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Down DuoPack

All you need to safely clean and add water repellency to down clothing and sleeping bags.

Clean and waterproof your down-filled clothing and equipment with our convenient Duo-Pack.

Down Wash is a soap-based cleaner which can be used regularly to clean clothing and equipment without damaging the Durable Water Repellent (DWR) coatings. Use this product instead of conventional detergents or washing powder.
Down Proof adds water-repellency, revives insulation and breathability to down-filled jackets, sleeping bags and duvets. Prolongs the effective lifespan and optimizes the performance of your down gear.

Benefits of using this product

Down Wash

  • It prolongs the life of gear and optimises outdoor performance
  • Revitalises loft and insulation, without damaging the structure of the down
  • It maintains breathability
  • It maintains original water-repellency
  • It’s easy to apply - can be used in a washing machine
  • Suitable for use on all fabrics, including technical textiles
  • It lifts out dirt that can attract water and mask water repellent finishes
  • Unlike detergents, it does not leave behind water attractive residues which encourage ‘wetting-out’
  • It will remove detergent residues left behind by previous washes
  • WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous
  • Does not contain fluorocarbons
  • Guaranteed performance for 4 years from manufacture

Down Proof

  • Adds / renews water repellency and revives breathability
  • Maintains insulation, keeping you warm
  • Minimises weight gain
  • Prolongs the life of gear and optimises performance in wet weather
  • Safe to use on all feather and down garments and equipment
  • Easy to apply - can be used in a washing machine
  • WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous
  • Does not contain fluorocarbons
 

Ideal for

Down Wash
All feather-filled / down clothing and equipment

Down Proof

  • All feather-filled / down clothing and accessories
  • Recommended for Puffa

How to apply

Down Wash
To clothing

  • Place item in a washing machine
  • Apply Nikwax Down Wash in the machine’s dispenser
  • Select a warm wash cycle, start machine and complete rinse cycle
  • Alternatively, just apply Nikwax in a simple hand wash
  • Drip-dry or tumble dry on a low setting if the care label allows

To equipment

  1. For sleeping bags immerse item(s) in hand hot water in a bowl or bath tub.
  2. Apply by hand, agitate and leave to soak for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Rinse under running water, drain and gently press the sleeping bag to expel excess water.
  4. To dry, and only if care label allows, spin dry 3 times and tumble dry on a high setting until all ‘clumps’ have disappeared.
  5. Use clean tennis balls or trainers (that won’t melt) in a clean pillow case to help break up clumps when drying.

Note:

  • This product can also be applied neat to fabrics as a stain or grease remover prior to washing.

Volume guide

  • To clean clothing use 2 full caps (100 ml) in soft water and 3 full caps (150 ml) in hard water
  • To clean sleeping bags use 3 full caps (150 ml) in water (3-4 season down sleeping bags should be professionally cleaned or proofed)

Down Proof

To clothing

  • Place item in a washing machine
  • Wash with Nikwax Down Wash
  • Reset the machine and add Nikwax Down Proof in the machine’s dispenser
  • Select a warm wash cycle, and run complete cycle
  • Alternatively, just apply Nikwax in a simple hand wash
  • To dry, and only if care label allows, spin dry 3 times and tumble dry on a high setting until all ‘clumps’ have disappeared.
  • Use clean tennis balls or trainers (that won’t melt) in a clean pillow case to help break up clumps when drying.

To equipment

  • For sleeping bags immerse item(s) in hand hot water in a bowl or bath tub.
  • Apply by hand, agitate and leave to soak for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Rinse under running water, drain and gently press the sleeping bag to expel excess water.
  • To dry, and only if care label allows, spin dry 3 times and tumble dry on a high setting until all ‘clumps’ have disappeared.
  • Use clean tennis balls or trainers (that won’t melt) in a clean pillow case to help break up clumps when drying.

Note:

  • Always check the garment care label first, following the instructions.

Volume guide

  • For clothing, use 3 full caps (150 ml) for 1 item and 6 full caps (300 ml) for 2 items
  • For sleeping bags use 6 full caps (300 ml) in 4 cm deep water in a bath tub (3-4 season down sleeping bags should be professionally cleaned or proofed)
 

When to use this product

Down Wash

Always apply this product to used down clothing to keep items in perfect condition. We advise cleaning items with Nikwax Down Wash before proofing them with Nikwax Down Proof. You should be able to wash reproofed garments 6 to 8 times with Nikwax Down Wash before it requires reproofing with Nikwax Down Proof

Down Proof

Always apply this product to used down / feather-filled clothing or accessories to keep items in perfect water-repellent condition. Remember to clean gear first with Nikwax Down Wash before applying Nikwax Down Proof

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Down DuoPack 300ml / 10 oz. x 2 = 600ml / 20 oz. - ($19.50)
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