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How to Remove Salt Stains from Shoes

How to Remove Salt Stains from Shoes


How to Remove Salt Stains from Shoes. Don’t panic if you see that ugly white mark
that indicates a salt stain. There’s an easy way to get rid of it – if
you act fast. You will need Water White vinegar Clean cotton
cloths and towel. Step 1. Treat the stain as soon as you can. The longer you wait, the more difficult it
will be to remove. Step 2. Mix two-thirds of a cup of water with one-third
of a cup of white vinegar. Step 3. Dip a clean cotton cloth into the mixture
and gently rub it into the stain, taking care not to saturate the leather. Step 4. Rinse with a water-dampened cloth and wipe
with a clean towel. Let shoes dry. Don’t leave the shoes near heat or the leather
could crack. Step 5. If the stain reappears, repeat the process
until it’s gone. Step 6. Buff your shoes with a cotton cloth. Did you know More than 13 million tons of
salt are applied to roads and streets in the U.S. each year.


Reader Comments

  1. Anyways, I want a HowCast on "How to Clean Velvet / Suede Texture Shoes" because I have A LOT of these and they get dirty so easily (they're all dark coloured so the white dirt shows easily) =(

    Please make a How-to for it =)

  2. @cotton2222 are you stupid its from in the winter when they put salt on the ground to melt the snow it stains your shoes

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