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15 Genius Ways WD40 Can Make Your Life Easier—Plus the One Thing You Should *Never* Use it For

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Most of us already have a can of WD40 sitting around our house. It’s the first thing we grab when faced with an annoyingly squeaky door, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to this multi-use product. You’d be surprised at how many ways the iconic blue and yellow can will help you around the house. making your life easier without spending a lot of time or money.

What is WD40?

Invented in 1953 as a rust-prevention solvent, the popular product is most often used on metal items because of its lubricating capabilities. But its ability to tackle common problems doesn’t stop there!

“The versatile solution serves as a multi-purpose spray, allowing you to lubricate objects, eliminate rust on tools and even remove clothing stains,” shares Kathy Cohoon, operations manager at Two Maids.

Are there Wd40 medical uses?

Since Wd40 (Buy from Amazon, $15.21) contains petroleum distillates, there have been tales of those with arthritis spraying the lubricant onto their stiff, achy joints to loosen them up. However, the company that makes WD40 does not recommend the product for medical purposes and cautions against its use for arthritis pain relief.

Here, cleaning pros share 15 must-know tricks including WD40 uses for cars, stainless steel, jewelry and more!

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