Here’s a quick way to silence a squeaky door hinge. Close the door then use a hammer and nail set to tap out the pin in the offending door hinge. Wipe the pin clean of any grease or grime with a cloth, and scrape off any caked-on paint. Then, buff the pin shiny with 120-grit sandpaper. If you find any burrs or rough spots on the hinge pin, file them smooth. Apply a thin bead of machine oil along the shaft of the pin, then tap it back into the hinge.   

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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