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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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ISO 9001 Certificate Number FM521827

ISO 18001 Certificate Number OHS563556

ISO 14001 Certificate Number EMS551301


Nikwax News

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 […]

31/08/2016 - NEW Tech Wash v16.1

NIKWAX doubles Tech Wash® effectiveness and saves energy Not everyone knows that there are three things which destroy the water repellency and breathability of an outdoor jacket. The first is dirt. Dirt is water absorbent and will stop water beading up on a jacket and stop your jacket from breathing. The second is household laundry […]

28/07/2016 - Keep your base layers performing with Nikwax BaseFresh

During the summer months we all love to get outside and enjoy activities such as cycling, running and walking. How many of us find though that our trusty sports kit and base layers that we wear to keep cool and comfortable are noticeably smellier – even shortly after washing! Base layers, sportswear and gym gear […]

28/07/2016 - New Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarWash

New Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarWash™ extends the life of tents by 50 percent, just by cleaning! Ultraviolet (UV) light and dirt are the two most important sources of damage for tents. UV light attacks the fabric, reducing its strength and causing fading.  Dirt works against water repellency and makes the fabric absorb water, which […]