How to Repair Squeaky Stairs

Eliminate noisy treads from above

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Cordless drill
  • Knee pads
  • Pry bar

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Subfloor adhesive
  • 4-1/2-in. screws
  • 2 1/2-in. screws
  • 2-in. screws