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Global leader in safe, high performance waterproofing, cleaning and conditioning for outdoor gear


Easier, Safer, Drier

Nikwax manufactures high quality cleaning and waterproofing products. Nikwax prolongs the life and enhances the performance of clothing, footwear & equipment.

Whether you work or spend your leisure time outside, Nikwax keeps you dry. Nikwax products are EASY to use. The products go exactly where needed; less product is wasted, saving you money. You can treat gear with Nikwax in your washing machine, by hand or by using our spray-on products.

Nikwax products are SAFE to use. No propellant gases, non-toxic, no fluorocarbons, environmentally safe. It’s WaterBased. By using Nikwax you can renew your gear and reduce the impact

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Nikwax News

06/01/2017 - Carbon For Conservation

For almost a decade Nikwax has been supporting World Land Trust (WLT) in safeguarding and restoring critically threatened habitats around the world through the Carbon Balanced programme. Nikwax’s approach to environmental sustainability is completely in line with the offsetting programme’s ethos of measure, reduce and then offset greenhouse gas emissions. Launched in 2005, the Carbon […]

05/12/2016 - Christmas Gift Guide

There are still some shopping days left, so here are some ideas for the outdoors enthusiast this Christmas. Baby BOGS B-MOC Puff Owl – RRP: £45 Keep your children dry and comfortable in the rain with these cute Owl-patterned waterproof boots. 100% waterproof, with a slipper-soft lining for ultimate comfort and a draw cord to […]

02/11/2016 - An Aspiring Eventer!

This month’s guest blog is by young rider Theo Funnell, who is sponsored by Nikwax, alongside Harry Hall equestrian clothing and Tamara Hick equine sports massage therapist. My name is Theo Funnell, I am 12 years old and am an aspiring young event rider from Devon, UK. I have had ponies all my life and […]

02/11/2016 - Caring for your down sleeping bag

The change in seasons is not a reason to stop enjoying and experiencing the outdoors, or prevent you from undertaking a weekend camp or a challenging expedition. You just need the right gear and if you plan to be sleeping out under the stars then a quality down sleeping bag is definitely an essential item […]

31/10/2016 - Protect your wool base layers with Nikwax Wool Wash

Base layers are essential kit for most outdoor activities, and for those activities undertaken in cold conditions, merino wool base layers are the choice for most. Merino wool is used for technical base layers as the fabric is excellent at helping to regulate your body temperature during exercise, to provide insulation in the cold or […]