How to Clean Scuff Marks on Timberland Boots

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Boots can get stained and dirty easily from outdoor activities.

Timberland boots provide support and protection for your feet during activities such as hiking through the woods and also are a fashionable boot for everyday wear. Outdoor adventures will cause the tough, sturdy boots to get dirty, scuffed and muddy. With proper use and cleaning, your Timberland boots will last you through many seasons of outdoor endeavors.

Things You'll Need

  • Timberland Boot Sauce Cleaner

  • Shoe cleaning brush

  • Clean cloth

Commercial Product Method

Step 1

Remove any loose dirt from the outer surface of the boots by using a suede brush or other type of shoe cleaning brush.

Step 2

Squeeze the bottle of Timberland Boot Sauce Cleaner until a small amount of gel shows on the surface of the foam applicator. This product cleans leather, vinyl, canvas, nylon and rubber boot areas.

Step 3

Press the sponge onto the stained area of the boot. Work it into the scuffed area until the stain is gone. Wipe off any excess gel with a clean cloth and allow the boot to dry thoroughly.

Toothpaste Method

Step 1

Apply a small amount of non-gel (white) toothpaste to the scuffed area with your fingertips or a clean cloth. Rub it into the area.

Step 2

Rinse the scuffed area with a cloth dampened with water.

Step 3

Allow the boot to dry and your scuff should be gone. Repeat if necessary.


Use the Renewbuck Suede and Nubuck Cleaner for suede or nubuck boots.