Want to learn how to fix a broken zipper? Tailors can be expensive and take time, leaving you without your favorite garment for weeks. Check out this list and learn how to you can fix your broken zippers yourself without having to go to a tailor.
Fix a Broken Zipper | DIY Ideas
A broken zipper is frustrating, especially when it happens to expensive items. Zippers are inexpensive, but having a professional replacement can be costly and time-consuming. With your basic common household tools, you can definitely fix a broken zipper all by yourself.
How to Fix a Broken Zipper:
1. Zipper Won’t Stay Up
We’ve all been there. We all have that pair of jeans that fit just right, but the zipper refuses to stay up! Check out how to fix it. See how it’s done here.
2. Zipper Slider Broke Off
Replacing a slider is pretty simple and won’t take much time once you see how to fix it. See how it’s done here.
3. Zipper Teeth Don’t Close
This is pretty annoying zipper problem. You have to find out the reason behind it to find out how to fix it. See how it’s done here.
4. Zipper Is Stuck
Whether it is stuck up or down, sometimes it just won’t budge! Fix it quickly. See how it’s done here.
5. Zipper Pull Broke Off
Another common problem with the zipper is when it get pulled off and the slider comes free. How to fix this? See tutorial here.
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6. Fix a Split Zipper
With the right basic tools, this one’s pretty simple. See how it’s done here.
7. Missing or Broken Zipper Tooth
Alright, this problem can be annoying because the rest of the zipper is in a fine state, but with one tiny tooth missing, it can render the zipper unusable. Fix it easily. Check how it’s done here.
8. Separated Zipper
If this happens to your favorite jacket, no need to panic, it is easy to fix with no damage done to the zipper. See tutorial here.
9. Zips but Doesn’t Close
This problem is due to misalignment. See how to fix it here.
10. Another way to fix a Zipper That Won’t Stay Up
So, you’ll never hear those embarrassing words: “your fly is open” again. See tutorial here.
Have time for one more tip on how to fix a broken zipper? Check out this video from UCAN Zippers USA:
Can you now fix your zipper problems? Let us know in the comments section below.