How to Fix Squeaky Stairs

When the stairs in your home squeak, crack, or start making annoying noises, it can be very irritating. It is not only a nuisance for you as the homeowner but loud stairs can be annoying to the individuals who visit your home as well. While fixing creaky stairs can seem like a big undertaking, it is actually quite simple and can be done whether your stairs are covered in wood or with carpet. The key is being able to pinpoint the exact...

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How to Fix a Jammed Finger

No matter how careful you try to be, it can be very easy to jam a finger. While sports and exercise are of course the most common causes for jammed fingers, even simple everyday activities can accidentally result in a jammed finger. Jammed fingers can be very painful and can even feel like a break, sprain or more serious injury, but many times, a jammed finger is relatively minor and will heal on its own. However, this doesn’t mean...

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How to Fix Shin Splints

Shin splints are some of the most frustrating injuries that can happen to any athlete. They are common among runners and can take a long time to heal. There is a nagging pain associated with shin splits that typically runs along the front of the leg and it can be very difficult to get this pain to go away. Shin splints can last for months and get worse if they aren’t treated. While shin splints typically occur in runners, other...

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How to Fix a Burnt Tongue

No injury can be as surprising, or as annoying, as a burnt tongue. This is a very common, accidental injury but it is one that can come with lingering pain and discomfort. Whether you burn your tongue on a hot cup of coffee, a bubbling bowl of soup, or a spicy pepper—when you burn your tongue, there is no denying how much pain it can cause. Unfortunately, there is no quick fix to a burnt tongue, it will not magically heal itself in an...

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How to Fix a Hangnail

Hangnails can happen to anyone – at any time. And while they may seem rather small and innocent, they can actually cause a great deal of pain.  In fact, the pain is often far more than you might expect. If you have a hangnail, you shouldn’t just immediately clip it off with a nail clipper. That can potentially make the pain worse and it might not fix the problem. If you take the time to follow a few simple steps you can get the...

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