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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

11/01/2018 - Paul Lewis – Peak Mountaineering – on Base Layers

Paul Lewis is a base layer mega fan. As the owner of Peak Mountaineering – a long established provider of high quality mountain training and outdoor adventures – he’s worn one or two base layers in his time. So we asked him for his top tips on why it’s all about the base. Why wear a […]

09/01/2018 - The importance of layering when active outdoors

Winter can be a fantastic time to be outdoors – especially if we are lucky enough to get snow! You want to ensure you keep warm, but you don’t want to overheat or be too cold, so layering up your clothing is the most beneficial way to stay comfortable. Every layer will play a key […]

14/12/2017 - Outdoor adventurers celebrate 100 years of Finland on top of Halti

A group of seven adventurers from five nations hiked Finland’s classic Calotte Route up to Halti, the country’s highest peak. They each carried a section of a seven-piece alphorn in their backpacks and sent a musical anniversary greeting over the hills of Finnish Lapland from the top. The celebration was part of an eight-day trip […]

13/12/2017 - Nikwax Ultimate Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

It’s the time for giving! There is still time to ensure you get your friends and loved ones the best presents they could want this Christmas. If you know somebody who just lives for the outdoors, then we have a fantastic array of ideas to inspire you and make them smile when they unwrap their […]

04/12/2017 - Nikwax 40 Year Round Up

As we are coming to the end of our 40th birthday year we thought it would be great to share some of our highlights with you! Here are our favourite moments from the year: