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Nikwax Footwear Care Products

Dan Bailey gives his favourite boots some TLC with a Nikwax Footwear Care Kit. One gets treated with a waterproofing spray, while the other is left untreated. Will he notice a difference?

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Nikwax Tech Wash, TX Direct and Basefresh

Tech Wash cleans waterproof fabrics and TX Direct restores their DWR finish. Basefresh promises to banish base layer odour without compromising performance. We gave them a rigorous workout on the oldest jacket and smelliest top in the gear store.

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These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Nikwax Introduces the Down Care Kit

Do you have concerns about washing and proofing your down jacket? Are you worried that it will come out of your washing machine flat and deflated? Down gear can be expensive and needs specialist care to keep it performing at its best

Give your outdoor gear and footwear its winter service with Nikwax.

The Nikwax Essentials kit is the ultimate all-round service for your outdoor wardrobe.

Sweatproofing and the ever-changing UK weather

Now is the perfect time to give your valued baselayers some TLC with our range of Nikwax Sweatproofing washes.

Clean and restore all of your outdoor footwear with Nikwax

Your outdoor boots and shoes go through the mill, particularly when you wear them in the mud and...

Getting wet on the inside when you're outside?

Forgotten the last time you actually stayed dry inside that expensive hard shell that you bought not so very...

Nikwax celebrates many first, delivering "much more than just waterproofing

In 2017, Nikwax marks its first 40 years in the outdoor industry. Established in...

Is your down jacket getting wet and leaving you cold?

Ever gone out wearing your favourite down jacket, got caught in the rain and ended up feeling wet and...

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