Can you put Nike basketball shoes in the washing machine?
We don’t recommend putting your shoes in a washing machine or dryer or using harsh cleaning products (like bleach). And for best results, clean your sneakers as soon as they get dirty.
Should I put my basketball shoes in the washer?
First, as general warning, don’t put your shoes in a washer or dryer. You should also avoid completely immersing them in water. Use these steps as a guide to properly wash your basketball shoes: Remove excess dirt using a soft-bristled shoe brush or tooth brush to clean the sole on the outside of your shoe.
How do I stop my basketball shoes smelling?
Air out the insoles: Remove the insoles of your basketball shoes to air them out. This will keep them smelling fresh. If your shoes continue to smell, wash and dry them with the same steps above. Sprinkle a small amount of baking soda on the insoles when they’re dry to help soak up the smell.
Can shoes go in the dryer?
Remove the sneakers from the washer and allow them to air dry. NEVER put shoes in the dryer, as the heat may warp them or damage the glue that keeps them together.