WD-40 Uses

Removes adhesive from precious china

Removes tile adhesive from new no-wax floors

Keeps dead bugs off car grille: It’s bad enough that your car grille and hood have to get splattered with bugs every time you drive down the interstate, but do they have to be so darn tough to scrape off? The answer is no. Just spray some WD-40 on the grille and hood before going for a drive and most of the critters will slide right off. The few bugs that are left will be easy to wipe off later without damaging your car’s finish.

Erases marks caused by chair backs on running boards of wall

Removing chewing gum from hair: It’s one of an adult’s worst nightmares: chewing gum tangled in hair. You don’t have to panic or run for the scissors. Simply spray the gummed-up hair with WD-40, and the gum will comb out with ease. Make sure you are in a well-ventilated area when you spray and take care to avoid contact with the eyes.

When pulling and tugging can’t get that ring off your finger, reach for the WD-40. A short burst of WD-40 will get the ring to slide right off. Remember to wash your hands after spraying them with WD-40.

Keep a can of WD-40 handy, and when you see a roach, spray a small amount directly on it for an instant kill. • To keep insects and spiders out of your home, spray WD-40 on windowsills and frames, screens, and door frames. Be careful not to inhale the fumes when you spray and do not do this at all if you have babies or small children at home.

Lubricates hinges on pruning shears

Removes crayon from carpet (be sure to test WD-40 on low visibility area of carpet before using)

Removes crayon from chalk boards

Removes crayon from inside clothes dryers

Removes crayon marks from glass

Removes crayon from compressed wood furniture

Removes crayon from plastic

Removes crayon from plastic tables

Cleans crayon off of rock walls

Removes crayon from screen doors

Removes crayon from shoes

Removes crayon from television screen

Removes crayon from toys

Removes crayon from walls

Removes crayon from wallpaper

Removes coffee stains from floor tiles (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)

Removes marks from floors left by chair feet (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)

Removes grime from grout on bathroom floors

Removes glue deposits from linoleum

Removes felt pen marks from floors

Cleans dried glue: Clean dried glue from virtually any hard surface with ease: Simply spray WD-40 onto the spot, wait at least 30 seconds, and wipe clean with a damp cloth

Removes strong glue: You didn’t wear protective gloves when using that super-strong glue and now some of it is super-stuck to your fingers! Don’t panic. Just reach for the WD-40, spray some directly on the sticky fingers, and rub your hands together until your fingers are no longer sticky. Use WD-40 to remove the glue from other unwanted surfaces as well.

Removes tough scuff marks: Those tough black scuff marks on your kitchen floor won’t be so tough anymore if you spray them with WD-40. Use WD-40 to help remove tar and scuff marks on all your hard-surfaced floors. It won’t harm the surface, and you won’t have to scrub nearly as much. Remember to open the windows if you are cleaning a lot of marks.

Removes paint from tile flooring (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)

Cleans black streaks from hardwood floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)

Removes permanent ink from most items

Removes labels from medicine bottles

Cleans and restore license plate: To help restore a license plate that is beginning to rust, spray it with WD-40 and wipe with a clean rag. This will remove light surface rust and will also help prevent more rust from forming. It’s an easy way to clean up lightly rusted plates and it won’t leave a greasy feel.

Lubricates zippers on lawn mower grass catcher bags

Removes mascara from tile floors and mirrors

Removes nail polish from hardwood floors

Cleans piano keys

Cleans oil spots from driveway: Did a leaky oil pan leave a big ugly spot in the middle of your concrete driveway? To get rid of an unsightly oil spot, just spray it with a generous amount of WD-40 and then hose it down with water.

Removes rollerblade marks from kitchen floor

Helps prevent rust on hide-a-key containers

Removes rust stains from floors after mopping

Lubricates screws on lawn furniture

Keeps sewing needles from rusting

Removes melted Scotch® tape from various items.

Removes adhesive price tags from shoe bottoms

Removes stickers from credit cards

Removes stickers from glass: When soap and water doesn’t work and you don’t want to ruin a fingernail or risk scratching delicate glass with a blade, try a little WD-40. Spray it on the sticker and glass, wait a few minutes, and then use a no-scratch spatula or acrylic scraper to scrape the sticker off. The solvents in WD-40 cause the adhesive to lose its stickiness.

Removes sticker residue from clothes (be sure to test WD-40 on low-visibility area of garment before using)

Cleans toilet bowls. You don’t need a bald genie or a specialized product to clean ugly gunk and lime stains from your toilet bowl. Use WD-40 instead: Spray it into the bowl for a couple of seconds and swish with a nylon toilet brush. The solvents in the WD-40 will help dissolve the gunk and lime.

 Removes tea stains from countertops, spray a little WD-40 on a sponge or damp cloth and wipe the stain away.

That homegrown tomato looked so inviting you couldn’t resist. Now your shirt or blouse has a big, hard-to-remove tomato stain! To remove stains from fresh tomatoes or tomato sauce, spray some WD-40 directly on the spot, wait a couple of minutes, and wash as usual.

Removes VELCRO® stickers

Keeps wasps from building nests. Don’t let yellow jackets and other wasps ruin your spring and summer fun. Their favorite place to build nests is under eaves. So next spring mist some WD-40 under all the eaves of your house. It will block the wasps from building their nests there.

Winterproofs boots and shoes: Waterproof your winter boots and shoes by giving them a coat of WD-40. It’ll act as a barrier so water can’t penetrate the material. Also use WD-40 to remove ugly salt stains from boots and shoes during the winter months. Just spray WD-40 onto the stains and wipe with a clean rag. Your boots and shoes will look almost as good as new.

Keeps wooden tool handles splinter free: No tools can last forever, but you can prolong the life of your wood-handled tools by preventing splintering. To keep wooden handles from splintering, rub a generous amount of WD-40 into the wood. It will shield the wood from moisture and other corrosive elements and keep it smooth and splinter-free for the life of the tool



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