Chances are, you have used WD-40 at least once in your life. It is an oil and water-displacing spray, but it is much more than that. There are plenty of things that you can do with WD-40 that you may never have known about.
If you are expecting guests for dinner, your silver should be shiny. WD-40 is the perfect way to do this. All you need to do is spray a bit on your silver and wipe it down. The results will amaze you.
Separate Glasses That Are Stuck Together
Stacking glasses save room, but it can cause problems. The glasses can get stuck together, and if you aren’t careful, they will break in your hands while you try to separate them. WD-40 can help separate them easily and safely. Simply spray a bit of WD-40 in between the glasses, and they will come apart.
This is the one and only WD40 trick everyone should know. When your zipper is stuck, you can break it if you try to force it. WD-40 will loosen your zipper right up, so you can get it to go up and down with ease.
You don’t need to buy expensive shoe cleaners to keep your white sneakers, white. If you spray some WD-40 on your shoes, it will remove the dirt and grime, making them look new again.
WD-40 is great for removing stains from surfaces. If you have tar on your car, a simple spray of WD-40 will remove it quickly, without damaging your paint.
Remove Ice From the Windows
If your car windows are icy, you won’t be able to leave until it defrosts. Rather than scraping and possibly scratching the window, spray some WD-40 on the windows, and it will melt the ice right away.
Unstick Your Scissors
Older scissors tend to get stuck, and opening and closing them is difficult. If you spay a bit of WD-40 on the scissors, they will work like new again.
Protect Your Bird Feeders
Bird feeders are for the birds, not the squirrels and chipmunks. If you spray some WD-40 on the feeder, it will be too slippery for these creatures to climb up.
If you try on a ring that is too small, it can get stuck. The same is true with rings that fit, and your fingers start to swell. If you spray WD-40 on your finger, the ring will slide right off.
Stepping is gum can be so annoying. If there is gum stuck to the bottom of your shoe, WD-40 will take it right off. It can also get gum out of your hair.
Remove Lipstick Stains
Lipstick leaves stains that can be really difficult to get out of most fabrics. If you pre-wash the item with WD-40, the stain will come right out.
Remove Crayon Stains
Kids don’t always color on paper, and crayon marks can easily end up on the wall. If you spray some WD-40 on the crayon marks, you won’t need to spend the day scrubbing. It will take the marks right out.
Clean Stained Wood
When wood becomes stained, it can ruin the furniture. WD-40 can take stains out of wood, particularly water rings from glasses.
Open Rusted Locks
Over time, locks on outdoor locks can get rusted, and they won’t open. To gain access to these locked areas, simply spray some WD-40 on the lock.
Bumper Sticker Removal
If you hate the bumper stickers on your car, you can get them off easily with WD-40. Simply spray the sticker and let it sit for a while. When you try to remove the sticker, it will come right off, glue and all.
Unclog Your Showers
A blocked showerhead can decrease your water pressure. To clear out clogs, spray some WD-40 in the holes, and it will remove the clog quickly.
Clean the AC Unit
Dust buildup in your AC unit can hider the unit’s effectiveness. You can easily clean the dust with WD-40, ensuring that the air conditioner is working its hardest.
Remove Water Stains
Glass shower doors are gorgeous, but when water stains build-up, it has an adverse effect on the appearance of the doors. WD-40 can easily remove stubborn stains, ensuring that your doors always look their best.
Temporary Phone Screen Fix
If you shatter your phone screen, you are going to need to have it repaired. In the meantime, spray some WD-40 on the cracks to make it look better and to make the phone usable.
Bugs hate the greasiness of WD-40, and you can use it to keep the bugs out. If you spay WD-40 at the entry points to your home, you can keep them out.
Clean Your License Plate
If your license plate is dirty and grimy, WD-40 can get the dirt and grime off easily, without needing to scrub.
When superglue gets in a place it shouldn’t be, it can be hard to un-glue. WD-40 will remove the glue, and get you out of the sticky situation.
Prevent Splinters on Rakes and Brooms
WD-40 acts like a varnish to keep your rakes and broom handles from splintering. This will keep you from getting splinters from using these objects.
Break In a Glove
Baseball gloves need to be broken in before you use them. WD-40 will soften the glove up, making it ready for use in half the time.
Separate Stuck Legos
Legos can get stuck together, which is frustrating for a child. WD-40 will help break up the stuck blocks, making you the hero in your child’s eyes.