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How do you get the squeak out of a play pen??

My daughter's play pen is very squeaky.. what can I do to stop this? It's annoying! If it's barely touched it squeaks!!

 
proudmommy690

Asked by proudmommy690 at 1:58 PM on Oct. 30, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Stay away from WD-40 & Baby Oil, both are toxic and can make her very sick. Try EVOO spray or Cooking lard... Hell, I use Crisco on just about anything that squeaks! It's not nearly as runny as WD40 and it doesn't stink!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 2:27 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • If you dont want to use WD-40 on something your baby uses a lot, you can try a cooking spray or even baby oil.
    lish2127

    Answer by lish2127 at 2:06 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • Ahhh. I had one of those. I sprayed WD-40 on all the joints. Worked perfectly. wipe excess off though so baby doesn't touch it.
    AtHomeMommy-3

    Answer by AtHomeMommy-3 at 2:00 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • spray the hinges with wd-40?
    405mom

    Answer by 405mom at 2:00 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • WD-40 the crap out of that sucker! ; ) You can get a small can at walmart, any hardware store, or most big, chain gas stations.
    matobe

    Answer by matobe at 2:01 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • Use baby oil and put a few drops on all the hinges, WD 40 might cause problems if the baby gets it in it's mouth, could also be allergic to the WD 40. Baby oil also works on the plastic kind as well as the wood ones.
    MerryMe

    Answer by MerryMe at 2:28 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

  • Thank you so much everybody!! I'll try one, or a few of the ideas! :)
    proudmommy690

    Comment by proudmommy690 (original poster) at 9:47 PM on Oct. 30, 2010

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