Fabric & Leather Proof

High performance waterproofer designed to revitalize breathability of all combination fabric and leather footwear. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable and PFC free.

For waterproofing footwear
  • Easy to use sponge-on waterproofing for all fabric, leather and combination footwear
  • Adds water repellency and revives breathability without softening leather
  • Enhances the performance of your footwear, keeping your feet warmer and drier
  • Recommended for Gore-Tex® and eVent®, BDRY ® and all other waterproof combination footwear

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High performance waterproofer designed to revitalize breathability of all combination fabric and leather footwear. Easy to apply by hand, non flammable and PFC free.

For waterproofing footwear


Why breathability depends upon water repellency...

Breathable waterproof footwear is most likely to get sweaty and wet inside when used in damp or wet conditions. If the outer fabric or leather absorbs water, the breathability of the footwear will be reduced. Therefore, the Durable Water Repellency (DWR) of your footwear must be maintained to ensure comfort. It will eventually wear off and need to be renewed with Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof™.

Waterproof footwear needs to be breathable…

When you’re active and wearing footwear, your socks draw moisture away from your feet, keeping them dry. However, if your footwear absorbs water and ‘wets out’ its breathability will be reduced. Moisture vapor will not be able to escape through the material, so your feet will feel clammy and wet. Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof™ adds Durable Water Repellency (DWR), which prevents water absorption, while maintaining breathability, keeping your feet dry and comfortable.

Use Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof™ when your footwear soaks up water...

How Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof™ protects...

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Apply Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof™ by hand…

 

  1. Brush off dirt with a damp cloth and clean using Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel™.
  2. Shake well before use. Protect work surface.
  3. Apply generously to wet footwear; spray from a distance of 2in (5cm) or sponge on.
  4. Carefully remove excess drips or runs and allow to dry naturally.

Note: Light/coloured fabric and/or leather may darken after treatment. Test on a hidden area first.

Always allow footwear to dry naturally…

Leave footwear to dry at room temperature.

  1. Leave footwear to dry at room temperature.
  2. Paper can be stuffed into the toes to absorb excess moisture, this should be replaced when wet.
  3. Keep footwear away from fires and radiators, drying too quickly can crack leather and cause bonded soles to peel.