How to clean your white sneakers

How to clean your white sneakers

Cleaning white sneakers can be a challenging task, but with the right approach and tools, it can be done effectively. Here are some steps to follow:

  1. Remove excess dirt: Use a soft-bristled brush or dry cloth to remove any loose dirt or debris from the surface of the sneakers.

  2. Mix a cleaning solution: In a small bowl, mix equal parts water and white vinegar. Alternatively, you can use a specialized sneaker cleaner or a mixture of dish soap and warm water.

  3. Apply the solution: Dip a soft-bristled brush or cloth into the cleaning solution and gently scrub the sneakers in circular motions. Pay extra attention to any stained or discolored areas.

  4. Rinse: Use a clean, damp cloth to wipe away any remaining cleaning solution. Then, rinse the sneakers under cold running water.

  5. Dry: Use a dry cloth to remove any excess water from the surface of the sneakers. Stuff the shoes with newspaper to help them maintain their shape as they dry. Avoid exposing the sneakers to direct sunlight or heat, which can cause them to yellow or crack.

  6. Optional: Apply a protective coating: Once the sneakers are completely dry, you can apply a sneaker protector spray to help repel dirt and water.

With these steps, you should be able to effectively clean your white sneakers and keep them looking fresh and bright.