We put huge pressure on our slippers. It takes all the dirt, sweat, and body pressure.
So after using a full day, proper care and cleaning are needed to keep the slipper clean and last for long.
How To Wash Slippers
Cotton and synthetic slippers are can be machine washed or hand washed. The cotton fabrics come with polyester which cleans with the machine.
Clean the sole of the slipper
First, you need to wipe down your soles if worn outside. Clean all the mud and dust with a damp cloth or brush.
If your shoes have food stains, or your slippers have food stains or heavy dirt areas like insoles, use a strong detergent with enzymes to get rid of stains easily. You can use your finger or brush to the stained area and leave it on for at least 15 minutes before washing.
Machine washed fabric slippers
If your slipper is a machine wash, add similar colors and similar fabrics to the washer. Towel packing usually works well. Clean it regularly with detergent with ordinary detergent in hot water.
Hand washing fabrics slipper
The cloth slipper can be washed in a warm sink with one teaspoon of hard detergent. Soak the slippers in soapy water for at least 30 minutes to remove dirt. Pass the slipper solution and then remove it from the soapy water.
Fill the sink with fresh water and wash the slipper until no air bubbles appear. Then, gently press to remove excess water. Wrap the slippers with a thick towel to absorb moisture.
Dry-washing fabrics slipper
Machine wash or hand wash, all slippers must be dried clean. Resize them and leave them in a good ventilator to dry. Do not use newsprint as it will stan your slippers with ink. Once your slipper is dry, change the paper frequently.
Cleaning Method Of Suede Slippers
Suede slippers are washed differently than cotton slippers. They need to be spot wiped clean to hold the finish. After the image is persistently scaled inside the slippers, the microorganism begins to grow which is why your slipper have that fragrant scent.
1.Remove loose soil
First, you need to remove soil. Use a suede brush or a soft fabric to remove dirt from the side floor of the suede.
2.Clean spot stains
Treat grease stains sprinkled with cornstarch to soak the grease. This only happens when the staining is performed immediately. Allow the cornstarch to take a seat on the stain for a few hours after which it is brushed. Repeat until no larger grease is absorbed. Use a business suite purifier to deal with heavy sols and stains following product instructions.
3.Clean the interior of pseudo slipper
Most suede slippers have a lambskin lining on the inside. To clean and refresh the lining, sprinkle a thick layer of baking soda on it. Apply a side brush on the lining and leave it for a few hours. Lastly, absorbs baking soda. If the lining is heavily soiled, mix a solution of two cups of warning water a one teaspoon wool wash or detergent. Soak a soft cloth in the solution and wring it out until it becomes wet. Gently wipe the inside of the slippers to remove the most obvious stains and rinse the fabrics slowly. Now, remove soap residue. Let the slipper keep dry for some hours. You can also use a low-grade hairdryer to dry the interior, stroke the fur with your fingers, and loosen it again.
Leather slippers should not be machined washed rather they
How to Clean Leather Slippers
Leather slippers should not be machined washed rather they need to be clean with hand wash.
1.Remove Loose Soil
Wipe down the leather-based slipper with damp clothes or baby fabrics (small clothes which can be disposed of). They are used for free soil disposal.
2.Clean With Saddle Soap
Now, mix a solution of warm water and follow the Castile or ginned soap product instructions. Dip a soft cloth into the solution and let it just down slightly. Working in sections, gently wipe the outside of the slipper and the inside of the leather. If the interiors are rawly lined, clean the outer skin and clean them individually after the conditioning.
When the leather slipper is cleaned, wait for 5 minutes after which there will be no cleaning, smooth cloth buff.
4.Apply Leather Conditioner
For skin-based smooth and supple preservation, observe an industrial leather-based conditioner following the product instructions. Finish with glossy buffing.
5.Allow to Dry
Allow the slippers to air dry a few hours before carrying. This will help prevent you from stretching.
The correct way of cleaning slippers is needed to make your slippers last for long.
Some Equipment or Tools and materials needed for cleaning the slippers, check the lists.
- Washing machine or large water bucket
- Suede brush
- Soft cloth
- Clothes drying rack
- Heavy-duty laundry detergent
- Suede cleaner
- Saddle soap
- Leather dryer
- Baking soda
- Wool detergent
- Baby wipes
You may need only 2-3 items from the above for cleaning, it depends on the material of the slippers. Some slippers don’t require equipment, they are dry washed.