Month: October 2013

Attack of the killer detergent: The Nikwax Difference

October 22, 2013 0

It begins innocently enough. First, you figure what harm could it possibly do? I’ll wash my jacket just this once with my regular laundry detergent. Before long, that harmless “regular” laundry detergent has become a gateway to the serious stuff: fabric softeners, boosters, oxidizers… And your outdoor excursions become significantly less comfortable. We’re not out to…

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Back From the Dead: How to Clean Your Ski Jacket

October 15, 2013 0

The world is full of frights that the rational mind can’t reconcile with reality: cheese in a can, the zombie apocalypse, that ski jacket you left unwashed, dirt-covered and and reeking at the bottom of your gear closet. While experts are quite unified in their classification of canned cheese food, zombies and abused ski jackets…

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