May 29, 2007,
R.F. asks from Burleson, TX on May 27, 2007
I was wondering if anyone knew if washing light up kid shoes in the washing machine would ruin the lights?
So What Happened?™
Thank you! You know it is when they have their favorite "something" and for Jackson it is these shoes so I don't want them ruined!
K.C. answers from Dallas on May 29, 2007
I throw my son's light up shoes in the washer all the time. I just let them air dry so the heat won't melt the lights.
H.G. answers from Dallas on May 29, 2007
I have washed both of my kids shoes in the washing machine and they still light up!! I air dried them, though.
K.R. answers from Dallas on May 28, 2007
In my experience, the lights give out after washing. I have had some that went out of one and not the other and one pair had the light continually stay on after washing.
E.M. answers from Dallas on May 27, 2007
i do my son's all the time and they have come out great!
J.M. answers from Dallas on May 28, 2007
I have washed ours and put them in the dryer and have never had any problems
K.O. answers from Dallas on May 28, 2007
It's not a problem. I've done it many times.
S.C. answers from Dallas on May 28, 2007
Had one stop working and another pair that have been fine. Both have been through repeated washings. So it just depends on the shoe, I guess.
L.A. answers from Dallas on May 28, 2007
I wash my daughters at least once a week (had them for a year) and the lights only partially work now, but they didnt go out until just recently. I would rather have a clean shoe then working lights. And I will never buy them again b/c of the lights, its like all shoes have to have lights now, grrr...
S.G. answers from Dallas on May 27, 2007
I have washed my son's and it not effected them but then he's had others that started just working part time after being washed. Sorry this doesn't really give you an answer for sure!