Adds water-repellency and revives breathability
Place clean item in a washing machine
Apply Nikwax Cotton Proof in the machine’s dispenser
Select a cotton wash cycle, start machine and complete rinse cycle
Alternatively, just apply Nikwax in a simple hand wash
Drip-dry or tumble dry on a low setting if the care label allows
To equipment, eg. tents
Paint solution onto the outside of the fabric
Work solution in with a brush and spread evenly
Clean off with water and allow to dry before packing or storing
To proof clothing, use 2 full caps (100 ml) for 1 item and 3 full caps (150 ml) for 2-3 items.
For dry cotton tents, dilute with 6 parts warm water (1:6) and for wet cotton tents dilute with only 2 parts warm water (1:2).
Apply this product to used cotton, polycotton or canvas to keep items in water-repellent condition. Remember to clean gear first with Nikwax Tech Wash before applying Nikwax Cotton Proof (you don’t have to wait for items to dry between cleaning and proofing).