Quick Tip #52: How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge

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Use a little COOKING SPRAY on the metal hinge, then wipe off the excess oil with a cloth or paper towel. Move the door back and forth to make sure the oil seeps into all the nooks and crannies.

(Image credits: Dabney Frake)

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When Dabney's not writing around here, she's digging through other people's attics for fun and interesting stuff, or running around with her bloodhound Friday. Originally from the East Coast, she's still shocked to find herself living in Missouri.