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2000+ Uses

Official List of 2000+ Uses

From Gum and Crayon Removal to Preventing Rust and Loosening Stuck Parts.

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Keeps blades from rusting on garden plow
Keeps garden tools rust-free
Lubricates landscaping spikes to make it easier to drive into landscape timbers
Keeps clay from sticking to shovels
Keeps lawnmower wheels turning smoothly
  • Lubricates hinges on pruning shears
  • Removes crayon from carpet (be sure to test WD-40 on low visibility area of carpet before using)
  • Removes coffee stains from floor tiles (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes marks from floors left by chair feet (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes adhesive price tags from shoe bottoms
  • Cleans black streaks from hardwood floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes paint from tile flooring (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes rust stains from floors after mopping (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes mascara from tile floors and mirrors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes felt pen marks from floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes rollerblade marks from kitchen floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes sticker residue from clothes (be sure to test WD-40 on low-visibility area of garment before using)
  • Removes permanent ink from most items
  • Removes grime from grout on bathroom floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes nail polish from hardwood floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes tile adhesive from new no-wax floors (be sure to wipe floor clean after using WD-40)
  • Removes crayon from inside clothes dryers (make sure to unplug dryer fi rst)
  • Removes crayon from walls
  • Lubricates screws on lawn furniture
  • Removes crayon from wallpaper
  • Removes crayon from compressed wood furniture
  • Removes crayon from plastic
  • Removes crayon from shoes
  • Removes crayon from toys
  • Removes crayon from chalk boards
  • Keeps sewing needles from rusting
  • Removes adhesive from precious china
  • Helps prevent rust on hide-a-key containers
  • Cleans and protects medicine door latches
  • Cleans piano keys
  • Removes crayon from television screen
  • Lubricates zippers on lawn mower grass catcher bags
  • Removes crayon marks from glass
  • Removes glue deposits from linoleum
  • Lubricates hinges on antique smoking stands
  • Removes stickers from credit cards
  • Removes melted Scotch® tape from dining room table
  • Removes crayon from screen doors
  • Removes crayon from plastic tables
  • Erases marks caused by chair backs on running boards of wall
  • Removes labels from medicine bottles
  • Removes VELCRO® stickers
  • Cleans crayon off of rock walls
  • Removes glue from refrigerators
  • Removes crayon from place mats
  • Cleans and protects blades of pruning shears
  • Cleans vacuum cleaner dials
  • Removes marking pen from glass objects
  • Prevents rust on patio furniture screws
  • Lubricates locks on dog kennels
  • Prevents medicine cabinets closures from sticking
  • Lubricates locks on chains securing propane tank to
  • barbecue grills
  • Lubricates stuck temperature regulators on refrigerators
  • Lubricates hinges on metal filing boxes
  • Lubricates luggage zippers
  • Lubricates microwave oven doors
  • Penetrates and loosens locking levers on windows
  • Lubricates pullout handles on luggage
  • Lubricates hinges on TV cabinet doors
  • Lubricates cork screws
  • Frees rusted hinges on fire alarm boxes
  • Lubricates antique waffle irons
  • Lubricates folding metal stools
  • Penetrates and loosens sticky knobs on adjustable chairs
  • Loosens screws on toilet seats
  • Loosens rusted screws on outdoor barbecues
  • Frees locking nuts on lawn mower blades
  • Penetrates and loosens stuck screws on bathtub knobs
  • Lubricates propane tank hinges
  • Frees stuck LEGO® blocks
  • Makes dead bolt locks work better
  • Lubricates shoe buckles
  • Lubricates bird house hinges
  • Lubricates hinges on swing doors
  • Lubricates piano lid hinges
  • Lubricates hinges on refrigerator doors
  • Eliminates squeaking from locks
  • Lubricates cigarette case hinges
  • Lubricates swiveling picture hangers
  • Lubricates piano bench hinges
  • Keeps zippers on outdoor umbrella covers from sticking
  • Lubricates plate holder hinges
  • Lubricates air nozzles of balloon pumps
  • Lubricates adjuster button on canes
  • Lubricates sunshade joints
  • Pre-lubricates threads on wood screws
  • Removes stickers from crystal
  • Removes stubborn temporary tattoos
  • Keeps blades from rusting on garden plow
  • Keeps garden tools rust-free
  • Lubricates landscaping spikes to make it easier to drive into landscape timbers
  • Keeps clay from sticking to shovels
  • Keeps lawnmower wheels turning smoothly
The uses of WD-40 described on this website were provided to WD-40 Company by end-users of the product, and do not constitute recommendations or suggestions for use of WD-40 by WD-40 Company. These uses, including the "Use of the Day," have not been tested by WD-40 Company. Consumers should exercise common sense whenever using WD-40. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on the
WD-40 packaging.