How to Clean a Shoe Polish Brush - Step by Step!

February 06, 2019

How to Clean a Shoe Polish Brush - Step by Step!

Although trusted to keep your footwear clean, it’s only a matter of time before your shoe polish brush gets dirty, too.
If you think your only option is to purchase a new shoe polish brush, think again! Here’s how to get your shoe polish brush in like-new condition again in only three steps.
Step #1: Use the Proper Technique to Clean Your Shoe Shine Brushes
Eventually, residual polish from will accumulate on the bristles of your shoe shine brush.
When that happens, simply buff the bristles across a clean chamois or towel.
Next, rotate the brush in the opposite direction. You should see the residual polish wipe off right away. To ensure that loose horse hair will be completely remove from the brush, use our brush cleaning comb. This way you'll avoid any future frustration when loose bristles will transfer to your shoe polishing jobs. 
Step #2: Keep Your Shoe Polish Brushes in Excellent Condition
Fortunately, shoe shine brushes do not require much maintenance.
To keep them in their best condition, buff the bristles following the instructions in Step #1 regularly.
For best results, buff them each time after you polish your shoes. This eliminates the risk of any residual polish creating streaks on your shoes the next time you clean them.
Step #3: Only Purchase High-Quality Shoe Polish Brushes
To ensure you get the maximum lifespan out of a shoe polish brush, it’s important to purchase a quality made product.
Valentino Garemi sells only the best in internationally-sourced shoe care products. Our cleaning and polishing cloths come as a set of two so that you always have a cloth available. Each cloth, sewed with red color threads to prevent fraying, is made from soft cotton so that your footwear remains in great condition.
Pair one of Valentino Garemi’s polishing cloths with our large polishing shoe shine brush. Because the brush is constructed from real horsehair, a quality clean can be accomplished without any damage occurring.
Having two different shoe shine brushes – one for dark polishes and one for lighter browns and browns – helps to ensure your footwear always receives the correct polish.
Cleaning your footwear is easy when you have quality-made products made by Valentino Garemi! Besides shoe care products, we are also a quality provider for leather care, furniture care products and more.
Contact us today for more information about our impressive product offerings!


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