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February 12, 2015
by nikwax
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Waterproof? I prefer Water Prepared.

In my business, and by “business” I mean the ocean, nothing is waterproof. Nothing. Your gear may start off being really, really water-resistant or water tight, but if your expectation is waterPROOF, you will be sorely disappointed.  In my opinion, … Continue reading

October 16, 2014
by nikwax
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Why wetting out is BAD

How is your gear performing? Have you been caught out in the rain and your expensive rain jacket doesn’t keep you dry the way it used to?  “Why am I soaked? I thought this jacket was waterproof!” you wonder. Wetting … Continue reading

July 18, 2014
by nikwax
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Free yourself from funky smelling athletic apparel!

Running, hiking, biking, or even hitting the gym are all activities that leave you feeling energized and refreshed…up until the moment that you catch a whiff of something funky. When you realize that it’s your athletic gear you’re mortified. “How can … Continue reading

March 6, 2014
by cmrandall1
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The Nikwax Spring Break Checklist

It’s that time of year again: spring break! After drifting drearily through the murky winter months, it’s finally time to get out and go somewhere exciting. You know you want spring adventure, but where to go? Head to the mountains … Continue reading

July 8, 2013
by cmrandall1
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Tips for keeping kids’ uniforms clean

Your kid may be good at science, but that doesn’t mean you want to participate in a microbiology experiment in your home this summer. Yep, we’re talking about uniforms—the baseball/soccer/swim/lacrosse/all-around active gear that gets hammered on a regular basis. If … Continue reading

April 20, 2011
by kelseyhulse
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You probably don’t need those new boots! How to care for your shoes to make them last.

Footwear, as we all know, takes a lot of abuse. Even so, it has always broken my heart a little to see even my most worn-out (yet beloved) shoes relegated to the trash bin. But, what else can you do? … Continue reading

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