You will need
- - detergents;
- - ammonia;
- - vodka;
- - acetic acid;
- - boric acid;
- cream for footwear;
Thoroughly rinse the shoes in warm water with detergent, add a little chlorine to produce disinfection. Pay special attention to the inner part of shoes. If the shoes are made of poor material, then it is better not to expose to prolonged contact with water.
Mix ammonia with vodka. After complete drying of shoes , carefully wipe it with the solution on both sides. Put to dry for a few days.
Treat shoes with a weak solution of acetic acid, if of ammonia and vodka were not in your home. Do not use undiluted vinegar – you not only damage the Shoe, but will receive severe burns of the skin.
Sprinkle in shoes table salt and leave for 2-3 days, if the previous procedures are unable to defeat the odor of mold. Salt not only cleans shoes, but also absorbs unpleasant odor. A stronger remedy is boric acid. But to use it not exactly safe, you can spoil a thing.
Set the shoes to the balcony, if on the street kept below freezing. This will help finally get rid of the smell of mold. In principle, the sun's rays also possess disinfectant properties. So if you find mouldy shoes in the summer, don't despair. Put it outside for a few days.
Treat shoes with cream to restore Shine and color. In the market can meet special and odour absorbers for shoes. If you think that a light unpleasant odor still remains, look for this remedy in stores of your city. Instead of special tools and fit foot spray. Treat shoes inside and wait until it dries.
Keep your shoes dry and well ventilated area. Moisture is not only provokes the appearance of mold, but also reduces wear time Shoe.