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HOW DO I CLEAN MY BIRKENSTOCK SANDALS?

WHAT YOU NEED:

Brush, old tooth brush, cloth, leather shampoo,
two bowls of water

NUBUCK LEATHER/SUEDE

NATURAL/SMOOTH LEATHER

1. REMOVE COARSE DIRT

NUBUCK LEATHER/SUEDE

You can remove dried coarse dust and dirt with a brush.

NATURAL/SMOOTH LEATHER

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 tooth brush 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 necessary, 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 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 colourless 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.