Avoid squeaks

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Many floor squeaks are caused by joists slightly rub­bing against joist hang­ers. Even per­fectly in­stalled joist hang­ers can de­velop squeaks over time. Com­pletely elim­i­nate the pos­si­bil­ity by adding a bead of sil­i­cone caulk to the in­side edges and the bot­tom of the hanger be­fore drop­ping in the joist.

Caulk

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