Squeeky baseboard fix

My HW baseboards were making a woody squeaking and snapping when the heat came on and a less frequent noise when cooling off. I squirted some WD40 around the pipes where they come up through the floor liberly so it ran down the two layers of floor. Now I never hear them. I never heard of this before, one of the random stupid things I do.
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It sounds like your pipes are rubbing against the floor when the pipe expands , and the WD-40 made less friction between the 2. Hey if it works, good for you. I would have don the same thing
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Be careful with the oil if you have wood finished flooring. It could stain and bleed under the finish. Another alternative would be to slip a piece of plastic from a milk jug between the pipe and the wood where it's rubbing.
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