BoxFox focuses on new merchandise (products that had not been previously purchased by a customer). However, a portion of the shoes may have been run on a treadmill in store or tested around the parking lot. Below are some best practices for removing dirt from shoes.
What you'll need
In our testing we found a cleaning product called Simple Green to be faster and more effective at dirt removal than dish detergent, such as Dawn soap. Products such as the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser can also be helpful for removing scuffs and scrapes.
Simple Green/water mix Scrub Brush
- Spray cleaning solution onto the sole of the shoe and the brush as well
- Scrub the shoe (use a toothbrush for crevices when needed)
- Lightly rinse with water
- Dry off with a towel
Results of cleaning shoes with the Simple Green solution and a brush (before and after):
BoxFox offers an inventory resolution system to compensate you for merchandise that differs from the condition expected.
To suggest any best practices of your own for cleaning shoes, just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.