Nothing can ruin your day faster than looking down to realize you stepped in a piece of gum. While the piece sometimes comes off quickly with a scrape against the sidewalk, other times it gets hardened onto the sole and fabric of your footwear. Lucky for you, there are solutions formulated to combat even the toughest, stuck-on remnants. Ahead, we selected some of the best gum removers that work quickly without staining the material or causing further damage to your shoes.
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1. Goo Gone Original Liquid
This option is safe to use on fabric as well as most other surfaces.
Pros: It easily removes gum without causing discoloration.
Cons: It may require a bit of elbow grease.
2. 3M Gum Remover
This solution is effective on fabric shoes and their soles.
Pros: It requires no follow-up rinse for clear results, either.
Cons: It may be more watery than other removers.
3. Simoniz Chewing Gum Remover
It freezes sticky substances to approximately -40 degrees Fahrenheit so they quickly crack off.
Pros: No staining or chemical residue is left behind.
Cons: The brand recommends wearing gloves during use.
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