Introduction

Squeaky doors are a constant nuisance around most households. Use this guide to take apart a door hinge, oil it, and reassemble it. This easy repair should help quiet any squeaky door.

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  • Insert the end of the flathead screwdriver into the crease between the top of the pin and the hinge.

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  • 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.

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  • Place the pin in a bowl of mineral oil or vegetable oil and let it rest.

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  • Use a brush to apply oil to the empty hinge.

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  • Take the pin from the bowl and reinsert it into the door hinge, using a hammer if necessary.

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

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  • Use a towel to catch any drips of oil and to wipe off the hinge.

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Conclusion

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

Jake Herson

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