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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®

by PowerReviews
NikwakNikwax Synthetic Rug Proof
 
4.7

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good value (6)
  • 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)

Reviewed by 23 customers

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5.0

My favorite produce for waterproofing blankets

By Deb

from California

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Waterproof and Breathable

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

      I've used Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof for many years to waterproof my blankets and have found it to be an excellent product.

       
      5.0

      Love this Product!!

      By JTurk93

      from Grand Blanc, MI

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Good Value
      • Waterproof and Breathable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • 24/7 Turnout
        • Changing Weather
        • Cold Weather
        • Everyday Wear
        • Indoor/Outdoor
        • Travel

        Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

        Love this product, I have re-ordered this product several times now. Works great with the Nikwax rug wash. Works well on all my blankets.

         
        5.0

        Great product to re-waterproof blankets /sheets

        By Heather

        from Gettysburg, pa

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • 24/7 Turnout
          • Everyday Wear

          Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

          Good value and easy to use. Overall happy with this product.

           
          5.0

          Not yet used

          By Moe

          from Silver City, NM

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Changing Weather

              Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

              I waterproof my winter blankets once a year at the end of winter.

               
              5.0

              Good waterproofing for blankets

              By Deb

              from Lodi, CA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • 24/7 Turnout

                Comments about Nikwak Nikwax Synthetic Rug Proof:

                I've been using the Nikwax Rug Proof for some time and have been pleased with the results on my waterproof/breathable sheets and blankets. I apply it via the washing machine, however you can spray or wipe it on as well.

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                • Q:

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

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    This can treat 2 blankets.

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