A STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON HOW TO CLEAN YOUR SNEAKERS
Cleaning your sneakers appears to be an easy task till the time you actually start doing it. There are several factors which you need to consider before beginning the cleaning procedure such as what material are your sneakers made from, what kind of cleaning product you should use and how should you use. Thus, in order to help you out, here is a step by step guide on how to clean your Asics shoes properly.
While some fabrics like mesh or suede need special cleaning, you have a general cleaning guide for materials like canvas, leather etc. In order to clean your sneakers, you need a towel, brush, toothbrush, whitening toothpaste, soapy solution, a new set of laces, weather-proof spray, magic sponges, small towel, wipes and a bucket with hot water and an apron to avoid dirt on your clothes.
Step 1: Keep all the items right in front of you so that you can easily reach out to them. Make sure you remove the laces first.
Step 2: Wipe out all the excess dirt from your sneakers with a soft brush. Then use a damp towel to rub of extra dirt.
Step 3: Go for spot cleaning first. In order to spot clean your sneakers, make use of a quick wipe. A quick wipe makes your sneaker look fresh within minutes. Use it in a dab and twist motion so that you can easily tackle stains.
Step 4: Maybe your Adidas Originals require extra deep cleaning. You can do it by dipping your brush in hot water and pouring the soapy solution over your shoes. Rub the brush on the upper surface of your sneaker. Make sure it lathers.
Step 5: Rinse and do it again if necessary. After you notice all the spot have gone, you can use a microfiber towel to wipe out the excess solution. And, see it your sneaker still needs attention. You can make use of a toothbrush to reach out to small and hard-to-reach places. If you have white canvas shoes, you can use whitening toothpaste.
Step 6: Cleanse the midsoles just like you have cleaned the upper surface. Use the sponge with water and little soapy solution and scrub the midsoles. It will lighten the dirt and stains. Lather up and scrub gently. Rinse and use the towel to dry the midsoles.
Step 7: Speaking about the laces, you can wash them in a washing machine or scrub them with a toothbrush and soapy solution. You can also use a new pair of laces to get a clean and fresh look.
Step 8: Allow it to air dry overnight.
Step 9: Once your sneakers are dry and you have laced them, you can use a weatherproof spray to provide them with a good coat. Make sure you choose a good company and follow the instructions given on the bottle, as it may differ from one brand to the other.
Surely, now you have all the knowledge of how to keep your Diadora shoes clean and tidy every time you find them laced with dirt.