Everyone at home likely has even a half-finished bottle of this product. However, I am also sure that you do not take advantage of all its benefits when cleaning and caring for dozens of materials. Yes, WD-40 is more powerful than you thought!
You can usually find it in supermarkets, hardware, or specialty stores, but when you think of this blue spray, you probably think of a couple of repairs, and that’s it. If you also have questions about all the uses of WD-40 in household cleaning and maintenance, read on! Here I will tell you everything you need to know about this magic concentrated in a can.
27 uses of WD-40 at home that you didn’t think possible
Once you know all the qualities and the number of solutions offered by this spray, you will undoubtedly run to buy at least one to have with you. Not for nothing is it called “
the spray of 2,000 uses
“. And you know what the best part is? It was cheap!
The name “WD-40” stands for “Water Displacement“. While the figure “40” indicates the number of trials necessary to find the secret formula that today millions use for specific arrangements such as clean and lubricate equipment and machinery to protect them from humidity and for a long list of household chores that I will reveal for you below:
- Removes limescale and rust stains from bathtubs, sinks and toilets.
- Removes fabric ink stains, including dye stains from towels.
- Lubricates moving parts such as wheels, rollers, chains, hinges and gears.
- Releases corrosion and rust on nuts, bolts, valves, and locks.
- Removes adhesives, stickers and hard-to-remove paint from floors, walls and countertops.
- Protects tools and other metal utensils from rust.
- Mitigates scratches on the car’s paint.
- Removes chewing gum stuck to the hair by spraying a little.
- Waterproofs footwear.
- Cleans grease, oil, lubricant, or strong glue from hands easily.
- Softens and softens dry leather on garments and footwear.
- Keeps away snails in the garden.
- Helps remove lipstick, ketchup, coffee, tea, soda and wine stains from fabrics, including carpets.
- Polishes silver, diamonds, and aluminum.
- Eliminates rust on jewelry.
- Polishes scratches on countertops, including marble and ceramic countertops.
- Removes pencil scratches on walls, carpets, wood furniture, Formica and vinyl.
- Removes plasticine stains from furniture and upholstered seats.
- Cleans and polishes burnt pans and various kitchen utensils.
- Peels off stuck-on depilatory wax.
- Remove melted plastic from the oven, stove or countertop.
- Removes soot stains.
- Removes oil stains from clothing.
- Peels stuck to glass or crystal utensils to separate them without breaking them.
- Keeps nails and screws fresh and in good condition.
- Pulls out a stuck ring in seconds.
- Disappearance of soil drag marks.
Caution: Do not forget that it is a flammable product, harmful in case of aspiration, ingestion, or prolonged contact with the skin or eyes, so always use it with caution.
And neither did you, did you know all these beneficial uses of WD-40 at home? Neither did I! And as soon as I heard about it, I ran to the store to get a couple of cans of this effective ally when it comes to cleaning and repairing objects.