Oh My! Surprising Uses for WD-40

Oh My! Surprising Uses for WD-40

WD-40 is one of the most versatile items on the planet. Don’t believe me? Head to the hardware store, or get the can out of the garage and get to work. Just keep reading and see how this simple water-displacing spray can be used around your house for a multitude of uses!

There are a whole lot of household items that have surprising uses. To be surprised by what the items around your house can do, check out these articles: Squeeze the Lemons: Six Surprising Uses for the Citrus, 4 Surprising Uses for Alka Seltzer, 6 Unusual Uses for Aluminum Foil, 3 Unconventional Uses for Olive Oil

Separate Stuck Items: Got a pair of stacked glasses that are stuck together? Just spray a little WD-40 in the tiny gap. Allow it to set for at least 15 minutes before you try to separate them. This also works great for stacking pottery at the end of fall. When it’s time to get the planters out again, they won’t be stuck!

Repel Insects: Bugs hate WD-40. By doing a quick spray near the doors and windows of your house, you can make sure they stay away.

Remove Scuff Marks: Is your beautiful floor full of scuff marks? Just get a soft-bristled brush and use some WD-40 to buff them out. After the application, just clean the floors using a steam cleaner, and they’ll look like new!

Shine Car Tires: Just washed your car and want that fresh-from-the-dealer look? Just apply a liberal amount of WD-40 to the tires using a soft-bristled brush or microfiber rag. Your car will look like it just came off the showroom floor!

Cleans Piano Keys: If you have an old piano that you want to make look like new, just apply some WD-40 to the piano keys. Make sure not to apply it to the mechanics of the piano, though, the WD-40 is only effective for a cosmetic purposes!

Removes Crayon Stains: Got crayon markings from your little ones all over the house? Just use some of the magic WD-40 to get them out. Spray the marked area liberally and use a soft cloth to scrub it out. For added cleaning power, combine with baking soda.

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