How to keep your white canvas sneakers white

White canvas sneakers are ageless piece of footwear that go with almost every style. But the problem arises when after a few wearing; the attractive white color quickly becomes yellowish gray. Although it is difficult to maintain them white, these few tricks can make them stay white for a long period.

Hand wash

The surest way to make your white canvas sneakers white is to clean them manually. The ingredient that us most helpful with this is good old baking soda, vinegar, hot water, a brush and a lot of patience. Mix one tablespoon of soda and vinegar into a paste. Remove the laces and wash the sneakers under running warm water, and then the resulting paste rub on shoes and brush by brush. If necessary, add more pasta. Then drain the shoes in a bucket of warm water for several hours. The next step is washing detergent and a scrub. Rinse several times with water and allow it to drain and dry. Be careful not to place them in the direct sunlight as the white color may turn yellow.

Washing machine

Canvas shoes generally can be washed in a washing machine, but before washing you should emerge them in water and try to remove manually all those recalcitrant stains. Thus washed sneakers are best put in a laundry bag or old pillowcase and washed with a few old towels or rags that are not bang in the machine. Wash them in cold water only.

Rubber soles

Strong bleaches should not be used on the rubber parts because they may damage them. The best way to clean the rubber parts is to scrub them with plain toothpaste and a toothbrush. You can even reach for the help of acetone, and all you have to do is to soak a cotton bud in acetone and wipe the soiled parts.

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