It’s an epidemic! Active people around the globe are trudging shamefully around with rotten, offensive smelling athletic wear. Conventional laundry detergents impair the wicking ability of technical next-to-skin garments and do not always remove offensive odors. Thousands of garments have ended up in the garbage and thousands more sad and
This year our Nikwax Faction Athlete, Norm Hann, has been working on a coastal conservation project called STAND. It’s a short film talking about the threat of oil tankers to the British Columbia coast and more specifically, the Greatbear Rainforest. Norm has been a guide, a fisherman, an educator, and
Why should you care for your tent? UV exposure can, for many tent fabrics, be devastating to their performance. In some cases only two weeks exposure can lead to a reduction in the tear strength of the tent fabric by half. Weathering, dirt and dust can cause water to be
Nikwax can be for more than just your outdoor gear. We have a fun and creative idea for you to try at home using one of our most popular products, TX.Direct! Make a Waterproof Brown Paper Bag Book Cover with Nikwax Get your supplies together. Here’s a list
Blog readers, meet Sandal Wash. Sandal Wash will make your sandals sparkly clean again but, perhaps even more important, it will also remove odor. Yes, you read that correctly. Thanks to a special monoterpenoid (hello, grown-up word!) known as geraniol, it will also remove even the funkiest funk from sport
The following is a trip report from one of our AAC Nikwax Alpine Bellwether Grant recipients, tasked with researching the effects of climate change in high alpine environments. Introduction Glaciologists have stated for some time that glacial mass recession may be a decisive indicator in our understanding of climate change.
Summer is coming! For some of us it’s coming quite quickly, for others it may seem like it’s taking its sweet time, but it is on its way. Be prepared for this lovely season by getting your gear ready. You don’t want to miss one sunny day! To help you
Nikwax expert Luis Brown explains the importance of aftercare in this new video featuring TX.Direct.
We here at Nikwax North America have dedicated another ROY (Rep of the Year) award inductee into our hall of fame, naming Michael Down of Mystery Mountain Enterprises as the top dog for 2011. Each year we award top sales reps with the ROY award to recognize high achievements in
Not too long ago I acquired a pair of super cool 5.10 approach/ parkour shoes. Now I’m no parkour aficionado, but I do get out to climb a bit, so I was psyched for some new kicks. The downside was that these shoes were white, meaning they would stay white