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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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Nikwax News

10/02/2017 - Tales from the Scottish Stores at Plas y Brenin

This month’s guest blog is courtesy of Isaac Murphy, a Centre Assistant at Plas y Brenin – the National Mountain Sports Centre – based in Snowdonia, Wales, with a centre in Alltshellach, Scotland.  While the post-Christmas period can be typically viewed a dour time, characterised by dark days, cold nights and a general lack of […]

31/01/2017 - Nikwax Celebrates Many Firsts!

In 2017, Nikwax marks its first 40 years in the outdoor industry.  Established in 1977 by Nick Brown, the first Nikwax commercial product, Waterproofing Wax for Leather, was produced in his North London flat. Forty years later, Nikwax adheres to a strong set of environmental ethics and leads the outdoor gear aftercare sector with its […]

06/01/2017 - Carbon For Conservation

For almost a decade Nikwax has been supporting World Land Trust (WLT) in safeguarding and restoring critically threatened habitats around the world through the Carbon Balanced programme. Nikwax’s approach to environmental sustainability is completely in line with the offsetting programme’s ethos of measure, reduce and then offset greenhouse gas emissions. Launched in 2005, the Carbon […]

05/12/2016 - Christmas Gift Guide

There are still some shopping days left, so here are some ideas for the outdoors enthusiast this Christmas. Baby BOGS B-MOC Puff Owl – RRP: £45 Keep your children dry and comfortable in the rain with these cute Owl-patterned waterproof boots. 100% waterproof, with a slipper-soft lining for ultimate comfort and a draw cord to […]

02/11/2016 - An Aspiring Eventer!

This month’s guest blog is by young rider Theo Funnell, who is sponsored by Nikwax, alongside Harry Hall equestrian clothing and Tamara Hick equine sports massage therapist. My name is Theo Funnell, I am 12 years old and am an aspiring young event rider from Devon, UK. I have had ponies all my life and […]