Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

15 Secret Uses For WD-40 That You'd Never Guess Were Possible.

#6. Fridge Mildew Is A Thing Of The Past

Fridge Mildew Is A Thing Of The Past

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The gaskets on refrigerator doors will grow mold and mildew because of the moisture inside the fridge and the warm air outside of it. But WD-40 can help. You just need to wipe away any excess dirt with a regular cleaner. Then spray the WD-40 on the stain and let it sit there for a couple of minutes. Then, wipe it off with a cotton swab or a soft cloth until the stain is completely gone.

The next one is a given, but we'll mention it in case you forgot.

#7. WD-40 Gets Rid Of Rusty Locks

WD-40 Gets Rid Of Rusty Locks

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When a metal object is exposed to the elements, they're going to rust. It's unavoidable, and it's also quite common when it comes to locks. But fortunately, all you need is some lubricant, like WD-40, which does an excellent job. Just squirt some on the areas that are rusty, wait a moment, and then twist and turn them to ensure that the lock works well. Chances are they'll be as good as new.

Clearly, WD-40 works wonders on metal...

#8. It Can Revive Your Scissors

It Can Revive Your Scissors

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Scissors will start to get sticky with glue and other forms of gunk if you're busy using them all the time to work on arts and crafts project. But that's okay because you have WD-40. Just spray the blades, open and close the scissors a few times, and then wipe off any excess lubricant with a cotton cloth. You can also keep the scissors from getting rusty by spraying the hinge.

WD-40 can also be useful to those who treat their phones badly.

#9. It Gets Rid Of Phone Screen Scratches

It Gets Rid Of Phone Screen Scratches

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You can't prevent your phone screen from getting scratched. But if you spray some WD-40 on the screen and rub it in with a soft cloth, you can get rid of scratches, and keep your screen looking new for a little while longer. If you have acetate screen protectors, use this hack on it too!

You can also avoid a trip to the emergency room with some WD-40.

#10. It Can Get A Stuck Ring Unstuck

It Can Get A Stuck Ring Unstuck


You probably never take off your engagement ring or wedding band, but after a couple of years, your fingers have gotten a little thicker and now you can't get your ring off. So, what do you do? Well, you don't want to lose your finger, so just add some WD-40 on it, then slowly pull the ring off. You won't believe how easily it comes off.

WD-40 can also keep your feet looking oh-so stylish.

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