Slide 11: Squeaky Floors

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If your hardwood floors are squeaking, putting nails through your boards probably isn't going to stop the sound and it certainly won't look nice. Instead, check your floors from underneath. The problem might be the subfloor and the joists rubbing together. If that's the case, you'll want to pull the two together with metal hold-down brackets or drywall screws.


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