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How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge

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  1. How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge, How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Insert the end of the flathead screwdriver into the crease between the top of the pin and the hinge.

  2. How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Take the hammer and hit the handle end of the screwdriver until the pin can be pulled out. This may take a while depending on the door.

  3. How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Place the pin in a bowl of mineral oil (or other household lubricant) and let it rest.

  4. How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Use a brush to apply oil to the empty hinge.

  5. How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Take the pin from the bowl and reinsert it into the door hinge, using a hammer if necessary.

    • Open and close the door a few times. This will help the oil to seep into the cracks of the hinge.

  6. How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Use a towel to catch any drips of oil and to wipe off the hinge.

Conclusion

The door should now be quite silent when opening and closing. Thank you for reading.

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