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WD-40: 40 Amazing Ways to Use It so You Can Be like MacGyver

Did you know that WD-40 (Water Displacement, 40th formula) has a lot more uses than just fixing squeaky hinges; preventing rust, and displacing moisture? While the substance is popular for being common in American households, its versatility is still unknown to many. WD-40 was made way back in 1953 to prevent a missile from rust and corrosion. But then it was found that it acts as one of the most useful tools in your home maintenance arsenal.

Whether you are looking to repel insects and roaches, remove tough scuff marks, clean a toilet bowl or wipe away tea stains, WD-40 will come to your rescue.


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Well, the applications don’t end here. This substance is also perfect for getting off that tight ring, winter-proofing your shoes, cleaning license plates, loosening zippers, keeping the squirrels off the bird feeder, and a lot more.

Although handymen and mechanics mainly use this substance, it also works ideal for you; that is if you don’t want tons of products on your cleaning shelf.

So, if you have WD-40 lying around in the garage, here are 40 amazing ways to use it.