Squeaky Hardwood Floors

Hi,
I am having problems with squeaky hardwood floors. I am applying the baby power treatment and it works in some cases. It appears to me that these floor have been neglected for many a year.
We bought the house 2 years age and it has been a problem since then.
Is there any solution I can apply, that world inject moisture back into it, ie liquid wax etc..
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks.
Jeff
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One of the classic squeaky floor solutions is to tap a small nail between the joist and the floor to take up a small gap. You need a helper squeaking the floor so you can find the exact spot.
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snipped-for-privacy@access4less.net wrote:

Hi Nick,
My floors are squeaking like crazy and it isn't just one spot, half of the floor squeaks. This is our second winter in this house. The 20+ y/o hardwood floors have been abused by previous owners and need to be sanded but that will have to wait.
Other discussions on this subject mention a special type of screw that people use to fix the floor from above but I know it's better to fix it from below. Thing is, I have no idea how to do that.
Below this floor is the unfinished basement. I realize I'll have to take the insulation down to get to the subfloor and that's fine but since a very large part of the floor is squeaking, where do I start from? Do I use nails or screws? What size?
Also, over the years, this floor has sunken in, and that's the area that squeaks the most.
Thanks.
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It is often the subfloor that is the cause of the squeaks. Des

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The special screws are called Squeeeeek No More (yes, 5 e's) mfd by O'Berry Enterprises, 664 Exmoor Ct., Crystal Lake, IL 60014, (800) 459-8428. They aren't infallible but they sometimes do cure squeeeeeks. They go right through carpet into floor joists, require a power screwdriver, & are pretty easy to use. Brookstone used to sell them but I think now a different catalog outfit sells them.
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On Tue, 27 Jan 2004 22:57:09 GMT, "Jeff Bulach"

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Lowe's carries them...and they work great.
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