How to Extend Zip Ties by Doubling Them Up

how to extend zip ties

Zip ties, also known as cable ties, are infinitely practical items to have around the home and shop. But what happens when your zip tie isn’t quite long enough to secure what you need to? Luckily, Home Hacks is here to walk you through how to extend zip ties, all without having to run to the store or wait hours and hours for an Amazon delivery (the horror!) It turns out, you can double, triple, quadruple, etc. up your zip ties to just about any length. Simply run the end of one zip tie into the receiving portion of another to slightly past where the teeth start to engage. repeat the process if you need more than one zip tie if needed. Then, just run the one loose end back into the receiving part at the start of your length of zip ties and tighten that one up. That’s how to extend your zip ties in a snap!

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