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

17/07/2020 - Commuting by bike? Oh Yes!

The Covid period has made us rethink many areas of everyday life, including the daily commute. At Nikwax we love exercise and the great outdoors, so what better way to enjoy these two things than by commuting by bike? Let’s take a closer look at the effects of commuting by bike. Why cycling to work […]

25/06/2020 - Keep synthetic tents protected from the rain and UV rays

Nikwax’s duo of tent aftercare products are safe for the user and the environment, they are water-based and contain no PFCs or harmful chemicals. Your synthetic tent must be protected from the sun. The ultraviolet (UV) rays can be incredibly damaging and reduce the fabric tear strength, making your tent vulnerable. UV rays, as well […]

05/06/2020 - Have a magical night’s camping in your garden this summer!

Why not take this opportunity to holiday from home and create a magical camping experience in your very own garden! You can stay safe but have fun at the same time… Spending the night in your trusty tent will definitely feel like you are escaping the confines of your house. It can be a fun-filled […]

05/06/2020 - Improve reusable masks and face coverings with Nikwax

The global population are being encouraged to wear non-medical masks whilst in public, to reduce covid-19 transmission. People are making their own masks – but some of them may increase the risk of infection, due to their lack of water repellency, and improper cleaning. What types of masks are available? There are two types of […]

14/05/2020 - Staying Active! What Nikwax are getting up to…

Here we are, still within ‘lockdown’, all finding ways to keep ourselves active and entertained at home, or out but with social distancing. We thought we would share some of our experiences with you – perhaps give you some inspiration during this different time we are all experiencing. First up is Nikwax Commercial Director – Chris Field, […]