How to Remove Shoe Polish Stains

Washable Fabrics

Follow these steps to remove shoe polish stains from washable fabrics such as Acrylic Fabric, Cotton, Linen and Modacrylic:

  • Sponge the area with a dry-cleaning solvent, spot lifter or cleaning fluid.
  • Allow it to dry.

If stain persists:

  • Mix a paste of powdered detergent, water, and a few drops of ammonia.
  • Place an absorbent pad beneath the area and apply the paste to the stain.
  • When no more stain is being removed, flush the area thoroughly with water.
  • Launder as soon as possible.