HOW DO I CLEAN MY BIRKENSTOCK SANDALS?
WHAT YOU NEED:
Brush, old tooth brush, cloth, leather shampoo, two bowls of water
1. REMOVE COARSE DIRT
You can remove dried coarse dust and dirt with a brush.
You can remove dust and dirt with a lint-free, slightly damp cloth.
2. CLEAN WITH DAMP BRUSH
Step 1: Open the straps. Clean the inside with a damp brush.
Step 2: Clean the outside of the straps with a damp brush.
Step 3: The footbed can now be lathered in circular movements with a little water and some leather shampoo. Using an old toothbrush is the best way to massage in the shampoo.
3. REMOVE THE LATHER
Use a wet cloth and wash the sandals off with lukewarm water. Do not hold the sandals under running water and ensure that they do not become completely wet.
4. CLEAN THE SOLE
Step 1: If neccessary, you can clean the sole with a damp brush.
Step 2: Subsequently, clean the sole with a damp cloth.
5. LET DRY COMPLETELY
Step 1: Let the sandals dry at room temperature in order to retain their moisture-absorbing qualities. Do not let the sandals dry at in the sun or on a radiator.
Step 2: The sandals should be dried completely after 24 hours. You can then brush the footbed with a leather brush and close the straps.
Step 3: You can now wear your sandals again.
HOW DO I PROTECT MY BIRKENSTOCK SANDALS?
Spray the upper leather of your sandals regularly with a colorless waterproofing spray (use sparingly and observe application instructions). Only spray the outside and cover the footbed with paper for protection.
Grease the upper leather of your sandals regularly with some leather grease. Only grease the outside and cover the footbed with paper for protection.