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Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof

Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof

Item # 05213
  • Adds / renews water repellency and revives breathability of horse rugs
  • Resists water absorption due to flex & abrasion damage
  • Prolongs the life of gear and optimises performance in wet weather
  • Maintains insulation, keeping your horse warm
  • Treatment will reduce the growth of mildew in the rug
  • Easy to apply - can be used in a washing machine or applied by hand, no tumble drying required
  • Will not affect cosmetic appearance
  • WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous
  • Does not contain fluorocarbons
  • Made in the USA
  • Best when used in combination with Nikwax Tech Wash
full description
Item Availability Quantity Price
#05213
in stock
$26.99

Description:
Rug Proof is a wash-in waterproofing for horse rugs/blankets. It adds water repellency and revives breathability to blankets. It's easy to use waterbased waterproofing for all canvas, synthetic and cotton, lined or unlined horse rugs.


Product Benefits:

  • Adds / renews water repellency and revives breathability of horse rugs
  • Resists water absorption due to flex & abrasion damage
  • Prolongs the life of gear and optimizes performance in wet weather
  • Maintains insulation, keeping your horse warm
  • Treatment will reduce the growth of mildew in the rug
  • Easy to apply - can be used in a washing machine or applied by hand, no tumble drying required
  • Will not affect cosmetic appearance
  • WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous * Does not contain fluorocarbons

 


Directions:
For best results always clean rug first with Nikwax® Rug Wash. No need to dry item(s) before waterproofing. It is vital that rugs are washed and rinsed thoroughly. Shake well before use. Follow care label instructions.
 

Machine Wash:

  • Remove all detergent build-up from the detergent dispenser
  • Place clean rug in washing machine
  • Use 500 ml for 1 rug. Treat 1 rug per load
  • Run 30° cotton cycle
     

Hand Wash (use gloves):

  • Use 500 ml for 1 rug, with 10 liters of hand-hot water in vessel
  • Agitate to mix, push down into vessel so that whole rug is immersed
  • Add a further 15 liters of warm water to cover rug and agitate
  • Leave to soak for 2 hours, agitating occasionally
  • Rinse in cold water until water runs clear

 

Sponge Application (use gloves):

  • Spread clean rug on clean area and wet thoroughly with a hose
  • Use 500 ml for 1 rug, with 1.5 liters of hand-hot water
  • Using a new sponge apply solution to rug, working into fabric and seams
  • Use any surplus on back area of rug, leave for 5-10 minutes
  • Rinse in cold water until water runs clear

 

Drying:

  • Air dry or tumble dry on a low setting if care label allows


When to use this product:
Always apply this product to new or used horse rugs to keep items in perfect water-repellent condition. Remember to clean gear first with Nikwax Rug Wash before applying Nikwax Rug Proof (you don’t have to wait for items to dry between cleaning and proofing).
 

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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NikwakNikwax Synthetic Rug Proof
 
4.8

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good value (7)
  • Waterproof and breathable (5)
  • Durable (3)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Year round (7)
  • 24/7 turnout (6)
  • Changing weather (4)
  • Cold / extreme (4)
  • Indoor/outdoor (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (6), Midrange shopper (4)

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5.0

Helps to maintain waterproofing

By TBetLip

from Portland, OR

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

This is my second bottle since I thought the product had worked well previously. I do the waterproofing by using a sponge (rather than a machine) and I was able to use less liquid than given on the instructions for a 72" blanket. Previously, I had the problem that some white spots were generated when areas dried out too quickly but they eventually wore off so no permanent problems.

 
5.0

A must for rewaterproofing

By deb

from Utah

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

This product works better, in my opinion, than the spray on type. I have used both and I much prefer the completely submergible product. Soaking in a tub, or running it through the wash, it gets much more complete and even coverage. I have waterproofed my horse's same blanket 3 winters in a row. The blanket finally fell apart from sun rot, but my pony stayed dry. I Highly recommend.

 
5.0

Best for treating blankets

By Allispn

from NY

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

      Easy to use and works great to refresh waterproofed blankets.

       
      5.0

      Yes, worth the money and the effort

      By just me

      from Charleston sc

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • maintaining weatherproofing/breathability

          Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

          Blankets too expensive not to use these products.

           
          5.0

          Would buy again

          By Anonymous

          from Ct

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

          Works great on denier turnouts

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            Approximately how many blankets can you treat with this bottle?
            Asked on 10/18/2015 by McCayla

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              A:

              This can treat 2 blankets.

              Answered on 10/26/2015 by Schneider's Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
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