How To Clean Suede Shoes Without Suede Cleaner?

How To Clean Suede Shoes Without Suede Cleaner?

If you have suede shoes, the. You know that cleaning them is a headache as you need to be extra careful with suede material, or else it will lose its shine.

The easiest way to clean your suede shoes is with suede cleaner. But what if you don’t have one? Well, that is the main reason I’m writing this article. In this article, I will discuss some ideas of how to clean suede shoes without suede cleaner.

A Simple Guide to Cleaning Suede Shoes Without Suede Cleaner

So, let’s discuss some methods to clean your suede shoes without using any product.

In this first method, I will discuss how you can clean your suede boot by using a brush, microfiber cloth, and eraser.


How To Clean Suede Shoes Without Suede Cleaner?

The best thing about this method is that your shoes will not get wet as making your suede wet can ruin the hair follicles of the suede.

The first step is to clean the dry dust and lint from the shoes by using a microfiber cloth.

The best thing about the microfiber cloth is that it doesn’t leave behind the dust as it absorbs all the dust inside it. Make sure the microfiber cloth you are using is dry.

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The next step is to take a soft brush that has a hard bristle. The reason for using hard bristles is to remove the dust and brush the hairs on the suede.

How To Clean Suede Shoes Without Suede Cleaner?

To make sure the hair of suede is brushed properly, use the brush in one direction.

The last thing you need is an eraser. Get any eraser you have at your home. Now rub it on the part where you see the stains on the shoes.

There are higher chance that the stains will be gone after using a rubber.

This method is very simple and also doesn’t harm suede material in any matter.

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Key things to keep in mind

So, when you are cleaning your suede shoes, make sure to keep some things in mind.

How To Clean Suede Shoes Without Suede Cleaner?

First, you have to choose a brush that has no too-hard or too-soft bristles. Too hard bristles can reuin the hair fibers of suede and too soft will not be able to remove the dirt.

Now, when you use the eraser, don’t use it on the whole shoe at one time. Start rubbing the eraser on a small part of the shoe and then immediately remove the dust with a brush.

Now, redo the same process again for the whole shoe. Choose small parts and never leave without brushing as it can leave dust particles on the shoes.

If normal rubber doesn’t work on your shoes, you can buy a rubber that is specifically made for suede and is known as suede rubber.

Lastly, don’t wet your suede shoes for cleaning. There are many guides on cleaning suede sneakers online and some of them are really bad.

Water is not good for suede in any condition. In case your suede shoes get wet in the rain or accidentally you step in a puddle, then the first thing is to make them dry. Stuff some newspapers if they are really wet to speed up the dry process.

If your suede shoes have mud on them, then the only way to clean them is by using a specific solution used to clean suede shoes.

Never try any methods that tell you to put your suede sneakers in water or wash them with baking soda or a bleaching agent. All of this will ruin the suede material.

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