What lubricant to use to silence squeaking door hinges : Lubricating Locks
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Despite availability of these means, they should be used only in case of extreme need and with caution because each of them has its own disadvantages. So both warm wax and vegetable oil have short-term effect, that’s why it would be better to use them only in extreme cases. Moreover, the vegetable oil, which is used for lubrication of the door hinges’, becomes quickly dirty. This also refers to different food fats, butter or vaseline as they also become dirty fast, result in occurrence of metal corrosion. Furthermore, they help to silence the squeaking hinge only till the moment they get dry.
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