13 Ingenious Ways to Use WD-40 Around the House
If you don't already have a can of WD-40 around the house, you'll soon want to! This wonder product was developed in San Diego, CA, in 1953 and started being sold for residential use in 1958. Originally developed as an antirust protector, it soon became a household staple.
It seems that the longer WD-40 has been around, the more uses people find for it. While it's still great at preventing rust, its cleaning and lubricating applications are seemingly endless! Check out some of our favorite ways to use WD-40 around the house.
To Clean the Fridge
Next time you clean out your refrigerator, get out the WD-40 for caked-on messes that water and soap can't clean.
To Remove Glue Stains
Say goodbye to stubborn sticker marks on glass and plastic, like picture frames.
To Stop Squeaky Wicker Chairs
Wicker chairs are a cute addition to any space, and you can easily remove that squeaky sound they all have with a quick spray of WD-40.
To Prevent Pigeons From Crowding Window Ledges
Have a pigeon problem? Spray WD-40 on window ledges, outdoor furniture, and anywhere else pigeons love to land.
To Clean Bathroom Fixtures
Give your bathroom fixtures a quick wipe down with WD-40 to get them looking like new.
To Stop a Sticky Door Hinge
If you have a squeaky or sticky door hinge, spray some WD-40 on it to make it smooth.
To Remove a Carpet Stain
Try WD-40 next time you have a stain on your carpet or rug.
To Polish Silverware
Polish silverware quickly and easily with WD-40 and a cloth — just be sure to rinse or wipe clean before using.
To Remove Grease Stains
Grease is a necessary evil in any kitchen, but WD-40 makes cleaning it from surfaces — and clothes! — a breeze.
To Fix a Sticky Lock
Spray WD-40 into a sticky lock to get it working like new again.
To Remove Water Marks
Water marks on glass shower doors and bathroom mirrors are no match for WD-40.
To Clean Tile Stains
If you have mascara stains on your bathroom tiles or coffee stains on your kitchen tiles, give them a scrub with WD-40.
To Clean Crayon Marks
Great news for parents! WD-40 is perfect for removing crayon marks from walls, floors, and pretty much anywhere else your kids can reach.