In a similar fashion, petroleum jelly (not KY Jelly...much different application) will do an even better job of lubricating those hinges into silences. Using a hammer and a larger size nail, tap out the hinge pin from underneath. Coat the hinge pin and repeat with each hinge on door.If you happen to have some paraffin candles around, metal hinges quiet when rubbed across with this wax. It's recommended you disassemble the hinges and apply the wax directly onto the pins to limit excess residue; unlike the soap solution, oil or even lubricant, the paraffin leaves little dust-accumulating residue. A smooth move indeed.
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