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Nikwax Nikwax Tech Wash - 1l

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Type : Cleaning Products

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Product Details

Nikwax Tech Wash® is a highly effective cleaner. Additionally it will revitalize existing Durable Water Repellency (DWR) and revive breathability. It is the safe way to thoroughly clean your waterproof clothing and equipment.
Application in a washing machine is quick, easy, and ensures that the whole garment is thoroughly cleaned.

Breathable waterproof garments are most likely to get sweaty and wet inside when used in damp or wet conditions. If the outer fabric absorbs water, the garment can lose up to 70% of its breathability. Therefore, the Durable Water Repellency (DWR) on the outer fabric of your jacket must be maintained to ensure comfort. Nikwax Tech Wash® will revitalize the DWR and therefore breathability of your garment.

WHY YOU SHOULD USE IT:

Your waterproof clothing and equipment could be soaking up water because the Durable Water Repellency (DWR) has been compromised by dirt, or because it has been cleaned with a conventional laundry detergent. Dirt attracts water and household detergents leave water attracting (hydrophilic) residues, leading to fabric ‘wetting out’ in wet or damp conditions.
If your waterproof clothing or equipment  is relatively new, or recently treated with a Nikwax waterproofer, then cleaning with Nikwax Tech Wash® will not only remove contaminants, such as dirt and residues left behind by household detergents, but also revitalize DWR.

WHEN YOU SHOULD USE IT:

Conventional laundry detergents leave behind a water attractive (hydrophilic) residue which masks the Durable Water Repellency (DWR), causing fabrics to absorb water and ‘wet out’ in damp or wet conditions. Therefore, they need to be avoided when cleaning waterproof clothing and equipment.
Products that claim to clean and waterproof at the same time are generally not very effective cleaners and may seal in dirt.
Use Nikwax Tech Wash® to thoroughly clean your waterproof clothing and equipment safely, revitalize DWR and breathability.

HOW YOU SHOULD USE IT:

In the Machine:

Use undiluted Tech Wash® and a sponge, or soft nylon brush, to treat stubborn stains before washing. Remove all non-washable parts. Shake well before use. Follow care label instructions. Do not use detergents.

Top Loading Machine Wash:
1. Place maximum 6 garments in washing machine.
2. After the machine has filled, 5floz/150ml for 1-3 garments, 8floz/250ml for 4-6 garments. Add an additional 50ml for hard water* areas.
3. Set cycle to Heavy and Warm. 1-3 items: low water level, 4-6 items: medium water level.

Front Loading Machine Wash:
1. Remove all detergent from detergent dispenser.
2. Place maximum of 2 garments in washing machine.
3. Add 3floz/100ml of Tech Wash®. Add an additional 50ml for hard water* areas.
4. Set cycle to Synthetics and Warm (30oC).

* If you have calcium and mineral deposits in your washing machine you have hard water.

By Hand:

Use gloves.

1. Immerse item(s) in 6L hand-hot water in sink or bowl.
2. Use 2floz/50ml per item in soft water areas. Add an additional 50ml per garment in hard water* areas.
3. Agitate to mix.
4. Rinse 3 times in clean water.

* If you have calcium and mineral deposits in your washing machine you have hard water.
For extreme hard water use 200ml.

If the item doesn’t require re-waterproofing, air dry or tumble dry on a low setting if care label allows.

If you intend to re-waterproof the washed item there is no need to dry it first.
Use Nikwax TX.Direct® for breathable clothing, Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof® for equipment, or Nikwax Cotton Proof™ for cotton, polycotton and canvas.

