Now this really gets the imagination running wild!  Take a look at some of the more obscure uses for WD-40!

1. Make a spade dig faster

Spray a little WD-40 onto your garden spade before digging to make it slide easier into the ground.

2. Quickly remove crayon from walls

WD-40 makes a great cleaning product. If you have kids you’ll love WD-40’s ability to quickly remove crayon scrawl from walls, table surfaces and TV screen. Spray the WD-40 onto a sponge or flannel and wipe off the crayon.

3. Remove tea stains from a kitchen counter

You can quickly scrub away tea stains from a kitchen counter by spraying WD-40 on a sponge and using it to wipe away tea stains.

4. Shine the leaves of plastic plants

If you have plastic plants in the office then you can make the leaves look shiny and healthy by spraying WD-40 on to them. Please check they are plastic first, and don’t spray WD-40 onto real plants.

5. Remove blue ink from stained jeans

We’ve all had a ballpoint pen leak in a pocket. Spray it on to the stain, wait a few minutes and then rinse the clothes.

6. Clean dog dirt from trainers

Yuck! Getting dog dirt on a brand new pair of trainers is a disaster, and cleaning trainers with dog muck on them isn’t much fun. But the WD-40’s “water displacement” function makes the dirt just slide off. spray your trainers with WD-40 and give it a few minutes before starting to clean.

7. Remove adhesive price tags from CD/DVD cases

If you have a plastic case, such as a CD or DVD with a price sticker stuck to it; WD-40 can be used to help remove it. Spray a little on, and wait, then rub off the sticker.

8. Clean off chewing gum

WD-40 is fantastic if you have chewing gum stuck to your shoes, or walked into your carpet, or even your hair. Spray a little WD-40 on the gum, wait a few moments, and then pull the gum off.


9. Clean your hairbrush

WD-40 unclogged matted hair from hair brushes. Spray a little WD-40 onto the hairbrush, wait for it to sink into the hair and pull the hair free.

Discover more tips

There are just too many uses for WD-40 to list, click here to see to see the full list that the company has suggested. I hope this is a good resource for you  You will find that reading through the list every now and then will remind you how remarkable this product is.

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