Posts Tagged ‘door hardware’

How to Fix a Squeaky Door Hinge

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

How to Stop a Door From Squeaking

Fixing a squeaky door is easy with True Value's expert advice!

We’ve all experienced it, mysterious house squeaks that never seem to go away. They can irritate you to no end, and start and stop without any explanation.

fix-a-squeaky-door-hingeThere is a fix for these common noises and it all starts with finding the source. And, that’s the value of peace and quiet.

Today, I’m going to show you how to fix a squeaky door hinge. Most of the time just lifting the hinge pin and squirting a little oil into the hinge will work for the short run. But, the squeaking will inevitably return.

To ensure long lasting silence use a flat head screwdriver and rubber mallet to tap the hinge pin out from the housing. Then, coat the pin with white lithium grease and tap the pin back into place.

Now, test the door. The door should open and close silently, though you may have to lubricate both the top and bottom door hinges.

true-value-projectIt’s that easy and should leave you squeakless for years to come.

That’s it, need more expert advice? Stop by Martens True Value Hardware store in Reedsburg and ask one of Hardwarians for help.

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Update Your Front Door for the Holidays

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Update Your Front Door to Give Your Home a Fresh New Look for the Holidays

Update the Look of Your Front Door

Give your front door a whole new look for the holidays with these tips

Like the opening of a play, your front door sets the stage for your entire house.

Give it drama with a strong primary color that ties in with other aspects of your home, such as shutters or trim.

Want some extra personality? Upgrade the hardware for a whole new look.

Change out your old doorbell or add a new knocker. Even a fresh new doormat gives the illusion of a makeover.

Make these minor changes in your house could be the next neighborhood star.

Need more expert advice? Visit Martens True Value Hardware Super Store in Reedsburg.

We can help find the paint and items you need to give your front door a complete makeover for the holidays.

True Value. Start Right. Start Here.