WD-40 is best called a spray lubricant, but it can also be utilized as anti-corrosive solution and a cleaning product. WD-40 performs five functions — it cleanses, displaces moisture, penetrates, lubricates and protects. The maker of WD-40 has identified more than 2,000 applications for the item, which makes WD-40 a sensible thing to have around the home.

Floor Cleaner

WD-40 can safely and efficiently remove stains from many different flooring. It eliminates paint and coffee stains from tile floors, eliminates seat and shoe scuffs from hardwood floors, and cleans nail polish and black streaks from hardwood floors. It eliminates juice and even peanut butter out of carpeting. Test WD-40 on a low-visibility area of the rug to make sure it will not discolor the material. Always wipe the floor clean after using WD-40 to prevent staining, discoloration or potential slipperiness.

Glass Cleaner

Spraying WD-40 on glass will allow you to safely eliminate almost anything — decals, tape, the more stubborn adhesive of cost labels — by a surface. It works on all glass surfaces, including mirrors, windows and tables. Wipe off it after using on glass to avoid streaking and staining.

Crayon Remover

For households with children, WD-40 can be very helpful since it is going to remove crayon from just about any surface. It calms the wax, letting you wipe or peel the residue off. WD-40 can help remove crayon in doors, windows, tables, counters, floors, toys, shoes, plastic, wallpaper and other surfaces. It is going to even remove crayon.

Lubricate Hinges

Lubrication is what WD-40 is known for, and for good reason. Hinges and locks in a home that are inflexible, squeaking or stuck could be repaired by applying WD-40. For squeaky or rigid door hinges, just spray on the hinge and work back and forth a couple of times, until the hinge functions properly. Spraying the mechanics of hard-to-open drawers will have them functioning like new. Spraying the mechanics of rigid door locks is often a simple and affordable option to altering a challenging lock. And spraying within the lock will prevent keys from sticking inside. Practically anything with working parts in a home, from fireplace doors to umbrellas and zippers, can be lubricated with WD-40.

Rust Prevention

Anything in your instrument bucket could be safely cleaned with WD-40. Spraying tools with WD-40 prevents them from rusting and keeps saw blades and wrenches looking just like new. It is going to also prevent rust on other family items, like displays and latches. It functions on garden tools also, and spraying some on a shovel will not only prevent it from rusting but can keep dirt and dirt from sticking.

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