2 WD-40 Uses





The Many Uses Of WD-40 (2000+):

• Use to loosen rusty nuts and screws, clean garden tools
• Cleans piano keys
• Keeps wicker chairs from squeaking
• Lubricates small rolling toys
• Keeps garden tools rust-free
• Cleans patio door glide strip
• Removes crayon from clothes dryer (make sure to unplug dryer
• Removes scuff marks from ceramic tile
• Keeps metal wind chimes rust-free

• Removes crayon from walls
• Helps join plastic shelving to make disassembly easier
• Removes water spots from mirrors
• Lubricates hinge on pruning shears
• Lubricates screws on lawn furniture
• Lubricates hydraulic rams on slideout of 5th wheel
• Cleans bathtubs
• Cleans and prevents rust on oil tank exterior
• Cleans and protects bed of wheelbarrows
• Prevents rust on swamp cooler nuts
• Removes tea stains from countertops
• Removes crayon from wallpaper
• Lubricates gate locks
• Removes crayon from carpet
• Removes crayon from compressed wood furniture
• Loosens rusty parts on lawnmower
• Lubricates sticky drawers
• Removes tape marks from the wall where posters hung
• Shines leaves of houseplants
• Keeps snow from sticking to shovel
• Removes coffee stains on tiles
• Keeps hose ends from corroding
• Lubricates moving parts on playground equipment
• Removes crayon from plastic
• Removes decals from bathtubs
• Removes old cellophane tape
• Removes crayon from shoes
• Cleans ashtrays
• Removes crayon from toys
• Cleans and protects underside of cast iron skillets
• Removes ink from carpet
• Keeps garden plant cages bright and rust free
• Cleans lawnmower blades
• Cleans and protects antique kitchen tools
• Prevents mildew growth on fountain
• Removes marks from left by chair feet
• Removes crayon from chalk boards
• Eliminates static on volume and tuning control knobs
• Cleans candle soot
• Removes ink from blue jeans
• Cleans residue on luggage handles
• Cleans old tins
• Cleans and protects pruning shears
• Cleans gold-plated faucets
• Removes petroleum stains from clothing
• Keeps sewing needles from rusting
• Removes kool-aid stains from carpet and fabric
• Removes gunk from plastic dish-drainer
• Lubricates kitchen sink handheld spray nozzle
• Removes rust from curtain rods
• Removes adhesive from precious china
• Cleans bottoms of pots and pans
• Helps prevent rust on hide-a-key containers
• Cleans vinyl garage doors
• Cleans doggie doo from tennis shoes
• Removes gunk when replacing old faucets
• Cleans and protects medicine door latches
• Protects wrought iron from rust
• Removes tomato stains from clothes
• Prevents rust from forming on washing machines
• Keeps metal wire screens rust free
• Removes blue baked-on acrylic cover shields from acrylic windows
• Preventative maintenance on cooking burner
• Removes coffee stains from leather
• Protects electric pump on furnace
• Removes ink stains from leather
• Prevents corrosion on copper parts of fountain
• Lubricates folding parts of ironing board
• Removes rust from chair feet
• Cleans and polishes gold and brass lamps
• Removes adhesive price tag from shoe bottoms
• Keeps trigger on glue gun from sticking
• Cleans bed frame
• Protects shower heads from rust
• Protects silver from blackening
• Lubricates external pivots on lawnmowers
• Keeps blades from rusting on garden plow
• Cleans black streaks from hardwood
• Protects inner machinery in toilet against corrosion
• Removes paint from tile
• Protects hand trowels from corrosion
• Cleans and protects pitchforks
• Lubricates screen channels upon installation of rubber bead
• Removes rust stains from bathroom tubs
• Cleans metal
• Shines shower doors
• Protects patio door from sun damage
• Cleans mildew from refrigerator gasket
• Helps clean rust from wire shelves
• Cleans newspaper ink from tables
• Removes rust stains from after mopping
• Cleans and protects tv antenna
• Removes gum from wallpaper
• Penetrates and frees stuck toilet shutoff valve
• Spray on rototiller blades to prevent rust during off-season
• Cleans melted vacuum belt from carpeting
• Removes crayon from television screen
• Lubricates zippers on lawn mower grass catcher bags
• Cleans gunk from chain saws
• Prevents rust on metal patio chairs
• Removes crayon marks from glass
• scratches in cultured marble
• Removes berry stains from patio furniture
• Removes gum stuck to concrete
• Cleans heavy dirt from shovels
• Cleans rust from metal exterior of speakers
• Coat outside pipes during winter to help prevent freezing damage or pipe bursts
• Removes glue deposits from linoleum
• Lubricates hinges on antique smoking stand
• Removes masking tape residue from linoleum
• Cleans gunk built up on doorknobs
• Removes stickers from credit cards
• Cleans smoke stains
• Removes lipstick from carpet
• Lubricates metal latches on chain link fences
• Removes melted scotch tape from dining room table
• Removes stains from coffee cups
• Removes crayon from screen doors
• Removes crayon from plastic tables
• Removes oil stains from nylon
• Spray on hula hoe swivels to clean & prevent corrosion
• Lubricates air holes before inserting hand air pump nozzle onto tires
• Keeps lawnmower wheels turning smoothly
• Keeps plant supports from rusting
• Removes gum from linoleum
• Removes strawberry stains from countertops
• Removes tar from shovels









Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40


Yikes!  Little ones got crayon all over your new flat screen tv??  Fear not! 
Apply a bit of WD-40 to a towel and hold it against the screen's surface instead of spraying it directly on the unit. After a few minutes (or as long as you can hold the towel in place) buff things off with a microfiber cloth and things should come clean.  The same premise should also work on your laptop screen.


• Keeps plant hangers from rusting
• Removes mascara from tile
• Erases marks caused by chair backs on running boards of wall
• Spray on silverware during unused periods to prevent tarnishing
• Clean black marks from shoes off the
• Removes labels from medicine bottles
• Removes wax from shoes
• Cleans chair wheels
• Cleans window sills
• Protects snow shovels from the effects of salt
• Cleans and protects washer lid
• Prevents corrosion on outdoor light
• Removes felt pen marks from
• Loosens valve stems on lawnmower tires
• Removes gum from aluminum siding
• Removes wax from vinyl surfaces
• Lubricates mixer gears
• Removes rollerblade marks from kitchen
• Adds moisture to and preserves ivory and bone items
• Keeps lawn mower carburetors free of gunk
• Removes velcro stickers
• Polishes away scratches on countertops
• Lubricates vacuum cleaner roller brush
• Cleans gunk from base of toilet bowl
• Lubricates runners on porch glider
• Cleans tar off circular saw blades
• Protects exposed metal parts on snow blowers
• Removes sticker residue from clothes
• Removes gum from
• Keeps clay from sticking to shovels
• Prevents rake from rusting
• Removes laundry detergent stain from washer
• Polishes splash guards
• Cleans crayon off of rock walls
• Lubricates ball valve handle on sprinkler system
• Lubricates return springs on riding lawnmowers
• Keeps kitty-doo from sticking to electric cat-box rakes
• Removes dried toothpaste stains
• Removes silly putty from furniture
• Cleans lime stains from toilet bowls
• Spray on bottom 6 inches of wooden patio


Those were just 150 uses... 
we've download the PDF from the
site so you can see them ALL!





Bonust Tidbits

  • In San Diego in 1953, three guys founded the Rocket Chemical Company and attempted to produce rust-prevention solvents and degreasers for the aerospace industry.  Success came with the secret formula of WD-40, still used today.
  • WD-40 literally stands for Water Displacement, 40th attempt. That's the name straight out of the lab book used by the chemist who developed WD-40 back in 1953. The chemist, Norm Larsen, was attempting to concoct a formula to prevent corrosion-a task which is done by displacing water. Norm's persistence paid off when he perfected the formula on his 40th try.
  • An aerosol can version for consumers debuted in 1958; the company was renamed for its only product 11 years later.
  • The first truckload order was shipped to the U.S. Gulf Coast to aid rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Carla in 1961.  The product was used to recondition water-damaged equipment.
  • While the ingredients in WD-40 are secret, we can tell you what WD-40 does NOT contain. WD-40 does not contain silicone, kerosene, water, wax, graphite, chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), or any known cancer-causing agents.




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