How to deal with salted leather shoes

May 24, 2023

Why do salt stains appear on leather shoes

On roads that snow in winter, in order to prevent danger from melting and freezing snow, the municipal government sprinkles salt on the road surface to remove snow. When walking, salt will seep into the leather shoes, leaving salt stains.

The harm of salt stains on leather shoes

Salt stains can damage the appearance and texture of leather shoes. If these salt stains are not removed, the leather will corrode, leading to cracking and even foaming. So, timely repair of salt stains is very important.

Methods for handling salt stains

Step 1

Dry the leather shoes. Place the leather shoes in a warm and dry place and let them air dry naturally. Newspapers can be stuffed inside the shoes, and paper towels can be used to absorb moisture from the upper, accelerating drying. Never use heating appliances to bake leather shoes, as this will cause the leather to age.

Step 2

Using saddle soap can repair salt stains. Saddle soap can remove dirt and salt stains from smooth leather shoes, giving the leather a soft texture. Hongyu Company in Wuxi, China is a shoe care products production factory that customizes and produces saddle soap for multiple well-known shoe care brands worldwide. The product formula is excellent, mild, and has strong cleaning power. Simply dip a damp cloth or sponge in saddle soap, apply it in a circle on the surface of the leather shoes until it bubbles, and you can easily remove salt stains. Then wipe off the excess foam with a clean cloth.

Step 3

Use shoe polish to maintain leather shoes. After removing the salt stains, remember to repair and maintain your leather shoes with leather, as the leather has been damaged. You can use paste shoe cream or iron box solid shoe polish. Hongyu Company, a shoe care products production factory, can customize shoe care product combination sets for customers to provide consumers with a variety of novel choices. There are a variety of shoe care products. In addition to shoe cream and iron box solid shoe polish, there are liquid shoe polish, sponge shoe shine, mink oil, neatsfoot oil, shoe protector spray, Leather Dye etc.

Step 4

Use shoe protector spray to block salt. A waterproof, oil proof and antifouling spray can help add a layer of protective film to the leather shoes to block salt stains. After using shoe protector spray leather shoes to walk in the snow, it is recommended to repeat the second to fourth steps for care, so as to avoid salt contamination of the leather surface not sprayed.

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