How to Replace a Jean or Pant Zipper

You know it’s time to replace a zipper when the teeth are missing or the zipper tab has pulled away from the teeth, like this one: It’s almost impossible to put the tab back on the track. (But if the tab has broken off and the zipper is still intact, you can always just replace…

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How To Replace a Zipper in a Jacket or Coat

If you read my last post on How Much To Charge To Replace a Zipper, I promised I’d be back to show you how to put in a new zipper. Here’s the jacket with the broken zipper: The zipper teeth didn’t hold together when the jacket was zipped: Before you begin, be sure and choose…

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How Much Do You Charge To Replace a Zipper?

I get this question all the time. The short answer: “It depends.” The long answer:  “It depends, and here’s why….” First, make sure the zipper needs replacing. You wouldn’t believe how many customers I’ve had over the years,  who just need a new zipper tab (also called a pull). So, ask a few key questions…

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