Can you wash Birkenstocks in the washing machine?
Can you wash Birkenstocks in a washing machine?
The leather straps are too fragile for a machine wash, and the washing machine itself could be damaged by the tossing and turning of the drum.
How do you clean Birkenstocks?
Scrub Off Stains With Baking Soda and Water
Simply combine baking soda and water until paste forms, and rub it into the footbed of the shoes with an old toothbrush until the whole footbed is covered. Leave it overnight and rinse it in the morning to find your sandals looking noticeably cleaner.
How do you clean smelly Birkenstocks?
Keep them smelling fresh
Simply grab yourself a bottle of Birkenstock’s Cleaner & Refresher, spray the entire footbed with an even layer and wipe away any dirt or excess cleaner with a clean cloth. Then use your nubuck/suede brush to gently brush the nap back to its natural state.
Is it OK to get Birkenstocks wet?
A: While it is best to avoid prolonged exposure to rain and other moisture, Birkenstocks can get wet on occasion and still last for years with proper care. Many of our customers think that their Birkenstocks will get ruined if they get wet once or twice in the rain, and this is generally not the case.