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      EXCHANGES & RETURNS We sell high quality products and take the greatest care in packaging and sending these to you. If you are not satisfied with your product, you can return it to us and we will either replace it or issue you with a voucher for the value of the product, subject to the terms below: Not what you wanted? If you are in any way unhappy with your purchase, you are welcome to return it to us within 10 days of receiving it. Only defective products may be returned thereafter. You will have the option of exchanging the product or being credited with a voucher for the same value. We do not offer cash refunds. Sale items cannot be refunded. If you wish to return a product it must be undamaged and unused, with the original labels and stickers still attached. It must be returned with all accessories and parts that it came with. Please email go@adventurelife.co.za should you wish to arrange a return. Doesn't Fit? Items can be exchanged for a different size, provided that we have these in stock. All returned products must be undamaged and unused, with the original labels and stickers still attached. It must be returned with all accessories and parts that it came with. We are entitled to inspect the product to validate your return. Please email go@adventurelife.co.za with your query and we will arrange the return with you. Defective Items? The definition of a defect is a material imperfection in the manufacture of a product or any characteristic of a product which renders it unfit for its intended use. Our products are checked before leaving, however If you find a problem with your product, we need to know within 7 days of receiving the goods. Depending on the availability of a substitute product we will either replace or credit you with a voucher for the value of the product. Returns must include a reason for the return. Please email go@adventurelife.co.za with your query. If a product is returned to us, other than for a defect, and has been disassembled or altered in any way, you will lose the right of return. Products which are found to be unsuitable for a particular purpose may be returned within 10 days of delivery– a reasonable amount for necessary restoration costs to render the goods fit for restocking may be charged. All products are guaranteed for 12 months. Were your products damaged on delivery? Should a product be damaged or missing any parts or accessories at the time of delivery / collection, please notify us within 7 days of such delivery / collection by emailing go@adventurelife.co.za We will arrange return delivery of the product. Once we have inspected the product and validated your return, we will replace the product as soon as possible (if we have the same product in stock to use as a replacement) or credit you with a voucher for the purchase price of the product.

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      SHIPPING

      We deliver Product(s) only in South Africa subject to the following restrictions: We are unable to deliver to:

      P.O. Box addresses, Overseas army addresses

      Estimated delivery time of 3 to 5 business days

      We shall not be held responsible for delayed delivery or failure to perform, if the delay or failure is neither due to our fault nor for our account pursuant to the law or generally accepted principles.
      We encourage you to examine the delivery package and received Product(s) within 14 (fourteen) days after they are delivered to you and check their condition and that the content of the delivery package is complete. In case of damaged or missing Product(s), please contact our Customer Service.

       

      EXCHANGES & RETURNS

      We sell high quality products and take the greatest care in packaging and sending these to you. If you are not satisfied with your product, you can return it to us and we will either replace it or issue you with a voucher for the value of the product, subject to the terms below:

      Not what you wanted?

      If you are in any way unhappy with your purchase, you are welcome to return it to us within 10 days of receiving it. Only defective products may be returned thereafter. You will have the option of exchanging the product or being credited with a voucher for the same value. We do not offer cash refunds. Sale items cannot be refunded.

      If you wish to return a product it must be undamaged and unused, with the original labels and stickers still attached. It must be returned with all accessories and parts that it came with. Please email go@adventure-living.co.za should you wish to arrange a return.

      Doesn't Fit?

      Items can be exchanged for a different size, provided that we have these in stock. All returned products must be undamaged and unused, with the original labels and stickers still attached. It must be returned with all accessories and parts that it came with.

      We are entitled to inspect the product to validate your return. Please email go@adventure-living.co.za with your query and we will arrange the return with you.

      Defective Items?

      The definition of a defect is a material imperfection in the manufacture of a product or any characteristic of a product which renders it unfit for its intended use.
      Our products are checked before leaving, however If you find a problem with your product, we need to know within 7 days of receiving the goods.
      Depending on the availability of a substitute product we will either replace or credit you with a voucher for the value of the product.
      Returns must include a reason for the return.
      Please email go@adventure-living.co.za with your query.
      If a product is returned to us, other than for a defect, and has been disassembled or altered in any way, you will lose the right of return.
      Products which are found to be unsuitable for a particular purpose may be returned within 10 days of delivery– a reasonable amount for necessary restoration costs to render the goods fit for restocking may be charged. All products are guaranteed for 12 months.

      Were your products damaged on delivery?

      Should a product be damaged or missing any parts or accessories at the time of delivery / collection, please notify us within 7 days of such delivery / collection by emailing go@adventure-living.co.za 
      We will arrange return delivery of the product. Once we have inspected the product and validated your return, we will replace the product as soon as possible (if we have the same product in stock to use as a replacement) or credit you with a voucher for the purchase price of the product.

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