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Ideas Worth Saving – Taking Care – Footwear

Red Leather Shoes
Red Leather Shoes

1 Polish or use a protector on all new items to help resist scuffs and stains.
2 Use petroleum jelly on patent leather which shines and stops stickiness. Buff well.
3 Use an eraser to remove surface soil on suede. Use a suede brush all over to clean and to raise the nap.
4 If shoes or boots get wet, stuff with newspaper to freshen and speed the drying process.
5 Stretch too tight leather shoes by placing with crumpled damp newspaper and leave overnight.
6 The best shoe deodorizer is baking soda, sprinkle in shoes or boots and leave overnight then shake out before wearing.
7 Remove salt stains by placing a small amount of vinegar on a dry cloth and wiping all over to remove.
8 Polish and clean on a regular basis to keep your footwear looking its best.
9 Using a coloured polish on your shoes or boots will intensify the colour and minimize any scuff marks.


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