18 Awesome Uses For WD-40 To Make Your Life Better

You know you’ve got a bottle of WD-40 in your garage or under your sink. It’s indispensable for fixing a stuck gate or a creaky hinge on the fridge (nothing is worse than waking up everyone in the house with your midnight snacking). But WD-40 is a kind of miracle spray, capable of way more than you’d expect.(via: wimp)

1. Separate glasses stuck together by spraying a little WD-40 in between them.


2. Take off a stuck ring. Just wash your hands when you’re done.

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3. Buff away scuff marks by spraying it and scrubbing with a hard-bristled brush.

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4. Get tea stains out of Formica countertops.

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5. Yep, you can even use it to clean a toilet. Crazy, right?


6. Remove rust from license plates and spiff up your ride.

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7. Tell wasps they’re not welcome. They hate the stuff.

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8. Cure your sticky fingers: glue and gum will break down after a few sprays.


9. Stuck zippers will come loose with just a dash of the stuff. You can apply it with a paintbrush to keep it away from delicate fabrics.

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10. Spray the wooden handles of tools to keep them splinter free.

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11. Clean up dried glue. Leave it on the glue spot for 30 seconds and wipe it clean.

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12. WD-40 is amazing for degreasing your hands after a good garage tinkering.

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13. Get stickers and sticker goo off just about anything.

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14. Do a little test first, but WD-40 is great for removing the crayon and marker “artwork” from upholstered furniture.

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15. Gum in your hair? Put down the scissors. Spray a bit o’ the 40 on it and massage the gum out.


16. Spray tiny knots of fishing line and use a safety pin to detangle fishing line.

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17. Use it to spray polish golf clubs. It’ll make them look like new and protect them.

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18. Remove paint scuffs from parking lot dings by spraying WD-40 on the spot and rubbing the scuff off.

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