The canvas sneaker is normally considered a low-cost casual shoe that does not need maintenance. In recent years canvas sneakers have become a highly valuable pair to people’s collection.
Many brands such as converse are selling high-end shoes for as much as you would pay for any other type of sneaker. You can also buy beautiful white sneakers shoes for boys.
If your shoes are high end or just a cheap replacement, they will still need cleaning. Before getting to grips with cleaning your canvas sneakers you need to know what material they are made from.
Canvas is usually made from a material called hemp and is normally used for the casual shoe market. In other cases, some manufactures will make the sneaker from cotton. A cushioned Rubber material is normally used for the sole.
Essential items for Cleaning:
White shoe polish normally used for tennis shoes.
Knock off any dirt that is loose by smacking both pairs on a hard surface, or bash the soles together over a wastebasket or newspaper. You will then need to remove any caked dirt with a warm damp cloth, remove laces if necessary.
You will need to rinse the sneakers in warm water inside and out. Remove any remaining dirt on the outside with a toothbrush with a mix of water and washing detergent. Finally, rinse again to remove any detergent with clean warm water.