AVOID EXTREME HEAT
Like many materials found in footwear and apparel, cork footbeds and EVA soles can be damaged by exposure to concentrated heat or extreme temperatures. Do not leave your shoes in direct sunlight for extended periods or in closed cars on hot days. Keep Birkenstock footwear away from campfires, fireplaces, and indoor radiators.
While we do offer a line of water friendly footwear, most styles should not be immersed in water. Over saturation can compromise the integrity of the sealant materials. It can also can change the look and finish of the materials. If your shoes become wet, allow them to air dry slowly, away from direct heat.
CLEAN & PROTECT
For Birko-flor and birkibuc uppers, simply wipe clean with a damp cloth. Try soap and water to remove stubborn stains. Please bear in mind that any cleaning or treatment can change the look and finish of the materials.