3 Easy ways to CLEAN WHITE SHOES at home

Q&A: how to wash white sneakers?

Undoubtedly, sneakers and sneakers are popular shoes in the summer. However, the biggest problem for many lovers of sports shoes is cleaning your favorite, especially white, sneakers from dirt.

Especially for all lovers of sports shoes, we have collected five ways in our selection that will help you wash your favorite white ones at home sneakers from the ingrained dirt.


1. Take out the insoles and laces before you start cleaning your shoes.
2. Use a regular dry brush to remove dust and dirt from the shoes.
3. Before trying one or another method, apply the product to a small area of ​​the shoe and wait a little.

Method # 1. A mixture of vinegar, laundry detergent and lemon juice (or hydrogen peroxide)

Cleaning rules

  • Mix a small amount of laundry detergent with a spoonful of vinegar, lemon juice or hydrogen peroxide. You will have a thick mixture.
  • Rub in carefully to avoid damaging the surface of the shoe.
  • Leave it on for 10 minutes.
  • Rinse off the remaining mixture with warm water.

Method number 2. Toothpaste

There is toothpaste in every home, so this method is one of the simplest and most popular.

Use a pure white paste without additional inclusions. You can also try toothpowder dissolved in a little water.

Cleaning guidelines

  • Take an old toothbrush and squeeze a small amount of toothpaste onto it.
  • Apply toothpaste to the dirty surface.
  • Use a damp cloth or sponge to remove any remaining paste.

Method # 3. Baking soda

Regular baking soda will help you wipe dirt off your favorite sneakers.

You can also add laundry detergent to the mixture.

Cleaning rules

  • Mix baking soda with water.
  • Apply the mixture to your shoes and let it sit for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse off leftovers with a tissue or sponge.

Method number 4. Potato starch and milk

Cleaning rules

  • Mix a spoonful of starch with a spoonful of milk.
  • Apply to shoes and leave to dry.
  • Rinse off leftovers with a tissue or sponge.

Method # 5. Acetone and vinegar

This method will help you clean the sole of your sneakers.

Cleaning guidelines

  • Mix a spoonful of vinegar and acetone.
  • Take a cotton pad and wipe down the surface of your sneakers.
  • Rinse your sneakers with water.

How to properly dry your sneakers?

After you wash the sneakers from dirt, they must be thoroughly dried. However, it is important to consider several rightspitchfork:

  • Dry your sneakers at room temperature.
  • Do not place them near heat sources such as a radiator.

Washing machine: what is important to consider?

This method not suitable for all sneakers. For example, suede and leather shoes should not be sent to the washing machine. It is better to clean your favorite shoes by hand, otherwise there is a risk of completely ruining them.

Dry cleaning sneaker

Dry cleaning sneaker is gaining more and more popularity. If you don't have time to clean your shoes yourself, you can leave it to the professionals. In Russia, there are several special dry cleaners for sneakers, which provide a range of services for cleaning and caring for sports shoes.

How much will it cost?

It all depends on the type of fabric and material of the sports shoes. Cleaning of the sole will cost you from 600 rubles, complex cleaning of sneakers and sneakers made of fabric and canvas - from 600 rubles, from synthetic materials and artificial leather - from 1200 rubles.

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