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Creaky floorboards

Junior Contributor

Creaky floorboards

What's the best way to silence some creaky floorboards? I'm currently in danger of waking everyone up when I creep around the house at night. 

Valued Contributor

Re: Creaky floorboards

Talcum powder if you have polished floors, supposed to lubricate the joints.
Impact driver and counter sunk screws fixed the squeaks before I put floating floor down.
Super Contributor

Re: Creaky floorboards

Yep absolutely, talcum powder is the go as @Brad said.  Works a treat.




Super Contributor

Re: Creaky floorboards

Had the same problem years ago...Talcum powder fixed it right up..They never squeaked again...

Make sure  you apply plenty and brush it into the gaps..

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