How To Clean Crocs?

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Crocs are the most popular choice of daily footwear, but do you know how to clean Crocs? Most people like wearing their Crocs while working in the garden, playing in the rain, or anywhere. But we all hate to clean dirty Crocs and instead keep them aside for a long time. In today’s post, I will show you how to clean Crocs properly in detail. This cleaning process is going to be super easy as you don’t need any fancy tools or special cleaners. Without wasting much time, let us now find out how to clean Crocs to help them last longer!

How To Clean Crocs?

In this section, I will teach you how to clean Crocs  which is a type of footwear usually needs a gentle cleanser to get them looking as good as new. One of the easiest and simplest ways to clean dirty Crocs is using mild soap.

You can follow these steps to know how to clean stained Crocs.

  1. Before you start the actual cleaning process, wet down the Crocs thoroughly.
  2. Then, fill a sink with cold water.
  3. On a wet cloth, pour a few drops of dish soap.
  4. Rub this cloth on the Crocs in a circular motion.
  5. You can also use a scrub brush to scrub off tough stains.
  6. Once you get rid of all dirt, rinse your Crocs with cold water.
  7. Allow it to air dry in a shady area before you wear it.

Crocs footwear is made of Croslite material, so it is best advised to hand wash them. You can keep on reading to know how to clean black Crocs.

Clean Crocs With Baking Soda

You can use baking soda to clean the Crocs and the lining of your Crocs. Baking soda will be helpful in absorbing all the dirt and oils from the lining. You can follow these steps to know how to clean Crocs with baking soda.

  1. Before you start the actual cleaning process, wet down the Crocs thoroughly.
  2. Then, fill a sink with cold water.
  3. Now, scrub your Crocs with dish soap and a soft brush to remove dirt.
  4. On a wet cloth, sprinkle a bit of baking soda.
  5. Scrub using this cloth on the stains in circular motions.
  6. Keep scrubbing until they are sparkling.
  7. Once you get rid of all dirt, rinse your Crocs with cold water.
  8. Allow it to air dry in a shady area before you wear it.

White Crocs are more prone to dirt and grass stain than Black or other colored classic Crocs. No problem, I’ve found a cleaning hack for you! You can follow the same process when it comes to how to clean white Crocs.

Let us now check out how to clean fur-lined Crocs.

Clean Crocs With Laundry Detergent

If you own a pair of fur-lined Crocs, you must be wondering how to clean Crocs with fur. The process of cleaning fuzzy Crocs is a pretty straightforward process if you follow these steps.

  1. Fill a sink with cold water and wet down your Crocs inside out.
  2. Now, mix 2 cups of cold water with a few tablespoons of laundry detergent.
  3. Pour this mixture all over the Crocs into a sink.
  4. Using a scrub brush, clean the Crocs from outside and inside.
  5. Keep scrubbing until they are sparkling.
  6. Once you get rid of all dirt, rinse your Crocs with cold water.
  7. Allow it to air dry in a shady area before you wear it.

During this process, make sure you clean out the Crocs lining too. You can follow the same if you also want to know how to clean fuzzy Crocs.

Clean Crocs Using A Shoe Cream

We all know leather shoes need special care when it comes to cleaning. You can follow these steps to know how to clean Crocs LiteRide using a shoe cream.

  1. First, remove any stubborn dirt from your Crocs using a damp cloth.
  2. Then, use a professional leather shoe cream to clean Crocs.
  3. Make sure you follow the directions mentioned on the packing while using this cream.
  4. Once you are done cleaning, you can spray a water-repellent leather protector.

Make sure you be very gentle while cleaning your leather Crocs.

Clean Crocs Using Washing Machine

Another popular way to clean dirty Crocs is using a washing machine. You can follow these steps to know how to clean Crocs in a washing machine.

  1. Place your Crocs in a washing machine filled with laundry detergent.
  2. Now, set your washer on a gentle cycle.
  3. Run the washer for about 5 minutes to loosen up any set-in dirt.
  4. After 5 minutes are finished, remove your Crocs from the washer.
  5. Allow it to air dry in a shady area before you wear it.

Sometimes, Gentle settings can cause potential bending and stress damage to your footwear. Make sure you prefer hand washing your Crocs instead of this cleaning method.

How To Clean Smelly Crocs?

Till now, I hope you’ve understood how to clean Crocs that are dirty. Sweaty feet can leave a lasting impression on any kind of shoe including Crocs and sandals. Luckily, cleaning smelly Crocs is simple just like your other shoes.

You can follow these steps if you are dealing with odors after cleaning your Crocs.

  1. First, thoroughly clean your Crocs with dish soap or laundry detergent.
  2. Allow it to air dry in a shady area before you move further.
  3. Now, sprinkle a generous amount of baking soda into a large plastic bag.
  4. Place your dry Crocs in this plastic bag.
  5. Then, put this bag in the freezer overnight.
  6. The next day, take them out and shake off any baking soda.

Baking soda won’t stick to the lining as easily as other powders, so you can sprinkle a little extra if required.

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FAQ

What Is The Easiest Way To Clean Crocs?

For Classic Clogs, slides, and other styles made only with our signature Croslite™ foam material, hand wash or spot clean with mild soap and cold water or use your washing machine’s gentle cycle.

Can Crocs Be Washed In The Washing Machine?

Please do not clean your Crocs shoes in the dishwasher or washing machine, as exposure to heat may cause the Croslite material to shrink.

Can You Clean Crocs With Baking Soda?

You can use baking soda to clean Crocs as it does not react with Croslite™ (the closed cell resin material Crocs are made with). Using baking soda is one of the easiest and cheapest methods for cleaning the inside and outside of Crocs. It’s a highly effective way to remove dirt, debris and bad odours.

How Long Do Crocs Last?

Crocs typically last between 3 and 5 years with everyday wear. With proper care and less frequent wear Crocs can last for up to 10 years. If used exclusively for indoor wear they can last even longer than this.

Can You Clean Your Crocs With Dawn Dish Soap?

For common stains like dirt though, washing EVAs with a sponge and Dawn worked just fine.

Conclusion

In the above post, I’ve explained how to clean your lined Crocs. A good scrubbing will remove most of the debris while cleaning your Crocs. Many stubborn stains can be easily removed with a bit of baking soda. You can also use liquid dish soap or mild detergent to clean your fur-lined Crocs. It is also super easy to clean white Crocs by either hand washing or machine washing on a gentle cycle. But you have to be a bit more careful while cleaning leather Crocs. By learning how to clean Crocs, you can easily deal with dirty Crocs and make them sparkling fresh!