By now the name WD-40 has made its way into almost every household. Famous for its hinge and rust fixing job it has done very well, but there is more…
WD-40 has taken on a new duty that can help you with many of yours which are surprisingly “cleaning hacks.” That’s what I must say is pretty unbelievable and at the same time amazing!
The fun part is you can do it yourself, this will save you the task of having to hire cleaners to get the cleaning done for you. Here are a few tricks to get you through the day using WD-40.
1. REMOVES RUST AND STOP SQUEAKS
To stop a squeaky door from scaring the daylight out of you. Here is what to do. Simply grease the hinges with WD-40.
The squeak Will disappear immediately. Leaving you feeling comfortable and relaxed when you sit for a warm cup of tea. EXTRA TIP… For squeaky floors, spray the creases and that too will be taken care of.
2. SHINES LEAF OF ARTIFICIAL PLANTS
I have always wondered how an artificial plant leaf always looks so radiant, I thought well, they are plastic so that’s why they are always looking so beautiful.
Only to find out that if not clean they can gather dust and look very unpleasant. Simply clean the leaves with WD-40 using a sponge. This will leave your artificial plant looking fresh and looking gorgeous again.
3. ELIMINATES HARD WATER STAINS FROM SHOWERHEADS AND FAUCETS
Spray WD-40 directly on the showerhead to remove that build-up limescale. Leave on for 2-3 minutes before scrubbing with a toothbrush.
Giving the oil 4 minutes to sit on the stain will loosen the tight grip of the stain, hence making it easier to clean away. Your showerhead will look amazing.
4. REMOVES WATER SPOTS ON MIRRORS
To remove those nasty-looking water spots from your mirrors, try doing this easy but clever trick. Use a sponge with just a dab of WD-40 to wipe the spots. This will make those ugly spots disappear fast leaving your mirror spot-free.
5. PREVENT SNOW FROM STICKING TO THE SHOVEL
Removing snow with a shovel can be hard as the snow always seem to get stuck to the shovel. Before going out to clear the snow away from your driveway try taking a can of WD-40 with you.
Use it to spray your shovel. The oil in the spray will prevent the snow from sticking to the shovel. Have fun shoveling!!!!!
6. STOPS WATER FROM DRYING ON GLASS SHOWER DOOR
After cleaning your shower door it is very heartbreaking to see the watermarks reappear again after you took that long shower. Rub WD-40 on the door before you take a bath.
This will prevent the water from getting dry and leaving a mess. Do this every day to keep watermarks at bay so that your shower door will look amazing all the time.
7. REMOVES STUCK RINGS
Rings over time get difficult to remove from your finger this is surely not good for your skin. Beneath your ring can become very dirty if not cleaned.
You would want to remove it to clean the ring and also your finger, or maybe you were just playing Cinderella’s sisters and got it stuck to your finger. Whichever way it happens, here’s how to remove the.
Spray a tap of WD-40 in the area. Ensure it gets underneath the ring. Then slowly and gently twist the ring upwards to the tip of your finger. Woo! it’s done. Clean your finger with mild soap to remove the WD-40. Don’t forget to clean the ring before replacing it on your finger.
8. ELIMINATES COFFEE STAINS FROM COUNTERTOPS
Coffee is an amazing beverage, but when it stains it does well at that. Countertops suffer from this torture all the time. Certainly, you wouldn’t want to mess up those expensive materials you just spent a million on. Cover the stains with WD-40 and let it remain for 10 minutes then wipe away with a damp cloth.
9. CLEANS PIANO KEYS
How cliche but brilliant is this? Well, cliche but true. To keep the keys on your piano looking clean at all times. Here is how to get it done. Grab a can of WD-40, soft cloth, and a queue tip.
Spray the cloth with WD-40 and wipe the top of the keys. To get in between the keys, simply wet the queue tip with just a dab of WD-40 and clean in the creases of the keys. Then wipe with a clean cloth so that no grease is left behind.
10. REMOVE CRAYON MARKS
With those little feet running around your walls, appliances and furniture are bound to get crayon marks at some time. When this happens no need to call in the experts as this will cost you a bucket of cash.
Simply wipe on WD-40 onto the mark and let it sit for 10 minutes. Use a dry cloth to wipe. Now, go ahead clean the area with water and soap, using a sponge this time.
11. STOP SQUEAKING WICKERS
If you are a lover of wicker, then you are going to be elated to hear about this amazing idea.
After having your wickers, especially chairs. Constant use can make them look dull and worn. They seem to start squeaking whenever anyone sits on them.
Here is one way to stop that. Use WD-40 to clean your wicker chairs and you will hear not a sound from them anymore and their appearance will be pleasant to look at.
12 REMOVES CHEWING GUM HASSLE-FREE
You can use WD-40 to remove gum from your hair, clothes, carpets, and furniture without actually doing any damage at all.
Spray directly on the gum. Let it penetrate to the bottom. Slowly pull the gum away from the hair. Use a wet rag to wipe the area to completely remove the mark.
I hope you find these amazing WD-40 tips helpful. SEE YOU SOON!