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There’s a quicker and easier way to clean your white shoes

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White sneakers are a wardrobe staple for many, but it’s only a matter of time before they get dirt on them and need a good cleaning.

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And the longer you leave it to clean your white shoes, the harder it will be. 

A new way to clean white shoes

That’s where the Philips Sneaker Cleaner comes in. This new device helps make cleaning your shoes quick and easy. 

The Philips Sneaker Cleaner is a battery powered cleaning tool that does up to 500 rotations per minute. It comes with three different brushes to help keep your shoes clean. The soft brush is for multipurpose use, ideal for mesh and canvas, and the stiff brush is for thoroughly cleaning tough surfaces like textured rubber or shoe soles. The soft sponge is for delicate materials like PVC, leather, and suede. It also has a water-resistant head that protects the device during use. 

The sneaker cleaner is light, cordless and therefore portable, making it a handy item to have in your laundry or when travelling. 

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Philips sneaker cleaner, $49.95AUD .

Can I use dish soap to clean my shoes?

If you aren’t worried about damaging your shoes, you can throw old shoes in the washing machine. But your first line of defence should be to try and spot-clean your shoes with a combination of dishwashing liquid and vinegar. You can get the recipe here

If spot cleaning doesn’t work and you want to try cleaning your shoes in the washing machine, here are a cleaning expert’s step-by-step instructions.

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More tips for keeping shoes white

While there are many tops for cleaning white shoes, prevention is better than cure. If you’re really concerned about your white shoes, it’s a good idea to treat them with a stain and water-repellent treatment before you wear them out. This will make cleaning your shite shoes a breeze.

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