Check out this amazing list of top 17 Unique & Ingenious Uses for the WD-40 in Your House
Being a viscous non-volatile liquid/spray, it is used to provide lubrication to any surface on which it is applied and protects it from moisture.
The oil is mixed with volatile hydrocarbons in order to gain that low viscosity that can be compressed in the bottle. The hydrocarbons evaporate after a while, leaving behind the oil.
At the end of this article, you will surely consider this WD-40 oil one of your best helpers in the home!
1. Insect repellent
Are cockroaches, spiders, and other insects taking over your home? Well, do not worry! The WD-40 can be used as an insect repellent in the same way as conventional products. You should simply apply the spray on insects, cobwebs and other insect hiding places.
2. Cleaning the toilet
To remove the most difficult stains from your toilet, apply this product to the area you wish to clean and scrub with the toilet brush until the stains disappear.
3. Remove tea stains
Tea bags still being very popular means that they are still around staining counters. If this is a problem, try to submerge the area in the spray for a few minutes and then clean the area with any of your old cleaning cloth.
Similarly, you can clean the marks of coffee or tea cups from the kitchen table.
4. Clean & Lubricate the door locks
You can lubricate, clean and protect the door lock of your car. Most of us would have experienced the jammed door locks and those keys which does not turn left or right to unlock or lock the car. But now we can solve this problem by using WD-40. Just spray it into the keyhole and you should be good to go.
5. Clean and lubricate guitar strings and ski equipment
It is very important to clean, lubricate and prevent corrosion of musical instruments and ski equipment. For this purpose, apply a small amount of WD-40 oil after each use.
6. Clean leather furniture
Other of the little-known uses of WD-40 oil is to keep leather or leather furniture in good condition. The WD-40 oil penetrates, lubricates and protects the leather. Simply spray and clean with a soft cloth.
7. Clean Carpet Stains
Spray the stain with WD-40, wait for a minute or two, and then use the regular carpet cleaner or gently wipe it with a sponge and warm soapy water. Continue until the stain gets completely disappeared.
8. Return the color to your outdoor plastic furniture
Give the color back to your plastic furniture: if the garden or pool chairs look old and covered with stains, clean them with WD-40 and leave them as good as new.
9. Clean glue stains
To remove stains from adhesives or glue, use WD-40, as this product has the ability to dissolve the glue quickly and effectively.
Earlier I used to have a closet full of cleaning products, one for each possible use. But it turns out that, soap, water, and WD-40 is all I've needed all the time. Use the product to remove any stains or stubborn stains.
11. Remove chewing gum from hair
It is one of the worst nightmares of every mother or father. Let's be honest who does not chew a gum? and many times it happens that the children do not know how they end up with the chewing gum entangled in their hair. Well, now you do not have to panic or run for scissors. By simply spraying the hair with WD-40, your hair will be combed easily.
Note: Be sure to be in a well-ventilated area when spraying and be careful to avoid contact with the child's eyes.
12. Clean the sole of your shoes
If you stepped on chewing gum or dog droppings, cleaning your shoes will be easier than you thought. Apply WD-40 on the sole and use an old toothbrush to remove any dirt. Then rinse with warm water.
13. Waterproof your Boots and shoes for winter
A layer of WD-40 on the shoes acts as a barrier that repels water thereby preventing your feet from getting wet. You can also use this spray to remove unsightly salt stains from boots and shoes during the winter months. Simply spray WD-40 on the stains and after that wipe it off using a clean cloth. Your boots and shoes will look like new.
14. Prevents the mirror from fogging
The best way to prevent your bathroom mirror from fogging: just spray the oil in the mirror and clean it with paper towels.
15. Prevent dead insects from adhering to the car
Every time you drive on a highway, your car splashes with little bugs and insects, does not it? To avoid this discomfort just sprinkle some WD-40 on the car before starting your trip, and you will see how most of these insects will slide right away.
16. Get rid of stickers and stickers on objects
To remove the stickers, spray the WD-40 oil and leave it for 5 or 10 minutes. Then rub well with a sponge.
17. Remove the adhesive tape from any surface
If you can not remove the tape easily, do not panic! Just sprinkle a little WD-40 oil, wait a minute and try to remove the tape from the affected place one more time.
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