How to clean white Vans shoes

Do you have a pair of white Vans shoes that you love but don’t know how to clean? Or maybe you’ve tried to clean them before, but they still don’t look as good as they did when you first bought them. Don’t worry, we’re here to help! In this guide, we will walk you through the process of cleaning your white Vans shoes so that they look like new again.

Remember: never allow your shoes to air dry in direct sunlight, as this may cause your Vans turn yellow.

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How to clean White Suede Vans shoes

First: take a soft brush to remove any dirt.

After doing that the best way to clean white suede vans shoes is by using a mixture of water and vinegar. Mix together equal parts water and vinegar in a bowl or bucket. Then, dip a soft cloth into the mixture and wipe down your shoes where they are stained or dirty. Use a Magic Eraser to clean the rubber parts of the shoes.

Let the shoes air dry completely before putting them on.

If your Vans are really dirty and stained, then you might want to give them a more thorough cleaning.

To do that you’ll again start by removing any dirt with a soft brush. After that is done apply a small amount of suede cleaner and work it in the stained areas with a toothbrush.

Clean the rubber parts of the shoes with a mild soap and warm water. Air dry.

How to clean White Leather Vans shoes

Take a shoe brush and remove any dirt and then use a damp cloth to swipe the shoes over. After doing this apply some cleaning gel for white leather shoes and use a syntethic brush to clean your white Vans.

Use a Magic Eraser to clean the rubber and let them air dry.

How to clean White Canvas Vans shoes

Use a soft brush to remove any dirt and grime.

Then take some warm water with soap and a toothbrush to start cleaning your canvas Vans. You can use this mix to clean all parts of the shoe.

To finish, take a clean damp cloth to wipe down the shoes.

If your Canvas Vans are really dirty and you want to give them a more indepth cleaning to remove stubborn stains, then start by taking out the laces and the insole.

After that is done apply a stain remover and wait for 15 minutes. Then hand wash your Vans in warm water with a bit of laundry detergent. Put a towel around the shoes to soak up the water and then let your Vans air dry.

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How to clean insoles and laces

Laces: Remove the laces from the shoes.

Handwash the laces in a small bowl by taking one tablespoon of laundry detergent and mix it with water.

Rinse with clean water and allow to air dry.

Insoles: Remove the insole from the shoe.

Use a toothbrush to scrub the insoles with a mix of laundry detergent and baking soda. After waiting for 15 minutes, rinse with clean water and air dry.

How to use a Magic Eraser to clean your Vans shoes

The Magic Eraser is a great way to clean your Vans shoes. Just wet the eraser and rub it on the dirty parts of your shoes. The dirt will come off easily. You can also use this method to clean other white sneakers as well. Make sure to let your shoes dry completely before putting them on again.

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How to bleach the white strip on your Vans

Take a cup of white vinegar and an old toothbrush or a soft bristled brush. Dip the toothbrush in the vinegar and apply it on the white strip in circular motions. Afterwards use a damp cloth to wipe over the white strip.

Can I put my Vans in the washing machine?

We do not recommend putting your Vans in the washing machine as it could damage them.

Can I use bleach to clean my white Vans?

Yes, you can use bleach but we don’t recommend it unless you’re knowing exactly how to do it as things can go horribly wrong. Instead we suggest using some of the other methods described in this article.

So there you have it! Everything you need to know on how to clean your white Vans shoes. We hope this guide was helpful and that your sneakers are looking as good as new in no time!

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