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How do I lubricate a sticky zip?

 

Zips often become harder to open or close. Most of the time, lubricating the zip helps it run smoothly again. We’ll show you how you can lubricate a zip on a jacket, but it works just as well on other zips such as on a tent or backpack.

Items Needed

Silicone spray

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Author

VAUDE Repair Team

Date

12.05.2016

Difficulty

Easy

Time Needed

5 minutes

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Step One

Open the zip if possible.

Spray a small amount of silicone spray at both openings of the slider.

Move the slider up and down several times to distribute the silicone.

Finished! You did it.