15 Secret Uses For WD-40 That You’d Never Guess Were Possible.

15 Secret Uses For WD-40 That You’d Never Guess Were Possible. June 7, 2020

->**It Cleans Your Shower Head**<- You've tried all kinds of products or hacks, but none of them work. At this point, you've given up trying to unclog your shower head, but wait! All hope isn't lost. You just need to look for some WD-40. That's right! That bottle with the red applicator might seem like a basic product wasting space in your cabinet, but there are things WD-40 can do that you never imagined before.

When the water holes in your shower head start to get clogged, you wind up experiencing a shower spray that’s totally uneven. This is caused either by hard water or limescale deposits, which accumulate near or around the holes. But WD-40 can get rid of those clogs and prolong the life of your shower head. All you have to do is spray some WD-40 directly on the shower head, let it sit for a bit, and then wipe. WD-40 also cleans stains from clothes.

Anyone who wears makeup will tell you that at some point, their lipstick has stained their clothes. But you don’t need to throw your shirt away. Just spray some WD-40 on the lipstick stain, then use a white cotton cloth or a paper towel to blot it out. If the stain has penetrated deep into the fabric, then use a toothbrush to gently brush it out, then run warm water on the opposite end of the fabric where it’s stained and wash with dish detergent and rinse. WD-40 does more than just clean…

You might think your jacket or jeans are useless because the zipper’s stuck. But if you spray some WD-40 on the zipper teeth where it’s stuck and pull the zipper up and down, the lubricant will start to slide through easily as the WD-40 distributes evenly through the zipper. You can also use a paintbrush to avoid staining your clothes. You won’t have issues getting rid of stickers ever again.

Have you ever faced the nightmare of peeling a sticker off your car’s bumper or a price tag off of a product you just purchased? With some WD-40, you can do away with that leftover paper and glue. You just spray it on the sticky residue and let it set. The lubricant will begin to melt the glue, which will make it easier to clean. WD-40 does wonders on sticky things, including this delicious treat.

There’s nothing more irritating than trying to get rid of chewing gum stuck on the bottom of your shoes, on the carpet, or on your clothes. But WD-40 is here to save the day. But first, you should remove as much of the gum as you can with a blunt knife. Then spray the WD-40 and let it do its job for half an hour. The gum will dissolve and lift off of the surface on its own. Then you can scrape the rest off, and if necessary, you can repeat the process. WD-40 can even remove those impossible to get rid of stains.

The gaskets on refrigerator doors will grow mold and mildew because of the moisture inside the fridge and the warm air outside of it. But WD-40 can help. You just need to wipe away any excess dirt with a regular cleaner. Then spray the WD-40 on the stain and let it sit there for a couple of minutes. Then, wipe it off with a cotton swab or a soft cloth until the stain is completely gone. The next one is a given, but we’ll mention it in case you forgot.

When a metal object is exposed to the elements, they’re going to rust. It’s unavoidable, and it’s also quite common when it comes to locks. But fortunately, all you need is some lubricant, like WD-40, which does an excellent job. Just squirt some on the areas that are rusty, wait a moment, and then twist and turn them to ensure that the lock works well. Chances are they’ll be as good as new. Clearly, WD-40 works wonders on metal…

Scissors will start to get sticky with glue and other forms of gunk if you’re busy using them all the time to work on arts and crafts project. But that’s okay because you have WD-40. Just spray the blades, open and close the scissors a few times, and then wipe off any excess lubricant with a cotton cloth. You can also keep the scissors from getting rusty by spraying the hinge. WD-40 can also be useful to those who treat their phones badly.

You can’t prevent your phone screen from getting scratched. But if you spray some WD-40 on the screen and rub it in with a soft cloth, you can get rid of scratches, and keep your screen looking new for a little while longer. If you have acetate screen protectors, use this hack on it too! You can also avoid a trip to the emergency room with some WD-40.

You probably never take off your engagement ring or wedding band, but after a couple of years, your fingers have gotten a little thicker and now you can’t get your ring off. So, what do you do? Well, you don’t want to lose your finger, so just add some WD-40 on it, then slowly pull the ring off. You won’t believe how easily it comes off. WD-40 can also keep your feet looking oh-so stylish.

Those of you who wear white sneakers are obsessed with trying to keep them as clean as the day you bought them. If you can relate to this, then you’ll need some WD-40. You just grab a paper towel, spray some of the lubricant on it, and wipe it on the show until it looks white and shiny. You might have to do this a couple of times if the shoe is really dirty, but it will work. Your car can also benefit a great deal from WD-40.

Tar, bugs, sap, dust, mud, and bird poop are just some of the things your car will get covered in at some point. But WD-40 can cut through some of the stickiest substances and remove them quick and easy. Just add some of the product on the affected area, let it sit there for 10 minutes. Then you wipe it off using a microfiber cloth and repeat until your car looks brand new again. WD-40 is also useful for parents with artistic kids.

If you’re a parent, then your kids have probably left crayon stains all over your walls and furniture at some point. But don’t worry. Just spray a small amount of WD-40 on the stains and use a clean cloth to rub it off. If you used WD-40 on upholstery, you’ll need to wipe it with dishwashing liquid afterwards in order to get rid of the WD-40 residue, which can stain your furniture. Were you aware that WD-40 was the ultimate Pest deterrent?

Squirrels, raccoons, and cats can turn any bird feeder into an all-you-can eat seed buffet, but you can fix that right away. Just coat the feeder pole with some WD-40, which will keep these pests from getting to the seeds. How, you ask? Whenever they try climbing up the pole, they’ll simply slide off. It’s hilarious, so you might want to record it. It also keeps the pole from getting rusty. Your bathroom could end up looking spotless if you use WD-40…

Soap scum, lime scale, and other shower-related products can leave water spots on your shower door. But try spraying the door with some WD-40 and allow it to sit there for a couple of minutes, and then loosen the debris using a scratch-free scrubber. If necessary, repeat the process and then wipe the door off with a clean cloth. But don’t forget to clean any lubricant that might have spilled on the floor to avoid slipping.