You had some beautiful pairs of Hey Dude shoes once. But now your shoes have some nasty stains. You want to remove those stains. Don’t you? In an attempt to get stains out of their shoes, people end up spoiling their shoes. So, you need to know how to properly get stains out of the shoes.
All shoes don’t have the same material. Hey Dudes also come with different materials. In this article, I will talk about how you can get rid of stains from different types of Hey Dude shoes. So, let’s get started.
✦ How to Get Stains out of Hey Dude Canvas Shoes?
It’s easy to stain Hey Dude canvas shoes. Sometimes, even after cleaning Hey Dudes, the stains don’t go away. Traditional cleaning methods and getting stains out of canvas shoes are not the same. You need a different type of solution to get rid of those nasty stains.
There are different types of stains. Depending on the type of dirt, the process will be different. Here’s how you can get stains out of Hey Dude canvas shoes.
Ways to Remove Mud Stains
You can mix some shampoo or light detergent in water. Now, take a toothbrush, dip it in the solution and scrub the stain. If your shoe has some persistent stains, put a little bit of shampoo directly on your brush and rub the stain. Wipe the soap residue with a wet sponge. Take a towel and wipe the moisture as much as possible. Dry the shoe properly.
Ways to Remove Grass Stains
Use the same solution as the one for getting rid of mud stains. Dip a toothbrush or a nail brush in the solution and scrub away the stain. You can also use nail polish removers which I will talk more about shortly.
Ways to Remove Tar or Grease Stains
The best way to remove this kind of stain is to use nail polish removers. Take a cotton swab and dip it in nail polish remover. Keep rubbing over the stain until it goes away. However, always use a clear nail polish remover. There is a chance of discoloration if you use a colored solution. You can follow this method to get rid of grass stains as well.
Ways to Remove General Stains
You can use the previous methods to get rid of general stains. Remember, never use oxygen bleach for removing stains from Hey Dude canvas shoes. It may damage the shoe.
Ways to Remove Blood Stains
Blood stains are easy to remove. Just take a soft fabric, pour some soap on it and rub over the blood stain. Keep rubbing until the stain disappears. Now, rinse the shoe with cold water. Dry the shoe properly and you’re good to go.
✦ How to Get Stains out Of Hey Dude White Canvas Shoes?
There is a simple mixture to get stains out of your Hey Dude white canvas shoes. You need to mix a tablespoon of baking soda with two tablespoons of vinegar. Dilute the mixture with a cup of warm water.
Now use a toothbrush or a piece of cloth to scrub the shoes with the mixture. The mixture will dry up quickly allowing you to brush it off easily. It’s best to air dry the shoes.
✦ Can I Use a Magic Eraser on Canvas Shoes?
Yes, you can use a magic eraser on canvas shoes. Canvas shoes especially the white ones can get dirty easily. If you want to get a cleaner canvas shoe, a magic eraser will come in handy.
You need to clean your canvas shoe first. You need to wait until the shoe is completely dry. Now, the magic eraser can work its magic. Magic erasers are useful for cleaning the rubber areas of canvas shoes.
✦ How to Get Stains out Of Hey Dude Leather Shoes?
Your favorite Hey Dude leather shoes can get stains but don’t worry. There are some easy fixes for getting stains out of Hey Dude leather shoes and boots.
Ways to Remove Remove Grease Stains
You can sprinkle some baking soda over the stain. Rub over the stain gently with a damp cloth. Let the shoe sit like that overnight. The soda will absorb the oil. Simply wipe the powder with a dry cloth.
Ways to Remove Scuffs
Scuffs can be easily removed with a bit of toothpaste. Take a little bit of regular toothpaste, apply it to the stain and rub it off with a soft cloth.
Ways to Remove Ink Stains
Take a cotton swab and dip it in a clear nail polish remover. Now gently mop up over the stain. Do not rub it, you may end up spreading the ink. After that, wipe the shoe with a damp cloth and let it dry.
Ways to Remove General Stains
Mix some lemon juice and cream of tartar in equal proportion. You can use baking soda as an alternative to a cream of tartar. Apply this mixture to the stained area and let it stay like that for 1-2 hours. Take a wet cloth to wipe off the mixture and get rid of the stain.
Tip: The mixture has a bleaching effect. You should only use it on light-colored leather shoes.
✦ How to Get Stains out of Hey Dude Suede Shoes?
You need to show some love for your suede shoes. It is difficult to get rid of stain marks from suedes. So, here is how you can get rid of different types of stains from Hey Dude suede shoes.
Ways to Remove Dirt or Mud Stains
First, make sure your Hey Dude shoe is completely dry. Take a toothbrush or suede brush to brush off the dry dust particles as much as possible. Loosen up the remaining dirt with the help of a steamer. Blot the dirt residue with a dry cloth. Air dry the shoe.
Ways to Remove Oil or Grease Stains
The best way to clean oil stains is to apply baking soda or cornstarch. Apply a bit of baking soda or cornstarch over the stain. Let it sit for 2-3 hours. The powder will absorb the oil. Dust the powder off and the stain should go away. Repeat the process until the stains are completely gone.
If the grease stains have dried up, you will need a different solution. Clean the stained area with a little bit of dish soap. Allow the soap to sit on the stain for 15-20 minutes. Take a damp cloth and rinse the shoe with a wet cloth.
Ways to Remove Salt Stains
If you wear your Hey Dude suedes during winter, you may get salt stains from snow. Brush away the salt. Mix a bit of dish soap with cold water. Take a damp cloth and gently mop up the stain. Don’t rub roughly. Repeat the process until all of the stains are gone.
Ways to Remove Water Stains
It may sound weird, but you should use more water to remove water stains from Hey Dude suedes. Spray water over the stain. Gently brush the suede with a toothbrush. Let the shoe dry completely.
I hope you have found this article helpful. Let me know if you have any questions.