Fix Squeaky Floors

Squeaky floorboards can be easily fixed. To fix squeaky floorboards, have an assistant walk the floor. When the floor squeaks, tap a glue-coated shim in between the floor and the joist. This should end your squeaky floor problem. Squeaky floors that are carpeted can be fixed by driving a drywall screw into the squeaky floorboard, or by pounding a hot-dipped galvanized finish nail through the carpet floor and into the joist.

Top Gift Ideas for Father’s Day, Picking the Perfect Mattress and Keeping Dangerous Radon Gas Away


Father’s Day is just ahead and whether you have to shop for a DIY Dad, Smart Home Dad or a Dad that loves crafts, Tom and Leslie have picks for all.  Plus, have you shopped for a mattress lately? Learn how to sort between firm, pillow top, plush, gel, foam and more.  Plus, radon is a deadly gas that can existing in the soil and find its way into your house.  

4 Annoying House Noises, Explained (and Solved!)

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Learn how to stop the creaks and squeaks of walls, floors and find out what causes creaking and squeaking floors, knocking behind walls, ghostly toilet flushes and mysterious drafts.

Small Smart Home Upgrades for Big Convenience and Savings, Choosing the Best – and Safest – Firewood, and the Easiest, Cheapest Trick for Saving on Hot Water


Do smart homes send your head spinning?  Get high-tech in small, easy steps with the best wireless upgrades for your buck.  Keep your wood-burning stove working longer and better with tips on the best firewood.  And for less than thirty dollars you can save hundreds of dollars over the life of your water heater.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about , water hammer, leaky roofs, garage door repair, squeaky wood floors, stove burners, repairing concrete steps, replacing windows, HVAC returns.

Affordable Home Gadgets that Impress, Money-Saving Heating Tips for Renters, and the Pros and Cons of Real and Fake Holiday Trees


Looking for that special something to wow holiday guests?  Consider these home gadgets that get big reactions for less.  Learn which changes can improve efficiency in apartments and rental homes.  And learn surprising benefits of real and fake trees.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, furnaces, pressure balance valves, replace siding, squeaky floors, paint siding, hardwood floors, fireplace installation, low water pressure, level floors, install doors.