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How to waterproof fabric naturally

Why waterproof your clothes naturally?

With the convenience of modern waterproofing sprays on the market today, it’s hard to stay mindful of the impact these chemicals have on the environment. Lets uncover the best natural waterproofer below.

How to Waterproof Fabric Naturally

For those of us averse to long articles about the pro’s and cons of modern waterproofing products. A quick process synopsis will suffice.

  • First: Grab yourself some Canvas Wax and a hairdryer.
  • Second: Make sure to thoroughly clean your article before application.
  • Third: Rub the wax bar in even strokes across the article, making sure to create an even coating.
  • Fourth: Use a hairdryer to heat the canvas and continue the application process until the appearance looks even.
  • Fifth: Leave your article to dry in a warm dry place for 24 hours.

Whats the Best Natural waterproofer?

If you enjoy living a long, healthy life and you want to keep the environment safe for future generations, the best waterproofing spray might be bar-shaped. Furthermore, a weatherproofing bar is made with natural beeswax and TYLOL from a reputable company like Hawk Tools.

Canvas wax ingredients

  • Beeswax: Natural beeswax has been used for centuries by English and Norwegian seafarers and explorers to waterproof clothing and sails. That said, Paraffin became a less expensive substitute at the turn of the century.
  • Pine Pitch: Native American peoples have been using pine rosin for centuries to waterproof canoes and clothing to great effect. It’s simply pine sap that is harvested by heating and rendering pine branches.
  • HT Proprietary Blend: Hawk Tools blends its own environmentally friendly waxes and oils for the best possible weatherproofing performance. Remember, never use a blend that contains toxic thinners or PFC’s!
  • TYLOL: A naturally derived compound that binds traditional fabric wax to modern synthetic fibers for the best of modern and classic weatherproofing technologies.

How to waterproof a tent naturally

1. Grab a bar of fabric weatherproofing

2. Rub it onto your tent in even strokes

3. Make sure to cover every inch and rub extra wax into seams.

Natural Fabric Weatherproofing is easily rubbed onto any synthetic or natural fiber cloth material for years of rainproof performance. For detailed instructions, check out this article about canvas wax. Unlike aerosols that contain harmful ingredients, fabric wax contains no harsh chemicals, instead, relying on nature’s finest materials for longer-lasting adhesion and abrasion resistance. Seriously, a three hundred percent increase in abrasion resistance as stated in Max Moon’s article. Additionally, fabric weatherproofer penetrates deep into fibers, saturating the material and preventing any foreign fluids or stains from getting through. Conversely, aerosol spray only coats the surface of your fabric. So, you will have to re-apply frequently and expose your lungs and skin to toxins. Finally, if you like the classic look, smell, and performance of a better kind of fabric waterproofing, check out Hawk Tools Canvas Wax.

Max with fabric waterproofer in front of a tent