It doesn’t matter whether the paint stain on your shoe is oil or water based. The fact still remains that it will not be an easy task to get rid of.
The task gets only harder with the kind of material that you are dealing with plus if the shoes are expensive, you might actually feel that you are doomed.
Apart from patience and persistence, you need to know the right products and the process (on how to get paint off shoes).
Before getting down to the business of getting paint off your shoe, it is important to know the paint substance that you are dealing with. Consequently, you’ll act accordingly and use the correct products.
There are two main types of paint, which are:
Now we know a thing or two about paint types. So let’s delve into specific shoe type and how to clean it up off paint.
Removing paint stains from Suede Shoes
Suede is a sensitive material because it is not only fine but it is also fragile. Suede is less durable and this means that removing paint stains from it is even tougher but there are ways to go about it, gently.
- A plastic knife
- Cotton swabs
- Warm water
Time is of essence and therefore the moment you spot paint on your shoes, act swiftly. The earlier the better.