Best water repellent for tents
The best tent water repellent stray is…..
This spray offers the strongest protection even though it takes longer for it to be fully applied, and the spray comes with 2 cans at an affordable price. More info on the product is offered below..
|10.5 fluid ounces
|Protection spray type
Applications: Outdoor gear, tarps, hunting apparel, patio furniture
24-48 hours for best use
1 can covers multiple items
The KIWI Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellant comes with 2 cans that can be used with many different outdoor gear to waterproof them with only 1 can since it comes with 10.5 fluid ounces.
It comes with a protective silicone spray that bonds to leather creating a great protective barrier that repels water. Spray the first layer on your tent, then wait for hours until spraying the second layer.
After you do this you will have to wait two days for the smell to go away and for the material to work as intended. Other alternative sprays on this list don’t take as long.
|Comes with 2 cans
|1 can covers a 7 person tent
|Takes a long time
|10.5 fluid ounces
Covers many items with one can
Breathable once applied
The Atsko Silicone Water-Guard can also cover many of your items with one can since it also has 10.5 fluid ounces.
This tent repellent also comes with a breathable spray that keeps your tent spray layers from getting too heavy. This tent spray costs more than others on this list and it only comes in one can.
|Covers 7 person tent
|only one can
provides 60 sq. ft. of water resistance for light nylon
20 sq. ft. on heavier fabrics
The Scotchgard Heavy Duty Water Shield Camping offers great water protection to both light and heavy material like nylon and higher denier fabrics.
It can also repel water even after being put into storage some water protection can remain. The tent has a very affordable price compared with others on this list.
Although this repellent takes a while for the smell to wear off. The smell can be very intense for some people. Also the spray comes out very strong so you can loose a lot of spray.
|Lasts even in storage
|Very bad smell
Seal up to 85 sq. ft. of nylon tent
Restore old PU coatings that are flaking
Comes with a brush attached no accessories needed
The GEAR AID Seam Grip TF Tent Fabric Sealer can cover big nylon tents by using accessories attached to the sealant bottle. You apply it by using a brush attached to the bottle that rubs onto the tent allowing for you to carefully cover every inch.
Although the drawback is the application process takes much longer than a spray although you can apply it more carefully.
Gear aids also comes with the ability to restore older coating very well. Although it doesn’t work well for polyester tents which can be a drawback if you own one.
|Allows for coat restoration
|Doesn’t work well for polyester
|no accessory brush needed
|Takes a while to apply
Volume 17-34 fl. Oz
The Nikwax Tent and Gear Cleaning comes in two different sizes 17-34 which can be used to cover very big tents.
This spray is also UV-resistant since it comes with special additives allowing it to combat every element including the sun.
Also Nikwax tent spray provides a biodegradable spray which makes it a great environmentally friendly option for you.
|The spray bottle is hard to use
KIWI Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellant spray offers the strongest protection even though it takes longer for it to be fully applied, and the spray comes with 2 cans at an affordable price. More info on the product is offered below..