Ok so before I give you all the cool uses of WD-40 here is a little history lesson.
In 1953, a fledgling company called Rocket Chemical Company and its staff of three set out to create a line of rust-prevention solvents and degreasers for use in the aerospace industry, in a small lab in San Diego, California.
A few years following
Ok so here are a bunch of uses you never thought of!
- Removes coffee stains from floor tiles (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
- Removes marks from floors left by chair feet (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
- Removes adhesive price tags from shoe bottoms
- Cleans black streaks from hardwood floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
- Removes paint from tile flooring (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
- Removes crayon from carpet (be sure to test WD-40 on low visibility area of carpet before using)Removes crayon from inside clothes dryers (make sure to unplug dryer first)
- Removes crayon from walls, wallpaper, compressed wood furniture, plastic, shoes, toys, chalk boards
- Removes mascara from tile floors and mirrors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
- Removes sticker residue from clothes (be sure to test WD-40 on low-visibility area of garment before using)
- Removes permanent ink from most items
- Removes grime from grout on bathroom floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
- Removes nail polish from hardwood floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
- Cleans piano keys
- Frees stuck LEGO® blocks
- Removes stubborn temporary tattoos
- Loosens stubborn zippers
- Untangle Jewelry Chains
- Removes stains from stainless steel sinks
- removes tomato stains from clothing
- Gives a kids playground slide a shine for a super fast slide
- Removes splattered grease on a stove
- Lubricates screws in Christmas tree holders
- Removes ink from blue jeans
- Keeps sewing needles from rusting
- Removes glue from carpet
- Removes rubber cement
- Removes glue from paneling
- Removes ink from hands
- Gets glue stains out of jeans
- Keeps clay from sticking to molds during crafting
- Removes play-dough from hair
- Keeps trigger on glue gun from sticking
- Spray on glass bottles before drilling holes (to make lamps)
- Spray on poster board and let dry to provides interesting texture/base for art
- Lubricates straight pins for easier sewing of heavy fabrics
- Removes gum from floor boards and floor mats in your car
- Removes oil from hands
- Removes tar from hands
- Use the No-Mess Pen to get Christmas tree sap off ornaments
- Helps remove ketchup stains from carpet
- Cleans the grease off your stainless steel stove (I did this and it was amazing)
Ok so here is my favorite though and I am just wondering who the hell thought to try this and find out it works?
- Keeps flies off cows
- Keeps pigeons off the balcony they hate the smell (and who likes it is my question)
- A bus driver in Asia used
WD-40to remove a python, which had coiled itself around the undercarriage of his bus.
- Police officers used
WD-40to remove a naked burglar trapped in an air conditioning vent.
- As The Duct Tape Guys say, “You only need two tools in life, Duct Tape® and
WD-40. If it’s not stuck and it’s supposed to be, Duct Tape it. If it’s stuck and it’s not supposed to be, WD-40it.”
OK so please share any uses you have for WD-40 not listed here! I would love to hear your comments.
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