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

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Did you know that just thirty minutes of walking a day can improve fitness and cardiac health, strengthen bones and alleviate depression and fatigue? With more people than ever now walking to keep active, walking apps are gaining in popularity as we look to plan new routes, track our distances and log our stats. Here […]

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Waxed cotton jackets are perfect for when the weather cools down, providing insulation, breathability and water repellency to cope with a range of weather conditions. With styles now so varied – from traditional to higher-end fashion designs, you can stay dry and comfortable whether you are taking part in country pursuits or enjoying a gentle […]

18/08/2021 - The climate emergency is here, what can we do to make a difference?

There is no getting away from it, we are in the grip of serious climate change and urgent action is required from each one of us to avoid irreversible environmental damage. With the latest warning signs – extreme weather conditions – dominating global news, the forthcoming 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) will […]

10/08/2021 - Top Tips for mountain bikers, old and new!

Has watching Great Britain win a total of 12 medals in cycling at the Tokyo Olympics inspired you to get outdoors on two wheels? Tom Pidcock wowed us all with his fantastic gold-medal performance in the Tokyo Olympics men’s cross-country mountain bike race, winning Great Britain’s first ever mountain bike medal at an Olympics!   […]

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