Best water repellent for tents

The best tent water repellent stray is…..

 

 

 

 

 

 

KIWI Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellant

 

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..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KIWI Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellant

General info

Volume10.5 fluid ounces
Protection spray typeSilicone
  

 

 

 

 

 

Key features:

2 cans

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.

 

 

 

 

 

ProsCons
Comes with 2 cansSmells
1 can covers a 7 person tentTakes a long time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atsko Silicone Water-Guard

 

General info

Volume10.5 fluid ounces
Protection typeSilicone
  

 

Key Features:

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ProsCons
BreathableMore expensive
Covers 7 person tentonly one can

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scotchgard Heavy Duty Water Shield Camping

 

 

 

 

Key features:

provides 60 sq. ft. of water resistance for light nylon

20 sq. ft. on heavier fabrics

Repels water in storage and during the season.

Volume: 10.5 Ounce

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ProsCons
AffordableSprays intensely
Lasts even in storageVery bad smell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GEAR AID Seam Grip TF Tent Fabric Sealer

 

 

 

 

Key features:

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.

 

 

 

 

 

ProsCons
Allows for coat restorationDoesn’t work well for polyester
no accessory brush neededTakes a while to apply

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nikwax Tent and Gear Cleaning

 

Key features:

biodegradable

UV-resistant

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.

 

 

 

 

 

ProsCons
Environmentally friendlyThe spray bottle is hard to use
UV-resistant 

 

 

 

Final Verdict

 

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..