What if you could use one can to solve all your household problems? WD-40 is that can. Well, maybe not all your household problems. But it certainly can do a lot.
From cleaning, to deterring pests. The list of things this blue and yellow can can do is just amazing. It truly pays to have a few cans on hand in your house.
You’d be surprised at all of the things WD-40 can do. You probably haven’t heard of half of the things WD-40 can do. But don’t worry, here are 4o things you can do with it.
1) Remove Chewing Gum
WD-40 is great for removing gum from hair. Just spray it on your hair over the gum. Gently pull the gum away.
2) Polish Up Your Golf Clubs
Want to shine up your golf clubs? Spray some WD-40 on them and wipe them down with a cloth. Make sure you polish in circular motions.
3) Get Rid Of Stickers
Stickers can sometimes leave behind a nasty sticker residue. Getting rid of this residue can be hard. Spray some WD-40 on it and easily remove the residue with some soap and a clean cloth.
4) Ward Off Wasps
Once a wasp builds its nest, it can be a pain to get rid of. Just spray the areas of your house where they might grow with some WD-40. This will prevent them from building their nest there.
5) Clean Up Crayon
Crayon can be tough to get rid of. But not if you have some WD-40 on hand. Spray some on it and wipe clean with a cloth.
6) Clean Dog Poop Off Your Shoe
No one wants to have to clean dog poop off of your shoes. Make it easier with WD-40. It will help the poop easily slide off your shoe so you have less scrubbing to do.
7) Remove A Ring
Can’t get the ring off of your finger? Spray some WD-40 it. It will lubricate your finger and allow you to safely slide the ring off.
8) Perfect Your Piano’s Sound
Is your piano sounding a little wonky? Spray your piano hammer with WD-40. It will give you a smoother sound.
9) Remove Stubborn Nuts and Bolts
Have a nut or bolts that won’t budge? Spray some WD-40 on it. This should help lubricate them so you can loosen them with tools.
10) Keep Squirrels From Your Bird Feeder
Squirrels will eat all of your bird food before your birds can have a bite if you let them. WD-40 can put an end to this. Just spray some on the pole. They will slide right off of it.
11) Waterproof Your Shoes
Want your shoes to be water resistant? Spray your winter shoes and boots with a light coat of WD-40. This will help them to repel moisture.
12) Get Mud Off Shoes
Mud can be a pain to get off of your shoes. Spray the mess down with WD-40. It will help the mud slide off and make them much easier to clean.
13) Easy Snow Removal
Don’t struggle this year when you shovel snow. Spray your snow shovels with WD-40. This will help the snow easily slide off.
14) Shine Shower Doors
Clean your shower door as you would normally. Then spray a light layer of WD-40 and let it sit for 20 minutes. Wipe off with paper towels and enjoy a beautiful shine.
15) Lubricate Your Beard Trimmer
Your beard trimmer can get rusty or clogged over time. Spray it down with some WD-40. This will have it running smoothly.
16) Keep Pests Away From Your Trash Can
Are animals rummaging through your trash or other recepicles? Spray your bin with WD-40 they won’t be able to get a grip and will slide right off it.
17) Shine Outdoor Sculptures
Outdoor sculptures can become dull over time. Spray them down with WD-40 and rub down with a clean cloth. This will make them shine as well as protect them from the weather.
18) Rusty Showerhead
Is rust starting to form on your showerhead? Spray some WD-40 on it. It will both remove the rust and prevent rust from coming back.
19) Clean An Ashtray
Don’t scrub that ashtray. Spray WD-40 over it. It will make it much easier to clean out.
20) Shine Seashells
Working on some shell art? You can really make them shine with some WD-40. Just polish your shells with the stuff.
21) Remove Dead Bugs
Dead bugs can be hard to remove from your car. Spray them with WD-40. They will wipe right off.
22) Protect Your Car
Don’t let your car parts wear out from rust or wear and tear. You can save yourself a lot of money by using WD-40. Just spray your parts that are prone to rust.
23) Prevent Splinters
Don’t let that banister or tool handle give you splinters. Spray don’t at risk wood with WD-40. It will lubricate and smooth out and edges that might poke you.
24) Clean the Food
Your refrigerator can get pretty nasty and should be cleaned every three to six months. Sometimes you’ll find food that caked on and really stuck in your refrigerator. Use some WD-40 to loosen up the mess and make it easier to clean up.
25) Protect Windchimes
Windchimes look and sound beautiful. But they can get pretty beat up over time from being outside in the harsh weather. Spray it down with some WD-40 to protect it from the elements and remove rust.
26) Remove and Prevent Fingerprints
Are your stainless steel surfaces covered with fingerprints. Spray some WD-40 on it and wipe it down. It will remove your fingerprints but will also prevent them from being marked up again.
27) Clean Coins
Coins are filthy. That’s because they pass through so many hands. Spray them down with WD-40 and wipe them down to make them shine and look brand new.
28) Clean Leather Furniture
Is your leather looking a little dull? Spray it down with some WD-40 and buff it dry with a clean soft cloth. This will lubricate and soften your leather, as well as soften your leather.
29) Get Rid of Graffiti
Graffiti can sometimes be impossible to get rid of. You’ll have a fair shot if you arm yourself with some WD-40. Just spray on, let sit, and scrub off.
30) Clean A Dirty Windowsill
Bird poop, mold, and rain marks… your windowsills are dirty. You don’t have to bust your butt to clean them. Spray them down with WD-40 and watch the grime slide right off.
31) Toothpaste Stains
Toothpaste can prove to be a real pain in the ass to remove. It looks real gross. Let WD-40 help you clean it up instantly.
32) Unstick A Drawer
Is your drawer sticking? Spray it up with some WD-40. It will pull in and out smoothly again.
33) Remove A Tomato Stain
Tomato stains can be stubborn. Use WD-40 get rid of the stain. It will dissolve the grease in the stain.
34) Prevent A Door From Squeaking
Is that squeaky door driving you nuts? Apply WD-40 to the hinge. Move the door back and forth so that the WD-40 works through the hinge.
35) Unstick A Zipper
Have a stuck zipper? You could break your zipper if you pull on it too hard. Use some WD-40 to loosen it up.
36) Polish Silver Jewelry
Need to shine up your silver jewelry? Spray it down with WD-40. Wipe clean with a cloth for a super shine.
37) Clean Your Toilet
We all know how gross toilets get. And no one wants to spend time scrubbing them. Let WD-40 make the jop a lot easier. Spray and scrube with your toilet brush.
38) Remove Some Paint
Are your hands now green from a DIY project? Use WD-40 to remove paint from your hands. Spray a bit on your skin, massage it in and then wash away with soap and water.
39) Clean Tile
It’s important to keep your grout clean. Once it gets dirty, it can look nasty forever. Just spray some WD-40 on and wipe away with soapy water.
40) Unstick Legos
Is the final Lego piece you need stuck to another piece? You can actually unstick that Lego. Just spray some WD-40 on it and try to pry apart.