How To Clean Brown Converse Shoes
If you do not understand how to clean brown Converse shoes, you can wind up doing some serious damage. If not washed correctly, Converse shoes can fade, spot, wear and even shrink. This is why extra care should be taken when washing them. Special attention should be paid to the cleaning agent used, as well as the method used for drying. While this all may seem like a lot of hard work, if you follow the correct steps, your brown converse shoes could wind up looking as clean as the day you bought them.
To learn how to clean brown Converse shoes, you will need:
- Mild detergent/soap
- Cold water
- Scrub brush/toothbrush
- Converse shoes
- Mix a mild detergent. You can use a store bought detergent. Just make sure it does not contain bleach or any other harsh chemicals. The detergent should just contain soap and nothing more.
- Remove the shoelaces. To thoroughly clean your Converse shoes, you will need to remove the shoe laces. You can either clean the shoelaces separately by throwing them in a dishwasher or washing machine or you can buy new laces. New laces can help give life to old shoes.
- Using the detergent, cold water and a soft brush, begin to scrub the Converse shoes. The bristles on the brush should be soft; a toothbrush often works well. Make sure that the water is cold; this will guard against fading and shrinking.
- Rinse the shoes in cold water. Then inspect for stains and dirt. Repeat the above steps if you are not satisfied with the results.
- Allow your brown Converse shoes to dry naturally. Place them in a dry, well-ventilated room temperature area. Do not place them outside in the sun or in a dryer, this only shrinks your shoes. You can place newspaper or old towels inside the shoes to absorb moisture and speed up the drying process.