How To Clean Fabric Boots – Do you have a Fabric Boot in your shoe closet that seems unwearable? Are you considering sending them to footwear heaven? Before you do that, just take a peek at our detailed guide on How To Clean Fabric Boots

It may be your preferred white fabric footwear, whether a pair of suede shoes, other classy fabric shoes, or some rope and cork kicks. No matter the type of fabric, with a minimum effort, you can revive them once again.

How To Clean Fabric Boots

How To Clean Fabric Boots

Shoes can be made from many fabrics. Just like anything else you wear, no matter how careful you are, over time they get dirty.

How to wash fabric boots

How to wash fabric boots – Unluckily, you can’t simply throw them in the washing machine the same as you may do to your outfits. The adhesive substance that keeps the shoes glued will wear out and any linings or ornaments can fall off or get broken.

For getting any fabric shoes cleaned thoroughly, the process is to be done entirely by hands, so they won’t get ruined

How to clean canvas boots

Cleaning fabric boots is rather simple once you understand what you’re doing.

You’ll Need:

  1. A clean piece of cloth
  2. A soft toothbrush.
  3. A soft shoe brush.
  4. A small bowl
  5. Baking Soda
  6. Lukewarm water.
  7. Mild dishwashing detergent.

Steps To Clean Your Fabric Boots

  • Make sure your shoes are dry, particularly if there is dirt or soil on them.
  • Use the delicate shoe brush to smoothly clean off the hard spits of dust or mud.
  • Gently clean the shoes with a piece of dry cloth to remove any left dirt or soil.
  • If your shoes have laces, take them off.
  • Fill a little bowl with lukewarm water and add a gentle dish solvent and leave your shoelaces to soak for a couple of hours.
  • If your shoes contain inserts, also get them out.
  • If your fabric boots are made of canvas, thoroughly clean the inner and outer parts out with tepid water.
  • Get yet another dish and form a dense paste using lukewarm water with baking soda.
  • Use this blend and an old toothbrush to the stained patches of your boots.
  • Don’t worry about using too much of the paste as the baking soda is fairly cheap and it won’t damage the fabric of your shoes.
  • Rinse again with a towel moistened in warm water.
  • Fill the shoes with newspaper or a Drysure Extreme Boot Dryer and leave them to dry.

PS: if you put your shoes out in the sun to dry they WILL get too stiff and you may not be able to wear them again…

  • Now, get to your shoelaces and clean them well. Rinse and let them to dry as well.

Additional Pro Tips On How To Clean Fabric Boots

  • Be cautious not to over-soak the fabric of the shoes when you cleaning them.
  • Stuffing your shoes with either newspapers or Drysure Extreme Boot Dryer will be extremely helpful when it comes to protecting the shape of your boots.
  • For cleaning the exteriors of the shoes you may also use an old electric toothbrush to make cleaning much easier faster.
  • Be certain to rinse off any residual soap, as it may leave marks on your shoes.
  • When it comes to clean any smudges, try to work your way inwards the stains so you don’t spread them.
  • If your shoelaces don’t come out as fresh as you may want them to, you can always replace them for a new set.