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Extend the life
of your gear

More than just waterproofing

Nikwax Waterproofing extends the life of your gear by creating world-leading easy-to-use ways of restoring and protecting your waterproof clothing and gear. Nikwax is water-based and free of harmful solvents or persistent PFCs, and can be used safely outdoors, in your kitchen, or in a washing machine.

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How to use Nikwax

Learn how to clean, waterproof and condition all your outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment.

Watch our collection of 'how-to' videos which show how you can easily keep your gear performing better for longer. Nikwax products keep you warm, dry and comfortable – and save you money!

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Clean and reproof your Waterproof clothing in your washing machine with Tech Wash and TX.Direct.

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Clean, waterproof and extend the life of your tent with SolarWash and SolarProof

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Waterproofing Products

A 300ml bottle of Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-in, our wash-in waterproofing for wet weather clothing.

TX.Direct® Wash-In

The high performance waterproofer designed to enhance performance and revitalise the breathability of waterproof clothing. Easy to use in your washing machine or by hand, non flammable and PFC free.

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Down Proof

Speciality waterproofer designed to protect the insulating properties of down-filled gear from wet and damp conditions. Easy to use in the washing machine or by hand, non flammable and PFC free.

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TX.Direct® Spray-On

The high performance waterproofer designed to enhance performance and revitalise the breathability of waterproof clothing with wicking liners. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable, PFC and aerosol free.

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Tech Wash & TX.Direct

The complete care system for thoroughly cleaning, enhancing water repellency, and revitalising the breathability of wet weather clothing. Easy to use in your washing machine and by hand, non-flammable and PFC free.

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Fabric & Leather Proof

High performance waterproofer designed to revitalise breathability of all combination fabric and leather footwear. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable and PFC free.

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Tent & Gear SolarProof®

Specialist waterproofer designed to protect against UV damage and enhance water repellency of all weatherproof textiles. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable, PFC and aerosol free.

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Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Instant waterproofing, designed to revitalise breathability and maintain suppleness of all smooth leather items. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable, PFC and aerosol free.

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Waterproofing Wax for Leather Liquid

High performance waterproofer designed to revitalise breathability and maintain suppleness for all smooth leather items. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable and PFC free.

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Nubuck & Suede Proof

High performance waterproofer designed to maintain texture and breathability of nubuck and suede footwear. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable and PFC free.

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Conditioner for Leather

High performance waterproofing conditioner designed to add suppleness and soften smooth leather clothing and accessories. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable, PFC and aerosol free.

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Polar Proof®

The only waterproofer designed to protect and enhance the properties of synthetic insulating gear. Easy to use in your washing machine or by hand, non flammable and PFC free.

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Cotton Proof

High performance waterproofer designed to enhance the performance of wet weather cotton and polycotton items. Easy to use in the washing machine or by hand, non flammable and PFC free.

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Wax Cotton Proof

Speciality waterproofer designed to add durable water repellency and restore the finish of waxed cotton garments. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable, PFC and aerosol free

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A Pair of 300ml bottles of Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel and Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof.

Twin Fabric & Leather and Footwear Cleaning Gel

The complete care system for thoroughly cleaning, revitalising breathability and adding water repellency to all combination fabric and leather footwear. Easy to apply and PFC free.

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Leather Restorer

High performance waterproofing conditioner designed to add suppleness and soften smooth leather clothing and accessories. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable, PFC and aerosol free.

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Softshell Proof Spray-On

High performance waterproofer designed to enhance performance and revitalise breathability of softshell garments. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable, PFC and aerosol free.

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Our Product Areas

“Fantastic products that are simple to use and approved by the best. Detailed guides on how to use and the finished result makes the jacket look brand new- highly recommend to all friends, family and fellow hikers!”

S Grant

“Nikwax is a very reliable brand. I already use it for my textile motorcycle gear, and for my gloves. Also used it on my tent. Always brilliant results.”

C McKay

“I’ve once worn a jacket that wasn’t waterproof and I was cold wet and miserable. Since finding Nikwax I’ve bought several of the sets with different product ranges and wouldn’t use any other brand now.”

M Walker

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