Getting all kinds of stains on your shoes is inevitable, especially if you like wearing the same shoes everywhere. However, people surely want their shoes to be always clean and stain free, and when you have the stains on your shoes removed professionally, it will cost quite a bit of money. So, how to get stains out of shoes all by yourself? You can always buy any well-known stain remover for shoes in many shops. However, the price for these branded stain remover is also quite high. There are several things you can use to remove the stains from your shoes cheaply. Here are some of them.
One of the most effective ways to remove stains on your canvas shoes is by using dish detergent. When you find stains on your shoes, simply mix a cup of water with a tablespoon or 2 teaspoon of dish detergent liquid. Mix the two ingredients well until suds are forming and then dip a clean cloth into the mixture and rub the stains thoroughly on your shoes. Leave your shoes for a while until it dries and sees whether the stains are completely removed. Aside from using dish detergent, you can also use laundry detergent to remove stains from your shoes.
Aside from using dish and laundry detergent, you can also try a more homemade method of removing shies stains by using baking soda. Most people even said that using baking soda is much more efficient than using detergent. Mix a cup of water with two table spoon full of baking soda and stir them well. Once the mixture turns into a paste, dip a clean cloth or cotton into the paste and then rub it well on the stains covering your shoes. If you have white shoes, this method can also be used to make your old white shoes appear new again. Simply use the same method, and when done, rub the shoes with a damp clean cloth to remove residual paste and dirt.
If you have leather shoes instead of canvas shoes, you can use white vinegar to remove the stains on your shoes. You only need to mix one part white vinegar and one part water and then use the solution to clean out the annoying stains. Make sure you use a clean cloth, and you rub all ridges and crevices on the shoes. Wipe the shoes using a damp cloth and use leather condition at the end to keep the sleek appearance of the leather.