Clean Canvas Vans

If you are a fan of Vans, you understand the significance of owning a spotless and new-looking pair of shoes. Canvas Vans are a must-have in any closet due to their versatility, comfort, and trendy design. However, with frequent use, they can become dull and worn out. But don’t worry, we have a simple, effective method to help you clean your canvas Vans and return them to their initial pristine state.

Materials You Will Need:

  • Warm water
  • Mild dish soap
  • A soft cloth or sponge
  • A soft-bristled brush (an old toothbrush can work too)
  • Towels for drying

The Cleaning Process:

  1. First, remove the laces from your Vans. This will allow for easier cleaning of the shoe’s surface.
  2. Next, make a mix of warm water and a few drops of dish soap. You will want to create a soapy solution that is bubbly but not overly soapy.
  3. Take your soft cloth or sponge and dip it into the soapy water. Begin to gently wipe the surface of your Vans.
  4. For stubborn stains, you may need to use a soft-bristled brush. Dip the brush into the soapy water and gently scrub the stain. Remember to scrub in circular motions to prevent damage to the canvas material.
  5. Once all the dirt and stains have been removed, take a clean, damp cloth and wipe off the soap residue from your shoes.
  6. Finally, allow your shoes to air dry. You can speed up the drying process by placing them near a fan or in a well-ventilated area, but avoid direct sunlight as it can cause discoloration.

Additional Tips:

Here are some extra tips to help keep your canvas Vans in the best possible condition:

  • Always spot test a small, hidden area first with any cleaning solution to ensure it does not damage or discolor the canvas.
  • Avoid machine washing your Vans as this can lead to shrinkage, discoloration, or distortion of the shoe’s shape.
  • To keep your Vans fresh and deodorized, consider using a shoe freshener spray or inserting baking soda sachets into your shoes overnight.

With proper care and maintenance, your canvas Vans can remain as fresh and stylish as the day you bought them. Happy cleaning!