Nikwax Down Proof 10oz. Bottle

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Wash-in waterproofing for down-filled clothing & gear

Adds water-repellency, revives insulation and breathability


Benefits of using this product:
Adds / renews water repellency and revives breathability
Maintains insulation, keeping you warm
Minimises weight gain
Prolongs the life of gear and optimises performance in wet weather
Safe to use on all feather and down garments and equipment
Easy to apply - can be used in a washing machine
WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous
Does not contain fluorocarbons


Ideal for:
All feather-filled / down clothing and accessories
Recommended for Puffa
How to apply

To clothing:
Place item in a washing machine
Wash with Nikwax Down Wash
Reset the machine and add Nikwax Down Proof in the machine’s dispenser
Select a warm wash cycle, and run complete cycle
Alternatively, just apply Nikwax in a simple hand wash
To dry, and only if care label allows, spin dry 3 times and tumble dry on a high setting until all ‘clumps’ have disappeared.
Use clean tennis balls or trainers (that won’t melt) in a clean pillow case to help break up clumps when drying.

To equipment:
For sleeping bags immerse item(s) in hand hot water in a bowl or bath tub.
Apply by hand, agitate and leave to soak for 5 to 10 minutes.
Rinse under running water, drain and gently press the sleeping bag to expel excess water.
To dry, and only if care label allows, spin dry 3 times and tumble dry on a high setting until all ‘clumps’ have disappeared.
Use clean tennis balls or trainers (that won’t melt) in a clean pillow case to help break up clumps when drying.

Note:
Always check the garment care label first, following the instructions.

Volume guide:
For clothing, use 3 full caps (150 ml) for 1 item and 6 full caps (300 ml) for 2 items
For sleeping bags use 6 full caps (300 ml) in 4 cm deep water in a bath tub (3-4 season down sleeping bags should be professionally cleaned or proofed)


When to use this product:

Always apply this product to used down / feather-filled clothing or accessories to keep items in perfect water-repellent condition. Remember to clean gear first with Nikwax Down Wash before applying Nikwax Down Proof