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Heidi Shaffer, Published June 17 2013

Tuesday Tip: Silence squeaky floors

FARGO – Living in an older home brings a certain charm to daily life, whether it’s the beautiful woodwork or wavy-glassed windows.

But the original wooden floors can keep you up at night – literally.

Here’s a tip I found from the “DIY Home Sweet Home” blog to silence those squeaky slats.

Simply sprinkled some baby powder – I prefer an unscented variety so my home doesn’t smell like I just changed a diaper – across the floor. Wipe clean.

The powder acts as a lubricant, leaving your floor much quieter and letting you to enjoy your charming home.