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Keep Outdoor Furniture Protected with the 10 Best Water-Repellent Sprays

Preserve the quality and prolong the lifespan of your fabric with the best water-repellent sprays around.

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Nikwax Tent And Gear Solarproofvia merchant

Tent and Gear Waterproofing Spray

If you’re headed out for a group camping trip, you’ll want a bottle of Nikwax Tent and Gear Solarproof on hand. This water-repellent spray works two ways: Not only does it waterproof your tent and gear to keep moisture out, but it also provides protection from ultraviolet (UV) rays that can weaken the fabric. Apply it on wet or dry gear.

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Sof Sole Heavy Duty Silicone Waterproofervia merchant

Outdoor Gear and Boots Waterproofer

For an extra layer of tent waterproofing, this heavy-duty option from Sof Sole is a favorite among camping enthusiasts. Its long-lasting waterproof bond repels water, dirt and oil. The aerosol bottle works best on hiking and work boots, tents and outdoor gear.

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Scotchguard Sun And Water Shieldvia merchant

Outdoor Furniture Sun and Water Shield

For a water-repellent spray for outdoor fabrics, like patio furniture and covers, grill covers, flags, awnings and even boat and spa covers, try Scotchguard Sun & Water Shield. It also protects against the sun’s harmful UV rays and is safe for leather and suede. Reapply seasonally for optimal results.

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Scotchgard Heavy Duty Water Shieldvia merchant

Umbrella and Jacket Water Shield

A dependable all-around water-repellent spray, Scotchgard’s heavy-duty water shield can be applied on everything from sun umbrellas to snow and rain jackets. Use it on patio furniture and other outdoor items to repel moisture and create a durable water barrier.

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Tarrago Hightech Nano Protectorvia merchant

Leather and Suede Waterproofing Spray

The Tarrago High Tech Nano Protector provides protection from water and stains via nanotechnology. After application, the individual fibers are covered by nano elements, and the fibers become more water- and dirt-repellent while still allowing for breathability. Spray it on sneakers and handbags, and once dry, small drops of water will slide to the surface.

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Star Brite Waterproofing Sprayvia merchant

Patio Cover and Tent Waterproofing Spray

When it comes to protecting your outdoor covers from water and stains, Star Brite’s waterproofing spray is a solid all-around option. It works well on patio and deck furniture, umbrellas and outdoor gear. Plus, it offers UV protection to keep your gear in tip-top shape.

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Saphir Waterproof Sprayvia merchant

Leather Waterproofing Spray

Try the Saphir waterproof spray on leather shoes and boots. This water-repellent spray is safe to use on all types of leather, including suede and nubuck. Just spray it on and it provides protection from water and stains once it’s dry. It also works on leather handbags, wallets and jackets.

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Apple Brand Garde Water Repellent Sprayvia merchant

Purses, Shoes and Accessories Spray

Keep your shoes and handbags dry and safe from stains with Apple Brand’s rain and stain repellent. This water-repellent spray forms an invisible layer that protects your items from water spots, salt stains, oil and grease. It even protects against coffee and wine spills. This spray doesn’t leave any sticky or gummy residue and won’t change the color of your fabrics.

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Chamberlain's Leather Milkvia merchant

Leather Milk

Protect your leather products with Chamberlain’s Leather Milk. This non-sticky, no-mess protection cream repels water while also deep conditioning the leather. If you have a leather couch or leather car interior, this is a must-have to protect against spills. This easy-to-apply cream also helps extend the life of your leather while preserving that original leather smell. Use it on handbags, shoes, jackets and boots, too.

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Kiwi Camp Dry Water Repellent Sprayvia merchant

Outdoor Gear Water-Repellent Spray

An effective all-around water-repellent spray, this water-repellent spray is a favorite among users because its unique formula works on a variety of fabrics and items. It offers tough silicone protection for everything from outdoor furniture to tarps and grill covers.

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Rachel Brougham
Rachel Brougham lived through a major home renovation in 2019, knows the ups and downs of home improvement, and loves sharing tips with readers. A veteran journalist of both print and television, she’s won several awards for her writing and has covered everything from the environment and education to health care, politics and food. She’s written for several publications beyond newspapers including Bob Vila, Taste of Home and Minnesota Parent, and she currently writes a weekly syndicated newspaper column. Her memoir, Widowland, about the sudden loss of her husband, was published in 2022. She specializes in everything from home decor and design to lawn and garden, product reviews and pet care. When she’s not writing, you can usually find her tending to her garden (both vegetables and native plants), playing with her dog, watching sports with her family or getting some exercise. A native of Michigan, she currently lives in Minneapolis. An avid user of Instagram, you can follow her @RachBrougham.