12 tricks to save your clothes and shoes when everything seems lost

Over time, our clothing can suffer for different reasons. They may lose color, become loose, or simply deteriorate over time. But there are very useful tricks that can help us keep it in good condition.

Next, we leave you a list of tricks that you will love and will make your life easier and more enjoyable.

Keep the color of your clothes

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To prevent your pants from discoloring, add ½ cup of vinegar and a little salt to the detergent. This will prevent the clothes from losing their color and from becoming wide and loose.

Remove the lint

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Removing lint is one of the easiest tasks you can do. It is enough to remove the velcro from a suitcase or jacket that we do not use, then we will use it to remove the lint from our clothes.

Silk clothes even softer

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woman washing delicate clothes by hands in plastic tub

If you want your silk clothes to be very soft, the solution is not to use a lot of fabric softener. Instead, use hair conditioner and you’ll notice the difference.

Stains on leather bags

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To remove stains from leather wallets, just use a cotton pad. We will soak this with a little white vinegar and rub it on the stain. The bag will be like new.

Renew old clothes

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If your towel has worn out over time, don’t worry. Add half a glass of salt for every liter of water and let it soak. After 3 days, remove the towel and wash it as usual. With that your towel will be like new.

Nubuck leather boots

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Unisex brown leather boots with yellow shoelaces

To take care of nubuck leather boots, the procedure is very simple. We will only take 1 part of vinegar and mix it with 3 parts of water. Failing that, we can add 1 tablespoon of vinegar for every liter of warm water. Then, we will brush the boot with this substance and dry it with a damp cloth.

Hide scratches from your leather shoes

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concept of rich and poor in a shoes

With the help of a cotton swab or toothpick, we will apply a little glue on the raised leather. Then, we will press the area with a clean cloth for 4 minutes. We will apply at least 3 layers of paint on the shoe and that’s it.

Remove scratches from your boots

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For this, all you need is to apply nail wax or varnish. After it dries well, you can polish your shoes. In this case, you can help yourself with a brush with soft bristles or a cloth and give it a shine.

Remove grease stains

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Woman hanging wet clothing with clothespin on clothes-line and showing stains on shirt.

To remove grease stains, simply use dishwashing soap or dishwashing soap. After letting it act for a few seconds, we wash the garment as usual.

Get rid of stains on leather shoes

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If your leather shoe is stained, make a solution of vinegar and water. Then apply it to the affected area and rub the shoe with a soft cloth.

Get rid of bad odors

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Put the smelly garment in a zip-top bag or airtight seal. Next, we will put the garment in the refrigerator overnight. The next day we wash it as usual and the smell will be gone.

Leave your patent leather shoes like new

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You just have to use a glass cleaner and rub them with a dry cloth. When finished it will be like new.

Suede shoes

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With a nail file you can remove all the dirt attached to your shoes. Keep in mind that you should never get these shoes wet, or they will look old and worn.

Without a doubt, these tricks will make your life much easier, you just have to put them into practice. However, not only you can benefit from it.

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