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Quick Squeaky-Door Fix

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Do you have a door that loves to complain when you open or close it, and there’s no WD-40 in sight? Here’s what to do…

If the hinges on a door or cabinet squeak and squawk when you close them, just dab a bit of petroleum jelly or foam shaving cream on the noisy part or spray the hinges with nonstick vegetable spray. Keep opening and closing the door until the jelly or spray works its way in and thoroughly lubricates the hinges. Now you can go get that midnight snack without waking the whole household.

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Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting "cures from the cupboard." They are authors of Bottom Line's Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line's Household Magic and of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips Date: May 7, 2015 Publication: Bottom Line's Household Magic
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