As a house ages things start to creek and squeak, doors being one of the biggest offenders. With these tips you will learn how to get your door swinging smoothly without that annoying sound. This is a guide about fixing a squeaky door.
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I keep a small spray bottle full of baby oil. I have also used salad oil and Skin So Soft, but Dollar Tree's is just fine. I spray the hinges and the problem goes away. However, I always keep a folded up old cloth under the hinges, as it tends to drip.
Open and close the doors several times once you are done to work the oil into the hinge and you are golden!
Any kind of oil will fix a squeaky door. I was visiting my young daughter a few years ago and one of her doors was really squeaky. It was fairly early in the morning and she was still asleep so I couldn't ask her what she had to eliminate the problem. I went to her pantry and picked up a can of Pam cooking spray and sprayed the door hinges. It worked like a charm.
A small bottle of machine oil or sewing machine oil is a must for your home tool box. The small pointed spout makes it perfect for putting a drop or two of oil in tight places. Use this to oil hinges. I know there are many home remedies for this but why not be organized and buy the little bottle of oil? Mayonnaise, salad oil, etc. are not really designed for squeaky hinges, even if they work.
As a house ages things start to creak and squeak, doors being one of the biggest offenders. With these tips you will learn how to get your door swinging smoothly without that annoying sound. This is a guide about fixing a squeaky door.
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