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June 8, 2021
Understanding the Main Causes of Zipper Failure

Whether you’re pulling up the zipper on your favorite jacket or zipping up your tent, the last thing you want to deal with is a broken pull tab or stuck slide. Understanding the main causes of zipper failure can help you avoid common zipper accidents and extend the lifespan of your items that have zippers. […]

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May 20, 2021
The Difference Between Right and Left-Sided Insertion Pins

Making and mending clothing requires knowing the difference between right and left-sided insertion pins. A busted zipper could mean anything from missing zipper teeth to a cracked slider. Getting the right zipper repair parts isn’t always easy, which is why you should keep a universal replacement zipper handy. When repairing items like jackets, it helps […]

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May 12, 2021
How To Properly Clean and Maintain a Zipper

Find out how to properly clean and maintain a zipper on any item. You don’t have to throw away broken backpacks or tents if you maintain their zippers.

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April 22, 2021
How To Choose the Right Zipper for Your Project

Find out how to choose the right zipper for your project before you begin. Don’t give up on your favorite clothes when you follow these tips and tricks.

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April 9, 2021
The Fascinating History of the Zipper

Most people don’t think twice before using a zipper. They’re common on pants, boots, coats, and many other pieces of clothing—not to mention camping gear. Prior to the zipper, buttons were the only option for securing clothing, and we all know how difficult buttons can be to use. Today, designers mainly use buttons for fashionable […]

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April 8, 2021
How To Tell What Size Zipper Slider You Need

A busted zipper is not the end of the world. Whether you can sew or prefer no-sew techniques, you can replace a zipper on anything with these tips and tricks. For some projects, you might have to figure out how to tell what size zipper slider you need before you get started. Keep reading to […]

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March 11, 2021
How To Prepare for Your First Spring Camping Trip

As the weather begins to warm up, you might start to crave the great outdoors again. Spending time in the backyard and going on hikes is one way to enjoy nature, but if you really want to try connecting with the natural world, plan a camping trip. Figuring out how to prepare for your first […]

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March 9, 2021
Tips for Fixing a Broken Zipper on Your Tent

As spring begins to swing, you may be itching to get your camping gear out and take to the woods. While it’s devastating to pull out your tent and discover a broken zipper, nothing is worse than not realizing it until you get to your campsite. You can be proactive with these tips for fixing […]

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June 2, 2017
How to Repair a Zipper With Two Sliders

Fix A Broken Zipper! A lot of people have been emailing me lately about FixnZip Double Zip Repair. Yes, I will show you how to fix a broken Double Zipper! I will show you How to Repair a Zipper which has Two Sliders. Because FixnZip Kit will work ALL types of a zippers. First off, […]

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April 19, 2017
How to Repair Zippers That Separate or Come Undone

I have a favorite hoodie. It’s comfortable, all lined in fleece, and has an embroidered logo of my favorite NFL team. I wear that thing constantly during football season and through the winter until the weather warms up. Out of nowhere, the zipper stopped working. The teeth would separate as soon as I’d zip it […]

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