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How to Clean Shoes

By August 30, 2018How To
How to Clean Shoes

Have you ever been excited about an event, you get yourself dressed to impress, only to look down and realize your shoes are a wreck? Making a good first impression is always a good idea regardless of the occasion. One of the best ways to put your best foot forward is having clean and presentable shoes. This article is designed to give you some quick guidelines to keep your shoes first impression ready. Here at SHOE MGK, we’ve put together some easy to follow directions to help guide you through the process of learning how to clean shoes in your collection.

Shoe Categories

When it comes to considering how to clean shoes, the first thing to you need to do is to identify the type of shoe you are cleaning. Generally, the shoe types break down in the following categories:

  • Sneakers, Athletic & Fitness Footwear
  • Suede & Nubuck Footwear
  • Smooth Leather Footwear
  • Fabric Footwear

Once you have identified the type of shoe you are going to be cleaning, you can begin the actual cleaning process.

Recommend Supplies

When it comes to cleaning your shoes, you don’t need a huge amount of space. To get started you need a flat surface, a bowl for water, your Cleaning Solution, Shoe Brush and a microfiber towel. The surface you are using should be water resistant as water may drip on it during the cleaning process.

Directions for How to Clean Shoes

Prior to putting any product on the shoes that you are about to clean, start by thoroughly wiping off any dirt with the shoe brush. Brushing off the shoe before starting will help make the cleaning process more effective.

Sneakers, Athletic & Fitness Footwear: Dip brush into the clean water to get the brush wet. Apply a small amount of shoe cleaner to brush and scrub thoroughly. Wipe dry with a clean, dry towel.

Suede & Nubuck Footwear: Apply a small amount to clean, dry bristle brush. Scrub the entire area thoroughly and evenly. Let dry overnight. Brush up nap with a clean, dry bristle brush. Do not use water. For spot cleaning, use SHOE MGK Nubuck & Suede Kit.

Smooth Leather Footwear: Apply to a dampened soft cloth, sponge, or soft bristle brush. Apply onto areas smoothly and evenly. Use a clean, dry cloth to wipe away excess moisture and dirt.

Fabric Footwear: Apply to a wet brush. Scrub thoroughly and evenly. Rinse material. Let dry naturally out of direct sunlight.

Maintaining the cleanliness of shoes is important for first impressions. The task of keeping them looking pristine shouldn’t be difficult to complete. SHOE MGK helps minimize the stress by providing high-quality cleaning solutions and durable cleaning tools. If you’re new to cleaning your shoes, check out for more updates from SHOE MGK to help keep your collection looking fresh!

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