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

ISO 18001 Certificate Number OHS563556

ISO 14001 Certificate Number EMS551301


Nikwax News

07/02/2020 - Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel is the high performance cleaner your outdoor footwear needs!

During winter, outdoor footwear is susceptible to the elements, with wetter weather causing walking routes to become muddy and waterlogged. You still want to enjoy the outdoors, especially on those crisp and sunny winter days, but the terrain can be a potential hazard for your waterproof footwear. Mud and dirt that collects on footwear will […]

21/01/2020 - The Best Outdoor Events Of 2020 For Your Diary!

Get the most out of them with Nikwax, the global leader in safe, high performance waterproofing, cleaning and conditioning for your outdoor gear #DoMoreWithNikwax FEBRUARY THE MANCHESTER WINTER WARMER RUN: 2nd February, 2020 @ Heaton Park, Manchester Lace up those trainers, don your motivational cap and embrace this opportunity for a winter keep fit session in […]

11/12/2019 - Care for your warm winter gear with Nikwax!

We head straight for our cosy winter garments at this time of year, so that we can keep warm and snug when outdoors. It is important to look after garments made from wool or fleece, so that they do not get affected if you get caught in the rain. Also, you want to know that […]

11/12/2019 - A New Year…Back to Fitness…

Do you get to the end of Christmas, feel overwhelmed by all the indulgence and can’t wait to get back to the gym, running or cycling in the New Year? Well it is not far away and to ensure you get your 2020 activities off to a good start, you need to stock up on […]

12/11/2019 - The first ever Nikwax product – 40 years on…

Just over 40 years ago when Nick Brown, an outdoor enthusiast with a passion for walking, found his feet getting damp in his trusty walking boots in bad weather, Nikwax was created. Dissatisfaction with the waterproofing products available at the time, led to Nick looking to create his own means of keeping his leather walking […]