How to Clean Stains Off Timberland Boots With a Home Remedy

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Things You'll Need

  • Scrub brush

  • Talcum powder

  • Bowl

  • White vinegar

  • Old toothbrush

  • Clean cloths

Keep your Timberland boots clean and stain-free for longer wear.

Timberland boots complement your casual wardrobe and help keep your feet warm and dry while working outdoors. The nubuck exteriors of Timberland boots give them a classic look, but nubuck is porous in nature and easily absorbs moist stains. Taking proper care of your Timberland boots ensures they'll serve you much longer.


Step 1

Brush dried-stain material off the surface of your Timberland boots with a dry, natural-bristle scrub brush.

Step 2

Sprinkle talcum powder over grease stains until they are completely covered. Leave the powder on your boots for 20 minutes. Brush off the powder off using a dry scrub brush.

Step 3

Fill a bowl to the halfway point with full-strength white vinegar. Dip an old toothbrush in the vinegar to dampen it.

Step 4

Moisten the stain with the toothbrush. Scrub the stains gently with the toothbrush and white vinegar. Blot the stain with a clean cloth. Repeat this process until the entire stain is gone.

Step 5

Air-dry your Timberland boots. Blend the nubuck by brushing it with a brush designed for suede.



Mary Ylisela

Mary Ylisela is a former teacher with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education and mathematics. She has been a writer since 1996, specializing in business, fitness and education. Prior to teaching, Ylisela worked as a certified fitness instructor and a small-business owner.