WD-40 isn’t just a lubricant to help loosen rusted nuts and bolts, you can also use it to protect and clean all sorts of things in your home.

Check out these little-known WD-40 hacks that you’ll start using immediately.

The solvents in WD-40 will help dissolve any gunk and lime in your toilet. Spray your toilet bowl for a couple of seconds and use a toilet brush to help scrub away the grime.

10 WD-40 Hacks You’ll Start Using In Your Home Immediately

1. Making White Sneakers Look New

10 WD-40 Hacks -WD-40 White Sneakers

White sneakers have always been in style, and don’t seem to be going out of fashion anytime soon. The only problem is…keeping them white and clean. Instead of putting them in the washing machine, just pick up your good ol’ WD-40. Spraying just a bit will help you quickly wipe away any dirt on your shoes!


2. Unsticking Those Scissors

10 WD-40 Hacks scissors

What’s the point of scissors if you can’t separate them? Have you ever needed to open up a package, or cut through the tape to open only to realize that over time your scissors get stuck shut?

Apply a little WD-40 between the blades, and you’ll have your scissors back in seconds.


3. Clean Up After Your Little Picasso

10 WD-40 Hacks Crayon walls

Though we all want to believe that our kids are the next Picasso, letting them express their inner artist sometimes can often mean you’re left with a mess around the house.

It may sound cliché – but this usually means crayon drawings on the wall. While you may be proud of their artistic endeavor use WD-40 to help scrub off that masterpiece off the wall and give them a stack of paper.


4. Removes Water Stains From Wood

10 WD-40 Hacks water stains on wood

We all have that one friend who, no matter how many times we ask, will not use a coaster. Nothing ruins a beautiful wooden table more than stains especially rings coming from drinks without coasters.

Luckily, WD-40 can help remove these stains from the table! In the meantime, we’re considering not inviting that particular friend over anymore!


5. Unclogging Your Shower Head

10 WD-40 Hacks Clogged Shower Head

Nothing ruins a great shower experience, quite like a blocked shower head. It’s pretty disheartening to have a shower with low pressure, especially after a long day’s work. You guessed it, WD-40 can come in handy here too!

Clear up the clog by spraying some WD-40 and enjoy that shower like it was meant to be enjoyed. You deserve it!


6. Crystal Clean Glass Shower Doors

10 WD-40 Hacks Glass Shower doors

Glass shower doors are a chic addition to any bathroom. The only inconvenience is that certain stains accumulate pretty quickly on the glass surface, the same stains that seem to never come out, no matter how hard you scrub.

Save your elbows because you can clean those glass doors easily with WD-4o, and as a bonus, it’ll help prevent those stubborn stains from coming back.


7. Make Your Fridge Colder

10 WD-40 Hacks Fridge Gasket

Fun fact, you know that rubber on the fridge door that keeps the door sealed, the one you never thought had a name? Well, it’s actually called the fridge gasket and it’s high time you cleaned it.

WD-40 can help you clean out all the gunk that’s been building up this way it’ll close nice and tight to keep your fridge cold thereby saving you money.


8. Kill Cockroaches Dead

10 WD-40 Hacks Kill Cockroaches

One of the most underrated uses for WD-40 may be one of the most surprising as well. Cockroaches can survive nearly everything, they may even survive the apocalypse…but they can’t survive WD-40!

Spraying the pests with this magic is a great way to repel bugs from entering your home!


9. Making Super-Glue Less Super

10 WD-40 Hacks Super Glue

Super glue is one of the most useful things to have around the house. But once you’ve super-glued something, it’s pretty hard to get that super glue off, unless you have WD-40.

WD-40 comes in real handy in these situations and surprisingly enough, it unglues pretty much anything!


10. Bringing Leather Back To Life

10 WD-40 Hacks Leather

Leather couches have many pros – they are much harder to stain, and they’re durable for much longer. They also require a bit of maintenance to keep them in excellent condition and looking new.

And Leather shoes and briefcases take a beating making them look old and worn out.

But using WD-40 in moderation can keep all your leather products looking beautiful.

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