“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.” via snopes
On their website they share over 2000+ uses for this 50 year old product. Do you use any of these 7 clever uses?
- Tarnish Protector – Using WD-40 on your silver is a great way to prevent tarnish, simply run a small amount on and wipe again with clean dry cloth. [source]
- Musicians & WD-40 – WD-40 is a cheap and effective way to lubricate guitar strings. Lightly spray paper towel with WD-40 and run gently over strings finish by wiping with a clean dry paper towel. [source]
- Remove Lipstick Stains – Lipstick stains, simply spray area with WD-40 and let sit for a few minutes. Then throw into wash and wash as normal. [source]
- Rejuvenate Old Umbrella – Got an old umbrella that is hard to open and close, spray WD-40 on mechanism making it open and close with ease. [source]
- Remove Grease Stains – Spray WD 40 on greases stained walls and wipe off with damp cloth, will also leave you with a nice shiny stove.” [source]
- Remove Floor Scratches – Simply spray onto scratched floor and wipe with damp cloth. Remember to mop floor after to remove any residue. [source]
- Pigeon Problems? – Repel pigeons using WD-40. Spray in the area where they like to hang out and they will not return. [source]
WD-40 Company’s VP Research and Development, Dr. Ernie Bernarducci, shares some new application methods of WD-40, as well as some new innovations like the Smart Straw.