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Everyone knows how useful WD-40 is for your vehicles and mechanic work. WD-40 is a great lubricant and you might also be using it to fix rusty metal screws or squeaky hinges. But you might not know that WD-40 uses are so versatile that it can be used to fix many issues other than just used as a lubricator.
I would say WD-40 is a miracle spray which you must have every time in your house, and it’s pretty cheap given its versatility. So, here are some easy and really helpful WD-40 uses or hacks which will make your life easier. Make sure there is plenty of air ventilation when working with WD-40 for health safety.
1. Separate Stuck Glasses
Ever stuck in a similar situation? It happens many times, one glass gets stuck inside another and you are not able to separate them and most of the time separation by force results in shattered glasses.
If you face this situation next time, just spray a little WD-40 between them and gently separate them. Voila! glasses separated so easily. Just make sure to wash them very well before use.
2. Clean And Waterproof Your Shoes
Cleaning your shoes becomes very easy with WD-40, especially black canvas shoes which are very hard to clean. Just spray WD-40 all over the shoe and wipe it with a clean cloth. Your shoes are clean in just 2 minutes, quick and easy.
Not only that, but it also waterproofs your shoes along with cleaning them just in 2 mins. In the above image, the right shoe looked like the left one before spraying with WD-40. Impressive, right?
3. Quick Stain Remover
WD-40 is an awesome tool to remove stains, especially from your clothes, carpet, or curtains. It removes almost any stain even grease and lipstick stains.
So, don’t let that ketchup ruin your favorite T-shirt, just soak the stain for 5 mins by spraying some WD-40 on it. Wipe it with a clean cloth. Voila! it’s so easy to remove the stains. WD-40 can even remove blood stains if you catch them early enough. Check out these amazing stain removal tips for more.
4. Remove Chewing Gum Easily
Whether it’s on your carpet, shoes or even on the floor, removing stuck chewing gum is a big pain. However, just spray some WD-40 on it, allow it to set for few minutes and remove it. See how easy and quick it was to get rid of chewing gum using WD-40, right?
5. Remove Glue Easily
While I knew WD-40 is used to remove stickers, it clicked in my mind to try WD-40 to remove some glue. So, I just dropped some glue on my watch and let it dry completely. To my surprise, WD-40 even removed dried glue easily. Just spray some WD-40 on it and alas! it’s clean without even leaving a scratch.
WD-40 will be quite handy if you work on DIY projects and accidentally spill some glue.
6. Get Rid Of Crayon From Wall
Well, if your kids have turned your wall into an artistic mess, fret not just reach out to your can of WD-40 and you can easily remove crayon art from any surface. Spray WD-40 on that surface and wipe out the stain using a clean cloth.
Caution: Use only on walls having a sheen to the paint as WD-40 can stain matte or flat paints.
7. Remove Tea and Coffee Stains
It’s very hard to clean tea and coffee stains from some surfaces like countertops. If you want to quickly remove tea and coffee stains, just spray some WD-40 on the stains and make your counter sparkling clean in no time.
8. Keep Your Toilet Clean
Why do you need expensive and toxic toilet cleaners when you have WD-40 in hand. Its unique chemical composition dissolves the gunk and lime and stains from your toilet bowl will disappear in a few minutes. All you need to do is spray WD-40 in the toilet bowl for 10-20 seconds and scrub it using a brush. You would also like these clever bathroom cleaning tips.
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