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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

05/02/2016 - A Printer’s Tale

Our guest blog this month is courtesy of Gareth Dinnage, Managing Director of Seacourt Ltd, a Queen’s Award winning environmental printers. Read on to find out how Seacourt became the world’s first ZERO waste to landfill print company and for Gareth’s top tips on how you can become more eco-friendly to make a positive impact […]

08/01/2016 - Get Outside And Get Active!

Is your New Year’s Resolution to get more active? There are many fantastic ways to get energised and the winter landscape can be a wonderful motivator to start your `New Year, New You`. Being active is more than just getting fit and working off the extra treats you indulged in over Christmas. It also helps […]

26/11/2015 - Christmas Gift Guide!

Finding it hard to choose that perfect, fun, or useful present for someone? Check out our Gift Guide, showcasing outdoor goodies perfect for all!   Mum Bogs Winter Blooms Winter Boots – from £85 Bogs have launched a range of floral-patterned waterproof winter boots. For the wettest of days down to the coldest of temperatures […]

02/11/2015 - Down Wash Direct – A Mountaineer’s Review

Guest blog by Paul Lewis As one of this year’s Trek and Mountain Stok Kangri expedition sponsors, Nikwax kindly gave team members a supply of their products. These included footwear proofers and a supply of wash-in cleaners and proofers for clothing and fabrics. Peak Mountaineering has been users of Nikwax products for years because we value their […]

06/10/2015 - Greenpeace mount successful expeditions to high altitudes and high latitudes using Nikwax PFC-free fabric technology

To draw attention to the threat posed by pollution from perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), Greenpeace has visited some of the most inhospitable places on earth, by foot, to sample the pristine water and snow for PFC chemicals. At the same time it tested PFC-free outdoor clothing in extreme conditions, aiming to overcome the myth that functional […]