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How do I stop certain parts of my hardwood floors from squeaking? It's in an up stairs bedroom .

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The good news about your squeaky floor is that you have many options for repairing it. Most home improvement stores sell squeaky floor "kits" that may be all you need. Before even heading to the store, try pouring baby powder into the squeaky spot(s). This will absorb the space between the boards and may be all you need to finally get some peace..
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How do I stop certain parts of my hardwood floors from squeaking? It's in an up stairs bedroom .

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How do I stop squeaking parts of my hardwood floors?

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