USES AND TIPS

WD-40 in the garden

WD-40 Uses and Tips – Unusual

  • Spray WD-40 over spades and forks to protect tools from corrosion
  • Spray WD-40 on wheelbarrow wheels to stop them from squeaking
  • A liberal application of WD40 around the edges of plant pots will help keep slugs at bay
  • Shears stuck? Spray on WD-40 to keep them snapping
  • A layer of WD-40 spray on your lawn mower blades can keep them clean, protect them from corrosion and help prevent grass from sticking
  • After a good afternoon’s digging, WD-40 can help remove heavy dirt from garden tools and equipment
  • Remove rusty nuts on garden furniture or fencing with WD-40
  • Locked out of your shed? Loosen frozen or stuck-fast padlocks with a squirt of WD-40
  • Windy wet winters can play havoc with rusty hanging baskets, but you can avoid sleepless nights by oiling them with WD-40
  • A squirt of WD-40 will loosen up taps – indoor and outside – that have become rusty or stuck.

WD-40 has uses in hundreds of hobbies!

WD-40 Uses and Tips – Unusual

  • Forget having to soak your coins in vinegar to get a nice shine – try a squirt of WD-40 to clean your precious collection
  • Constant exposure to cold and damp can rust metal buckles on ski or snowboarding gear, but you can clean and protect fastenings with a squirt of WD-40
  • It’s the worst job in the world, but WD-40 can help with the annual oxidation removal from boats and dinghies
  • Remove grass stains from your precious leather football with a squirt of WD-40
  • There’s nothing worse than a rusty reel when you’ve made the catch of your life, so keep fishing reels rust-free with a regular spray of WD-40
  • Be the best on the green with shiny golf clubs and rust free spikes courtesy of a spray and polish with WD-40
  • Clean and protect vulnerable bicycle parts with WD-40
  • Maintaining equestrian equipment is easy with WD-40 – lubricate and protect trailer window hinges and bolts, saddle and bridle buckles and electric horse clippers
  • Stuck zips and fastenings on camping equipment can be easily solved with a squirt of WD-40
  • Keep inline skates and skate boards running smoothly with a squirt of WD-40

WD-40 can be used to clean and protect essential tools:

WD-40 Uses and Tips – Unusual

  • Drill bits
  • Lawnmower blades
  • Secateurs
  • Spades
  • Forks
  • Saws and chainsaw chains
  • Pliers
  • Garden shears
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Monkey wrenches

WD-40 – Your DIY partner!

WD-40 Uses and Tips – Unusual

  • A squirt of WD-40 can help shift stuck-fast screws
  • For a stiff or stuck door lock, try a squirt of WD-40
  • Stuck fast taps can be given a helping hand with a spray of WD-40 on the faucet
  • Keep patio doors running smoothly with a squirt of WD-40
  • Had an accident? WD-40 removes paint from tile flooring
  • Stuck-fast drawers or sash windows can be lubricated with a spray of WD-40
  • After a while, curtain tracks can start to stick: a squirt of WD-40 will stop this
  • Remove black streaks from hardwood floors with a spray of WD-40 on a clean cloth
  • After sawing, dust can get everywhere: the best way to clean it from tools is to spray them with WD-40 and rub with a clean cloth
  • Essential tools like pliers, drills and wrenches need maintenance to keep them in good working order, and a regular squirt of WD-40 will keep them free from rust and corrosion

WD-40 in the garage – for cars, vans, motorbikes and more!

WD-40 Uses and Tips – Unusual

  • Remove dead insects from the front grill with WD-40
  • Unstick frozen locks, car doors or aerials with a squirt of WD-40
  • Remove stubborn grime and stains from a number plate with WD-40 and a clean cloth
  • Give chrome or aluminium finishes an extra shine with a spray of WD-40
  • Squeaky or stuck-fast car seat? A squirt of WD-40 on the runner will get it moving again
  • Protect the more vulnerable areas of your motor from corrosion with a squirt of WD-40
  • An application of WD-40 can help prevent corrosion of spark plug cables
  • Buff out surface scuff marks with a spray of WD-40 on a clean cloth
  • Drive excess moisture from a flooded engine with a liberal application of WD-40 – but remember not to spray it whilst the engine is running!

Discover some unusual uses for WD-40 to keep your world running smoothly!

WD-40 Uses and Tips – Unusual

  • Spray WD-40 onto a clean cloth and wipe to remove scuff marks off skirting boards
  • Rid shower screens of water marks and smears with a rub down with WD-40
  • Give piano keys a clean up with a squirt of WD-40 and a clean cloth
  • Slugs attacking your favourite plant? Spraying WD-40 on your plant pots will keep them at bay
  • Stop your ironing board squeaking with a squirt of WD-40 on moving hinges and parts
  • Tea stains on work tops or lino flooring are no match for WD-40: apply a squirt of oil to a clean cloth and wipe them away
  • WD-40 can be used to remove chewing gum from shoes and carpet
  • If your favourite 12″ has a light scratch, a quick wipe with WD-40 will help stop your record skipping
  • Caught with a stuck-fast zip? A squirt of WD-40 will help get you out of jam

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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 have not been tested by WD-40 Company. Consumers should exercise common sense whenever using D-40. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on theWD-40 packaging.