How to Fix a Squeaky Floor Quickly

Updated: Dec. 21, 2022

Tamp down the noise of your floors with this quick fix.

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Noisy Floor Home Hack

Here’s a simple fix for squeaking floor joists: Screw a 1-1/2- in. corner bracket to the joist about 1/8 in. below the subfloor. Then when you drive a screw up into the subfloor, it’s pulled tight against the joist. No more squeak. — Charles J. Long