Growing up, I remember my parents using a can of WD-40 to grease up a door hinge that was too noisy and being amazed that it actually worked (As a kid, the smallest things impress you). Now that I am older and running a household of my own, I was surprised to find out that there are so many surprising ways to use WD-40 around the home. Check them out and see if any of these can help you out.

Can of WD-40 on a table

15 Surprising Ways to Use WD-40

  • Got ink on your blue jeans? Not for long.
  • Get rid of crayon stains from toys and other surfaces.
  • Remove Hair Dye stains from towels. Spray on the stain, rub and wash in hot water.
  • Remove scuff marks on floors and surfaces.

WD-40 can on a wood floor

  • Got coffee stains in in your mugs? Use WD40 to remove them.
  • Unstick Gum.
  • Remove rust stains from your shower.

WD-40 can in a shower

  • Eliminate scum by spraying down the drains.
  • Unstick LEGOs.
  • Remove crazy glue from your fingers.
  • Clean stainless steel when you spray WD40 on a cloth and rub it away.

WD-40 can by a refrigerator

  • Keep snow from sticking to shovels.
  • Prevent flowerpots from sticking when stacked together.
  • Keep wasps from building nests.
  • Clean window sills.

WD-40 can by a window

So, give these a try but I suggest you try using it on a small area first because you want to be sure that the WD40 doesn’t damage the item you are putting it on. You can purchase a can of WD-40 here.

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