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How To Fix a Stuck Zipper

Watch more Stains & Laundry videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Fix a stuck zipper by following these steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Start tugging Gently tug the lining or garment that is stuck in the zipper. Use tweezers if you cannot pull it out with your fingers. Tip Do not force the zipper. You may break it and ruin the garment. Step 2: Use pencil lead Rub pencil lead against both sides of the zipper. The graphite will act as a lubricant. Step 3: Use household items Apply bar soap, lip balm, petroleum jelly, or olive oil to the zipper with a cotton swab. Tip Bar soap can be washed off the easiest, and will not stain most materials. Step 4: Wiggle zipper Wiggle the zipper once the product has been applied, working the product into the teeth of the zipper. Did You Know? Gideon Sundback invented the zipper in 1913.
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