How to Fix Squeaky Floorboards?

Answer Squeaky floorboards are caused by loose boards rubbing against nails, or each other. And boy, is it irritating. It's not too much of a hassle to sort it so here are Homeserve's quick fixes to silen... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Fix Squeaky Floorboards

I got a squeaky door but no WD40. do you know of anything that will have the same effect on a squeaky door?

Bees wax or candle wax. Bees wax is unbeatable.

Polishing Floorboards?

Hardwood floors are often found in older homes, when floors were built from brush box, blackbutt, bluegum, Baltic pine, cypress pine, and other woods. Wood floors sometimes are hidden by carpet, so... Read More »

How to Fix Creaky Floorboards?

If it's the first floor and you have a basement then your in luck. Have someone walk around above you and as they step on a squeaky spot, slide a shim in between the joist and the ceiling. good luck

How to Lay Pine Floorboards?

Pine is abundant in North America, and it was the flooring wood of choice for early American settlers. It is a soft, textured wood that bruises easily and quickly shows signs of wear. These wear ma... Read More »