Rug Proof™ is wash-in waterproofing for all horse rugs. Rug proof™ adds durable water repellency and revives breathability.
Benefits of using this product... 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.
All horse rugs and blankets with breathable linings. Recommended for use on Rambo Rugs.
How to apply...
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 1. Remove all detergent build-up from the detergent dispenser. 2. Place clean rug in washing machine. 3. Use 500ml for 1 rug. Treat 1 rug per load. 4. Run 30° cotton cycle.
Hand Wash (use gloves) 1. Use 500ml for 1 rug, with 10 litres of hand-hot water in vessel. 2. Agitate tio mix, push down into vessel so that whole rug is immersed. 3. Add a further 15 litres of warm water to cover rug and agitate. 4. Leave to soak for 2 hours, agitating occasionally. 5. Rinse in cold water until water runs clear.
Sponge Application (use gloves) 1. Spread clean rug on clean area and wet through with a hose. 2. Use 500ml for 1 rug, with 1.5 litres of hand-hot water. 3. Using a new sponge apply solution to rug, working into fabric and seams. 4. Use any surplus on back area of rug, leave for 5-10 minutes. 5. Rinse in cold water until water runs clear.
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.
Clean gear first with Nikwax Rug Wash before applying Nikwax Rug Proof.
Remember, you don’t have to wait for items to dry between cleaning and proofing).