14 Amazing Benefits of WD-40 You Didn’t Know

There’s a good chance you own a can of WD40 in your home, whether it’s in your garage or cabinet. And chances are, you rarely know its odor uses aside from greasing squeaky doors and oiling the motor of your electric fan. Well, there are actually thousands of possible uses of this amazing magic spray, but here are fourteen of them you may need to try.

Waterproof your shoes

No need to spend tens of dollars for expensive water-proofing spray, as you can use your own magic can of WD-40 to do the same job. Simply spray your footwear with it to keep them safe from the snowy winter weather. Make sure you test a spot on the shoe first just in case.

Prevent Snow from Building Up


You can snow-proof your home using WD-40. Simply spray it on your windows and eaves outside to make snow slide right off the second it comes in contact with your home.

Keep Bird Feeders Squirrel-Free


Don’t you just hate it when squirrels munch on your bird-feeders? Well, you can use WD-40 to keep your feeders squirrel-free. Simply spray the top of your bird feeder to make it slippery for the squirrel to climb on.

Remove Glue or Wax Off Of Your Carpet

Wax and glue are the hardest things to take off in our carpets. But WD-40 can do the trick. Simply spray it on the stained spot, let it dry, and then wipe the spot with a cloth or sponge.

Clean Bathroom Tiles

Having a hard time cleaning your bathroom tiles? Get your tiles squeaky clean in no time using the all-around magic spray. Simply spray the spots and use a sponge or scrub to brush and take off the stubborn gunk.

Clean Your Toilet Bowl

Aside from cleaning your tiles, you can use the WD-40 to get rid of stubborn stains on your toilet bowl too. Simply spray the thing inside your bowl, let it sink in for a couple of minutes, and then clean it out.

Keep the Wasps Away

Wasps are annoying creatures, and they can be pretty dangerous too. Though there are multiple ways to keep your property wasp-free, WD-40 offers an easy and quick solution. Spray it under your roof and areas where you often find wasp nests to keep them free of these annoying creatures. Note that WD-40 is waterproof, and it can last for up to a year.

Keep Your Lawnmower Grass-Free


Letting grass stay in your lawnmower for too long can cause the mower to jam and may damage the blades. How do you get rid of them and keep them from sticking? Yep, simply spray WD-40 on it.

Keep Slugs and S


nails Off Your Plants

WD-40 is truly an insect repellent. You can actually use it to keep your outdoor potted plants safe from pests like slugs and snails.

Remove Ink Stains from Jeans

Get stains off of your favorite jeans by spraying WD-40 on the stained spots. Wait for a few minutes before rinsing.

Remove Tea Stains Off from Your Kitchen Countertop

Tea stains can be a pain to remove, especially if it’s caused by a tea bag left on the counter for too long. An easy fix for that would be to spray WD-40 and wipe the spot using a cloth or a sponge.

Keep Mildew from Growing

WD-40 is perfect for keeping mildew growth outdoors, especially in your patio, garden decors, furniture, pots, etc. Simply spray the magic solution on the surfaces.

Keep Your Bedroom Spider-Free


Keep the creepy crawlers out of your bedroom, especially under your bed, by spraying the inside perimeter with WD-40. Make sure you keep kids and pets away, since it’s a toxic substance.

Keep Cockroaches Away

WD-40 is also great for deterring everybody’s enemy – cockroaches. Simply use it like a normal insect repellant, spray your door frames and windowsills with it. Make sure you wipe out excess residue from the surfaces. Also, never use the substance for this purpose if you have small children in your home, as it is toxic. They might accidentally touch the surface and lick their hands.