How To Remove Road Salt From Leather And Save Your Soles

The season of joy…and wintery weather…are upon us.  Save your favorite shoes from doom by learning how to remove salt from leather and protect them from future damage.

When bad weather sets in, the salt and sand trucks go to work.  And while we are grateful that these chemicals help to make us safer, they can wreak havoc on our footwear.  If you have shoes and boots that have salt stains, Jillee from One Good Thing is here to save your “soles”.  Heehee.  I’m proud of that one 😉



The steps are clean, remove salt spots, condition and waterproof.  It’s all pretty easy and imagine the money that you will save not having to buy new shoes.  Thanks to Jillee for the great tip!



You need the following supplies to remove salt from leather:

  • Castile soap
  • Towel
  • White vinegar
  • Spray bottle
  • Shoe polish (or hair conditioner)
  • Waterproofing spray for leather (optional)
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