What can you do with WD-40?
Back in 1953 WD-40 was developed by a fella named Norman Larsen in San Diego. Larsen’s new Water Displacement product took 40 attempts to perfect, hence the name WD-40.
Many workshops, businesses and homes have a trusty can of WD-40 on a bench, shelf or under the sink. It was likely purchased to stop a squeak or loosen a rusty part. Are you aware of all of the other great things WD-40 can do? Bay Engineers Supplies have put together a list below which includes some very unique ideas you may not have known about.
Have a stuck ring on your finger? Try a class of WD-40 as a first option.
Have a rusty surface? Apply WD-40 and let sit for ten minutes. Use a wire brush to clean the surface up. Re-apply WD-40 and let sit for another ten minutes and then use sandpaper. Repeat until finished.
Bug bugging you? A direct shot on a cockroach will take it out of action.. Spray some around door frames and windows and other crawling insects like spiders will also stay away.
Spray some WD-40 under your eaves and wasps will build there nests over at the neighbours place!
Spray some WD-40 on your shovel and watch dirt, mud and snow slide away with ease.
Clean pesky toilet bowl stains with a spray of WD-40 and a toilet brush.
Have the kids rubbed chewing gum into their little brother’s hair or into the new carpet? Spray a bit of WD-40 and come back in a few minutes and pull the gum away easily.
Is the office whiteboard looking a bit worse for wear? WD-40 to the rescue! Spray a bit and wipe to make to remove whiteboard marker pen marks.
Have an artistic toddler? Use WD-40 to remove crayon from walls or even the clothes dryer if a random crayon happened to mysteriously make it’s way in there.
Aluminium door and window frames looking a bit rough? WD-40 will help to remove oxidisation.
If you spray a bit of WD-40 on your wooden outdoor furniture legs mildew will be prevented.
Are you a bit of a Gordon Ramsey in the kitchen? WD-40 will clean up splash guards real fast.
Looking to store some tiny acres or bolts in an old medicine bottle? A little WD-40 will help remove old labels quickly.
Have some unsightly smoke stains? WD-40 to the rescue!
WD-40 and a bit of elbow grease will remove water spots from glass and shower doors.
Do you want to keep your silver sparkling? Wd-40 will stop it from turning black.
Have a denim or leather jacket which was stained by ink? WD-40 will help.
WD-40 can be used to waterproof shoes and boots!
Getting ready for the ski season? Clean wax off of your snowboard or skis with some WD-40 and a scraper.
Protect your boat! Salt water can be highly corrosive. A decent dose of WD-40 on the stern after use will keep our boat looking shipshape for years.
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