Fix Squeaky Floors With Baby Powder
If you've got wood floors that always seem to squeak, then fix the problem with a quick dusting of baby powder. This astringent powder leaves things nice and fresh while keeping down the screeches — just sprinkle some onto the trouble area, and sweep it into the cracks with a broom; problem solved!
Total Time: 1 minute (really!)
Total Cost: $4
Photo: Sarah Lipoff