Nikwax Cleaning: A Beginner's Guide to Gear Maintenance

Nikwax Cleaning: A Beginner's Guide to Gear Maintenance

If you're an outdoor enthusiast, let's face it: you probably smell like an adventure. And not always in a good way. That's where Nikwax steps in. This is the company that makes your muddy, stinky, adventurous life a bit less... fragrant. In this blog, we're diving into some of the best Nikwax cleaning products to keep your gear smelling like it hasn't been through a mudslide. So grab a cuppa (or something stronger, we're not judging), and let's get into it.

Nikwax Tech Wash

First on the list is Nikwax Tech Wash. This isn't your grandma's soap; this is the Optimus Prime of cleaning solutions.

Nikwax Tech Wash Product

Product Description: This Product from Nikwax cleans and protects the water repellent finish on waterproof clothing, equipment, synthetic insulated garments and sleeping bags. It doubles the life of these treatments. Suitable for Gore-Tex, Ultrex, Entrant, eVENT and Triple Point.

How to Use Nikwax Tech Wash

If you've ever washed clothes, you'll find this easy. If you haven't, well, you're in for a treat.

  • Clean first. Always clean first. No really, clean.
  • Add Nikwax Tech Wash. You'll need 150ml for 1-3 jackets in a top-loader or 100ml in a front-loader. Special note: If you live in an area that's harder than a calculus exam (we're talking water, people), add an extra capful.
  • Sit back and watch an episode of "Friends" (or the Mandalorian, we're inclusive).

Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In

Next up is Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In, the fairy godmother to your Cinderella-esque jacket.

Nikwax Rug Wash

Because horses deserve spa days too. Meet Nikwax Rug Wash, the ultimate cleaner for your equestrian friend's haute couture.

Nikwax Rug Wash Product

Product Description: Cleans and protects the water repellent finish on all types of canvas and synthetic horse rugs/blankets. It's like giving your horse's rug a staycation!

How to Use Nikwax Rug Wash

Simply follow these steps:

  • Lay out the horse rug in question.
  • Apply the Rug Wash and let it do its magic.
  • Go make a TikTok video of your horse's fabulous new look.

Nikwax Basewash

Because you don't want to be the person everyone avoids in the campfire circle. Nikwax Basewash is here to make you socially acceptable again.

Nikwax Basewash Product

Product Description: Nikwax Basewash is an easy-to-use cleaner for use on synthetic items worn next to the skin. It has a gentle action that lifts out dirt and revitalises the wicking properties of base layers. It also removes odours, making you less likely to attract local wildlife.

How to Use Nikwax Basewash

Follow these simple steps:

  • Fill your sink or tub with water and add Basewash.
  • Submerge your synthetic garments and stir, like you're cooking up a witch's brew.
  • Rinse, dry, and become the life of the campfire again.

Don't Forget Your Accessories!

While you're in the cleaning mood, you might as well give your riding accessories some love. Check out Just Horse Riders' Jodhpur Collection, Horse Riding Boot Collection, and Horse Riding Gloves Collection. Because why stop at just cleaning, when you can add more style?

Treat Your Horse Like Royalty with Gifts and Treats

Your horse called, and it wants some goodies! With Horse Treats And Gifts, you can keep your trusty steed munching happily while you reap the benefits of its love.

Everyday Horse Vitamins & Supplements

Why let humans have all the fun with multivitamins and probiotics? With Everyday Horse Vitamins & Supplements, you ensure that your horse is as healthy as a... well, horse.

The Magic of Horse Bridles

The right bridle can make a world of difference when controlling your horse. Take a look at the exquisite Horse Bridles collection to find your match made in equestrian heaven.

Hoof Care: Don't Neglect the Pedicure

What's the use of a glamorous horse if its hooves are a mess? Introducing the Hoof Care & Boots collection. The hooves are the foundation of your horse's health. So, give them the attention they deserve!

The Bottom Line: Nikwax & Just Horse Riders

The products mentioned here are just the tip of the iceberg. There's a treasure trove of equestrian gear waiting for you at Just Horse Riders. With these products, you can keep your riding gear and your horse in tip-top condition. But most importantly, you can keep riding in style!


That's it, folks! Your complete guide to maintaining your equestrian gear and making your horse look like it stepped out of a shampoo commercial. So, grab your Nikwax Tech Wash and start showing your gear and your horse the love they deserve!