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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

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 […]

04/10/2016 - Why Nikwax Footwear Products Make the Best Aftercare

Nikwax’s cleaning and waterproofing footwear products can be used on a variety of shoes and boots, with a clear aim in mind – to keep you dry whilst enjoying the outdoors. Because the products are designed for those who live, work, and enjoy the outdoors, it makes sense that they are all environmentally friendly and […]

29/09/2016 - One man and his dog – Interview with SARDA founder

Have you ever wondered who’d be your knight in shining armour if you ever got lost in the English wilderness? Luckily for you, Nev [Search and Rescue Dog Association founder and president], his gang of handlers and their pesky canines are of service; suited and booted in their BOGS footwear, rucksacks and with dog treats […]