So you have got yourself one of the most iconic shoes for men, thus the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350? You have taken time to go through some of our style guide on what to wear with Adidas Yeezy Boost 350. You have attended one or two occasions wearing the Yeezy Boost 350 sneakers and now they are dirty. Well, if your Yeezy Boost 350 is dirty and you want to get it looking clean and fresh again, then you need to stick with our guide on how to clean Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 using hand.
Materials needed to clean Adidas Yeezy Boost 350
Before we delve into some of the steps on how to clean your Yeezy Boost 350, let us first of all look at some of the materials that you will need. Below are the materials needed to clean Yeezy Boost 350.
- Big washing bowl
- Clean rag
- Soft bristled brush
- Hard bristled brush
- Laundry detergent
- Warm water
- Hand gloves
- Small washing bowl
Soak shoelaces in a cleaning solution
To commence with the cleaning process, you will first of all have to begin by removing the laces of your Yeezy Boost 350 and soak them in a cleaning solution for about 20-30 minutes. You can prepare a cleaning solution for cleaning your shoelaces by mixing laundry detergent and warm water in small bowl.
Clean the insoles of your Yeezy Boost 350
Remove your shoe insoles and dry them in a well ventilated area. If your shoe insoles are dirty, then you can clean them by following the guidelines here on How to clean Shoe Insoles Using Vinegar and Water.
Brush off mud or dirt on shoes
Now your Yeezy Boost is ready to be cleaned. But before getting your shoe into contact with water, it is best to first of all brush off dry mud or other easily removable dirt on the shoe. You can use a toothbrush to assist you with this.
Scrub the soles of your shoe
After you have gotten rid of all the dry mud on the shoe, it is now safe to use water to clean the shoes. But you will have to start the cleaning by scrubbing the soles of the shoe. You can achieve this by preparing a cleaning solution for this purpose. Just like the cleaning solution prepared for the shoelaces, prepare similar solution, however this time in a much bigger bowl.
Clean the soles of your shoes by dipping a hard bristled brush into the cleaning solution and scrub the soles of your Yeezy Boost 350. When scrubbing, it is best to scrub in a circular motion. Repeat this process until you are satisfied with the level of cleanness of the sole of your shoes.
When satisfied with how clean your shoes’ sole now look, the next thing to do is to rinse the soles of the shoe with clean warm water. You can do so by carefully placing the sole area of the shoe under a running tap or you can gently pour clean water on the sole of your shoe to get rid of soap residue and dirt as well.
When the soles are clean off any soap residue, you can use a clean rag to wipe off water on and around the soles of your shoe.
Clean upper section of Yeezy Boost 350
Now that you are done with the cleaning of the soles of your shoe, it is now time to clean a different section of your Yeezy Boost, which is the upper part. In cleaning the upper part of the shoe, you will have to be more cautious about it. Follow the steps below.
- Empty the cleaning solution in the bigger washing bowl (the solution used to clean the sole of your shoe), rinse the bowl and then prepare another similar cleaning solution.
- Dip a soft bristled brush into the cleaning solution and with your other hand placed inside the shoe for support; gently scrub the upper section of your Yeezy Boost. When scrubbing, it is best to do so in a circular motion, just like you did for the soles.
- Ensure that you have cleaned all the upper area of the shoe, and when you are satisfied with the cleanness level, you can now stop and rinse off the soap residue on the upper part.
- When rinsing the upper part, in order to avoid too much water getting into contact with the upper part, you can use a clean damp rag to assist you get rid of soap residue. Frequently rinse off the soap residue on the rag and clean off the soap on the surface of your shoe.
Dry your shoes
When all scrubbing and rinsing is done, and you are pleased with how your Yeezy Boost 350 now looks, the next step is relatively easy. Dry your shoes in a well ventilated area, however, avoid drying your shoes under direct sunlight which could damage your Yeezy Boost 350.
After placing your shoe to dry, you can now work on the soaked shoelaces. You can hand wash your shoelaces to get rid of any stains on them or you can use a soft bristled brush to scrub the shoelaces to get rid of stains on them.
After you are satisfied with the cleanness level of your shoelaces, rinse them in clean water and dry them on a drying line.
Allow your shoes, shoe insoles and shoelaces to properly dry before threading back the shoelaces and inserting the insoles back in the shoe. If your shoes are not properly dried and you put them on, they could develop bad odor.