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How to preserve your New Balance 574 Shoes From Having an Awful Odor

Keep a box of baking soda in your home so that you can sprinkle some into your shoes after each run. This is a fantastic way to help absorb moisture and is sure to help prevent your shoes from getting that awful odor often associated with running shoes.

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Are there any at home remedies to making my own dog shampoo?


Believe it or not, baking soda is your solution. Simply sprinkle some baking soda onto your dogs coat and rub it in with your hands. The make sure to give your dog a good brushing. Baking soda is great because it is inexpensive, will not irritate your dogs skin and it neutralizes odors.

Aug 15, 2012 | Pets - Others

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How do I clean my stormbuck boots from Timberland? The store did not know


Considering everything that we might step in during the day, it's a wonder that we bring our shoes into our homes at all. Cleaning our shoes not only gets all that grime back out the door, but it makes the shoes look better and last longe
Instructions Things You'll Need:

  • Shoe brushes
  • White vinegar
  • Soft cloths
  • Nylon bristle brush
  • Pencil erasers or fine sandpaper
  • Leather cleaner or saddle soap
  • Leather conditioner
  • Waterproofer
  • Shoe polish
  • Shoe polishing cloths
  • Baking soda
  1. Clean smooth leather shoes by first removing the laces and giving them a vigorous brushing with a shoe brush.

  2. Clean salt stains from shoes by mixing equal parts white vinegar and water and dampening a small cloth. Use the cloth to scrub the stained area. For suede or nubuck, use a nylon bristle brush.

  3. Use leather cleaner or saddle soap to clean the leather with a soft cloth. Pay particular attention to the seams.

  4. Clean suede or nubuck with a pencil eraser or fine sandpaper, then rub with a bath towel to bring up the nap again.

  5. Apply leather conditioner to all leather shoes, taking care to use the correct kind for smooth leather or suede. Conditioner keeps your shoe leather soft.

  6. Waterproof your shoes.

  7. Polish your shoes to help protect them and to give them a clean-looking gloss.

  8. Deodorize your shoes by sprinkling a generous amount of baking soda into them and shaking the shoes to distribute it inside. Let stand overnight, and then shake the baking soda out

Dec 28, 2010 | Timberland City Adventure Stormbuck...

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have a smell from cleaning solution I used to clean out microwave. Smell is still in microwave


Baking soda is good at absorbing odor. Maybe you could sprinkle a generous amount on the bottom of the microwave and run it on defrost for about 30 minutes. If the odor seems to abate after this, repeat 'til you're happy.

May 01, 2009 | Kenmore Microwave Ovens

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