delicate Suede is no problem with these tricks. Here we have collected 26 housewife cheats that save your shoes.
- When HEEL GOES by
The best is of course to change shoes and then move to the Shoemaker. Have need no lag, try epoxylim or for a wider heel duct tape, then it may be harder for the Shoemaker to save the shoes.
- When YOU GET SALT STAINS: use WHITE VINEGAR
Make your own mix of water and vinegar, and salt, wash with soft stripes of the mix on a cloth or towel.
- When YOU GET SALT STAINS: use LEMON
You do not have vinegar, you can do the same way but with water adding a dash of lemon in.
- BEFORE YOU GET SALT STAINS: SHOE POLISH
Make the shoes more resistant to winter road salt by regularly lubricate them with shoe Polish.
- BEFORE YOU GO in the FALL: SHOE POLISH on the NAILS
In well-made winter boots rubber sole can be sewn in the shoe instead of glue. The seam is affected by the salt on the roads so it will last longer, it is good to also lubricate it.
- When YOUR SNEAKERS are FILTHY and YOU DON’T WANT to wash in the MACHINE
Wash your sneakers with baking soda and SOAP or liquid detergent. Do you want to be careful using a toothbrush.
- IF YOUR WHITE SHOES YELLOWED: LEMON
Make a mix of half lemon and half of water, spray the shoes and set them in the Sun for a day. Then wash them off.
- When YOUR SHOES are TOO TIGHT
Put on a few extra pair of socks and then take on your shoes. Use a hairdryer and blow on your shoes while you are extrastrumporna on you. Then you have the shoes for a few minutes so that they are cooled down before you take them off you.
- When YOUR SHOES are TOO TIGHT, OPTION TWO
Stretch them out by placing a bag of water in the shoe, place them in the freezer overnight. (Note: should not be done with shoes in sensitive materials)
- IF YOU WANT YOUR SHOES to KEEP the SHAPE
They are a good investment and will keep your shoes retain their shape. Are your shoes wet, so be extra careful with shoe trees, the first hours since the shoes dry is more important for them to maintain the shape.
- avoid HIGH HEAT to DRY WET SHOES
The location near the fireplace and high heat makes the shoes from drying too fast for its own good and is likely to be damaged. Best is a dry area with good ventilation.
12. avoid NEWSPRINT
Wetness allows ink extra easy transfer to your shoes. Have you no shoe trees so use a bright paper.
- When the SHOES are NEW: IMPREGNATE
Of course, tips, but what many people don’t think about is that it is good to be extra careful to impregnate your shoes near the sole, then that is where they are exposed to the most water.
- When YOU PURCHASED the ROUGH LEATHER SHOES: CLEAN THEM
Are your shoes in rough leather to lubricate them before you use them, the better. Skokramen often the leather darkens a bit, you want to avoid it so take the store out how shoes will react on shoe Polish and waterproofing. 15. When YOU LUBRICATED the SHOES: SAVE the CLOTH
Save the cloth you usually clean your shoes with, is it clean from dirt and with colorless shoe Polish, it is good to have if you want to quickly clean up the shoes without having to take out the entire box with shoe Polish.
- When the SHOES are NEW: SAVE YOUR RECEIPT
Shoes are a time when it pays to save their receipts. Today the shoes apart in a factory defect, you can use a receipt get help to repair them or even a new pair from the dealer.
- IF YOUR SUEDE SHOES NEEDS FRESHENING UP
Brush the suede soft with a Suede brush, never back and forth, but always in the same direction.
- IF YOUR SUEDE SHOES GET WET
Suede does not like water, but have the shoes already become wet, so is the best tip to be quick with a towel and gently press it against the shoe to remove the worst of the wetness.
- IF the STICK WAX or GUM
Place the shoes in the freezer to wax or gum solidified, then break it and brush gently on the area where it was sitting.
- When YOU GOT the STAINS on SUEDE
Use bread crumbs to remove stains from Suede, but the brush very carefully!
- IF YOUR SUEDE SHOES GET STAINS: use the ERASER
For those patches that do not disappear with normal mockaborstning, you can use a mockasudd or a classical pensudd on the spot.
22. IF YOUR SUEDE SHOES, PATCHES
Suede leather is a natural material, so by keeping the shoes over a little steam, you can get the pores to open up, fit then on to brush on stubborn spots.
- IF YOUR SUEDE SHOES, MUD STAINS
Let the mud dry and then brush it away.
- IF YOUR SUEDE SHOES GET STAINS: use NAIL BRUSH
It does not help, you can also use a soft nail brush and warm water.
- IF YOUR SUEDE SHOES, INK STAINS
Was quick with a towel before the ink dried, as a last resort, you can also try to put some clear alcohol on a cotton ball and apply to the stain. If the ink has dried can also be the last attempt to use a bit of sandpaper on the spot.
- When NOT to USE the SHOES for a WHILE
Put them in tissue paper or cloth and store them in their shoe box in a dark place. They do not take damage from the sun while they can breathe in the carton. Image source.
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