How to clean plastics on sneakers

Wondering how to clean your Nike Air Max 97 Off White, how to clean your Nike Zoom Fly SP, how to clean your Converse soles, how to clean the heel cup of your Adidas Ultra Boost or any other plastics on sneakers? This easy to follow step-by-step sneaker cleaning tutorial will help you to extend the life of your favourite sneakers.

Inset stains on plastics leave marks that can be difficult to remove.
Use our microfiber towel with your index finger to clean inset stains on plastics.

Remember to always test the product on a small area first.

How to clean plastics on sneakers

  • Take off the laces and immerse them in a bowl of hot water with a rational amount of our cleaning solution. Then wash them by hand as if you were soaping your hands.
  • Remove excess dirt by dry brushing the sneakers and clapping the soles together.
  • Spray a generous amount of our cleaning solution on the sneakers. Let it rest for a while (1 to 20 min). Our cleaning solution will start dissolving the stains.
  • Dip the brush into a bowl of clear warm water. Brush the sneaker in straight motion. Do not apply too much pressure. Let the bristles of the brush do the job.
  • Wipe clean with the microfiber towel.
  • Repeat steps 3 to 5 if needed. Air dry the sneakers.

Cleaning tips for plastics on sneakers

  • Put your hand, a shoe tree or a cloth in the sneaker. This will stretch the sneaker so you can reach every area during the cleaning process.
  • Use our Microfiber Cloth to clean the remaining stains with the help of your index finger by applying enough pressure.
  • Put a cloth, a shoe tree or a newspaper to keep the shape of your sneakers while drying.
  • Air dry the sneakers. Keep them away from heat sources.