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How to Clean Timberland Shoes

Updated July 20, 2017

Timberland shoes are long lasting and durable. Because of the durability and premium quality of Timberland shoes, they can withstand plenty of dirt. With the appropriate tools, proper care and attention, you can have your Timberland shoes looking as good as new again. The type of material your Timberland shoe is made of determines the shoe cleaner you need to use.

Lay out a newspaper on the floor to use as your workspace. This will prevent dirt from your Timberland shoes getting onto your floor.

Remove the shoelaces from your shoes if there are any and put them to the side.

Brush the dirt from your shoes with the brush from the dry cleaning kit using a back-and-forth motion.

Rub the stains out of the shoes using a back-and-forth motion using the cleaner bar.

Brush off any leftover dirt with the brush and allow them to dry. Put your shoes away from direct sunlight and allow them to sit overnight.

Brush your shoes using a back-and-forth motion with a suede brush to restore the nap.

Apply suede protector to your Timberland shoes to protect them.

Lay out the newspaper on the floor to use as your workspace. This will prevent any dirt from getting on the floor.

Remove the shoelaces from your shoes if there are any and put them to the side.

Brush away any loose dirt from your shoes using a soft shoe brush.

Squeeze a small amount of the black cream onto the built-in sponge applicator and rub the shoe with the sponge using a circular motion until your entire shoe is covered with the cream and allow the cream to sit on the shoes for 15 minutes.

Buff the shoes using a brisk side-to-side motion with the clean dry cloth until it shines. Repeat the process for the sides and back of the shoes.

Warning

Using the wrong cleaner can ruin the material of the Timberland shoes. It's important that you use the correct shoe cleaner for your shoes depending on the material they are made out of.

Things You'll Need

  • Newspaper
  • Timberland footwear dry cleaning kit
  • Suede protector
  • Timberland boot sauce black cream
  • Soft shoe brush
  • Clean dry cloth
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