An important part of the wardrobe, shoes serve as both protection for our feet and make a fashion statement. But they also take a beating, exposed to the elements on a daily basis. Take care of your shoes so they will last for many years. Treat water stains on your shoes with one of these home remedies.
Mix 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup bleach.
Wet a clean, white cloth with the bleach mixture.
Dab the water spot, and then wipe the wet cloth across the entire shoe.
Mix 1/2 cup white vinegar and 1/2 cup water.
Wet a new clean white cloth with the vinegar mixture.
Wipe across the entire shoe to remove the bleach mixture.
Buff the water spots with an emery board or suede brush. Gently work on each spot until it is removed.
Dust off any residue.
Prevent future damage by spraying with a waterproofing product.
Mix 1/2 cup vinegar and 1/2 cup water.
Wet a clean cloth with the vinegar mixture.
Rub water stain.
Polish with a shoe polish matched to the shoe's leather, to restore shine.