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15 Household Uses For WD-40
I will definitely keep a can in the house from now on.
D.G. Sciortino
04.02.18

Got a rusty bike chain that you need to get moving again? WD-40 works great for that. But it also works great at solving a variety of household problems.

Here are 15 WD-40 uses around the home:

1) Tea and Coffee Stains

Wipe coffee and tea stains away with a little WD-40.

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2) Get Rid of Scuffs

Spray a little bit of WD-40 on a cloth and use it to easily wipe away scuff marks.

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3) Clean Piano Keys

Piano keys can get pretty grubby. WD-40 works like a charm to clean off piano keys.

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4) Clean the Toilet

Use WD-40 to get rid of tough toilet stains. Just spray on the stain and let it sit for a few minutes before you scrub with a toilet brush.

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5) Remove Tomato Stains

Use WD-40 to get tomato stains out of your clothing.

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6) Safeguard Your Shoes

Spray some WD-40 on a cloth and use that cloth to buff your shoes and remove salt stains. This will give your shoes a waterproof coating.

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7) Remove Ink Stains

WD-40 will remove ink stains from jeans and leather.

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8) Crayon Remover

Did your child turn your wall into his or her latest masterpiece? Don’t panic, just rub it off with some WD-40.

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9) Make Your Shower Water Repellent

Spray WD-40 on your glass shower door so that water will slide right off it. This will reduce water stain buildup.

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10) Protect Your Tools

Apply a thin layer of WD-40 to your tools to ward off the rust and keep them working properly.

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11) Remove Gun

Drench your gum with some WD-40 and let it sit for a few minutes before you pull it up.

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12) Get Rid of Sticker Residue

If you tried to peel up a sticker and didn’t quite get it all up, spray some WD-40 on it and let it sit for a few minutes. You will be able to easily wipe it away with a sponge.

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13) Repel Snow and Ice

Use a thin layer of WD-40 on your car windows in the winter to prevent snow and ice from sticking. Just spray and wipe away with a dry cloth.

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14) Ring Remover

Drip some WD-40 on your ring and use the slippery liquid to help shimmy off your ring.

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15) Scissor Saver

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Spray WD-40 on your scissor blades and wipe them down every so often to keep them in good working order.

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By D.G. Sciortino
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D.G. is a contributing writer in Shareably. She's based in Connecticut and can be reached at hi@shareably.net.
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