How to Clean a Insoles

Last updated on June 12th, 2021

One of the most vital pieces to your healthy, happy feet is a clean and dry insole. Whether you are looking for ideas on how to clean a insoles or need help with removing odors – we have got you covered! In this blog post, we will give you some tips and tricks on how to best care for your shoes after wearing them all day.

How to Clean a Insoles With a Damp Cloth

Clean your shoe insoles with a damp cloth:
  1. Clean your shoe insoles with a damp cloth to remove any dirt or debris
  2. Use a toothbrush to scrub the inside of your shoes for extra deep cleaning
  3. Put on some fresh socks after you’ve cleaned your shoes, so that they don’t get dirty again right away
  4. If you have leather shoes, use a special product designed specifically for this type of material
  5. Store your shoes in an area where they won’t be exposed to too much heat and humidity – this can cause them to rot faster than normal

Baking Soda Method

  1. Clean your shoe insoles with baking soda.
  2. Place a cup of water in the microwave for 2 minutes.
  3. Add 1/4 cup of baking soda to the hot water and mix it together.
  4. Put on some rubber gloves and dip your fingers into the mixture, then rub it onto your shoe insoles.
  5. Let them dry overnight before wearing them again.

Spraying the Insoles

Use a spray bottle to clean your shoe insoles
  • Use a spray bottle to clean your shoe insoles
  • Mix dish detergent in one cup of water and put it into the spray bottle
  • Spray onto your shoes and let them dry overnight before wearing them again

Vinegar Method

  1. Pour vinegar in a bowl.
  2. Soak your shoe insoles for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Rinse the insoles with water and let them dry overnight.
  4. Repeat this process until you see improvement on your shoes.
  5. If you have leather shoes, use a soft brush to remove any dirt or debris from the surface of the leather before soaking it in vinegar.
  6. Use white vinegar as opposed to apple cider vinegar because it is gentler on materials such as rubber and plastic.

How do You Know If They’re dirty?

When they look visibly soiled, or when you can smell that something is off about how feet smell after walking around all day. Your shoes might also feel uncomfortable to wear because dirt on the bottom has rubbed against the skin for hours at a time. Keep an eye out for any signs that indicate your soles need cleaning too!

When to Clean Your Shoes

When they look visibly soiled, or when you can smell that something is off about how feet smell after walking around all day. Keep an eye out for any signs that indicate your soles need cleaning too!

Conclusion

When doing so, take care to avoid strong bleach or ammonia cleaners that can damage the insole’s material. Instead, use a mild dishwashing soap such as Dawn and water instead. You might also want to try rubbing alcohol on stubborn stains once you’ve cleaned off all visible dirt from your shoes with soap and water.

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