Blood Stain Removal from Leather Shoes

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How can I remove blood from my leather shoes?

Blood Stain Removal from Leather Shoes

You can spot clean leather by carefully rubbing the soiled area with an artist's eraser. A stain on leather that won't brush or wipe off should be taken to a leather cleaner as quickly as possible. Though you can try cleaning it yourself with a leather-cleaning product, you may end up doing more harm than good. You can protect both leather and suede articles by spraying them with a silicone spray that you can purchase at most shoe stores. If you are willing to take a chance, risking irreparable damage to the shoes, you can try to remove the blood stains with a 3% hydrogen peroxide solution or by covering the stains with a paste made of either salt or meat tenderizer and cold water. Let sit for 30 minutes, then sponge with cool water.

   

Comments

5/26/2007 6:23:48 PM
Keith Ball said:

The print is to small even with glasses on I couldn't find what I was looking for


10/26/2007 12:16:15 PM
Sarah Shouse said:

Why would you have blood on your shoes in the first place? That being said, this may be a good tip for murderers.


4/18/2009 3:46:29 PM
erin said:

why would a normal person need this? I suppose if you were a hunter, but otherwise, you must have been involved in a terrible situation!


12/12/2011 2:44:48 PM
Sarah said:

I used saddle soap and a very soft sponge dampened slightly. Worked a treat on blood spots on my brand new leather boots.


2/1/2012 9:26:53 AM
Liana said:

I also remove fresh blood stains by placing the fabric in icy water or in ice, for about 30 minutes. Stain will completely disappear.




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