Inspirations

October 01, 2006|By HARRY MERRITT

The Web site bejane.com is "dedicated to educating, inspiring and equipping women with the knowledge and resources they need to have confidence in home improvement." Truth be told, the Web site offers plenty of useful tips for homeowners, regardless of gender. Here's its remedy for squeaky floor boards: Buy some powered graphite in a squeeze tube and force the powder between the two floor boards -- use a putty knife, if necessary. Squeaks can be temporarily quieted with liquid soap -- pour some between the floorboards and, when it dries, the squeak will be gone.

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