How to clean nubuck?
Nubuck is a finely fleeced and polished from the front side of the skin, which is similar to suede, but its cost is much higher. Therefore, to care for nubuck need to be careful.
Consider how to care for nubuck and what tools you can use to clean it.
Nubuck is quite practical material and with proper care can last for a very long time. How can you quickly clean nubuck shoes from pollution? Here are some ways:
- One of the most effective ways is to use steam. It is enough to hold the product over the steam for a minute and wipe it with a special brush. If the surface is too dirty, then you need to rub it with the side of the brush that has brass bristles.
- Another good way is to use 10 percent ammonia. It must be diluted with water in a ratio of one to four. Next, using a cotton swab to clean the product with this solution only in those places that are stained with dirt.As an option, you can use vinegar, but it is important to respect the proportion of 1 to 20.
- As a care for shoes, use tools such as "Sapphire", "Stroke", "Tarragona". Cleaners will help you keep your shoes tidy for a long time. Shoes should be rubbed in such a way that the applied agent is literally absorbed into the surface. After that, you need to use a special brush for cleaning nubuck, getting rid of dirt particles.
It is not recommended to use water and alcohol for cleaning nubuck. Also, in any case, do not use soap, as it can leave stains on the shoes. In winter, nubuck shoes are best worn carefully, without stepping into the dirt, as they may contain chemical agents that eats nubuck. Do not use glitter for ordinary leather shoes.
After the shoes are cleaned, it is necessary to rub the water-repellent impregnation into it and put it to dry, but away from the battery.