How To Fix a Squeaky Door

Squeaky doors are super annoying. There is nothing worse than trying to be quiet at night and waking someone up with a loud SQUEAK! Here are 3 easy and quick ways to solve this problem.

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Bits of paint, dust, and bits of wood can collect in the hinge over time. To remove this debris, start by removing the pin from one hinge. For tips on how to remove this pin, check out this article on how to fix a stuck door. Clean the pin with steel wool to clean it up. Spray a little WD-40 into the hinge before putting the hinge back in place. Then repeat process for each hinge.

If you don’t have WD-40 on hand, a bar of soap will do the trick.
removing a hinge pin

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Tyler Golberg

Tyler is the founder of Home Maintenance Tracker and a writer for HomeSpot HQ, an easy to use tool for managing maintence and projects for every house.

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